Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute

Center for Vascular and Developmental Biology

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]

Iannaccone, Philip

Iannaccone, Philip

Professor of Pediatrics

pmi( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

The Sonic hedgehog signal in vertebrates is mediated by three C2H2 zinc finger transcription factors, GLI1, GLI2, and GLI3. We have shown that near identity of gene sequence exists between mouse and h... [more]

Jin, Jing

Jin, Jing

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

jing.jin( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

The lab is generally interested in the pathological mechanisms of kidney and vascular diseases. We take a proteomic approach to study molecules that serve structural or functional roles in kidney filt... [more]

Kiskinis, Evangelos

Kiskinis, Evangelos

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease) and Physiology

Description of Interests

Our research is focused on addressing fundamental aspects of the biology of human neurons in the context of physiological conditions and in the context of disease. We have two clinical interests, moto... [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]

Liu, Xiaorong

Liu, Xiaorong

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

xiaorong-liu( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

The investigation of the regulation and misregulation of neural structures and functions in normal retinal development and in glaucoma.

Muller, William A

Muller, William A

Professor of Pathology

wamuller( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

My lab studies the inflammatory response at the cellular and molecular level. We are focused on the process of diapedesis, the "point of no return" in inflammation where leukocytes squeeze between ti... [more]

Oliver, Guillermo

Oliver, Guillermo

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

guillermo.oliver( at )northwestern.edu

Quaggin, Susan E

Quaggin, Susan E

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

Savas, Jeffrey N

Savas, Jeffrey N

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders), Medicine and Pharmacology

Description of Interests

My research interests are centered on elucidating the pathogenic mechanisms which drive synaptopathies and proteinopathies in the mammalian nervous system. As a first step, we use reductionist biochem... [more]

Sosa-Pineda, Beatriz

Sosa-Pineda, Beatriz

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

beatriz.sosa-pineda( at )northwestern.edu

Thorp, Edward Benjamin

Thorp, Edward Benjamin

Assistant Professor of Pathology

ebthorp( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Cell and molecular biology of inflammation and its resolution during disease.

Wilsbacher, Lisa D

Wilsbacher, Lisa D

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Pharmacology

lisa.wilsbacher( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Wilsbacher's research focuses on cardiac development and cardiomyocyte maintenance in the setting of pathological stress. Currently, the laboratory investigates the G protein-coupled receptor sphi... [more]