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The Center of Medical Biotechnology (ZMB) is an interdisciplinary scientific centre of the University of Duisburg-Essen, integrating medical research at the University Hospital and natural sciences at the Campus.

VolkswagenStiftung fördert UDE-Team Der Ursprung des Lebens

[20.08.2019] Wie ist der Mensch entstanden? Wie konnte sich aus einzelligen Organismen das Leben auf der Erde entwickeln, wie wir es heute kennen? Mit diesen grundlegenden Fragen der Evolutionsbiologie beschäftigt sich ein Team aus Biologen und Chemikern der UDE, dessen Forschung jetzt von der VolkswagenStiftung mit 1,5 Millionen Euro gefördert wird.

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Nachruf auf Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck Exzellenter Forscher und guter Freund

[07.08.2019] Er wurde als Experte ebenso geschätzt wie als Lehrbuchautor, Ratgeber und engagierter Kollege: Prof. Dr. Carsten Schmuck ist verstorben. Der 51-jährige Chemiker lehrte und forschte seit 2008 an der UDE. „Mit Carsten Schmuck verlieren wir nicht nur einen hervorragenden Wissenschaftler, sondern auch einen geschätzten Ratgeber und Freund. Sein Tod bewegt uns alle sehr“, so Prof. Dr. Maik Walpuski, Prodekan der Fakultät für Chemie.

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1.65 Millionen Euro für Biochemikerin Zellen unter Stress

[16.08.2019] Verschmutzte Luft, beruflicher Druck, ein grippaler Infekt: Den Alltag erleben viele Menschen als belastend. Wie die Zellen mit Stress umgehen, untersucht Dr. Doris Hellerschmied. Sie ist eines von sechs Forschertalenten, die die Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung mit dem Sofja Kovalevskaja-Preis 2019 auszeichnet. Mit dem Preisgeld von 1,65 Mio. Euro baut Hellerschmied an der UDE eine eigene Arbeitsgruppe auf.

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Prof. Dr. Barbara Saccà ist neu an der UDE DNA-Baukasten

Biologisches Leben organisiert sich bis in die Nano-Dimension selbst. Wie das funktioniert, erforscht Dr. Barbara Saccà. Die neue Professorin für DNA-Technologie untersucht derzeit vor allem seinen molekularen Aufbau am Zentrum für Medizinische Biotechnologie (ZMB) der UDE.

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UDE/UK Essen entwickeln neue Methode Der Herzinfarkt in neuem Licht

Einen Herzinfarkt-Schaden und abhängige Signalprozesse gleichzeitig zu messen, war experimentell bisher nicht möglich. Mit einer völlig neu entwickelten Methode von Wissenschaftlern der Medizinischen Fakultät der UDE und dem Universitätsklinikum Essen könnte sich dies nun ändern. Sie wurde jetzt im renommierten Fachjournal „Nature Communications“ vorgestellt.*

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COST Action Mye-EUNITER: A Network of Biomedical Researchers working on the Biology of Myeloid Immune Cells and their Role in Disease

This film offers viewers an insight into the science, philosophies and people behind the COST Action BM1404 Mye-EUNITER (chaired by ZMB member Professor Sven Brandau) and explains how, after four years of close collaboration, scientists are now able to compare the same type of cell in different diseases and compare their results in laboratories and research centers all over Europe.

Recent Publications

2019

Schleier L, Wiendl M, Heidbreder K, Binder MT, Atreya R, Rath T, Becker E, Schulz-Kuhnt A, Stahl A, Schulze LL, Ullrich K, Merz SF, Bornemann L, Gunzer M, Watson AJM, Neufert C, Atreya I, Neurath MF, Zundler S. Non-classical monocyte homing to the gut via α4β7 integrin mediates macrophage-dependent intestinal wound healing. Gut. 2019 May [Epub ahead of print].

Merz SF, Korste S, Bornemann L, Michel L, Stock P, Squire A, Soun C, Engel DR, Detzer J, Lörchner H, Hermann DM, Kamler M, Klode J, Hendgen-Cotta UB, Rassaf T, Gunzer M, Totzeck M. Contemporaneous 3D characterization of acute and chronic myocardial I/R injury and response. Nat Commun. 2019 May 24;10(1):2312.

