Professor Anna Huttenlocher

Subject: Cell Biology and Immunology

Department/Institution: Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Contact details: huttenlocher@wisc.edu


Anna Huttenlocher is the AR Brummett Chair Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her BA from Oberlin College and MD from Harvard Medical School. As a physician scientist with interests in autoimmunity and immune dysregulation, Professor Huttenlocher's research is at the interface of cell biology and immunology and is centered on understanding inflammation and its resolution. Her lab dissects how external cues and cell signaling networks regulate immune cell migration during tissue damage and repair and how this is altered in human disease. The Huttenlocher Laboratory uses live imaging to visualise and manipulate leukocyte motility in zebrafish and human cells, and using these tools have uncovered mechanisms that regulate resolution of innate immune inflammation.

Professor Huttenlocher is Director of the Medical Scientist Physician training programme at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is committed to helping mentor the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists. She is on Council at the American Society of Cell Biology (an international society); serves on Council for an institute at the National Institutes of Health; and was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. She also serves on several editorial boards and is a senior editor of the Journal of Cell Biology.