Stephen M Strittmatter, MD, PhD

Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology; Director, Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair; Director, Memory Disorders Clinic

Physician Biography

Stephen M. Strittmatter earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, summa cum laude, in 1980. He completed M.D. and Ph.D. training at Johns Hopkins in 1986 with mentorship from Solomon H. Snyder, M.D. He then moved to Massachusetts General Hospital for a medical internship and an Adult Neurology residency. While at Massachusetts General Hospital, he worked as a Research Fellow with Mark Fishman, M.D., exploring the molecular basis of axonal guidance. After a year as Fellow, he served briefly as an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School before moving to Yale University in 1993.

He is currently holds the Vincent Coates Professorship of Neurology and co-founded the Yale Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair. His research on axonal growth during development and regeneration has been recognized by honors from the Ameritec Foundation, the John Merck Fund, the Donaghue Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the Jacob Javits Award of the NINDS and the American Academy of Neurology.

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Neurology: Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia and Neuro-degenerative Disorders

Yale Medical Group

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Contact Info

Stephen M Strittmatter, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale Memory ClinicYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06519
Lab Location
Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine
295 Congress Avenue, Ste 431-435

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
CNNR Program295 Congress Ave.
New Haven, CT 06536

Strittmatter Laboratory