Al-Batran SE, et al.; FLOT4-AIO Investigators. Perioperative chemotherapy with fluorouracil plus leucovorin, oxaliplatin, and docetaxel versus fluorouracil or capecitabine plus cisplatin and epirubicin for locally advanced, resectable gastric or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (FLOT4): a randomised, phase 2/3 trial. Lancet. 2019 May 11;393(10184):1948-1957.

Buscaill P, Chandrasekar B, Sanguankiattichai N, Kourelis J, Kaschani F, Thomas EL, Morimoto K, Kaiser M, Preston GM, Ichinose Y, van der Hoorn RAL. Glycosidase and glycan polymorphism control hydrolytic release of immunogenic flagellin peptides. Science. 2019 Apr 12;364(6436).

Schadendorf D, et al. Patient-reported outcomes in patients with resected, high-risk melanoma with BRAF(V600E) or BRAF(V600K) mutations treated with adjuvant dabrafenib plus trametinib (COMBI-AD): a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2019 May;20(5):701-710.

Toffalori C, et al. Immune signature drives leukemia escape and relapse after hematopoietic cell transplantation. Nat Med. 2019 Apr;25(4):603-611.

Wang K, Sybers D, Maklad HR, Lemmens L, Lewyllie C, Zhou X, Schult F, Bräsen C, Siebers B, Valegård K, Lindås AC, Peeters E. A TetR-family transcription factor regulates fatty acid metabolism in the archaeal model organism Sulfolobus acidocaldarius. Nat Commun. 2019 Apr 4;10(1):1542.

López C, et al. Genomic and transcriptomic changes complement each other in the pathogenesis of sporadic Burkitt lymphoma. Nat Commun. 2019 Mar 29;10(1):1459.

Kosinski R, Mukhortava A, Pfeifer W, Candelli A, Rauch P, Saccà B. Sites of high local frustration in DNA origami. Nat Commun. 2019 Mar 5;10(1):1061.

Lang PA, Lang KS. Stand by me(mory): Chronic infection diminishes memory pool via IL-6/STAT1. J Exp Med. 2019 Feb 19. pii: jem.20190066.  [Epub ahead of print].

Karimzadeh H, Kiraithe MM, Oberhardt V, Alizei ES, Bockmann J, Zur Wiesch JS, Budeus B, Hoffmann D, Wedemeyer H, Cornberg M, Krawczyk A, Rashidi-Alavijeh J, Rodríguez-Frías F, Casillas R, Buti M, Smedile A, Alavian SM, Heinold A, Emmerich F, Panning M, Gostick E, Price DA, Timm J, Hofmann M, Raziorrouh B, Thimme R, Protzer U, Roggendorf M, Neumann-Haefelin C. Mutations in Hepatitis D Virus Allow it to Escape Detection by CD8+ T Cells and Evolve at the Population Level. Gastroenterology. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0016-5085(19)30366-X. [Epub ahead of print].

Schadendorf D, Livingstone E, Zimmer L. Treatment in metastatic melanoma - Time to re-think. Ann Oncol. 2019 Feb 15. pii: mdz050. [Epub ahead of print]

Wiesweg M, Mairinger F, Reis H, Goetz M, Walter RFH, Hager T, Metzenmacher M, Eberhardt WEE, McCutcheon A, Köster J, Stuschke M, Aigner C, Darwiche K, Schmid KW, Rahmann S, Schuler M. Machine learning-based predictors for immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy of non-small cell lung cancer. Ann Oncol. 2019 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print].

Kurtz DM, Scherer F, Jin MC, Soo J, Craig AFM, Esfahani MS, Chabon JJ, Stehr H, Liu CL, Tibshirani R, Maeda LS, Gupta NK, Khodadoust MS, Advani RH, Newman AM, Dührsen U, Hüttmann A, Meignan M, Casasnovas O, Westin JR, Roschewski M, Wilson WH, Gaidano G, Rossi D, Diehn M, Alizadeh AA. Reply to J. Wang et al. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Feb 12:JCO1801907.  [Epub ahead of print].

