Bonnie N. Dittel, PhD, to visit WMed in March for Seminars in Investigative Medicine

Bonnie N. Dittel, PhD
Bonnie N. Dittel, PhD

The medical school will welcome Bonnie N. Dittel, PhD, in March as the featured speaker for Seminars in Investigative Medicine.

Dr. Dittel’s presentation, “Identification of BDL, a novel regulatory B cell subset important for immune tolerance,” is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus in downtown Kalamazoo. 

The event is free and CE and MEDU credit is available. For more information about CE credit, please visit

Dr. Dittel is a senior investigator at the Versiti Blood Institute and a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Dittel’s research is focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the regulation of inflammation, which is a component of virtually every disease and can lead to severe tissue damage. The primary disease model utilized in the Dr. Dittel’s lab is the mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE).

Seminars in Investigative Medicine is a research seminar series at WMed aimed at bringing together the community of investigators both within – and outside — the medical school.