Transregio SFB-TR 84 “Innate Immunity of the Lung: Mechanisms of Pathogen Attack and Host Defence in Pneumonia“



Tabeling C, Wienhold SM, Birnhuber A, Brack MC, Nouailles G, Kershaw O, Firsching TC, Gruber AD, Lienau J, Marsh LM, Olschewski A, Kwapiszewska G, Witzenrath M.

Pulmonary fibrosis in Fra-2 transgenic mice is associated with decreased numbers of alveolar macrophages and increased susceptibility to pneumococcal pneumonia

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2021 Mar 3. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00505.2020. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33655757.

Trimpert J, Vladimirova D, Dietert K, Abdelgawad A, Kunec D, Dökel S, Voss A, Gruber AD, Bertzbach LD, Osterrieder N.

The Roborovski Dwarf Hamster Is A Highly Susceptible Model for a Rapid and Fatal Course of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Cell Rep. 2020 Dec 8;33(10):108488. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108488

Gruber AD, Osterrieder N, Bertzbach LD, Vladimirova D, Greuel S, Ihlow J, Horst D, Trimpert J, and Dietert K.

Standardization of Reporting Criteria for Lung Pathology in SARS-CoV-2-infected Hamsters: What Matters?

American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, 2020 Dec;63(6):856-859. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2020-0280LE.

Kreye J, Reincke SM, Kornau HC, Sanchez-Sendin E, Corman VM, Liu H, Yuan M, Wu NC, Zhu X, Lee CD, Trimpert J, Hoeltje M, Dietert K, Stoeffler L, von Wardenburg N, van Hoof S, Homeyer MA, Hoffmann J, Abdelgawad A, Gruber AD, Bertzbach LD, Vladimirova D, Li LY, Barthel PC, Skriner K, Hocke AC, Hippenstiel S, Witzenrath M, Suttorp N, Kurth F, Franke C, Endres M, Schmitz D, Jeworowski LM, Richter A, Schmidt ML, Schwarz T, Mueller MA, Drosten C, Wendisch D, Sander LE, Osterrieder N, Wilson IA, Pruess H.

A therapeutic non-self-reactive SARS-CoV-2 antibody protects from lung pathology in a COVID-19 hamster model.

CELL 11649

Bertzbach LD, Vladimirova D, Dietert K, Abdelgawad A, Gruber AD, Osterrieder N, Trimpert J.

SARS-CoV-2 infection of Chinese hamsters (Cricetulus griseus) reproduces COVID-19 pneumonia in a well-established small animal model

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020 Sep 18;10.1111/tbed.13837.

Osterrieder N, Bertzbach LD, Dietert K, Abdelgawad A, Vladimirova D, Kunec D, Hoffmann D, Beer M, Gruber AD, Trimpert J.

Age-Dependent Progression of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Syrian Hamsters

Viruses 2020 Jul 20;12(7):E779

Sauerhering L, Kupke A, Meier L, Dietzel E, Hoppe J, Gruber AD, Gattenloehner S, Witte B, Fink L, Hofmann N, Zimmermann T, Goesmann A, Nist A, Stiewe T, Becker S, Herold S, Peteranderl C.

Cyclophilin Inhibitors Restrict Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Via Interferon λ In Vitro And In Mice

Eur Respir J. 2020 Jul 2; 1901826.

Erickson NA, Gruber AD, Mundhenk L.

The Family of Chloride Channel Regulator, Calcium-activated Proteins in the Feline Respiratory Tract: A Comparative Perspective on Airway Diseases in Man and Animal Models

J Comp Pathol. 2020 Jan;174:39-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2019.10.193.

Dabrowski AN, Shrivastav A, Conrad C, Komma K, Weigel M, Dietert K, Gruber A, Bertrams W, Wilhelm J, Schmeck B, Reppe K, N'Guessan PD, Aly S, Suttorp N, Hain T, Zahlten J.

Peptidoglycan recognition protein 4 limits bacterial clearance and inflammation in lungs by control of the gut microbiota.

Front Immunol. 2019 Sep 20;10:2106

Lippitsch A, Baal N, Chukovetskyi Y, Cunningham S, Michel G, Dietert K, Gurtner C, Gruber AD, Bein G, Hackstein H

Plasmacytoid dendritic cell depletion modifies FoxP3+ T cell homeostasis and the clinical course of bacterial pneumonia in mice.