Niemeyer J, Mentrup T, Heidasch R, Müller SA, Biswas U, Meyer R, Papadopoulou AA, Dederer V, Haug-Kröper M, Adamski V, Lüllmann-Rauch R, Bergmann M, MayerhoferA, Saftig P, Wennemuth G, Jessberger R, Fluhrer R, Lichtenthaler SF, Lemberg MK, Schröder B. The intramembrane protease SPPL2c promotes male germ cell development by cleaving phospholamban. EMBO Rep. 2019 Feb 7. pii: e46449. [Epub ahead of print].

Dmitrieva-Posocco O, Dzutsev A, Posocco DF, Hou V, Yuan W, Thovarai V, Mufazalov IA, Gunzer M, Shilovskiy IP, Khaitov MR, Trinchieri G, Waisman A, Grivennikov SI. Cell-Type-Specific Responses to Interleukin-1 Control Microbial Invasion and Tumor-Elicited Inflammation in Colorectal Cancer. Immunity. 2019 Jan 15;50(1):166-180.e7.

Mai EK, Hielscher T, Bertsch U, Schlenzka J, Salwender HJ, Munder M, Gerecke C, Dührsen U, Brossart P, Neben K, Hillengass J, Raab MS, Merz M, Baertsch MA, Jauch A, Hose D, Martin H, Lindemann HW, Blau IW, Scheid C, Weisel KC, Goldschmidt H; German-speaking Myeloma Multicenter Group (GMMG). Bortezomib-based induction therapy with high or low-dose dexamethasone in newly diagnosed, transplant-eligible multiple myeloma. Leukemia volume 33, pages258–261 (2019).

Grüneboom A, Hawwari I, Weidner D, Culemann S, Müller S, Henneberg S, Brenzel A, Merz S, Bornemann L, Zec K, Wuelling M, Kling L, Hasenberg M, Voortmann S, Lang, Baum W, Ohs A, Kraff O, Quick HH, Jäger M, Landgraeber S, Dudda M, Danuser R, Stein JV, Rohde M, Gelse K, Garbe AI, Adamczyk A, Westendorf AM, Hoffmann D, Christiansen S, Engel DR, Vortkamp A, Krönke G, Herrmann M, Kamradt T, Schett G, Hasenberg A, Gunzer M. A network of trans-cortical capillaries as mainstay for blood circulation in long bones. Nature Metabolism volume 1, pages236–250 (2019).

Siemer S, Westmeier D, Vallet C, Becker S, Voskuhl J, Ding GB, Thines E, Stauber RH, Knauer SK. Resistance to Nano-Based Antifungals Is Mediated by Biomolecule Coronas. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2019 Jan 9;11(1):104-114.

2018

Grob JJ, Garbe C, Ascierto P, Larkin J, Dummer R, Schadendorf D. Adjuvant melanoma therapy with new drugs: should physicians continue to focus on metastatic disease or use it earlier in primary melanoma? Lancet Oncol. 2018 Dec;19(12):e720-e725. Review.

Juric D, Janku F, Rodón J, Burris HA, Mayer IA, Schuler M, Seggewiss-Bernhardt R, Gil-Martin M, Middleton MR, Baselga J, Bootle D, Demanse D, Blumenstein L, Schumacher K, Huang A, Quadt C, Rugo HS. Alpelisib Plus Fulvestrant in PIK3CA-Altered and PIK3CA-Wild-Type Estrogen Receptor-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer: A Phase 1b Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Dec 13:e184475. 

Ackermann S, Cartolano M, Hero B, Welte A, Kahlert Y, Roderwieser A, Bartenhagen C, Walter E, Gecht J, Kerschke L, Volland R, Menon R, Heuckmann JM, Gartlgruber M, Hartlieb S, Henrich KO, Okonechnikov K, Altmüller J, Nürnberg P, Lefever S, de Wilde B, Sand F, Ikram F, Rosswog C, Fischer J, Theissen J, Hertwig F, Singhi AD, Simon T, Vogel W, Perner S, Krug B, Schmidt M, Rahmann S, Achter V, Lang U, Vokuhl C, Ortmann M, Büttner R, Eggert A, Speleman F, O'Sullivan RJ, Thomas RK, Berthold F, Vandesompele J, Schramm A, Westermann F, Schulte JH, Peifer M, Fischer M. A mechanistic classification of clinical phenotypes in neuroblastoma. Science. 2018 Dec 7;362(6419):1165-1170.

