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Research Faculty

Browse a list of research faculty members in Northwestern University's Department of Pharmacology and visit their profiles to learn more about their research projects.

Anderson, Spencer M

Anderson, Spencer M

Research Associate Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Pharmacology

Belmadani, Abdelhak

Belmadani, Abdelhak

Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology

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My work seeks to understand how chemokines and their receptors regulate aspects of adult and embryonic neurogenesis. Translational aspects of this research concern the hope that neural stem cells can ... [more]

Caronia-Brown, Giuliana

Caronia-Brown, Giuliana

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

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Role of microRNAs in CNS and PNS: In the CNS, we focus on the role of miRNA in hippocampus development by regulating Wnt/BMP pathways, while in the PNS, we investigate their role in dopamine neurons d... [more]

Dashzeveg, Nurmaa

Dashzeveg, Nurmaa

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Doglio, Lynn T

Doglio, Lynn T

Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Hawkins, Nicole A

Hawkins, Nicole A

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Jia, Yuzhi

Jia, Yuzhi

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

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My research work is focused on studying the mechanisms that regulate the transcriptional activities of nuclear receptors. Nuclear receptors constitute a large superfamily of transcription fac... [more]

Lukas, Thomas J

Lukas, Thomas J

Research Professor of Pharmacology

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My research interests involve using a systems biology approach to discover mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases. This systems biology approach uses proteomics, genomics, and metabolomics data from... [more]

Pesce, Lorenzo

Pesce, Lorenzo

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Roy, Saktimayee

Roy, Saktimayee

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology