Stephen M Strittmatter MD, PhD

Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology; Director, Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair; Director, Memory Disorders Clinic

Biographical Info

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 briefly as an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School before moving to Yale University in 1993.

He currently holds the Vincent Coates Professorship of Neurology and co-founded the Yale Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair. His research on axonal growth during development and regeneration has been recognized by honors from the Ameritec Foundation, the John Merck Fund, the Donaghue Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the Jacob Javits Award of the NINDS and the American Academy of Neurology.


Education & Training

AB
Harvard College (1980)
M.D.
Johns Hopkins University (1986)
Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University (1986)
Clinical and Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School, Mass. General Hospital
Resident
Resident in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Intern in Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification
Neurology, Board Certified  (1991)

Honors & Recognition

  • Ameritec Foundation
  • The John Merck Fund
  • The Donaghue Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Jacob Javits Award
    NINDS 
  • American Academy of Neurology

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