Siemer S, Hahlbrock A, Vallet C, McClements DJ, Balszuweit J, Voskuhl J, Docter D, Wessler S, Knauer SK, Westmeier D, Stauber RH. Nanosized food additives impact beneficial and pathogenic bacteria in the human gut: a simulated gastrointestinal study. npj science of food, 22 (2018) Dec 4.

Siemer S, Westmeier D, Barz M, Eckrich J, Wünsch D, Seckert C, Thyssen C, Schilling O, Hasenberg M, Pang C, Docter D, Knauer SK, Stauber RH, Strieth S. Biomolecule-corona formation confers resistance of bacteria to nanoparticle-induced killing: Implications for the design of improved nanoantibiotics. Biomaterials. 2018 Nov 21;192:551-559.

Urbonas V, Schadendorf D, Zimmer L, Danson S, Marshall E, Corrie P, Wheater M, Plummer E, Mauch C, Scudder C, Goff M, Love SB, Mohammed SB, Middleton MR. Paclitaxel with or without trametinib or pazopanib in advanced wild-type BRAF Melanoma (PACMEL): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled phase II trial. Ann Oncol. 2018 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Jerby-Arnon L, et al. A Cancer Cell Program Promotes T Cell Exclusion and Resistance to Checkpoint Blockade. Cell. 2018 Nov 1;175(4):984-997.e24. 

Ascierto PA, Long GV, Robert C, Brady B, Dutriaux C, Di Giacomo AM, Mortier L, Hassel JC, Rutkowski P, McNeil C, Kalinka-Warzocha E, Savage KJ, Hernberg MM, Lebbé C, Charles J, Mihalcioiu C, Chiarion-Sileni V, Mauch C, Cognetti F, Ny L, Arance A, Svane IM, Schadendorf D, Gogas H, Saci A, Jiang J, Rizzo J, Atkinson V. Survival Outcomes in Patients With Previously Untreated BRAF Wild-Type Advanced Melanoma Treated With Nivolumab Therapy: Three-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Phase 3 Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print].

Hodi FS, Chiarion-Sileni V, Gonzalez R, Grob JJ, Rutkowski P, Cowey CL, Lao CD, Schadendorf D, Wagstaff J, Dummer R, Ferrucci PF, Smylie M, Hill A, Hogg D, Marquez-Rodas I, Jiang J, Rizzo J, Larkin J, Wolchok JD. Nivolumab plus ipilimumab or nivolumab alone versus ipilimumab alone in advanced melanoma (CheckMate 067): 4-year outcomes of a multicentre, randomised, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Nov;19(11):1480-1492. Epub 2018 Oct 22. Erratum in: Lancet Oncol. 2018 Dec;19(12):e668. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Nov;19(11):e581.

Urbonas V, Schadendorf D, Zimmer L, Danson S, Marshall E, Corrie P, Wheater M, Plummer E, Mauch C, Scudder C, Goff M, Love SB, Mohammed SB, Middleton MR. Paclitaxel with or without trametinib or pazopanib in advanced wild-type BRAF Melanoma (PACMEL): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled phase II trial. Ann Oncol. 2018 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Casanova-Acebes M, Nicolás-Ávila JA, Li JL, García-Silva S, Balachander A, Rubio-Ponce A, Weiss LA, Adrover JM, Burrows K, A-González N, Ballesteros I, Devi S, Quintana JA, Crainiciuc G, Leiva M, Gunzer M, Weber C, Nagasawa T, Soehnlein O, Merad M, Mortha A, Ng LG, Peinado H, Hidalgo A. Neutrophils instruct homeostatic and pathological states in naive tissues. J Exp Med. 2018 Nov 5;215(11):2778-2795.

