Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences
William L Lowe, Jr, MD

William L Lowe, Jr, MD

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

Thomas D. Spies Professor of Genetic Metabolism

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Focus of Work


The primary area of interest of the Lowe lab is maternal metabolism during pregnancy, fetal growth and their interaction. Genetic-, genomics- and metabolomics-based technologies together with a multi-ancestry, population-based cohort of mothers and their offspring from the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Study are being used to pursue these areas of interest.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of North Carolina (1980)
  • Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Medicine (1981)
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Medicine (1983)
  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health (1988)
  • Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine

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