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Tim Aberle

Graduate Student

Institute of Biochemistry
Dr. Küspert

Project Title: Function of zinc finger protein 276 during CNS myelination and remyelination as part of the oligodendrocyte transcriptional network

Publications:

Awards: Luise-Prell-Preis (awarded for Tim’s excellent master thesis at the medical faculty)

Sneha Adhikarla

Graduate Student

Institute of Biochemistry
Prof. Lie

Project Title: Investigating the function of SoxC factors in establishment of the adult neurogenic niche

Publications:

Jessica Aprato

Graduate student

Institute of Biochemistry
Prof. Michael Wegner

Project Title: Interplay of Sox8 and Sox10 in mature oligodendrocytes

Publications:

Aprato J, Sock E, Weider M, Elsesser O, Fröb F, Wegner M (2020) Myrf guides target gene selection of transcription factor Sox10 during oligodendroglial development. Nucleic Acids Res 48: 1254-1270. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz1158

Cerrato V, Parmigiani E, Figueres-Oñate M, Betizeau M, Aprato J, Nanavaty I, Berchialla P, Luzzati F, de’Sperati C, López-Mascaraque L, Buffo A. Multiple origins and modularity in the spatiotemporal emergence of cerebellar astrocyte heterogeneity. PLoS Biol. 2018 Sep 27;16(9):e2005513. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2005513. eCollection 2018 Sep.

Roberto Damián Bilbao Canalejas

Graduate student

Psychiatrische und Psychotherapeutische Klinik
AG Kornhuber

Project Title: The Role of Sphingomyelin Synthase for Sphingolipid-Controlled Autophagy and Antidepressant Treatment

Publications:

Mühle C, Bilbao Canalejas RD, Kornhuber J (2019) Sphingomyelin Synthases in Neuropsychiatric Health and Disease. Neurosignals 27: 54-76. doi: 10.33594/000000200

Marios-Evangelos Bogiongko

Graduate Student

Department of Stem Cell Biology
Prof. Winner

Project Title: Transcriptomics and pathological mechanism in human stem cell based models of Parkinson’s disease

Publications:

Krach F, Bogiongko ME, Winner B (2020) Decoding Parkinson’s disease – iPSC-derived models in the OMICs era. Mol Cell Neurosci 106: 103501. doi: 10.1016/j.mcn.2020.103501

Michael Enders

Graduate student

Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Prof. Stefanie Kürten

Project Title: Effects on the L-type calcium channel antagonist nimodipine on central nervous system regeneration

Publications:

Enders M, Heider T, Ludwig A, Kuerten S: Strategies for Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis and the Role of Calcium. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Feb 28;21(5). pii: E1663. doi: 10.3390/ijms21051663.

Wunsch M, Jabari S, Voussen B, Enders M, Srinivasan S, Cossais F, Wedel T, Boettner M, Schwarz A, Weyer L, Göcer O, Schroeter M, Maeurer M, Woenckhaus M, Pollok K, Radbruch H, Klotz L, Scholz CJ, Nickel J, Friebe A, Addicks K, Ergün S, Lehmann PV, Kuerten S. The enteric nervous system is a potential autoimmune target in multiple sclerosis. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Aug;134(2):281-295. doi: 10.1007/s00401-017-1742-6. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

Lisa Engler

Graduate Student

Institute of Biochemistry
Prof. Michael Wegner

Project Title: Sox9 transcription factor as a modulator of disease and cure

Publications:

Vogel JK, Weider M, Engler LA, Hillgärtner S, Schmitt C, Hermans-Borgmeyer I, Wegner M: Sox9 overexpression exerts multiple stage-dependent effects on mouse spinal cord development. Glia. 2019 Nov 14. doi: 10.1002/glia.23752.

