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Below is a list of all Center for Genetic Medicine members. View individual profiles of our members — with publication and contact information, research and clinical specialties and more — via the links below.

Berdnikovs, Sergejs

Berdnikovs, Sergejs

Associate Professor of Medicine (Allergy and Immunology)

Bio

The question of primary interest in my lab is why only select individuals, despite being genetically similar and living in the same allergen environment, are prone to developing allergic disease, and ... [more]

Bohn, Martha C

Bohn, Martha C

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Bio

The Bohn lab is developing gene and stem cell therapies for Parkinson’s disease (PD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)using experimental rodent models of these diseases. Previous studies focused... [more]

Brannigan, Robert E

Brannigan, Robert E

Professor of Urology

Bio

I am a Professor in the Department of Urology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine with a clinical and research focus on male reproductive medicine and surgery. I obtained undergrad... [more]

Bulun, Serdar E

Bulun, Serdar E

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Science in Medicine) and Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive Endo and Infertility)

Bio

The laboratory research of Serdar E. Bulun, MD, focuses on studying estrogen biosynthesis and metabolism, in particular aromatase expression, in hormone-dependent human diseases such as breast cancer,... [more]

Burridge, Paul W

Burridge, Paul W

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Bio

We use human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) to understand the role of the genome in influencing drug efficacy and side effects as well as complex disease traits. We are also interested in plu... [more]

Burton, Barbara K

Burton, Barbara K

Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics, Birth Defects, and Metabolism)

Bio

I am primarily interested in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with inherited metabolic disorders and in clinical trials of new therapies for rare disorders. I have particular interest and exper... [more]

Carvill, Gemma L

Carvill, Gemma L

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology), Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Bio

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]

Castillo, Lisa M

Castillo, Lisa M

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Catalona, William J

Catalona, William J

Professor of Urology

Bio

I am currently conducting research into the genetics of prostate cancer which could lead to new tests for the disease as well as possible new means of treating or preventing prostate cancer. I special... [more]

Charrow, Joel

Charrow, Joel

Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics, Birth Defects, and Metabolism)

Bio

I have been practicing at Children's for more than 35 years, and continue to be clinically active, direct the Biochemical Genetics Lab, teach genetics to medical students, residents and fellows, and c... [more]

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