Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Genetic Medicine
Egon A Ozer, MD, PhD

Egon A Ozer, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Focus of Work


My research is focused on uncovering mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection and other clinically relevant bacterial diseases. We are using comparative bacterial genomics to identify new genes and other factors that contribute to worse outcomes in patients infected with these bacteria.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Iowa, Molecular Biology (2006)
  • MD: University of Iowa (2006)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2008)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Infectious Diseases (2012)
  • Board Certification: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

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