Anna Fliedner

Graduate student

Institute of Human Genetics
PD. Dr. Christiane Zweier

Project Title: Elucidation of the pathogenesis of Borjeson-Forssman-Lehmann syndrome

Publications:

Straub J, Gregor A, Sauerer T, Fliedner A, Distel L, Suchy C, Ekici AB, Ferrazzi F, Zweier C (2020) Genetic interaction screen for severe neurodevelopmental disorders reveals a functional link between Ube3a and Mef2 in Drosophila melanogaster. Sci Rep 10: 1204. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-58182-5

Fliedner A, Zweier C. X-chromosomale Entwicklungsstörungen im weiblichen Geschlecht. medgen 2018 · 30:334–341

Straub J, Konrad EDH, Grüner J, Toutain A, Bok LA, Cho MT, Crawford HP, Dubbs H, Douglas G, Jobling R, Johnson D, Krock B, Mikati MA, Nesbitt A, Nicolai J, Phillips M, Poduri A, Ortiz-Gonzalez XR, Powis Z, Santani A, Smith L, Stegmann APA, Stumpel C, Vreeburg M; Deciphering Developmental Disorders Study, Fliedner A, Gregor A, Sticht H, Zweier C. Missense Variants in RHOBTB2 Cause a Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathy in Humans, and Altered Levels Cause Neurological Defects in Drosophila. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Jan 4;102(1):44-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.11.008.

Pöttler M, Fliedner A, Schreiber E, Janko C, Friedrich RP, Bohr C, Döllinger M, Alexiou C, Dürr S. Impact of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on Vocal Fold Fibroblasts: Cell Behavior and Cellular Iron Kinetics. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2017 Dec;12(1):284. doi: 10.1186/s11671-017-2045-5.

Maria Nazareth Gonzalez Alvarado

Graduate student

Department of Neurology
Prof. Ralf Linker

Project Title: Role of the transcription factors Sox8 and Sox10 in susceptibility and repair in demyelinating diseases

Publications:

Kuhbandner K, Hoffmann A, Gonzalez Alvarado MN, Seyler L, Bauerle T, Winkler J, Linker RA (2020) alpha-Synuclein: a Modulator During Inflammatory CNS Demyelination. J Mol Neurosci. doi: 10.1007/s12031-020-01498-8

Gonzalez-Alvarado MN, Rotger C, Berger L, London B, Haase S, Kuhbandner K, Lee DH, Linker RA (2020) Functional role of endogenous Kv1.4 in experimental demyelination. J Neuroimmunol 343: 577227. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2020.577227

Karlsson L, González-Alvarado MN, Motalleb R, Blomgren K, Börjesson M, Kuhn HG. (2019) Constitutive PGC-1α overexpression in skeletal muscle does not protect from age-dependent decline in neurogenesis. Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 23;9(1):12320. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-48795-w.

Raselli T, Wyss A, Gonzalez Alvarado MN, Weder B, Mamie C, Spalinger MR, Van Haaften WT, Dijkstra G, Sailer AW, Imenez Silva PH, Wagner CA, Tosevski V, Leibl S, Scharl M, Rogler G, Hausmann M, Misselwitz B. The Oxysterol Synthesising Enzyme CH25H Contributes to the Development of Intestinal Fibrosis. J Crohns Colitis. 2019 Sep 19;13(9):1186-1200. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz039.

Karlsson L, González-Alvarado MN, Larrosa-Flor M, Osman A, Börjesson M, Blomgren K, Kuhn HG.(2018) Constitutive PGC-1α Overexpression in Skeletal Muscle Does Not Improve Morphological Outcome in Mouse Models of Brain Irradiation or Cortical Stroke. Neuroscience 384:314-328.

Jana Heppt

Graduate student

Institute of Biochemistry
Prof. Dieter Chichung Lie

Project Title: Investigating the role of canonical Wnt-signaling in maturation of adult hippocampal Neurons

Publications:

Balta EA, Wittmann MT, Jung M, Sock E, Haeberle BM, Heim B, von Zweydorf F, Heppt J, von Wittgenstein J, Gloeckner CJ, Lie DC. Phosphorylation Modulates the Subcellular Localization of SOX11. Front Mol Neurosci. 2018 Jun 19;11:211. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2018.00211. eCollection 2018.

