Yvette Wong, PhD

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 novel organelle dynamics using super-resolution live cell microscopy and their role in neurodegenerative diseases. She obtained her BA in Biology & Mathematics from Cornell University, and her PhD in Neuroscience from University of Pennsylvania. For her research on mitochondria-lysosome contact sites, she was awarded the NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from NINDS, and the Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Award.


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