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Awards and Patents

Awards and Patents

Bonnie Dittel, PhD, has received a number of awards and patents for her research of autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.

Bonnie Dittel, PhD
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Bonnie Dittel PhD, was nominated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Volunteer Hall of Fame for her laboratory's role in researching the connection between inflammation and diseases like multiple sclerosis.



  • Outstanding Graduate School Educator for academic year 2016-2017, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Versiti Diversity & Inclusion Council, in honor of Women’s History Month 2020
  • NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, 2020

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

  • Inducted into the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s 2012 Volunteer Hall of Fame - Scientific Researcher
  • Stephen C. Reingold Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2016 Research Partner of the Year 2019, National Multiple Sclerosis Society



  • “Use of Gelsolin to treat multiple sclerosis and to diagnose neurologic diseases.”
  • Inventors: Thomas Stossel, Po-Shun Lee, Bonnie Dittel and Katarzyna Maresz
  • Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
Datasets and Protocols
Dr. Dittel has published a number of datasets and protocols, including B cell subsets, RNA-seq data, cell populations and more.
Dittel lab personnel work in a collaborative environment and share knowledge to advance groundbreaking science.
News and Media
News and media highlights about Bonnie Dittel, PhD, including her research of multiple sclerosis at Versiti Blood Research Institute.
Dr. Dittel has been published in a number of prestigious scientific and medical journals for her study of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.