Louisa Kalsner, MD


Education: MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Pediatric Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital
Child Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Clinical Genetics, Boston Children’s Hospital

Board Certifications

Pediatric Neurology

Faculty Appointment

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Metabolic and genetic disorders, mitochondrial diseases, epilepsy

Published Research

  • Kalsner, L, Amplification of region on 14q including PSEN1 in a child with mental retardation and epilepsy. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at American College of Medical Genetics meeting, March 2010.
  • Brooks BP, Kleta R, Stuart C, Tuchman M, Jeong A, Stergiopoulos SG, Bei T, Bjornson B, Russell L, Chanoine JP, Tsagarakis S, Kalsner L, Stratakis C; Genotypic heterogeneity and clinical phenotype in triple A syndrome: a review of the NIH experience 2000-20005. Clinc Genet. 2005; 68(3):215-21.
  • Kalsner L, Rohr R, Strauss K, Korson M, Levy H; Tyrosine supplementation in Pheylketonuria: Effects on the blood tyrosine level and presumed brain influx. Journal of Pediatrics 2001; 139:421-427.
  • Perez-Atayde AR, Fox V, Teitelbaum JE, Anthony DA, Fadic R, Kalsner L, Rivkin M, Johns DR, Cox GF; Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy: diagnosis by rectal biopsy. American Journal of Surgical Pathology 1998; 22 (9): 1141-1147.