Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Dr. Barbara Rehermann is Chief of the Immunology Section, Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. She received her M.D. degree and the Venia Legendi for Immunology from the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover in Germany. She completed a clinical residency and fellowship in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology at the same institution (1991-1993), and a postdoctoral research fellowship at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California (1993-1995). Her scientific interests include innate and adaptive immune responses, the gut-liver axis and the microbiome. Dr. Rehermann is an elected member of the ASCI and the AAP and served as council member and secretary/treasurer of the ASCI. She was Associate Editor of the Journal of Immunology (2006-2010) and a member of the Journal of Hepatology editorial board (2010-2016). She continues to be on the Editorial Boards of Gastroenterology, Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Journal of Virology and the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Disclaimer: Dr. Rehermann contributes to the Journal of Hepatology in her personal capacity. The views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Institutes of Health or the United States Government.