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Member Spotlight - Julia Esser-von Bieren, PhD


Short biography and personal statement

Dr. Esser-von Bieren has been named an "Emerging Leader in Mucosal Immunology" by the Mucosal Immunology editorial board. With a focus on allergic diseases, Dr. Esser-von Bieren is asking how the innate immune system, particularly macrophages, are reprogrammed or “trained” in type 2 immune settings and how this reprogramming may govern inflammatory diseases such as asthma. Additionally, she seeks to address how helminth molecules can regulate immune responses in the context of inflammatory or infectious diseases, particularly in the lung or gut.

Her recent review in MI is included in the "Emerging Leaders" special collection of MI:

Recent articles from Dr. Esser-von Bieren: