William Ambler, M.D., received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut in 2016. In 2019, he completed his pediatrics training at Yale New-Haven Hospital. Dr. Ambler completed his fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York in 2022. While at HSS, he worked in the lab of Theresa Lu, M.D., Ph.D. and studied photosensitivity in lupus. Also, in 2022, Dr. Ambler joined the Systemic Autoimmunity Branch at the NIAMS as a Metzger Scholar in Translational Research.

Research Statement

Dr. Ambler is interested in further understanding the mechanisms of the female sex bias in lupus and other autoimmune diseases. His research investigates the role of sex hormones on sex differences in neutrophils in health and autoimmunity. 

Scientific Publications

Refractory systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis: current challenges and future perspectives.

Ambler WG, Nanda K, Onel KB, Shenoi S
Ann Med.
2022 Dec;
doi: 10.1080/07853890.2022.2095431
PMID: 35786149

Advances in understanding and examining lymphatic function: relevance for understanding autoimmunity.

Ambler W, Santambrogio L, Lu TT
Curr Opin Rheumatol.
2022 Mar 1;
doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000864
PMID: 34954700

Immune Cell-Stromal Circuitry in Lupus Photosensitivity.

Sim JH, Ambler WG, Sollohub IF, Howlader MJ, Li TM, Lee HJ, Lu TT
J Immunol.
2021 Jan 15;
doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2000905
PMID: 33397744


University of Connecticut
M.D. (2016)

Yale University
Residency in Pediatrics (2019)

Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology (2022)

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