Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Diabetes and Metabolism

Hossein  Ardehali, MD, PhD

Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD

Director, Feinberg Cardiovascular and Renal Research Institute – Center for Molecular Cardiology

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

Focus of Work


Research interests: role of mitochondria and metabolism in cardiovascular disease; cellular iron regulation. Clinical interests: general and preventive cardiology.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Vanderbilt U , Molecular Physiology (1996)
  • MD: Vanderbilt U (1998)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2001)
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2004)
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease