Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology
Director, Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair
Director, Memory Disorders Clinic
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...
Alzheimer Disease; Axons; Dementia; Spinal Cord Injuries; Motor Neuron Disease; Regenerative Medicine
Associate Research Scientist in Neurology
Erik graduated with honors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (1993), received a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Washington (2001) and was Senior Scientist in the Central Nervous System Department of CuraGen, Inc. before entering the Center for Neurodegeneration and Neurorepair under the Department of Neurology at Yale (2005).
Chemicals and Drugs; Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Sarah Bhagat is a graduate student from the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. She is interested in the study of cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate cortical plasticity throughout development and into adulthood. Her primary research investigates the role of Nogo Receptor 1, a receptor for myelin associated inhibitors, on behavioral and anatomical plasticity associated with fear learning and extinction. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Franklin & Marshall College in...
Laura Haas is a graduate student in the Cellular and Molecula Neuroscience program. Her research interest focuses on undrstanding the cellular andmolecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders ike Alzheimer's disease as well as on the finding of possible theraputic approches. She joined the Strittmatter lab in 2013 where her primary research investigates the roll of metabotrophic glutamate receptr 5 and cellular prion protein in Alzheimer's disease. She graduated with a B.S.in...
Neuroscience Graduate Student
Zoe Klein is a graduate student in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. She is currently studying the molecular mechanisms underlying Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Zoe graduated with a B.A. in Spanish and Neuroscience from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2010 and joined the Strittmatter lab in 2011.
Santiago is currently a Ph.D. student in the department of Genetics. He is interested in studying the molecular mechanisms that lead to Alzheimer's disease. His primary goal is to understand the relationship between beta-amyloid/PrP-C interaction and neurodegenerative pathology.
Levi M. Smith is a graduate student from the department of Cell Biology. He is interested in the cellular and molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease as well as drug discovery. His current research investigates the roles of several cell-surface proteinsin the binding of soluble amyloid beta oligomers to cells. Levi graduated with a M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Butler University in 2013 and joined the Strittmatter lab in 2014.
Neuroscience Graduate Student
Yixiao Zou is a graduate student from the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. He is interested in molecular control of adult central nervous system axon regeneration after injury. His primary research involves understanding roles of certain phosphatases in limiting axon regeneration in mouse optic nerve and spinal cord. He graduated with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009 and joined the Strittmatter lab in 2010.
- Iris Bonilla, U.C.L.A.
- Stephane Budel, DeciBio, LLC
- Denise Davis, St. Judes, Post Doc.
- Alyson Fournier, McGill University
- Yoshio Goshima, Yokohama City University
- Grahamme Gould, Yale Neurosurgery
- Tadzia GrandPre, Baylor
- Ji-Eun Kim, U.C.S.D.
- Juha Lauren, MIT Business School
- Jung-Kil Lee
- Shuxin Li, Unversity of Texas Southwestern
- Betty Liu, Keck Foundation
- Aaron W. McGee, Univ. Southern California
- Fumio Nakamura, Yokohama City University
- Katherine Ouwer
- James Park, Barrow Institute
- Sang-Ohk Shim
- Philipp Strittmatter
- Elizabeth Strittmatter
- Takuya Takahashi, Yokohama City University
- Bayan Takazawa, M.I.T., Business School
- Katsuhisa Tanabe
- Matsuhisa Tanaka
- Yvonne Yang, UCLA, Psychiatry
- Lizhen Wang, Regeneron
- Jarrad Weiss
- Byung Kim
- Omar Hasan, UMDNJ
- Eric Huebner, Yale, MD/PhD
- Noam Harel, Mt. Sinai, NYC
- William Cafferty, Yale, Neurology Assistant Professor
- Philip Duffy, Yale Development
- David Gimbel, Yale Neurosurgery Residency
- Ji-Won Um
- Adam Kaufman, University of Pennsylvania