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The Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics benefits from Northwestern University’s breadth of expertise and collaborative spirit. We bring together faculty from across the university and hospital systems, including departments, other centers and institutions. Center members are faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, as well as other Northwestern schools.

View individual profiles of our members — with publication and contact information, research and clinical specialties, and more — via the links below.

Vassar, Robert J

Vassar, Robert J

Professor of Neurology (Behavioral Neurology) and Cell and Developmental Biology


Our research focuses on molecular and cellular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease. In particular, we investigate the beta-secretase enzyme BACE1, which initiates the production of the beta-amyloid pept... [more]