The Laboratory of Brian Fife at the University of Minnesota

Brian T Fife

Dr. Brian Fife is an Associate Professor of Medicine within the Division of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He joined the division in February, 2008. He is also a member of the interdisciplinary Center for Immunology and its Autoimmunity Program. Dr. Fife is a faculty member for the Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (MICaB) as a Graduate Student Ph.D. Program adviser and mentor. In December 2001, Dr. Fife graduated from Northwestern University Medical School. It is there that he initiated his research interests in autoimmune mediated diseases. Following graduation, Dr. Fife joined the Diabetes Center in the Department of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco for postdoctoral research. The major focus of his research program is the restoration of immunological self tolerance for treatment of autoimmunity.

Recent Announcements

  • Fifelab welcomes three new lab members! The Fifelab welcomes a new research technician to join the lab, Lovejot Singh (LJ), MICaB Graduate student Alex Dwyer a MSTP student at the University of Minnesota, and MSTP student ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2018, 6:51 AM by Brian Fife
  • New publication in Scientific Reports! Congrats Kevin, Adam, and Tijana! Interferon-gamma drives programmed death-ligand 1 expression on islet β cells to limit T cell function during autoimmune diabetesKevin C. OsumAdam L. BurrackTijana MartinovNathanael L ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2018, 6:45 AM by Brian Fife
  • Research publication highlight in Transplantation Link to article at the journal TransplantationLink to publication in PubmedCutting Edge: Allograft Rejection Is Associated With Weak T-Cell Responses to Many Different Graft Leukocyte-Derived Peptides ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2018, 7:00 AM by Brian Fife
  • Dr. Brian Fife promoted to Associate Professor! Congratulations to Dr. Brian Fife who was recently promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine.
    Posted Sep 7, 2017, 10:50 AM by Brian Fife
  • Dr. Justin Spanier promoted to Assistant Professor! Congratulations to Dr. Justin Spanier who was recently promoted to Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases.
    Posted Sep 7, 2017, 10:48 AM by Brian Fife
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