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Stephan Meinke

Research Specialist

About me

I am associated with the group of Petter Höglund and the group of Evren Alici at HERM.

Research description


Selected publications

IL-15 and CD155 expression regulate LAT expression in murine DNAM1+ NK cells, enhancing their effectors functions. Luu TT, Wagner AK, Schmied L, Meinke S, Freund JE, Kambayashi T, et al Eur J Immunol 2020 04;50(4):494-504

Adding to the complexity of fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: Reduced fibrinogen binding in the presence of anti-HPA-1a antibody and hypo-responsive neonatal platelets. Refsum E, Meinke S, Gryfelt G, Wikman A, Höglund P Thromb Res 2018 02;162():69-76

Independent control of natural killer cell responsiveness and homeostasis at steady-state by CD11c+ dendritic cells. Luu TT, Ganesan S, Wagner AK, Sarhan D, Meinke S, Garbi N, et al Sci Rep 2016 12;6():37996

Platelets made HLA deficient by acid treatment aggregate normally and escape destruction by complement and phagocytes in the presence of HLA antibodies. Meinke S, Sandgren P, Mörtberg A, Karlström C, Kadri N, Wikman A, et al Transfusion 2016 Feb;56(2):370-82; quiz

Sensitive detection of platelet-specific antibodies with a modified MAIPA using biotinylated antibodies and streptavidin-coated beads. Mörtberg A, Meinke S, Berg P, Killie MK, Kjeldsen-Kragh J, Järås K, et al J Immunol Methods 2016 07;434():9-15

Targets for Ibrutinib Beyond B Cell Malignancies. Berglöf A, Hamasy A, Meinke S, Palma M, Krstic A, Månsson R, et al Scand J Immunol 2015 Sep;82(3):208-17

Random aggregates in newly produced platelet units are associated with platelet activation and release of the immunomodulatory factors sCD40L and RANTES. Sandgren P, Meinke S, Eckert E, Douagi I, Wikman A, Höglund P Transfusion 2014 Mar;54(3):602-12

NK cell cytotoxicity mediated by 2B4 and NTB-A is dependent on SAP acting downstream of receptor phosphorylation. Meinke S, Watzl C Front Immunol 2013 ;4():3


  • 2005 Diploma in Biochemistry, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • 2010 PhD in biology, Heidelberg University, Germany, thesis title "Regulation of human lymphocytes by SLAM-related receptors", supervisor Carsten Watzl