Ali Javaheri, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine


  • BS Biological Chemistry: University of Chicago (2000)
  • PhD, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology: University of Chicago (2006)
  • MD, Pritzker School of Medicine: University of Chicago (2008)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant


  • Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigator Award, 1st prize, 2016
  • Jay Cohn Basic Science Young Investigator Award, 2016
  • Regional ACC Young Investigator Award, Finalist, 2013

Clinical Interests

Heart failure survival, doxorubicin cardiotoxicity, cardiac allograft vasculopathy.

Research Interests

Role of lipid metabolism and autophagy in cardiac structure, function, and remodeling in various cell types and disease states.


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