Location: DIBIT1 B4. Floor 1, Room 91
Group leader, Dynamics of immune responses Unit
Grantee, ERC consolidator grant
Matteo Iannacone obtained a M.D. degree from the University of Milan, Italy, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine and a Ph.D. in Immunology from Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milan, Italy. He trained as a postdoctoral fellow at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA and at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Since 2010, he directs the Dynamics of Immune Responses Laboratory at IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan, Italy. By combining cutting-edge in vivo imaging techniques and advanced animal models, Matteo has made fundamental contributions to our understanding of the immune response and viral-induced immunopathology. His work has been published in the most important scientific journals (including Nature, Cell, Immunity, Nature Medicine) and he holds 6 international patents. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Armenise-Harvard Foundation Career Development Award, an ERC Starting Grant, the Young Investigator Award from the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the EMBO Young Investigator Award, an ERC Consolidator Grant and the Chiara D'Onofrio Award.
2021: Elected EMBO Member
2020: Elected member of the Henry Kunkel Society
2020: ERC panel member for Starting Grants LS6 “Immunity, Infection and Immunotherapy”
2020: ERC Proof of Concept Grant