Dr. David Mattson


David H Mattson, MD, PhD, serves as Program Director of the Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis Program and Professor of Neurology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He earned his medical degree with honors from the University of Chicago, where he also received his PhD in immunology. Subsequently, he became a neuroimmunology fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. Dr Mattson currently serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Practice and Practice Development in the Department of Neurology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Actively involved in numerous professional organizations, he is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Neurology, Indiana Neurologic Society, and American Neurological Association. Throughout his career, he has been a supervisor and preceptor to medical and graduate school students. His research in experimental allergic encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis (MS) has been published in many peer-reviewed journals including Neurochemistry, Nature, Clinical Kinesiology, and Neurology. His work in MS has led to his induction into the National MS Society 2007 Hall of Fame, and he has been listed as “Best Doctors” several years in a row. In addition, Dr Mattson has been invited as a guest speaker to present his work at institutions across the country.