Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
Alan M Krensky, MD

Alan M Krensky, MD

Northwestern Medicine Executive for Development and Vice Dean for Development and Alumni Relations

Professor of Pediatrics (Kidney Diseases) and Microbiology-Immunology

Focus of Work


We study the role of RANTES, a chemokine, and granulysin, a proinflammatory molecule in health and diseases, including cancer, infection, transplantation and autoimmunity.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Pennsylvania (1977)
  • Internship: Children's Hospital, Boston, Medicine (1978)
  • Residency: Children's Hospital, Boston, Pediatrics (1980)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Boston, Pediatrics Nephrology (1981)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics Nephrology (1983)


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