Angela Haczku, M.D., Ph.D.

Angela Haczku, M.D., Ph.D.




Respiratory pathology and physiology


  • Associate Dean for Translational Research
  • Professor


Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Haczku is a respiratory immunologist with a research focus on the pathogenesis of allergy, asthma, COPD and pulmonary infections. She has developed in vivo (animal) and in vitro models to investigate disease mechanisms.

She is interested in studying the effects of environmental exposures such as air pollution, cigarette smoking and psychosocial stress on airway inflammation.  


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Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine


M.D., University Medical School of Debrecen, Debrecen Hungary 1986

Ph.D., Immunology, Imperial College, London UK 1997

Internship: Internal Medicine, University Medical School of Debrecen, Debrecen Hungary 1986


Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, University Medical School of Debrecen, Debrecen Hungaray 1986-1990


Postdoctoral Fellowship-Allergy and Clinical Immunology, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver CO 1995-1998

Honors and Awards

Nominee for Membership, Collegium Internationale Allergologicum, 2015

Fellow of the AAAAI, American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 2008

Career Investigator Award (Rank: top 9.6%), American Lung Association, 2008

University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation Award, University of Pennsylvania, 2003

Research Award, American Lung Association, 2003

Parker B. Francis Pulmonary Research Fellowship Award, Francis Families Foundation, 2000

MRC (Canada) Fellowship Award (ranked 3 of 170), Medical Research Council of Canada, 1999

Fellowship Award, International Life Sciences Institute, 1997

Pharmacia Allergy Foundation Fellowship, Pharmacia Allergy Foundation, 1997

First Prize Von Pirquet Award, American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 1996

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