We are pleased to welcome
Norman B. Javitt, M.D. to the
C Diff Foundation.
Dr. Javitt has an extensive professional career in health care. New York University Medical Center: Instructor, then Assistant Professor Medicine where his career was devoted mostly to research in liver disease, specifically in inborn errors of cholesterol metabolism affecting newborns, and to teaching medical students.
Cornell University Medical School-New York Hospital: Associate Professor of Medicine, then Professor of medicine and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology the research program continued to grow, attracting many fellows from all over the world. Also provided care for private patients, both children and adults, with difficult liver problems.
New York University Medical Center: Professor of Medicine and of Pediatrics, Division chairman Hepatic Diseases April, Research professor 2015-presnt. At NYUMC Dr. Javitt has been focusing on C. difficile research and teaching medical students and house staff. His research interest has also expand to many areas of cholesterol synthesis and metabolism other than just liver disease.
Dr. Javitt has published research papers in age-related macular degeneration, in vitro fertilization, and Alzheimer’s disease. He has also published more than 150 research papers, in addition to several books and review articles, and presented work at numerous professional meetings and symposia throughout the world. His work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, by private foundations and Pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Javitt is welcomed by fellow researchers in the Research and Development Committee Chaired by Professor Simon M. Cutting, Ph.D…