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Dr. Anna Müller-Hauser

MSc Biol.


Anna studied Biology and did her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at ETH Zurich. Her dissertation focused on the analysis of the mucosal immune response towards bacterial infection. After graduation, she joined the Master of International Health at the University of Heidelberg as TropEd student.

Since May 2017, Anna joined the Institute of Global Health to work at the Food and Agricultural Approaches to Reducing Malnutrition (FAARM) project. Her research interests include the interplay of nutrition and infection, intestinal inflammatory disorders and their impact on child growth.


since  2016  MScIH candidate, University of Heidelberg 
2016  Dissertation Dr. sc. ETHZ, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, ETH Zurich 
2011  MSc Biological Science, University of Konstanz 
2008  BSc Biological Science, University of Cologne 


German, English


Food and Agricultural Approaches to Reducing Malnutrition (FAARM)
Full title:  Reducing young child undernutrition through an integrated agricultural project with women’s groups: A cluster-randomised trial in rural Bangladesh


Gabrysch S, Waid, JL, Wendt AS, Müller AA, Kader A, Gosh U. (2018): Nutritional effects of flooding due to unseasonably early monsoon rainfall in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study in an ongoing cluster-randomised trial. The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol. 2 Suppl. 1, p. S3, doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30088-3

Sellin ME, Müller AA, Hardt WD. Consequences of Epithelial Inflammasome Activation by Bacterial Pathogens. J Mol Biol., 2017 Apr 25; pii: S0022-2836(17)30183-3.

Dolowschiak T, Müller AA, Pisan LJ, Feigelman R, Felmy B, Sellin ME, Namineni S, Nguyen BD, Wotzka SY, Heikenwälder M, von Mering C, Müller C, Hardt WD. IFN-γ hinders recovery from mucosal inflammation during antibiotic therapy of Salmonella gut infection. Cell Host Microbe, 2016 Aug 10; 20(2):238-49.

Müller AA, Dolowschiak T, Sellin ME, Felmy B, Verbree C, Gadient S, Westermann AJ, Vogel J, LeibundGut-Landmann S, Hardt WD. An NK cell perforin response elicited via IL-18 controls mucosal inflammation kinetics during Salmonella gut infection. PLOS Pathogens, 2016 June 24; 12(6):e1005723.

Sellin ME, Müller AA, Felmy B, Dolowschiak T, Diard M, Tardivel A, Maslowski KM, Hardt WD. Epithelium-intrinsic NAIP/NLRC4 inflammasome drives infected enterocyte expulsion to restrict Salmonella replication in the intestinal mucosa. Cell Host Microbe, 2014 Aug 13; 16 (2): 237-48.