Aleh (Oleg) Bobr, MD

Department Affiliations
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Blood Bank and Tissue Services
Medical Director, Quality, Compliance, and Process Improvement
Medical Director, Regional Pathology Services
Associate Director of Apheresis Service
Consultant, Coagulation Testing Services

Transfusion Medicine

Education and Training
MD, Vitebsk State Medical University, Vitebsk, Belarus, 2002
PhD graduate program, Vitebsk State Medical University, Vitebsk, Belarus, 2006
Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Immunology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2007
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Immunology and BioTechnology Instutitute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
Residency, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2018

Notable Publications
Billings, J. L., Dunitz, J. M., McAllister, S., Herzog, T., Bobr, A., & Khoruts, A. (2014). Early colon screening of adult patients with cystic fbrosis reveals high incidence of adenomatous colon polyps. J Clin
Gastroenterol, 48(9), e85-88. 

Bobr, A., Igyarto, B. Z., Haley, K. M., Li, M. O., Flavell, R. A., & Kaplan, D. H. (2012). Autocrine/paracrine TGF-beta1 inhibits Langerhans cell migration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 109(26), 10492-10497. 

Bobr, A., Olvera-Gomez, I., Igyarto, B. Z., Haley, K. M., Hogquist, K. A., & Kaplan, D. H. (2010). Acute ablation of Langerhans cells enhances skin immune responses. J Immunol, 185(8), 4724-4728. 

Haley, K., Igyarto, B. Z., Ortner, D., Bobr, A., Kashem, S., Schenten, D., & Kaplan, D. H. (2012).  Langerhans cells require MyD88-dependent signals for Candida albicans response but not for contact hypersensitivity or migration. J Immunol, 188(9), 4334-4339. 

Hasassri, M. E., Pandian, T. K., Bobr, A. A., Bancos, I., Young, W. F., Jr., Richards, M. L., . . . McKenzie, T. J. (2017). Pheochromocytoma with Synchronous Ipsilateral Adrenal Cortical Adenoma. World J Surg, 41(12), 3147-3153. 

Igyarto, B. Z., Haley, K., Ortner, D., Bobr, A., Gerami-Nejad, M., Edelson, B. T., . . . Kaplan, D. H. (2011).  Skin-resident murine dendritic cell subsets promote distinct and opposing antigen-specifc T helper cell responses. Immunity, 35(2), 260-272.  

Lee, C. U., Bobr, A., & Torres-Mora, J. (2017). Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation: Acellular Dermal Matrix (Alloderm((R))) Used in Breast Reconstructive Surgery. J Clin Imaging Sci, 7, 13.  

Mohammed, J., Beura, L. K., Bobr, A., Astry, B., Chicoine, B., Kashem, S. W., . . . Kaplan, D. H. (2016).  Stromal cells control the epithelial residence of DCs and memory T cells by regulated activation of TGFbeta. Nat Immunol, 17(4), 414-421. 

Shaughnessy, M. K., Bobr, A., Kuskowski, M. A., Johnston, B. D., Sadowsky, M. J., Khoruts, A., & Johnson, J. R. (2016). Environmental Contamination in Households of Patients with Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection. Appl Environ Microbiol, 82(9), 2686-2692.  

Staley, C., Kaiser, T., Beura, L. K., Hamilton, M. J., Weingarden, A. R., Bobr, A., . . . Khoruts, A. (2017). Stable engraftment of human microbiota into mice with a single oral gavage following antibiotic conditioning.  Microbiome, 5(1), 87. 

For a detailed list of publications, click here.