Johanna Kaindl

Graduate student

Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
Prof. Beate Winner

Project Title: Investigating the inflammatory role of microglia in Parkinson’s disease

Publications:

Simmnacher K*, Lanfer J*, Rizo T*, Kaindl J*, Winner B (2019) Modeling Cell-Cell Interactions in Parkinson’s Disease Using Human Stem Cell-Based Models. Front Cell Neurosci 13: 571. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2019.00571 *contributed equally

Kaindl J, Winner B (2019) Disease Modeling of Neuropsychiatric Brain Disorders Using Human Stem Cell-Based Neural Models. Curr Top Behav Neurosci 42: 159-183. doi: 10.1007/7854_2019_111

Kaindl J*, Meiser I*, Majer J*, Sommer A, Krach F, Katsen-Globa A, Winkler J, Zimmermann H, Neubauer JC, Winner B. Zooming in on Cryopreservation of hiPSCs and Neural Derivatives: A Dual-Center Study Using Adherent Vitrification. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2018 Nov 19. doi: 10.1002/sctm.18-0121. *contributed equally

Atria Kavyanifar

Graduate student

Institute of Biochemistry
Prof. Dieter Chichung Lie

Project Title: Investigating the impact of Sox11 haploinsufficiency on neurodevelopment and disease

Publications:

Boerstler T, Wend H, Krumbiegel M, Kavyanifar A, Reis A, Lie CD, Winner B, Turan S (2020). CRISPR/Cas9 mediated generation of human ARID1B heterozygous knockout hESC lines to model Coffin-Siris syndrome. Stem Cell Res. 2020 Jun 29;47:101889. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2020.101889.

Turan S, Börstler T, Kavyanifar A, Loskarn S, Reis A, Winner B, Lie DC (2019) A novel human stem cell model for Coffin-Siris Syndrome like syndrome reveals the importance of SOX11 dosage for neuronal differentiation and survival. Hum Mol Genet pii: ddz089. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddz089

Farrukh A, Zhao S, Paez JI, Kavyanifar A, Salierno M, Cavalié A, Del Campo A. In Situ, Light-Guided Axon Growth on Biomaterials via Photoactivatable Laminin Peptidomimetic IK(HANBP)VAV. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Nov 20. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b15517.

Kavyanifar A*, Turan S*, Lie DC. SoxC transcription factors: multifunctional regulators of neurodevelopment. Cell Tissue Res. 2018 Jan;371(1):91-103. doi: 10.1007/s00441-017-2708-7. Epub 2017 Oct 27. Review. *contributed equally

Bicker F, Vasic V, Horta G, Ortega F, Nolte H, Kavyanifar A, Keller S, Stankovic ND, Harter PN, Benedito R, Lutz B, Bäuerle T, Hartwig J, Baumgart J, Krüger M, Radyushkin K, Alberi L, Berninger B, Schmidt MHH. Neurovascular EGFL7 regulates adult neurogenesis in the subventricular zone and thereby affects olfactory perception. Nat Commun. 2017 Jun 28;8:15922. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15922.

Enrico Konrad

Graduate student

Institute of Human Genetics
PD Dr. Christiane Zweier

Project Title: Role of chromatin interacting and intellectual disability genes in neurodevelopment

Publications:

Konrad EDH, Nardini N, Caliebe A, Nagel I, Young D, Horvath G, Santoro SL, Shuss C, Ziegler A, Bonneau D, Kempers M, Pfundt R, Legius E, Bouman A, Stuurman KE, Ounap K, Pajusalu S, Wojcik MH, Vasileiou G, Le Guyader G, Schnelle HM, Berland S, Zonneveld-Huijssoon E, Kersten S, Gupta A, Blackburn PR, Ellingson MS, Ferber MJ, Dhamija R, Klee EW, McEntagart M, Lichtenbelt KD, Kenney A, Vergano SA, Abou Jamra R, Platzer K, Ella Pierpont M, Khattar D, Hopkin RJ, Martin RJ, Jongmans MCJ, Chang VY, Martinez-Agosto JA, Kuismin O, Kurki MI, Pietilainen O, Palotie A, Maarup TJ, Johnson DS, Venborg Pedersen K, Laulund LW, Lynch SA, Blyth M, Prescott K, Canham N, Ibitoye R, Brilstra EH, Shinawi M, Fassi E, Study DDD, Sticht H, Gregor A, Van Esch H, Zweier C (2019) CTCF variants in 39 individuals with a variable neurodevelopmental disorder broaden the mutational and clinical spectrum. Genet Med 21: 2723-2733. doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0585-z