Totzeck M, Mahabadi AA, Schlosser T, Rassaf T. Weightlifting unmasks high-risk coronary anomaly. Eur Heart J. 2018 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print].

Jockenhöfer F, Schimming TT, Schaller J, Moege J, Livingstone E, Salva KA, Zimmer L, Schadendorf D, Rösch A. Sebaceous tumours: more than skin deep. Gut. 2018 Nov;67(11):1957.

Jerby-Arnon L, et al. A Cancer Cell Program Promotes T Cell Exclusion and Resistance to Checkpoint Blockade. Cell. 2018 Nov 1;175(4):984-997.e24.

Weith M, Seiler J, van den Boom J, Kracht M, Hülsmann J, Primorac I, del Pino Garcia J, Kaschani F, Kaiser M, Musacchio A, Bollen M, Meyer H. Ubiquitin-independent disassembly by a p97 AAA-ATPase complex drives PP1 holoenzyme formation. Mol Cell, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2018.09.020.

Ascierto PA, Long GV, Robert C, Brady B, Dutriaux C, Di Giacomo AM, Mortier L, Hassel JC, Rutkowski P, McNeil C, Kalinka-Warzocha E, Savage KJ, Hernberg MM, Lebbé C, Charles J, Mihalcioiu C, Chiarion-Sileni V, Mauch C, Cognetti F, Ny L, Arance A, Svane IM, Schadendorf D, Gogas H, Saci A, Jiang J, Rizzo J, Atkinson V. Survival Outcomes in Patients With Previously Untreated BRAF Wild-Type Advanced Melanoma Treated With Nivolumab Therapy: Three-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Phase 3 Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print].

Hauschild A, Dummer R, Schadendorf D, Santinami M, Atkinson V, Mandalà M, Chiarion-Sileni V, Larkin J, Nyakas M, Dutriaux C, Haydon A, Robert C, Mortier L, Schachter J, Lesimple T, Plummer R, Dasgupta K, Haas T, Shilkrut M, Gasal E, Kefford R, Kirkwood JM, Long GV. Longer Follow-Up Confirms Relapse-Free Survival Benefit With Adjuvant Dabrafenib Plus Trametinib in Patients With Resected BRAF V600-Mutant Stage III Melanoma. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Oct 22:JCO1801219.

Hodi FS, Chiarion-Sileni V, Gonzalez R, Grob JJ, Rutkowski P, Cowey CL, Lao CD, Schadendorf D, Wagstaff J, Dummer R, Ferrucci PF, Smylie M, Hill A, Hogg D, Marquez-Rodas I, Jiang J, Rizzo J, Larkin J, Wolchok JD. Nivolumab plus ipilimumab or nivolumab alone versus ipilimumab alone in advanced melanoma (CheckMate 067): 4-year outcomes of a multicentre, randomised, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Oct 18. pii: S1470-2045(18)30700-9.

Sokolova V, Loza K, Knuschke T, Heinen-Weiler J, Jastrow H, Hasenberg M, Buer J, Westendorf AM, Gunzer M, Epple M. A systematic electron microscopic study on the uptake of barium sulphate nano-, submicro-, microparticles by bone marrow-derived phagocytosing cells. Acta Biomater . 2018 Oct 15;80:352-363.

Knier B, Hiltensperger M, Sie C, Aly L, Lepennetier G, Engleitner T, Garg G, Muschaweckh A, Mitsdörffer M, Koedel U, Höchst B, Knolle P, Gunzer M, Hemmer B, Rad R, Merkler D, Korn T. Myeloid-derived suppressor cells control B cell accumulation in the central nervous system during autoimmunity. Nat Immunol. 2018 Oct 29.[Epub ahead of print].