J Leukoc Biol. 2019 Jul 2

Baal N, Cunningham S, Obermann HL, Thomas J, Lippitsch A, Dietert K, Gruber AD, Kaufmann A, Michel G, Nist A, Stiewe T, Rupp O, Goesmann A, Zukunft S, Fleming I, Bein G, Lohmeyer J, Bauer S, Hackstein H

ADAR1 Is Required for Dendritic Cell Subset Homeostasis and Alveolar Macrophage Function.

J Immunol. 2019 Feb 15;202(4):1099-1111

Perniss A, Schmidt N, Gurtner C, Dietert K, Schwengers O, Weigel M, Hempe J, Ewers C, Pfeil U, Gärtner U, Gruber AD, Hain T, Kummer W

Bordetella pseudohinzii targets cilia and impairs tracheal cilia-driven transport in naturally acquired infection in mice.

Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 9;8(1):5681

Erickson NA, Dietert K, Enders J, Glauben R, Nouailles G, Gruber AD, Mundhenk L

Soluble mucus component CLCA1 modulates expression of leukotactic cytokines and BPIFA1 in murine alveolar macrophages but not in bone marrow-derived macrophages.

Histochem Cell Biol. 2018 Apr 2. doi: 10.1007/s00418-018-1664-y

Ugolini M, Gerhard J, Burkert S, Jensen KJ, Georg P, Ebner F, Thada S, Dietert K, Helbig ET, Opitz B, Kurth F, Dittrich N, Sumanlatha G, Blander JM, Gruber AD, Hartmann S, Boekschoten MV, Suttorp N, Müller M, Jungersen G, Schumann RR, Sander LE

Recognition of microbial viability via TLR8 promotes T follicular helper cell differentiation and vaccine responses.

Nat Immunol  2018

Shrivastav A, Dabrowski AN, Conrad C, Baal N, Hackstein H, Plog S, Dietert K, Gruber AD, N'Guessan PD, Aly S, Suttorp N, Zahlten J

Peptidoglycan Recognition Protein 3 Does Not Alter the Outcome of Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Mice.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Feb 1;9:103

Dietert K, Nouailles G, Gutbier B, Reppe K, Berger S, Jiang X, Schauer AE, Hocke AC, Herold S, Slevogt H, Witzenrath M, Suttorp N, Gruber AD

Digital Image Analyses on Whole Lung Slides in Mouse Models of Acute Pneumonia.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2018 Jan 23.

Mundhenk L, Erickson NA, Klymiuk N, and Gruber AD.

Interspecies Diversity of Chloride Channel Regulators, Calcium-Activated 3 Genes.

PLoS One. 2018 Jan 18;13(1):e0191512.

Gutbier B, Schönrock SM, Ehrler C, Haberberger R, Dietert K, Gruber AD, Kummer W, Michalik L, Kübler WM, Hocke AC, Szymanski K, Letsiou E, Lüth A, Schumacher F, Kleuser B, Mitchell TJ, Bertrams W, Schmeck B, Treue D, Klauschen F, Bauer TT, Tönnies M,

Sphingosine kinase 1 regulates inflammation and contributes to acute lung injury in pneumococcal pneumonia via the S1P receptor 2.

Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan 2.

Dietert K, Gutbier B, Wienhold SM, Reppe K, Jiang X, Yao L, Chaput C, Naujoks J, Brack M, Kupke A, Peteranderl C, Becker S, von Lachner C, Baal N, Slevogt H, Hocke AC, Witzenrath M, Opitz B, Herold S, Hackstein H, Sander LE, Suttorp N, Gruber AD

Spectrum of pathogen- and model-specific histopathologies in mouse models of acute pneumonia.

PLoS One. 2017 Nov 20;12(11):e0188251

Gutbier B, Jiang X, Dietert K, Ehrler C, Lienau J, Van Slyke P, Kim H, Van Hoang C, Maynes JT, Dumont DJ, Gruber AD, Weissmann N, Mitchell TJ, Suttorp N, Witzenrath M

Vasculotide reduces pulmonary hyperpermeability in experimental pneumococcal pneumonia.

Critical Care 2017 Nov 13;21(1):274

Berg J, Zscheppang K, Fatykhova D, Tönnies M, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Neudecker J, Rückert JC, Eggeling S, Schimek M, Gruber AD, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Hocke AC

Tyk2 as a target for immune regulation in human viral/bacterial pneumonia.

Eur Respir J. 2017 Jul 13;50(1)

Peter A, Fatykhova D, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Rueckert J, Neudecker J, Toennies M, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Schimek M, Eggeling S, Suttorp N, Hocke AC, Hippenstiel S

Localization and pneumococcal alteration of junction proteins in the human alveolar-capillary compartment.

