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  • Dr Husein Hadeiba

    Dr Husein Hadeiba

    Affiliate, Pathology VA Faculty PTAs

    Bio My research interests center on understanding how dendritic cells (DCs) regulate the immune response. Specifically we are interested in the role of DC trafficking in inflammation and in the maintenance of immune homeostasis and tolerance. To understand these processes, we are examining the mechanisms of DC homing to sites of immune tolerance such as (i) the thymus-the site of central tolerance, and (ii) the gut mucosa-where immune responses to commensal and ingested antigens (Ags) are shut down. We are also interested in understanding how microenvironmental tissue factors influence DC development and their ability to imprint unique homing properties on T cells. DCs are unique messenger white blood cells of the mammalian immune system. They function as specialized antigen-presenting cells (APCs), whose main function is to process and transport Ags and microenvironmental signals from the tissues to the draining lymph nodes for presentation to T cells. In the last decade, a large number of DC subsets have been characterized in part defined by their expression of unique trafficking and adhesion receptors, and migratory properties. We therefore would like to understand how these trafficking and adhesion receptors define their function and phenotype and how they are regulated by the tissue microenvironment, with the hope of targeting unique DC subsets to suppress chronic inflammation or to improve anti-tumor responses in immunotherapy.

  • Felix J. Hartmann

    Felix J. Hartmann

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pathology

    Bio Dr. Hartmann received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Molecular Biotechnology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany and his PhD from the University of Zurich, Switzerland for his research on T cell effector functions in human autoimmune diseases. Following his time in Zurich, Dr. Hartmann has joined Stanford University School of Medicine as a postdoctoral fellow. He is supported by fellowships from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), the Novartis Foundation for biomedical research, and EMBO.

    Dr. Hartmann?s research focuses on combining single-cell and imaging proteomic technologies (mass cytometry and multiplexed ion beam imaging) with novel biological assays to reveal tumor-immune cell interactions that impact clinical outcome in human cancer. Most recently, he has developed a novel approach that enables analysis of cellular metabolism in individual cells and with spatial resolution in human tissues.

  • Florette K. Gray Hazard

    Florette K. Gray Hazard

    Associate Professor of Pathology and of Pediatrics at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My scholarly pursuits are primarily focused on the study of death and disease in the pediatric population. It is through this work that I am able to explore fundamental concepts of neoplasia, such as histogenesis and mutagenesis, while utilizing a variety of investigational techniques.

  • John Higgins

    John Higgins

    Professor of Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I work as a diagnostic surgical pathologist doing translational research in renal neoplasia and medical renal disease and neoplastic and medical liver disease. Subspecialty areas of clinical interest include diagnostic immunohistochemistry, renal, hepatic and transplant pathology.

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