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David Pitt, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

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David Pitt, MD

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Dr. Pitt obtained his MD at Philipps University in Germany. He subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Cedric S. Raine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM) in the Bronx, followed by a neurology residency at AECOM, and a combined clinical and research fellowship in Neuroimmunology at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. His clinical and research interest focuses on multiple sclerosis (MS) and MS-related neurodegeneration.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Washington University - St. Louis (2008)
  • Residency
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2005)
  • Internship
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2002)
  • MD
    Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Medicine (1995)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, National MS SocietyNMSS2005
Postdoctoral Research Award, Department of Pathology, AECOMAECOM1998
German Research Council scholarshipGerman Research Council1998

Professional Service

NIH, NINDSReviewer2018 - Present
Frontiers in NeurologyAssociate Editor2017 - Present

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