Stephanie Y. Rhee

Stephanie Rhee


Entering Class: 2015

Cornell University
Biological Engineering major, Biomedical Engineering minor
B.S., 2012

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee, 2017-2019 (co-chair 2017-2018; chair 2018-2019)
  • Student Admissions and Recruitment Committee, 2017-2020 (co-chair 2019-2020)

Thesis Advisor: Bruce Blazar, M.D.

Thesis research

Transplantation immunobiology, with specific focus on interventions to prevent and treat chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)

Publications (pubmed)

Hippen KL, Aguilar EG, Rhee SY, Bolivar-Wagers S, Blazar BR. Distinct Regulatory and Effector T Cell Metabolic Demands during Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Trends Immunol. 2020 Jan;41(1):77-91. Review. PMCID: PMC6934920

Work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Rhee S, Puetzer JL, Mason BN, Reinhart-King CA, Bonassar LJ. 3D bioprinting of spatially heterogeneous collagen constructs for cartilage tissue engineering. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2016 July; 2 (10): 1800–1805