Ali Javaheri, MD, PhD

Ali Javaheri, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Research Profile


  • 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

We are primarily focused on the role of lipids in myocardial health and disease. In particular, we focus on mitigating the myocardial stress and inflammatory responses by modulating lipid metabolism.