Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Cardiovascular

Burridge, Paul W

Burridge, Paul W

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

paul.burridge( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

We study the application of patient-specific human induced pluripotent stem cells in studying the role of the genome in influencing drug responses, a field known as pharmacogenomics or personalized me... [more]

Castillo, Lisa M

Castillo, Lisa M

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Demonbreun, Alexis

Demonbreun, Alexis

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

alexis.demonbreun( at )northwestern.edu

Engman, David

Engman, David

Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Microbiology-Immunology

d-engman( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

The Engman Laboratory conducts research in several areas: (1) Molecular genetics and cell biology of tropical parasitic infections with a focus on trypanosomes, single-celled eukaryotic pathogens cau... [more]

George, Jr., Alfred  L.

George, Jr., Alfred L.

Professor of Pharmacology

al.george( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Our research program is focused on the structure, function, pharmacology, and molecular genetics of ion channels. His laboratory has contributed greatly to understanding the mechanisms by which ion ch... [more]

Green, Kathleen J

Green, Kathleen J

Professor of Pathology and Dermatology

kgreen( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

intercellular junctions, adhesion, desmosomes, adherens junctions, signal transduction, cell motility, skin disease, cadherins, cancer metastasis<br><br> Our laboratory is interested in the function ... [more]

Greenland, Philip

Greenland, Philip

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)

p-greenland( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Greenland is the Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology and Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and a Senior Editor for JAMA. He held previo... [more]

Kume, Tsutomu

Kume, Tsutomu

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

Description of Interests

Dr. Kume's research interests focus on cardiovascular development, cardiovascular stem/progenitor cells, and angiogenesis. Current studies include the role of Foxc transcription factors in cardiovasc... [more]

Langman, Craig B

Langman, Craig B

Professor of Pediatrics (Kidney Diseases)

c-langman( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

The PI has three major areas of hypothesis-driven research that are studied and supported: urinary proteomics in genetic kidney stone diseases; mechanisms of progression in chronic kidney diseases; b... [more]

Lloyd-Jones, Donald M

Lloyd-Jones, Donald M

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)

Description of Interests

Dr. Lloyd-Jones' research interests lie in cardiovascular disease epidemiology, risk estimation, and prevention. A main focus of his research has been investigation of the lifetime risks for various c... [more]

McNally, Elizabeth M

McNally, Elizabeth M

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Description of Interests

My laboratory studies genetic mechanisms responsible for inherited human diseases including heart failure, cardiomyopathy, muscular dystrophy, arrhythmias, aortic aneurysms. Working with individuals ... [more]

Pachman, Lauren M

Pachman, Lauren M

Professor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology)

pachman( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Pachman's translational team studies Juvenile Myositis (JM), an often chronic pediatric systemic vasculopathy associated with skin inflammation and proximal muscle weakness of unknown etiology. He... [more]

Rasmussen-Torvik, Laura J

Rasmussen-Torvik, Laura J

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

Description of Interests

Dr. Rasmussen-Torvik is a genetic epidemiologist interested in the identification of genetic risk factors for common chronic diseases as well as the translation of genetic discoveries into clinical ca... [more]

Roy-Puckelwartz, Megan

Roy-Puckelwartz, Megan

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Shah, Sanjiv J

Shah, Sanjiv J

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

sanjiv.shah( at )northwestern.edu

Simon, Hans-Georg

Simon, Hans-Georg

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics)

hgsimon( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Building And Re-Building Of Limbs And Hearts. The Simon laboratory has identified regulatory genes that play key roles in limb development in virtually all vertebrates, including humans. Surprisingly,... [more]

Webster, Robert Gregory

Webster, Robert Gregory

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

rgwebster( at )luriechildrens.org

Description of Interests

I am a pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist. I treat patients who have heart rhythm disorders, with a focus on inherited cardiac disease. In addition to seeing patients in clinic, I perform ... [more]

White, Steven M

White, Steven M

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology

steven.white1( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

I am a board-certified forensic and anatomic pathologist interested in congenital and acquired cardiovascular diseases, cardiomyopathy, and sudden, unexplained death in children and young adults. I a... [more]