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Kaiwen Kam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Chicago Medical School
Room 3.150
Building: HSB
Phone: 847.578.8630
Fax: 847.578.3253


Dr. Kam grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and received his B.A. in Psychology and Biology from Harvard University in 2000, working with Dr. Michael Hasselmo on the role of adenosine in olfactory cortex. He then received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco in 2006, completing his thesis research with Dr. Roger Nicoll on the regulation of presynaptic glutamate by vesicular glutamate transporters and the glutamate-glutamine cycle. His postdoctoral research was at the University of California, Los Angeles with Dr. Jack Feldman, on fundamental cellular and network mechanisms of respiratory rhythmogenesis. He joined the faculty at the Chicago Medical School as an Assistant Professor in February 2015.

CV <link to Kaiwen_Kam_CV.pdf

Google Scholar< link to https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=-Ptgrg8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Neurotree <link to http://neurotree.org/neurotree/tree.php?pid=4611