Hongxin  Dong, MD/PhD

Hongxin Dong, MD/PhD

Research Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Contact

312-503-3433

Ward Building Room 12-369
303 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

h-dong( at )northwestern.edu

Education and Certification

MD: Zhunyi Medical College (1983)
PhD: West China University, Neurobiology (1992)

Interests

Description of Interests

Dr. Dong’s lab research interests focuses on the mechanisms of neurodegeneraton and related disorders. Two ongoing NIH funded projects include using a combination of human and mouse genetics to identi... read more
Dr. Dong’s lab research interests focuses on the mechanisms of neurodegeneraton and related disorders. Two ongoing NIH funded projects include using a combination of human and mouse genetics to identify novel genes and pathways that give rise to schizophrenia; additionally, using a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease to investigate the relationship and mechanisms between stress and Alzheimer’s pathogenesis.

Interests (Keywords)

Aging; Alzheimer's Disease; Cognitive Neuroscience; Dementia; Neurobiology; Neurogenetics; Neuroscience; Psychiatry

Research and Publications

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