Wagener R, López C, Kleinheinz K, Bausinger J, Aukema SM, Nagel I, Toprak UH, Seufert J, Altmüller J, Thiele H, Schneider C, Kolarova J, Park J, Hübschmann D, Murga Penas EM, Drexler HG, Attarbaschi A, Hovland R, Kjeldsen E, Kneba M, Kontny U, de Leval L, Nürnberg P, Oschlies I, Oscier D, Schlegelberger B, Stilgenbauer S, Wössmann W, Schlesner M, Burkhardt B, Klapper W, Jaffe ES, Küppers R, Siebert R. IG-MYC-positive neoplasms with precursor B-cell phenotype are molecularly distinct from Burkitt lymphomas. Blood. 2018 Oct 3. pii: blood-2018-03-842088.

Lang S, Bruderek K, Kaspar C, Höing B, Kanaan O, Dominas N, Hussain T, Droege F, Eyth C, Hadaschik B, Brandau S. Clinical Relevance and Suppressive Capacity of Human Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell Subsets. Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Oct 1;24(19):4834-4844.

Mangolini M, Götte F, Moore A, Ammon T, Oelsner M, Lutzny-Geier G, Klein-Hitpass L, Williamson JC, Lehner PJ, Dürig J, Möllmann M, Rásó-Barnett L, Hughes K, Santoro A, Méndez-Ferrer S, Oostendorp RAJ, Zimber-Strobl U, Peschel C, Hodson DJ, Schmidt-Supprian M, Ringshausen I. Notch2 controls non-autonomous Wnt-signalling in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Nat Commun. 2018 Sep 21;9(1):3839.

Pesenti ME, Prumbaum D, Auckland P, Smith CM, Faesen AC, Petrovic A, Erent M, Maffini S, Pentakota S, Weir JR, Lin YC, Raunser S, McAinsh AD, Musacchio A. Reconstitution of a 26-Subunit Human Kinetochore Reveals Cooperative Microtubule Binding by CENP-OPQUR and NDC80. Mol Cell. 2018 Sep 20;71(6):923-939.e10.

Dührsen U, Müller S, Rekowski J, Hüttmann A. Reply to H.J.A Adams et al and C.Gisselbrecht. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep 17:JCO1800898.

Schadendorf D, Akkooi ACJ, Berking C, Griewank KG, Gutzmer R, Hauschild A, Stang A, Roesch A, Ugurel S. Lancet Seminar – Melanoma. The Lancet, 2018 Sep 15;392(10151):971-984. Review.

Dummer R, Ascierto PA, Gogas HJ, Arance A, Mandala M, Liszkay G, Garbe C, Schadendorf D, Krajsova I, Gutzmer R, Chiarion Sileni V, Dutriaux C, de Groot JWB, Yamazaki N, Loquai C, Moutouh-de Parseval LA, Pickard MD, Sandor V, Robert C, Flaherty KT. Overall survival in patients with BRAF-mutant melanoma receiving encorafenib plus binimetinib versus vemurafenib or encorafenib (COLUMBUS): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Sep 12. pii: S1470-2045(18)30497-2.

Mahabadi AA, Rassaf T. Imaging of coronary inflammation for cardiovascular risk prediction. Lancet. 2018 Aug 24. pii: S0140-6736(18)31716-1. [Epub ahead of print].

Miao et al. Genomic correlates of response to immune checkpoint blockade in microsatellite-stable solid tumors. Nat Genet. 2018 Sep;50(9):1271-1281.

Kurtz DM, et al. Circulating Tumor DNA Measurements As Early Outcome Predictors in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Aug 20:JCO2018785246.

Shen B, Tatchen J, Sanchez-Garcia E, Bettinger HF. Evolution of the Optical Gap in the Acene Series: Undecacene. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Aug 13;57(33):10506-10509.

Horsthemke B. A critical view on transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in humans. Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 30;9(1):2973.

Horst AK, Wegscheid C, Schaefers C, Schiller B, Neumann K, Lunemann S, Langeneckert AE, Oldhafer KJ, Weiler-Normann C, Lang KS, Singer BB, Altfeld M, Diehl L, Tiegs G. Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 1 controls IL-2-dependent regulatory T-cell induction in immune-mediated hepatitis in mice.Hepatology. 2018 Jul;68(1):200-214.

