David Pitt, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Biographical Info

Dr. Pitt is an Assistant Professor of Neurology. He sees patients at the Yale University Multiple Sclerosis Center 11/2 days per week.

He is a native of Germany and graduated from the University of Marburg, Germany. He received postdoctoral research training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York where he also completed a neurology residency and served as chief resident. He subsequently completed a three-year fellowship in neuroimmunology at Washington University in St. Louis. Before joining Yale University in 2012, he was a faculty at The Ohio State University.

His laboratory research focuses on neurodegenerative mechanisms in MS. In his projects he uses multiple approaches including iPSC-derived, patient-specific neuronal cultures, advanced histopathological analysis of brain tissue and ultra-highfield MR imaging of MS patients.


Education & Training

M.D.
Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany (1995)
Fellowship
Washington University - St. Louis, Neuroimmunology (2005 - 2008)
Internship
Montefiore Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2001 - 2002)
Residency
Montefiore Medical Center, Neurology (2002 - 2005)
Board Certification
Neurology, Board Certified  (2007)

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