Straub J*, Konrad EDH*, Grüner J, Toutain A, Bok LA, Cho MT, Crawford HP, Dubbs H, Douglas G, Jobling R, Johnson D, Krock B, Mikati MA, Nesbitt A, Nicolai J, Phillips M, Poduri A, Ortiz-Gonzalez XR, Powis Z, Santani A, Smith L, Stegmann APA, Stumpel C, Vreeburg M; Deciphering Developmental Disorders Study, Fliedner A, Gregor A, Sticht H, Zweier C. Missense Variants in RHOBTB2 Cause a Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathy in Humans, and Altered Levels Cause Neurological Defects in Drosophila. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Jan 4;102(1):44-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.11.008. *Equal contribution

Franziska Langhammer

PhD student

Institute of Human Genetics
AG Zweier

Project Title: Pathomechanisms of RHOBTB2-associated neurodevelopmental disorders

Publications:

Klatt F, Leitner A, Kim IV, Ho-Xuan H, Schneider EV, Langhammer F, Weinmann R, Müller MR, Huber R, Meister G, Kuhn CD. A precisely positioned MED12 activation helix stimulates CDK8 kinase activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Jan 27. pii: 201917635. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1917635117. [Epub ahead of print]

Chih-Hung Lin

Graduate student

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Prof. Christian Alzheimer/Prof. Johannes Kornhuber

Project Title: Role of the ASM/ceramide system in mediating vulnerability to neuropsychiatric disease

Lena Marx

Graduate student

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Prof. Anna Fejtová

Project Title: Role of activity-dependent CtBP1 shuttling during neurodevelopment and in neurodegeneration

Publications:

Salar S, Guhathakurta D*, Marx Hofmann L* (2019) Differential contribution of pyramidal cells and interneurons to activity-dependent gene transcription changes. J Neurophysiol 122: 2203-2205. doi: 10.1152/jn.00089.2019

Reichel M, Rhein C, Hofmann LM, Monti J, Japtok L, Langgartner D, Füchsl AM, Kleuser B, Gulbins E, Hellerbrand C, Reber SO, Kornhuber J (2018). Chronic Psychosocial Stress in Mice Is Associated With Increased Acid Sphingomyelinase Activity in Liver and Serum and With Hepatic C16:0-Ceramide Accumulation. Front Psychiatry. 2018 Oct 16;9:496. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00496. eCollection 2018.

Sriity Melley Sadanandan

Graduate Student

Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Prof. Alzheimer

Project Title: Role of activin in development-related neuropsychiatric disorders

Publications:

Sadanandan SM, Kreko-Pierce T, Khatri SN, Pugh JR. Cannabinoid type 2 receptors inhibit GABAA receptor-mediated currents in cerebellar Purkinje cells of juvenile mice. PLoS One. 2020;15(5):e0233020. Published 2020 May 21. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0233020

Lisa Mészáros

Graduate student

Department for Molecular Neurology
Prof. Jürgen Winkler

Project Title: Impact of molecules on neurotransmitter driven MAPK-mediated signal transduction in oligodendroglial myelination

Publications:

Mészáros L, Hoffmann A, Wihan J, Winkler J (2020) Current Symptomatic and Disease-Modifying Treatments in Multiple System Atrophy. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 21, 2775; doi:10.3390/ijms21082775. Accepted: 13 April 2020; Published: 16 April 2020

Tatyana Pozner

Graduate student

Department of Stem Cell Biology
Prof. Beate Winner

Project Title: Exploring the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the neurodegenerative phenotype in SPG11

Prices:

Poster Prize at Tom Wahlig annual meeting (March, 2018)

Publications:

