Neuroscience / Neurology
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.
Bohn, Martha C
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
The Bohn lab is developing gene and stem cell therapies for Parkinsonâs disease (PD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)using experimental rodent models of these diseases. Previous studies focused... [more]
Assistant Professor Department of Neurobiology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Description of Interests
Dr. Bozzaâs research focuses on the genetics and physiology of olfactory function.
Carvill, Gemma L
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 Anesthesiology, Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Neuroscience
Auditory nociception, hair cell, mechanosensory transduction, sensory organ development, function and degeneration.
George, Jr., Alfred L.
Professor of Pharmacology
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]
Gerard, Elizabeth E
Associate Professor of Neurology (Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology)
My clinical practice focuses on the care of women with epilepsy. This includes contraceptive and pre-conception counseling as well as the management of epilepsy during pregnancy. I am the site-PI of t... [more]
Kearney, Jennifer A
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Research in my laboratory is focused on studying genetic modifiers that influence the clinical severity of epilepsy. Variable expressivity is a common feature in patients with epilepsy caused by sodiu... [more]
Kessler, John A
Professor of Neurology (Comprehensive Neurology) and Pharmacology
Our laboratory investigates stem cell biology and approaches to regeneration of the damaged or diseased nervous system. I direct the Northwestern University Stem Cell Institute and I established a hES... [more]