Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

Vladimir I Gelfand, PhD

Vladimir I Gelfand, PhD

Leslie B. Arey Professor of Cell, Molecular, and Anatomical Sciences

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Focus of Work


cytoskeleton, motor proteins, cell movement, microtubules, actin, kinesin, dynein, myosin, neurodegenerative diseases


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Moscow State University, Cell Biology (1984)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Moscow State University, Molecular Biology (1979)



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