Stephen Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. 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 is 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.

Related Research:

Oligomer Collaborative Projects Charles Glabe David Holtzman Paul Greengard Rudy Tanzi Sam Gandy Sangram S. Sisodia Stephen Strittmatter Tae-Wan Kim Virginia Lee 2011-03-01

Funded Research

These projects were made possible from Cure Alzheimer's Fund support.

Selected Publications

These published papers resulted from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund support.

Nygaard, H. B., & Strittmatter, S. M. Cellular prion protein mediates the toxicity of beta-amyloid oligomers implications for Alzheimer Disease, Archives of Neurology, November 1, 2009, Read More

Gunther, E. C., & Strittmatter, S. M. Beta-amyloid oligomers and cellular prion protein in Alzheimer’s disease, Journal of Molecular Medicine, December 4, 2009, Read More

Gimbel, D. A., Nygaard, H. B., Coffey, E. E., Gunther, E. C., Laurén, J., Gimbel, Z. A., & Strittmatter, S. M. Memory impairment in transgenic Alzheimer mice requires cellular prion protein, Journal of Neuroscience, May 5, 2010, Read More

Lane, R. F., St George-Hyslop, P., Hempstead, B. L., Small, S. A., Strittmatter, S. M., & Gandy, S. Vps10 family proteins and the retromer complex in aging-related neurodegeneration and diabetes, Journal of Neuroscience, October 10, 2012, Read More