Westmeier D, Solouk-Saran D, Vallet C, Siemer S, Docter D, Götz H, Männ L, Hasenberg A, Hahlbrock A, Erler K, Reinhardt C, Schilling O, Becker S, Gunzer M, Hasenberg M, Knauer SK, Stauber RH. Nanoparticle decoration impacts airborne fungal pathobiology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 3;115(27):7087-7092.

Khairnar V, Duhan V, Patil AM, Zhou F, Bhat H, Thoens C, Sharma P, Adomati T, Friendrich SK, Bezgovsek J, Dreesen JD, Wennemuth G, Westendorf AM, Zelinskyy G, Dittmer U, Hardt C, Timm J, Göthert JR, Lang PA, Singer BB, Lang KS. CEACAM1 promotes CD8(+) T cell responses and improves control of a chronic viral infection. Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 2;9(1):2561.

Trusch F, Loebach L, Wawra S, Durward E, Wuensch A, Iberahim NA, de Bruijn I, MacKenzie K, Willems A, Toloczko A, Diéguez-Uribeondo J, Rasmussen T, Schrader T, Bayer P, Secombes CJ, van West P. Cell entry of a host-targeting protein of oomycetes requires gp96. Nat Commun. 2018 Jun 14;9(1):2347.

Weske S, Vaidya M, Reese A, von Wnuck Lipinski K, Keul P, Bayer JK, Fischer JW, Flögel U, Nelsen J, Epple M, Scatena M, Schwedhelm E, Dörr M, Völzke H, Moritz E, Hannemann A, Rauch BH, Gräler MH, Heusch G, Levkau B. Targeting sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase as an anabolic therapy for bone loss. Nat Med. 2018 May;24(5):667-678.

Dummer R, Ascierto PA, Gogas HJ, Arance A, Mandala M, Liszkay G, Garbe C, Schadendorf D, Krajsova I, Gutzmer R, Chiarion-Sileni V, Dutriaux C, de Groot JWB, Yamazaki N, Loquai C, Moutouh-de Parseval LA, Pickard MD, Sandor V, Robert C, Flaherty KT. Encorafenib plus binimetinib versus vemurafenib or encorafenib in patients with BRAF-mutant melanoma (COLUMBUS): a multicentre, open-label, randomised phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 May;19(5):603-615.

Ter Veer E, et al. Consensus statement on mandatory measurements in pancreatic cancer trials (COMM-PACT) for systemic treatment of unresectable disease. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Mar;19(3):e151-e160. Review.

Ziemann S, van der Linde K, Lahrmann U, Acar B, Kaschani F, Colby T, Kaiser M, Ding Y, Schmelz E, Huffaker A, Holton N, Zipfel C, Doehlemann G. An apoplastic peptide activates salicylic acid signalling in maize. Nat Plants. 2018 Mar;4(3):172-180.

Maio M, Lewis K, Demidov L, Mandalà M, Bondarenko I, Ascierto PA, Herbert C, Mackiewicz A, Rutkowski P, Guminski A, Goodman GR, Simmons B, Ye C, Yan Y, Schadendorf D; BRIM8 Investigators. Adjuvant vemurafenib in resected, BRAF(V600) mutation-positive melanoma (BRIM8): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Apr;19(4):510-520.

McQuade JL, et al. Association of body-mass index and outcomes in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with targeted therapy, immunotherapy, or chemotherapy: a retrospective, multicohort analysis. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Mar;19(3):310-322.

Tucci FA, Kitanovski S, Johansson P, Klein-Hitpass L, Kahraman A, Dürig J, Hoffmann D, Küppers R. Biased IGH VDJ gene repertoire and clonal expansions in B cells of chronically hepatitis C virus-infected individuals. Blood. 2018 Feb 1;131(5):546-557.

Juric D, Rodon J, Tabernero J, Janku F, Burris HA, Schellens JHM, Middleton MR, Berlin J, Schuler M, Gil-Martin M, Rugo HS, Seggewiss-Bernhardt R, Huang A, Bootle D, Demanse D, Blumenstein L, Coughlin C, Quadt C, Baselga J. Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase α-Selective Inhibition With Alpelisib (BYL719) in PIK3CA-Altered Solid Tumors: Results From the First-in-Human Study. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb 5:JCO2017727107.

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