Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Marta  Perez, MD

Marta Perez, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr Perez's research interest is in neonatal pulmonary hypertension and glucocorticoid signaling. Specifically, Dr Perez's research focuses on the impact of hydrocortisone, a glucocorticoid commonly used in the NICU, on alveolar and pulmonary vascular development as well as effects of glucocorticoids on pulmonary vascular remodeling and nitric oxide signaling pathways.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Rush Medical College (2004)
  • Board Certification: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics