Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
John F Disterhoft, PhD

John F Disterhoft, PhD

Ernest J. and Hattie H. Magerstadt Memorial Research Professor of Physiology

Professor of Physiology and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Focus of Work


Learning, Biophysics, Neurophysiology, Eyeblink Conditioning, Aging, Hippocampus, Alzheimer's Disease, Potassium Currents, Calcium, fMRI


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Fordham University, Psychology (1971)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: California Institute of Technology (1973)



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