Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Dai  Horiuchi, PhD

Dai Horiuchi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Focus of Work


We're devoted to understanding the cellular events that influence the aggressiveness of breast tumors, and are currently focused on the following areas: (1) Mechanisms of tumor maintenance and progression medicated by proto-oncogenes (i.e., MYC transcription factor, PIM family of serine/threonine kinases, etc), their activators and effectors, and tumor microenvironment. (2) Biology and therapeutic targetability of novel molecular factors that determine patient clinical outcome.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Indiana University, Cell & Molecular Biology (2007)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco, Cancer Biology (2014)


Laboratory: 312-503-4349

Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 6-105
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611