Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Rajeshwar  Awatramani, PhD

Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders)



Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center Room 7-113
303 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

r-awatramani( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: University of Pennsylvania, Cell & Molecular Biology (1998)


Description of Interests

1. Mechanisms underlying dopamine neuron development, function, diversity, and degeneration. 2. Mechanisms regulating peripheral nerve myelination in development and disease states.

Interests (Keywords)

Developmental Neurobiology; Neurogenetics

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