Ann Robbins, MD, PhD

Child Neurology


  • University of Chicago, BA BS
  • University of Cambridge, PhD in Clinical Biochemistry
  • Harvard Medical School, MD



  • Pediatric Movement Disorders
  • Circadian rhythm biology


Karim, Lamya, Julia Moulton, Miranda Van Vliet, Kelsey Velie, Ann Robbins, Fatemeh Malekipour, Ayesha Abdeen, Douglas Ayres, and Mary L. Bouxsein. “Bone Microarchitecture, Biomechanical Properties, and Advanced Glycation End-Products in the Proximal Femur of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.” Bone114 (September 2018): 32–39.

Robbins, AL.“Monogenic Obesity and Bariatric Surgery.”Bariatric Times. 2018;15(1): 10–12.

Robbins AL, SavageDB. “The genetics of lipid storage and human lipodystrophies.”Trends Mol Med. 2015.

Payne, Felicity, Koini Lim, Amandine Girousse, Rebecca J. Brown, Nora Kory, Ann Robbins, Yali Xue, et al. “Mutations Disrupting the Kennedy Phosphatidylcholine Pathway in Humans with Congenital Lipodystrophy and Fatty Liver Disease.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America111, no. 24 (June 17, 2014): 8901–6



  • 2020-2021 Honor Roll for Clinical Teaching in Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School, cum laude
  • Kerr Medical Student Scholarship
  • 2013 Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Student Presentation Prize
  • 2012 Institute of Metabolic Science Away Day, University of Cambridge,  Student Poster Prize
  • 2012 Clinical School of Medicine, University of Cambridge, M.Phil. Student Research Poster Prize
  • 2011-2015 Gates Cambridge Scholarship
  • 2010 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 2007 –2011 Dean’s List, The University of Chicago
  • Lillian Gertrude Selz Scholarship, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


  • Exploring the Bay area with my husband and children