Medical School
San Marcos University - Peru (1958)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Internal Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Anthropological studies of HLA antigens
    • Autoimmunity and histocompatibility antigens
    • Immunology of allograft rejection
    • Major and Minor Histocompatibility Antigens
    • Molecular methods for histocompatibility testing


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Production of Autoantibodies against Citrullinated Antigens/Peptides by Human B Cells
    Maria F. Bellatin, Mei Han, Margarita Fallena, Lin Fan, Donglan Xia, Nancy Olsen, Valerie Branch, David Karp, and Peter Stastny J Immunol 2012 188 000-000
    Natural killer cell crossmatch functional analysis of inhibitory killer immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) and their HLA ligands.
    Han M, Fallena M, Guo Y, Stastny P Human Immunology 2007 68 507
    MICA antigens stimulate T cell proliferation and cell-mediated cytotoxicity.
    Zhang Y, Stastny P Human Immunology 2006 67 215
    Detection of anti-MICA antibodies in patients awaiting kidney transplantation, during the post-transplant course and in eluates from rejected kidney allografts by Luminex flow cytometry.
    Zou Y, Heinemann FM, Grosse-Wilde H, Sireci G, Wang Z, Lavingia B, Stastny P Human Immunology 2006 67 230
    Introduction: MICA/MICB in innate immunity, adaptive immunity, autoimmunity, cancer and in the immune response to transplants.
    Stastny P Human Immunology 2006 67 141
    Effect of human cytomegalovirus on expression of MHC class I-related chains A.
    Zou Y, Bresnahan W, Taylor RT, Stastny P Journal of Immunology 2005 174 3098

    Honors & Awards

    • Master of the American College of Rheumatology
      Recognition for research performed (1997)
    • Pemberton Memorial Lecture
      Philadelphia (1977)
    • VA Clinical Investigator
      Research support (1971)
    • Arthritis Foundation Fellow
      Research Fellowship (1965)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Association of Immunologists
    • American College of Rheumatology
    • American Society for Clinical Investigation
    • American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
    • The Transplantation Society