David M. Gate, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Dr. Gate received his graduate degree in Integrative Biology of Disease from the University of Southern California in 2015. He completed postdoctoral training in the Wyss-Coray lab at Stanford University in 2020. He is currently a faculty member in Northwestern Neurology, where he studies the role of adaptive immunity in neurodegeneration. His work focuses on the interplay between T cells and neurodegenerative disease antigens. For this work, he has received an NIH/NINDS K99/R00 grant, Alzheimer’s Association Young Investigator Award, a Junior Faculty Award from the AD/PD Congress, and was recently awarded the 10X Genomics Early Career Investigator Award.

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