Anna Greka, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Greka is an institute member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where she is the director of the Broad Kidney Disease Initiative. Greka is also an associate physician within the Renal Division of the Department of Medicine here at the Brigham, and is the founding director of Kidney-NExT, a Center for Kidney Disease and Novel Experimental Therapeutics at BWH. Greka’s lab studies the mechanisms of cell survival and metabolic regulation, with an emphasis on calcium signaling and transient receptor potential (TRP) ion channel biology. Greka holds an A.B. in biology from Harvard college and an M.D. and Ph.D in neurobiology from Harvard Medical School. She received her medical and scientific training in the Harvard-MIT program in Health Sciences and Technology in the laboratory of National Academy of Sciences member David Clapham, where, as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) predoctoral fellow, she explored the role of TRP channels in neuronal growth cone motility.