Michael Levy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, The NMO Clinic and Research Laboratory
Research Director, Division of Neuroimmunology & Neuroinfectious Disease
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Michael Levy, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Neurology who was recently recruited to lead the research unit in the new Division of Neuroimmunology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His mission is to build a combined clinical and research neuroimmunology program to develop therapies for patients with autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system. Dr. Levy moved from Baltimore, MD, where was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University since 2009 and Director of the Neuromyelitis Optica Clinic. Clinically, Dr. Levy specializes in taking care of children and adults with rare neuroimmunological diseases including neuromyelitis optica, transverse myelitis, MOG antibody disease and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and is the principal investigator on several clinical studies and drug trials for these conditions.
In addition to editing Neuroimmunology Reports, Dr. Levy is a co-chief editor at Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders as well as a member of the editorial boards at the Journal of Neurological Sciences and Scientific Reports.