Yvette Wong, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Yvette Wong is an Assistant Professor in Neurology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Her research lab investigates inter-organelle contact sites and novel organelle dynamics using super-resolution live cell microscopy and their roles in neurodegenerative diseases. She obtained her BA in Biology & Mathematics from Cornell University, her PhD in Neuroscience from University of Pennsylvania, and conducted her postdoctoral research at Northwestern University. For her research on organelle dynamics, she has received the NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from NINDS, the Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Award, and the DP2 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.


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