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Krug Lab - Dendritic cell biology


krugResearch Topics

  • Development and plasticity of dendritic cells and monocytes/macrophages
  • Recognition of viral nucleic acids by dendritic cells
  • Functional diversity of dendritic cell subsets in intestinal inflammation and cancer
  • Regulation of innate and cellular immune responses to viral infection and vaccination

Prof. Dr. Anne Krug

phone: +49 (0)89 - 2180 75646

Photo: Jan Greune

We explore the development, plasticity and functional specialization of mononuclear phagocyte subpopulations in antiviral immune defense, intestinal inflammation and cancer. Investigating the interaction of dendritic cells with CD4+ T lymphocytes and the ensuing adaptive immune response is a focus of our work. Read more...


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Scientific vita

since 2014 Full Professor Institute for Immunology, Biomedical Center, LMU Munich
2004-2014 Group leader and physician in Internal Medicine Department of Internal Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munich
2001-2003 Postdoctoral researcher Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
2001 Postdoctoral researcher Division of Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital, LMU Munich
1999-2000 Physician in Internal Medicine Department of Medicine II, University Hospital, LMU Munich