Undergraduate Degree

  • Brown University , 2000 , Providence , RI

Graduate Degree

PhD, Neuroscience
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine , 2006 , Pittsburgh , PA

Medical School

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine , 2008 , Pittsburgh , PA


  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2010 , Boston , MA


Child Neurology
  • Boston Children’s Hospital , 2013 , Boston , MA


Fetal-Neonatal Neurology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2015 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Neurology


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  1. Elitt C. "Zinc homeostasis and zinc signaling in white matter development and injury". Neurosci Lett. 2019 May 03. View abstract
  2. Bourassa D, Elitt CM, McCallum AM, Sumalekshmy S, McRae RL, Morgan MT, Siegel N, Perry JW, Rosenberg PA, Fahrni CJ. Chromis-1, a Ratiometric Fluorescent Probe Optimized for Two-Photon Microscopy Reveals Dynamic Changes in Labile Zn(II) in Differentiating Oligodendrocytes. ACS Sens. 2018 02 23; 3(2):458-467. View abstract
  3. Elitt, CM and Volpe, JJ. Volpe's Neurology of the Newborn. Chapter 29: Degenerative Disorders of the Newborn. 2017. View abstract
  4. Elitt CM, Rosenberg PA. The challenge of understanding cerebral white matter injury in the premature infant. Neuroscience. 2014 Sep 12; 276:216-38. View abstract
  5. Wang S, Elitt CM, Malin SA, Albers KM. Effects of the neurotrophic factor artemin on sensory afferent development and sensitivity. Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2008 Oct 25; 60(5):565-70. View abstract
  6. Elitt CM, Malin SA, Koerber HR, Davis BM, Albers KM. Overexpression of artemin in the tongue increases expression of TRPV1 and TRPA1 in trigeminal afferents and causes oral sensitivity to capsaicin and mustard oil. Brain Res. 2008 Sep 16; 1230:80-90. View abstract
  7. Elitt CM, McIlwrath SL, Lawson JJ, Malin SA, Molliver DC, Cornuet PK, Koerber HR, Davis BM, Albers KM. Artemin overexpression in skin enhances expression of TRPV1 and TRPA1 in cutaneous sensory neurons and leads to behavioral sensitivity to heat and cold. J Neurosci. 2006 Aug 16; 26(33):8578-87. View abstract
  8. Elitt CM, Sadowska GB, Stopa EG, Pinar H, Petersson KH, Stonestreet BS. Effects of antenatal steroids on ischemic brain injury in near-term ovine fetuses. Early Hum Dev. 2003 Aug; 73(1-2):1-15. View abstract
  9. Stonestreet BS, Elitt CM, Markowitz J, Petersson KH, Sadowska GB. Effects of antenatal corticosteroids on regional brain and non-neural tissue water content in the ovine fetus. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2003 Feb; 10(2):59-66. View abstract