Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

D Martin  Watterson, PhD

D Martin Watterson, PhD

John G. Searle Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Professor of Pharmacology



Ward Building Room Mail Code W896
303 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

d.m.watterson( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: Emory University, Biochemistry/Chemistry (1975)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Duke University, Bioorganic Chemistry (1977)


Description of Interests

The elucidation of eukaryotic signal transduction pathways, the study of signal transduction pathway perturbation in disease or injury, and the utilization of this knowledgebase for rational drug discovery and development.

Interests (Keywords)

Alzheimer's Drug; Biochemistry: Proteins; Brain Injury; Cancer: Brain and Nervous System; Drug Discovery; Neuroinflammation; Pharmacology; Signal Transduction

Research and Publications

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