Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Dr. Habtezion obtained her undergraduate degree with specialization in Chemistry from the University of Alberta in Canada. She went on to complete her Masters in Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Guelph. She then obtained her medical degree from McMaster University, internal medicine residency training from the University of Western Ontario, and Gastroenterology & Hepatology clinical fellowship training from the University of Toronto in Canada. Following her clinical fellowship training, she obtained postdoctoral research training in Gastroenterology & Immunology at Stanford University. She joined Stanford faculty in December 2010. She is currently appointed as the endowed Ballinger-Swindells Scholar, tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection at Stanford University. Her research supported by the NIH, Department of Defense, and foundation grants studies leukocyte trafficking and immune responses pertaining to the gastrointestinal organs in states of both health and disease. Her lab is particularly interested in uncovering immune signals and targetable pathways in acute and chronic inflammatory states as well as during cancer development.