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.

Twitter: @DGateLab


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Funded Research

These projects were made possible from Cure Alzheimer's Fund support.

Selected Publications

These published papers resulted from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund support.

Ramakrishnan, A., Piehl, N., Simonton, B., Parikh, M., Zhang, Z., Teregulova, V., van Olst, L., & Gate, D. Epigenetic dysregulation in Alzheimer’s disease peripheral immunity, Neuron, January 31, 2024, Read More

Gate D. New Perspectives on Immune Involvement in Parkinson’s Disease Pathogenesis, Journal of Parkinson's disease, September 27, 2022, Read More

Piehl, N., van Olst, L., Ramakrishnan, A., Teregulova, V., Simonton, B., Zhang, Z., Tapp, E., Channappa, D., Oh, H., Losada, P. M., Rutledge, J., Trelle, A. N., Mormino, E. C., Elahi, F., Galasko, D. R., Henderson, V. W., Wagner, A. D., Wyss-Coray, T., & Gate, D. Cerebrospinal fluid immune dysregulation during healthy brain aging and cognitive impairment, Cell, December 13, 2022, Read More

Whitson, H. E., Colton, C., El Khoury, J., Gate, D., Goate, A., Heneka, M. T., Kaddurah-Daouk, R., Klein, R. S., Shinohara, M. L., Sisodia, S., Spudich, S. S., Stevens, B., Tanzi, R., Ting, J. P., Garden, G., & Symposium Planning Committee members Infection and inflammation: New perspectives on Alzheimer’s disease, Brain, Behavior, & Immunity - Health, April 22, 2022, Read More