Federica Sallusto appointed Full Professor at ETH Zurich

Università della Svizzera italiana

30 September 2016

Federica Sallusto appointed Full Professor at ETH Zurich | USI

Dr Federica Sallusto (*1961), currently Director of the Center of Medical Immunology and Head of the Cellular Immunology Laboratory at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, Università della Svizzera italiana, Bellinzona), has been appointed Full Professor of Medical Immunology.

Federica Sallusto is a globally renowned scientist. Her work and research findings have made a significant contribution to our current understanding of human immunology. Recently, she and her team used new approaches to investigate human T cells with defined characteristics for vaccination studies and in pathological clinical situations (e.g. auto-immune diseases). The appointment of Federica Sallusto will enable ETH Zurich to substantially strengthen its leading international position in the life sciences and personalised medicine.

The appointment of Dr. Sallusto falls within the double professorship framework agreement between ETH Zurich and ETH.

For the full press release, please refer to the ETH Board website: