Dr. Anne Moscona is Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology, and Vice Chair for Research of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical Center. She also serves as Director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
She received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Harvard University in 1978, her M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1982 and completed her residency and fellowship training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she initiated her research program and later developed and directed the Pathogenesis and Mechanisms of Host Defense (Microbiology/Immunology) course in the Medical School.
Renowned for her research in paramyxovirus biology, Dr. Moscona is active in training faculty, fellows, medical students and graduate students in pediatric infectious diseases and in virology research. She serves on national grant review committees, including those at the National Institutes of Health. Her infectious diseases and basic virology studies bridge clinical pediatrics and basic pathogenesis research, with a focus on translating fundamental virology to future therapeutics. Her honors include election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.