Ursula Utz, Ph.D.

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Program Director
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Division of Neuroscience
Neural Environment
Areas of Interest

Neuroimmunology, Autoimmunity, and Multiple Sclerosis

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Dr. Utz is a Program Director in the Neural Environment group at NINDS. Her areas of expertise include neuroimmunology and autoimmunity, including multiple sclerosis. Prior to joining NIH, Dr. Utz served as a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University in Montreal, and as a Senior Staff Fellow with FDA. Her research career focused on immune responses in autoimmune and infectious diseases with emphasis on antigen presentation and T cell receptor recognition. Dr. Utz received her Ph.D. from Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen, Germany.