Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

Adriana B Ferreira, MD, PhD

Adriana B Ferreira, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Focus of Work


The research in the Ferreira lab is focused on the mechanisms underlying neurite degeneration and synapse loss in neurodegenerative diseases


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Education and Certification

  • MD, PhD: National University of Cordoba, Argentina (1985)
  • Fellowship: National Council of Research (1985)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Insitituo de Investigacion Medica (1988)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Virginia, Biology (1989)



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Chicago IL 60611