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

Focus of Work


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


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Education and Certification

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



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