Histochem Cell Biol. 2017 Jun;147(6):707-719

Winek K, Engel O, Koduah P, Heimesaat MM, Fischer A, Bereswill S, Dames C, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Curato C, Oyama N, Meisel C, Meisel A, Dirnagl U

Depletion of cultivatable gut microbiota by broad-spectrum antibiotic pretreatment worsens outcome after murine stroke.

Stroke. 2016 May;47(5):1354-63

Winek K, Engel O, Koduah P, Heimesaat MM, Fischer A, Bereswill S, Dames C, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Curato C, Oyama N, Meisel C, Meisel A, Dirnagl U

Depletion of cultivatable gut microbiota by broad-spectrum antibiotic pretreatment worsens outcome after murine stroke.

Stroke. 2016 May;47(5):1354-63

Tabeling C, Noe E, Naujoks J, Doehn JM, Hippenstiel S, Opitz B, Suttorp N, Klopfleisch R, Witzenrath M

PKCα Deficiency in Mice Is Associated with Pulmonary Vascular Hyperresponsiveness to Thromboxane A2 and Increased Thromboxane Receptor Expression.

J Vasc Res. 2015;52(4):279-88

Naujoks J, Tabeling C, Dill BD, Hoffmann C, Brown AS, Kunze M, Kempa S, Peter A, Mollenkopf HJ, Dorhoi A, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Sander LE, Witzenrath M, Herold S, Nerlich A, Hocke AC, van Driel I, Suttorp N, Bedoui S, Hilbi H, Trost M, Opitz B

IFNs Modify the Proteome of Legionella-Containing Vacuoles and Restrict Infection Via IRG1-Derived Itaconic Acid.

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Feb 1;12(2)

Reppe K, Radünzel P, Dietert K, Tschernig T, Wolff T, Hammerschmidt S, Gruber AD, Suttorp N, Witzenrath M

Pulmonary immunostimulation with MALP-2 in influenza virus-infected mice increases survival after pneumococcal superinfection.

Infect Immun. 2015 Dec;83(12):4617-29

Hackstein H, Lippitsch A, Krug P, Schevtschenko I, Kranz S, Hecker M, Dietert K, Gruber AD, Bein G, Brendel C, Baal N

Prospectively defined murine mesenchymal stem cells inhibit Klebsiella pneumoniae-induced acute lung injury and improve pneumonia survival.

Respir Res. 2015 Oct 6;16:123

Zahlten J, Herta T, Kabus C, Steinfeldt M, Kershaw O, García P, Hocke AC, Gruber AD, Hübner RH, Steinicke R, Doehn JM, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S

Role of Pneumococcal Autolysin for KLF4 Expression and Chemokine Secretion in Lung Epithelium.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Oct;53(4):544-54 25756955

Müller-Redetzky HC, Wienhold SM, Berg J, Hocke AC, Hippenstiel S, Hellwig K, Gutbier B, Opitz B, Neudecker J, Rückert J, Gruber AC, Kershaw O, Mayer K,  Suttorp N, Witzenrath M

Moxifloxacin is not anti-inflammatory in experimental pneumococcal pneumonia.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Mar;70(3):830-40

Zahlten J, Herta T, Kabus C, Steinfeldt M, Kershaw O, García P, Hocke AC, Gruber AD, Hübner RH, Steinicke R, Doehn JM, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S

Pneumococci LytA-dependent KLF4 Expression Terminates IL-8 Secretion in Lung Epithelium.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2015 Mar 10

Dietert K, Mundhenk L, Erickson NA, Reppe K, Hocke AC, Kummer W, Witzenrath M, Gruber AD

Murine CLCA5 is uniquely expressed in distinct niches of airway epithelial cells.

Histochem Cell Biol. 2015 Mar;143(3):277-87. doi: 10.1007/s00418-014-1279-x.

Dames C, Akyüz L, Reppe K, Tabeling C, Dietert K, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Meisel C, Meisel A, Witzenrath M, Engel O

Miniaturized bronchoscopy enables unilateral investigation, application, and sampling in mice.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2014 Dec;51(6):730-7

Noe E, Tabeling C, Doehn JM, Naujoks J, Opitz B, Hippenstiel S, Witzenrath M, Klopfleisch R

Juvenile megaesophagus in PKCα-deficient mice is associated with an increase in the segment of the distal esophagus lined by smooth muscle cells.

