Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center

D James  Surmeier, PhD

D James Surmeier, PhD

Chair, Department of Physiology

Nathan Smith Davis Professor of Physiology

Professor of Physiology

Focus of Work

Bio

My research is focused on the mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia. This pursuit employs a combination of electrophysiological, optical, genetic and behavioral approaches.

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Washington, Physiology-Psychology (1983)

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