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.
Professor of McCormick School of Engineering/Surgery (Vascular Surgery)
biomaterials, vascular and orthopaedic tissue engineering, controlled drug and gene delivery, stem cell engineering and bio/nanotechnology for improved therapeutics and diagnostics.
Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders) and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
1. Mechanisms underlying dopamine neuron development, function, diversity, and degeneration. 2. Mechanisms regulating peripheral nerve myelination in development and disease states.
Professor of Pathology (Experimental Pathology) and Pathology (Neuropathology)
Dr. Brat received his MD and PhD from the Mayo Medical and Graduate Schools and then completed Residency in Anatomic Pathology and a Fellowship in Neuropathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He joined t... [more]
Assistant Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology), Pediatrics and Pharmacology
The primary aim of our research is to identify the genetic factors and biological mechanisms that cause epilepsy. We use a variety of sequencing technologies to identify new genetic causes in both the... [more]
Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Historically, reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been thought to be cellular damaging agents, lacking a physiological function. Accumulation of ROS and oxidative damage have been linked to multiple pa... [more]