Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Physiology

John F Disterhoft, PhD

John F Disterhoft, PhD

Ernest J. and Hattie H. Magerstadt Memorial Research Professor of Physiology

Professor of Physiology and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences



Ward Building Room Ward 7-158
303 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

jdisterhoft( at )

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Education and Certification

PhD: Fordham University, Psychology (1971)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: California Institute Of Technology (1973)


Description of Interests

Learning, Biophysics, Neurophysiology, Eyeblink Conditioning, Aging, Hippocampus, Alzheimer's Disease, Potassium Currents, Calcium, fMRI

Interests (Keywords)

Aging; Alzheimer's Disease; Drug Discovery; Neuroscience; Psychology

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