David Pitt, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
OSU Appointment: 2008
Background: Dr. Pitt, a native of Germany, graduated from the University of Marburg, Germany. He received extensive 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 in his final year. He subsequently completed a three-year fellowship in neuroimmunology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Pitt joined The Ohio State University Multiple Sclerosis Center in 2008.
Research Interests: Dr. Pitt focuses on laboratory research as related to neurodegenerative mechanisms in MS. In particular, he is interested in glutamate excitotoxicity, a pathway that leads to injury in both neurons and oligodendrocytes. In his projects, he utilizes animal (mouse) models of multiple sclerosis and of white matter injury as well as human brain tissue.
Appointment Phone: (614) 293-4969
Fax: (614) 293-6111
395 W. 12th Ave., 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210