David Pitt, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
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
- Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany (1995)
- Washington University - St. Louis, Neuroimmunology (2005 - 2008)
- Montefiore Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2001 - 2002)
- Montefiore Medical Center, Neurology (2002 - 2005)
- Board Certification
- Neurology, Board Certified (2007)