Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
D Martin  Watterson, PhD

D Martin Watterson, PhD

John G. Searle Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Professor of Pharmacology

Focus of Work


The elucidation of eukaryotic signal transduction pathways, the study of signal transduction pathway perturbation in disease or injury, and the utilization of this knowledgebase for rational drug discovery and development.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Emory University, Biochemistry/Chemistry (1975)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Duke University, Bioorganic Chemistry (1977)



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