Pozner T*, Regensburger M*, Engelhorn T, Winkler J, Winner B (2020) Janus-faced spatacsin (SPG11): involvement in neurodevelopment and multisystem neurodegeneration. Brain. 2020 May 1;awaa099. doi: 10.1093/brain/awaa099. Online ahead of print. *Equal contribution

Cerrone F, Pozner T, Siddiqui A, Ceppi P, Winner B, Rajendiran M, Babu R, Ibrahim HS, Rodriguez BJ, Winkler J, Murphy KJ, O’Connor KE (2020) Polyhydroxyphenylvalerate/polycaprolactone nanofibers improve the life-span and mechanoresponse of human IPSC-derived cortical neuronal cells. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 111: 110832. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2020.110832

Pozner T*, Schray A*, Regensburger M, Lie DC, Schlötzer-Schrehardt U, Winkler J, Turan S, Winner B. Tideglusib Rescues Neurite Pathology of SPG11 iPSC Derived Cortical Neurons. Front Neurosci. 2018 Dec 6;12:914. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00914. eCollection 2018. *Equal contribution

Pérez-Brangulí F*, Buchsbaum IY*, Pozner T*, Regensburger M, Fan W, Schray A, Börstler T, Mishra H, Gräf D, Kohl Z, Winkler J, Berninger B, Cappello S, Winner B. Human SPG11 cerebral organoids reveal cortical neurogenesis impairment. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Nov 22. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddy397. *Equal contribution

Pozner T, Vistoropsky Y, Moaraf S, Heiblum R, Barnea A. Questioning Seasonality of Neuronal Plasticity in the Adult Avian Brain. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 26;8(1):11289. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29532-1.

Toren A, Pismenyuk T, Yalon M, Freedman S, Simon AJ, Fisher T, Moshe I, Reichardt JK, Constantini S, Mardor Y, Last D, Guez D, Daniels D, Assoulin M, Mehrian-Shai R. Zinc enhances temozolomide cytotoxicity in glioblastoma multiforme model systems. Oncotarget. 2016 Nov 15;7(46):74860-74871. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.11382.

Mehrian-Shai R, Yalon M, Simon AJ, Eyal E, Pismenyuk T, Moshe I, Constantini S, Toren A. High metallothionein predicts poor survival in glioblastoma multiforme. BMC Med Genomics. 2015 Oct 22;8:68. doi: 10.1186/s12920-015-0137-6.

Neeraja Puliparambil Suresh

Graduate Student

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Prof. Fejtová

Project Title: Role of CtBP1-dependant expressional regulation in neurogenic lineage upon antidepressant treatments

Publications:

Miriam Ryl

Graduate Student

Department of Biology, Animal Physiology
Prof. Brandstätter

Project Title: Examining the synaptogenesis and synapse maintenance factor Bassoon as a putative factor for the differential sensitivity of photoreceptors to late-onset degeneration.

Publications:

Jiang X, Ryl M, Krieger J, Breer H, Pregitzer P. Odorant Binding Proteins of the Desert Locust Schistocerca gregaria (Orthoptera, Acrididae): Topographic Expression Patterns in the Antennae. Front Physiol. 2018;9:417. Published 2018 Apr 17. doi:10.3389/fphys.2018.00417

Julia Schneider

Institute of Biochemistry
Dr. Ruth Beckervordersandforth

Project Title: Astrocyte dynamic and astrogliogenesis in the adult murine hippocampus

Publications:

Schneider J, Karpf J, Beckervordersandforth R (2019) Role of Astrocytes in the Neurogenic Niches. Methods Mol Biol 1938: 19-33. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9068-9_2

Karch S*, Broichhagen J*, Schneider J*, Böning D, Hartmann S, Schmid B, Tripal P, Palmisano R, Alzheimer C, Johnsson K, Huth T. A New Fluorogenic Small-Molecule Labeling Tool for Surface Diffusion Analysis and Advanced Fluorescence Imaging of β-Site Amyloid Precursor Protein-Cleaving Enzyme 1 Based on Silicone Rhodamine: SiR-BACE1. J Med Chem. 2018 Jul 10. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b00387. *Equal contribution

Eulenburg V, Knop G, Sedmak T, Schuster S, Hauf K, Schneider J, Feigenspan A, Joachimsthaler A, Brandstätter JH. GlyT1 determines the glycinergic phenotype of amacrine cells in the mouse retina. Brain Struct Funct. 2018 Sep;223(7):3251-3266. doi: 10.1007/s00429-018-1684-3.

