Heather Stefanski, MD, PhD

Heather Stefanski, MD, PhD
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Journey Clinic: Center for Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation
East Building, Ninth Floor
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis MN 55454

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2010, Margaret Kendrick Hostetter Fellow Research Award, Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2010, First Place, Abstract submitted by fellow at Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2006, AAP International Travel Grant Recipient

2005, Pediatric Scientist Development Program Participant

2001-2003, Wasie Scholar

1993, Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, Smith College

1993, Dean's List, Smith College

1993, Recipient of the Margaret Brigham Award for Excellence in Immunology, Smith College

Stefanski, H.E., Wedel, L., Pierpont, M.E. and Perkins, J.L. 2010. Is there an Association Between Cardiac Malformations and Neuroblastoma? Pediatric Blood and Cancer 55(2): 359-360.

Kelly, R.M., Goren, E.M., Taylor, P.A., Mueller, S.N., Stefanski, H.E., Osborn, M.J., Scott, H.S., Komarova, E.A., Gudkov, A.V., Hollander, G.A. and Blazar, B.R. 2010. Short-term inhibition of p53 combined with keratinocyte growth factor improves thymic epithelial cell recovery and enhances T-cell reconstitution after murine bone marrow transplantation. Blood. 115(5):1088-97.

McGargill M.A., Mayerova D., Stefanski H.E., Koehn B., Parke E.A., Jameson S.C., Panoskaltsis-Mortari A., Hogquist K.A. 2002. A spontaneous CD8 T cell-dependent autoimmune disease to an antigen expressed under the human keratin 14 promoter. J Immunol 169(4):2141-7.

Stefanski H.E., Mayerova D., Jameson S.C., Hogquist K.A. 2001. A low affinity TCR ligand restores positive selection of CD8+ T cells in vivo. J Immunol 166(11):6602-7.

Stefanski H.E., Jameson S.C., Hogquist K.A. 2000. Positive selection is limited by available peptide-dependent MHC conformations. J Immunol 164(7) 3519-26.

Strausbauch M.A., Nevala W.K., Roopenian D.C., Stefanski H.E., Wettstein P.J. 1998. Identification of mimotopes for the H4 minor histocompatibility antigen. Int Immunol 10(4):421-34.

Stefanski H.E., Mathur A. 1996. Decreased expression and function of Vbeta6+ and Vbeta14+ T cells is associated with decreased Th1 cytokine production in mice with plasma cell tumors.Tumori 82(1):22-6.

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