Anastassios G Pittas, MD

Taso Pittas

Professor of Medicine



BS, Biology, MIT
MS, Clinical Research, Sackler School, Tufts University
MD, Cornell University Medical College



Campus: Boston
Office: 75 Kneeland Street, 10th Floor  

Contact Information

Office Phone: 617-636-5689
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Graduate Programs

Clinical & Translational Science


Research Synopsis

My research focuses on type 2 diabetes and the way the disease can be affected by lifestyle-based intervention. Our team is particularly interested in vitamin D and calcium homeostasis in type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic disease. We are actively involved in clinical studies addressing the ways vitamin D impacts this disease.

Learn about Vitamin D for Diabetes info

Learn about the D2d Study info

Apply to the Sackler School


The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development