Philip L. De Jager, MD, PHD

Neuroimmunology
Specialties
Neurology, Neuroimmunology, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - Tarrytown

155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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CUIMC/Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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About Philip L. De Jager, MD, PHD


Dr. Philip L. De Jager is professor of neurology. After graduating from Yale University with a degree in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, Dr. De Jager received a PhD in Neurogenetics from Rockefeller University and an MD from Cornell University Medical College, before completing his MMSc in Clinical Investigation at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and MIT. He served as a neurology resident in the Partners Neurology Residency Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He then joined the faculty at HMS, rising to the rank of associate professor before joining CUIMC.


The goal of Dr. De Jager's work as a clinician-scientist is to apply modern methods of neuro-immunology, statistical genetics, and systems biology to the understanding of common neurodegenerative diseases. At CUIMC, Dr. De Jager serves as chief of the Department of Neurology's Division of Neuroimmunology, which focuses on characterizing and targeting the neuro-immunologic component of neurodegenerative disease. Dr. De Jager will also serve as director of a new Center for Translational & Computational Neuro-Immunology, and will also direct the Columbia University Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Specialties & Expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuro-Immunology

Education

  • Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Deputy Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
  • Director, Center for Translational and Computational Neuroimmunology
  • Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Weil-Granat Professor of Neurology (in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the aging Brain)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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