Pfeiffer A, Schneider J, Bueno D, Dolga A, Voss TD, Lewerenz J, Wüllner V, Methner A. Bcl-xL knockout attenuates mitochondrial respiration and causes oxidative stress that is compensated by pentose phosphate pathway activity. Free Radic Biol Med. 2017 Nov;112:350-359. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.08.007.

Lisak DA, Schacht T, Enders V, Habicht J, Kiviluoto S, Schneider J, Henke N, Bultynck G, Methner A. The transmembrane Bax inhibitor motif (TMBIM) containing protein family: Tissue expression, intracellular localization and effects on the ER CA²⁺-filling state. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Sep;1853(9):2104-14. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamcr.2015.03.002.

Judith Stemick

Department for Molecular Neurology
Prof. Jürgen Winkler

Project Title: Fragmentation of Huntingtin in the context of neuronal development and inflammation in a human cellular model of HD

Publications:

Marxreiter F, Stemick J, Kohl Z (2020) Huntingtin Lowering Strategies. Int J Mol Sci 21(6). pii: E2146. doi: 10.3390/ijms21062146

Kohl Z, Schlachetzki JC, Feldewerth J, Hornauer P, Münch M, Adame A, Riemenschneider MJ, Winkler J, Masliah E. Distinct Pattern of Microgliosis in the Olfactory Bulb of Neurodegenerative Proteinopathies. Neural Plast. 2017;2017:3851262. doi: 10.1155/2017/3851262. Epub 2017 Mar 19.

Jeannette Wihan

Graduate student

Department for Molecular Neurology
Prof. Jürgen Winkler

Project Title: Oligodendrogenesis and myelin homeostasis in multiple system atrophy

Publications:

Mészáros L, Hoffmann A, Wihan J, Winkler J (2020) Current Symptomatic and Disease-Modifying Treatments in Multiple System Atrophy. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 21, 2775; doi:10.3390/ijms21082775. Accepted: 13 April 2020; Published: 16 April 2020

Wihan J, Grosch J, Kalinichenko LS, Müller CP, Winkler J, Kohl Z.: Layer-specific axonal degeneration of serotonergic fibers in the prefrontal cortex of aged A53T α-synuclein-expressing mice. Neurobiol Aging. 2019 Aug;80:29-37. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2019.03.014. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Hannah Wüst

Graduate student

Institute of Biochemistry
Prof. Michael Wegner

Project Title: The role of histone H2B monoubiquitination in myelinating glia

Publications:

Wüst HM, Wegener A, Fröb F, Hartwig AC, Wegwitz F, Kari V, Schimmel M, Tamm ER, Johnsen SA, Wegner M, Sock E (2020) Egr2-guide histone H2B monoubiquitination is required for peripheral nervous system myelination. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Jul 16:gkaa606. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa606. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32672815

Jacob A, Wüst HM, Thalhammer JM, Fröb F, Küspert M, Reiprich S, Balta EA, Lie DC, Wegner M, Sock E. The transcription factor prospero homeobox protein 1 is a direct target of SoxC proteins during developmental vertebrate neurogenesis. J Neurochem. 2018 Aug;146(3):251-268. doi: 10.1111/jnc.14456. PMID: 29749639

Abe P, Wüst HM, Arnold SJ, van de Pavert SA, Stumm R. CXCL12-mediated feedback from granule neurons regulates generation and positioning of new neurons in the dentate gyrus. Glia. 2018 Mar 14. doi: 10.1002/glia.23324.

Wüst HM, Wegner M. Oncogenic insult to the brain: sox proteins rise to the occasion. Trans Can Res 2017.doi:10.21037/tcr.2017.12.19