Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Video Archive

Our videos highlight the the work being done in various areas of our department.

Northwestern Medicine Pharmacology: Building a Foundation for Precision Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology is dedicated to education and cutting-edge research that can help us understand the mechanisms of drug action and potentially lead to new drug discoveries.

Investigating Cellular and Physiological Properties of Nicotine

Ryan Drenan, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, investigates the critical cellular and physiological properties associated with nicotine.

Pharmacogenomics in African-Americans and Other Understudied Populations

Minoli Perera, PharmD, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, studies African American pharmacogenomics, which is the study of an individual’s genome to predict how they will respond to drugs.

Investigating the Pharmacogenomics of Chemotherapy Toxicity

Paul Burridge, PhD, assistant professor of Pharmacology, studies how a patient’s genetics cause negative responses such as cardiotoxicity to chemotherapy agents.

Examining How Genetics Can Influence Epilepsy in Children

Jennifer Kearney, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, works in conjunction with the clinicians at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to learn how an individual’s genetic background influences epilepsy.