Neurology & Rehabilitation Faculty

Dr. Michael Carrithers, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation
Work 912 S Wood St 174N NPI M/C 796 Chicago IL 60612-7330 Work Phone: (312)-996-6496 Work Fax: (312)-996-4169 Website: Make an Appointment
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Biographical Info

Dr. Carrithers currently serves as an associate professor here in the UIC Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Illinois and completed subsequent residency and fellowship training at Yale New-Haven Hospital and Yale University. He has provided specialized care for patients with multiple sclerosis and related diseases since 1997.

Clinical Specialties:
Neuroimmunology & Neurological Infections

Research Interests:

Dr. Carrithers’ basic science and translational research program focuses on human innate immune responses in viral and autoimmune diseases and on the development of individualized treatments for multiple sclerosis. The goal of his translational and clinical research program is to develop novel and affordable approaches for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and viral illness. His research has been featured in various media outlets, including:



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