Binstadt Lab

The Binstadt Lab

Graduate Students and Post Doctoral Fellows in the lab are working on understanding the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases with particular emphasis on immune-mediated cardiovascular disease.

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Graduate Students

Stefanie Haasken, Ph.D.

Defense Year:2012
Advisor:Bryce Binstadt
Dissertation Title: "Immunity and Tolerance in the K/BxN Model of Spontaneous Arthritis and Endocarditis"

Current Position: Proposal Writer, Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)
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Post Doctoral Fellows

Patricia Hobday, MD


Fellowship dates: 2013-2014
Research Emphasis
Fcγ receptor III and Fcγ receptor IV on macrophages drive autoimmune valvular carditis in mice. 
Macrophage scavenger receptor 1 (Msr1, SR-A) influences B cell autoimmunity by regulating soluble autoantigen concentration.

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Minnesota 
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Research Associates

Raini Dutta, Ph.D.


Research Associate 2016-2017
Laboratory of Bryce Binstadt

Research Emphasis/PublicationsLiaison between Medtronic and UOM (Dept. of Biomedical engineering and CFI) for a DARPA funded project for establishing the therapeutic effectiveness of a proprietary medical device on the peripheral nerve to treat inflammatory conditions.

Current Position: Staff Toxicologist, Supply Chain Engineering, Wright Medical Group, Bloomington, MN
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