Bettelli Lab


The main focus of the Bettelli Lab is to identify the cell types of the immune system and mechanisms, which induce and regulate the development of autoimmunity.

Walk MS Group Photo 2019
Dr. Bettelli and other BRI supporters at the 2019 Walk MS Event.
Estelle Bettelli

Estelle Bettelli, PhD

Member, Fundamental Immunology Program; Principal Investigator, Bettelli Lab; Affiliated Professor, UW Department of Immunology
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Lab Members

Pushpalatha Palle

Pushpa Palle, PhD

Post Doctoral Research Associate, Bettelli Lab
Yev Yuzefpolskiy

Yevgeniy Yuzefpolskiy, PhD

Post Doctoral Research Associate, Bettelli Lab

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