Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Egon A Ozer, MD, PhD

Egon A Ozer, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)



645 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago IL 60611

Hospital Affiliations

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Education and Certification

PhD: University of Iowa, Molecular Biology (2006)
MD: University of Iowa (2006)
Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2008)
Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Infectious Disease (2012)
Board Certification: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine


Description of Interests

My research is focused on uncovering mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection and other clinically relevant bacterial diseases. We are using comparative bacterial genomics to identify new genes and other factors that contribute to worse outcomes in patients infected with these bacteria.

Interests (Keywords)

Bacterial Pathogenesis; Bioinformatics; Genetics: Microbial; Genomics; Infectious Diseases; Microbiology

Research and Publications

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