D James  Surmeier, PhD

D James Surmeier, PhD

Chair, Department of Physiology

Nathan Smith Davis Professor of Physiology

Professor of Physiology



Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 8-105
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

j-surmeier( at )northwestern.edu

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Education and Certification

PhD: University of Washington, Physiology-Psychology (1983)


Description of Interests

My research is focused on the mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia. This pursuit employs a combination of electrophysiological, optical, genetic and behavioral approaches.

Interests (Keywords)

Molecular Biology; Movement Disorders; Neuroscience; Parkinson’s disease; Physiology; Schizophrenia

Research and Publications

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