David Pitt, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Research Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Pitt Lab

Yale Stem Cell Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System; Demyelinating Diseases; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Multiple Sclerosis; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neurology

Research Summary

Dr. Pitt's laboratory research focuses on neurodegenerative mechanisms in MS. In his projects he uses multiple approaches including inducible pluripotent stem cell-derived, patient-specific neuronal cultures, advanced histopathological analysis of brain tissue and ultra-highfield MR imaging of MS patients.

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Nervous System The Effect of Dietary Salt Intake on Immune Function in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

Selected Publications

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Coauthors

Adam Jasne

Contact Info

David Pitt, MD
Mailing Address
NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520-8018

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