Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Faculty Investigators

Following is a list of our Endocrinology faculty conducting research. Go to their faculty profiles, available through the links below, to learn more about their work and connect with affiliated centers and lab sites.

Aleppo-Kacmarek, Grazia

Aleppo-Kacmarek, Grazia

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

My primary clinical interest is Diabetes, especially Diabetes and Technology and the application of the use of Insulin pump Therapy and real Time Continuous glucose monitoring sensor therapy to Diabet... [more]

Barish, Grant D

Barish, Grant D

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

grant.barish( at )northwestern.edu

Bass, Joseph T

Bass, Joseph T

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

j-bass( at )northwestern.edu

Dunaif, Andrea E

Dunaif, Andrea E

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

PCOS (poly cystic ovary syndrome)

El Muayed, Malek

El Muayed, Malek

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

My primary research interest focuses on elucidating mechanisms by which genetic variations in the zinc transporter gene ZnT8 influences beta cell function.

Hayes, M Geoffrey

Hayes, M Geoffrey

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

genetics/genomics of complex diseases/traits; genetic epidemiology; statistical genetics; genomewide association studies; linkage; whole genome sequencing; candidate gene studies; genetic architecture... [more]

Kopp, Peter A

Kopp, Peter A

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

p-kopp( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Dr. Kopp's research interests focus primarily on the genetic basis of endocrine disorders, in particular inborn errors of thyroid development and thyroid hormone synthesis, as well as disorders of wat... [more]

Kushner, Robert F

Kushner, Robert F

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

Fitness, Nutrition and Weight Management, Medical care of the obese patient, Preventive medicine

Layden, Brian T

Layden, Brian T

Lecturer of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Lowe, Jr, William L

Lowe, Jr, William L

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

The primary area of interest of the Lowe lab is maternal metabolism during pregnancy, fetal growth and their interaction. Genetic-, genomics- and metabolomics-based technologies together with a multi... [more]

Metzger, Boyd E

Metzger, Boyd E

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Endocrinology)

bem( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Regulation of Fuel Metabolism, Hypoglycemic Disorders, Nutrition and Metabolism in Pregnancy, Diabetes and Pregnancy: Basic and Clinical Aspects, Gestational Diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus, Thyr... [more]

Molitch, Mark E

Molitch, Mark E

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

molitch( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Pathogenesis & treatment of pituitary tumors, treatment of diabetic complications

Neff, Lisa M

Neff, Lisa M

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

My primary research is designed to investigate factors which may be involved in the process of metabolic adaptation to weight loss in individuals who have become overweight or obese. This adaptive pr... [more]

Urbanek, Margrit

Urbanek, Margrit

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

m-urbanek( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Genetics of complex diseases, PCOS, Obesity, Metabolic syndrome, diabetes

Wallia, Amisha

Wallia, Amisha

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Description of Interests

My clinical research is focused on the disease state of diabetes mellitus, with application to high risk populations such as solid organ transplant patients. My research portfolio includes retrospecti... [more]