Clyde E. Markowitz, MD, is the director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is an associate professor of neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Dr Markowitz earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY. He also completed his residency, postdoctoral research, and clinical fellowship at the Neurological Institute at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr Markowitz is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr Markowitz is an expert in the field of multiple sclerosis (MS) and is involved with many clinical trials developing new compounds for the treatment of MS. His research interests include the utilization of new MRI techniques to study the pathogenesis of MS, vision outcome measures in MS, and he has a great interest in the immunology of MS.
Dr Markowitz has held the position of chairman for the Clinical Advisory Committee for the Delaware Valley chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr Markowitz is the author or co-author of a number of publications, and he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Multiple Sclerosis, Annals of Neurology. Archives of Neurology, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Neural Repair, Journal of Clinical Immunology, and The Consultant.