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Dr. Ravi Allada

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Edgar C. Stuntz Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience
Chair, Department of Neurobiology
Associate Director, Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Pathology
Feinberg School of Medicine


Areas of Focus

  • Sleep and circadian rhythms
  • Jet lag
  • Genes that regulate sleep and circadian rhythms
  • Health consequences of the disruption of daily rhythms
  • Neurodegenerative disease and sleep


  • Circadian regulation of sleep behavior using the fruit fly Drosophila
  • Understanding the function of sleep at the molecular level
  • Links between sleep and learning
  • Links between circadian disruption and human neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases
  • Effects of jet lag on the performance of Major League Baseball players