Our Founders & Advisors

Erika Pearce, PhD

Erika Pearce, PhD

Max Planck Institute

Dr. Pearce is Senior Group Leader and Director at the Max-Planck-Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg, and Head of the Department of Immunometabolism. Her research focuses on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that control immune responses, with a particular emphasis on how metabolism governs this process.

Prior to moving to the Max Planck she worked at the Trudeau Institute (NY) and was an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine.