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Secondary Faculty

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

Anderson, Spencer M

Anderson, Spencer M

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

Ardehali, Hossein

Ardehali, Hossein

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

Bio

Research interests: role of mitochondria and metabolism in cardiovascular disease; cellular iron regulation. Clinical interests: general and preventive cardiology.

Carvill, Gemma L

Carvill, Gemma L

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology), Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Bio

The primary aim of our research is to identify the genetic factors and biological mechanisms that cause epilepsy. We use a variety of sequencing technologies to identify new genetic causes in both the... [more]

Chakravarti, Debabrata

Chakravarti, Debabrata

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine) and Pharmacology

Gertler, Tracy S

Gertler, Tracy S

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology and Epilepsy) and Pharmacology

Bio

Dr. Gertler completed her undergraduate degree in molecular biology and neuroscience at Princeton University, her medical school degree at Northwestern University Feinberg school of medicine, her grad... [more]

Gianneschi, Nathan C

Gianneschi, Nathan C

Professor of Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Pharmacology

Kessler, John A

Kessler, John A

Professor of Neurology (Comprehensive Neurology) and Pharmacology

Bio

Our laboratory investigates stem cell biology and approaches to regeneration of the damaged or diseased nervous system. I direct the Northwestern University Stem Cell Institute and I established a hES... [more]

Kume, Tsutomu

Kume, Tsutomu

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Ophthalmology and Pharmacology

Bio

Dr. Kume’s research interests focus on cardiovascular development, cardiovascular stem/progenitor cells, and angiogenesis. Current studies include the role of Foxc transcription factors in cardiovascu... [more]

Lomasney, Jon W

Lomasney, Jon W

Associate Professor of Pathology (Autopsy), Pathology (Cardiac Pathology) and Pharmacology

Bio

Autopsy pathology, Cardiac pathology

Lipids are important regulators of the activity of many proteins including those involved in cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, and neural regulation, yet litt... [more]

Meltzer, Herbert Y

Meltzer, Herbert Y

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry), Neuroscience and Pharmacology

Bio

Herbert Y. Meltzer, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology and Director of the Translational Neuropharmacology Program at Northwestern University in Chicag... [more]