Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology

Building a foundation for precision medicine.


Research Areas

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Richard J. Miller, PhD, Elected AAAS Fellow

Miller was recognized for his distinguished contributions to neuroscience and neuropharmacology, particularly in elucidating the contribution of ion channels and receptors to synaptic communication in health and disease.

Regulating Sodium Channels in Epilepsy

A new Northwestern Medicine study may help explain why patients with the same epilepsy gene mutation experience different levels of disease severity.

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Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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Basic Science Administration

Our department is supported by the Basic Science Administration group. The team provides assistance related to research and financial administration, professional affairs, facilities and communications.

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