Ann Anat. 2014 Sep;196(5):365-71

Dietert K, Reppe K, Mundhenk L, Witzenrath M, Gruber A

mCLCA3 Modulates IL-17 and CXCL-1 Induction and Leukocyte Recruitment in Murine Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 17;9(7)

Müller-Redetzky HC, Will D, Hellwig K, Kummer W, Tschernig T, Pfeil U, Paddenberg R, Menger MD, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Weissmann N, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Witzenrath M

Mechanical ventilation drives lung injury and sepsis in pneumococcal pneumonia: protection by Adrenomedullin

Crit Care. 2014 Apr 14;18(2):R73

Knepper J, Schierhorn KL, Becher A, Budt M, Tönnies M, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Neudecker J, Rückert JC, Gruber AD, Suttorp N, Schweiger B, Hippenstiel S, Hocke AC, Wolff T

The novel human influenza A(H7N9) virus is naturally adapted to efficient growth in human lung tissue

MBio. 2013 Oct 8;4(5). pii: e00601-13. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00601-13.

Hocke AC, Becher A, Knepper J, Peter A, Holland G, Tönnies M, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Neudecker J, Muth D, Wendtner CM, Rückert JC, Drosten C, Gruber AD, Laue M, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Wolff T.

Emerging Human Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Causes Widespread Infection and Alveolar Damage in Human Lungs.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct 1;188(7):882-886.

Hackstein H, Kranz S, Lippitsch A, Wachtendorf A, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Michel G, Lohmeyer J, Bein G, Baal N, Herold S.

Modulation of respiratory dendritic cells during Klebsiella pneumonia infection.

Resp Res 2013 Sept 17;14(1):91 [Epub ahead of print].

von Deetzen MC, Schmeck B, Gruber AD, Klopfleisch R.

Molecular quantification of canine specific microRNA species.

Res Vet Sci. 2013 Oct;95(2):562-8. Epub 2013 Jul 22.

Hocke AC, Berg J, Becher A, Knepper J, Klauschen F, Tönnies M, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Neudecker J, Rückert JC, Gruber AD, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Wolff T.

Reply to Fujino et al.

J Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 15;207(4):693-5. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis740. Epub 2012 Nov 29.

Högner, K., Wolff, T., Pleschka, S.  Plog, S., Gruber, A.D., Kalinke, U., Walmrath, H.D., Bodner, J., Gattenlöhner, S., Lewe-Schlosser, P., Matrosovich, M., Seeger, W., Lohmeyer, J. and S. Herold

Macrophage-expressed IFN-ß contributes to apoptotic alveolar epithelial cell injury in severe influenza virus pneumonia.

PLoS Pathog. 2013 Feb;9(2), Epub 2013 Feb 28

Hackstein H, Hagel N, Knoche A, Kranz S, Lohmeyer J, von Wulffen W, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Bein G, Baal N

Skin TLR7 triggering promotes accumulation of respiratory dendritic cells and natural killer cells

PLoS One, 2012;7,e43320

Weinheimer VK , Becher A, Tönnies M, Holland G, Knepper J, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Neudecker J, Rückert JC, Szymanski K, Temmesfeld-Wollbrück B, Gruber AD, Bannert N, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Wolff TT, Hocke AC

Influenza a viruses target type II pneumocytes in the human lung

J Infect Dis. 2012 Dec 1;206(11):1685-94. Epub 2012 Jul 24

Szymanski K, Toennies M, Becher A, Fatykhova D, N’Guessan PD, Gutbier B, Klauschen F, Neuschaefer-Rube F, Schneider P, Rueckert J, Neudecker J, Bauer T, Dalhoff K, Dromann D, Gruber A, Kershaw O, Temmesfeld-Wollbrück B, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Hocke

Streptococcus pneumoniae induced regulation of cyclooxygenase-2 in human lung tissue

Eur Respir J. 2012 Dec;40(6):1458-67. Epub 2012 Mar 22

Mundhenk L, Johannesson B, Anagnostopoulou P, Braun J, Bothe MK, Schultz C, Mall MA, Gruber AD.

mCLCA3 does not contribute to calcium-activated chloride conductance in murine airways.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2012 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Plog S, Grötzsch T, Klymiuk N, Kobalz U, Gruber AD, Mundhenk L

The porcine chloride channel calcium-activated family member pCLCA4a mirrors lung expression of the human hCLCA4.

J Histochem Cytochem. 2012 60(1):45-56.

Tosiek MJ, Gruber AD, Bader SR, Mauel S, Hoymann HG, Prettin S, