David Holtzman


Professor of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

David Holtzman received his BS and MD from Northwestern University and did Neurology residency and post-doc at UCSF.  He moved to Washington University in 1994. He is Professor of Neurology, scientific director of the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, and former chair of Neurology (2003-2021). 

Previous honors include the Potamkin prize, MetLife award, election to the National Academy of Medicine, National Academy of Inventors and AAAS, being appointed to the National Advisory council of the NINDS and NIA, the Chancellor’s award for innovation and entrepreneurship, the Cori award from Washington University, and was past president of the American Neurological Association.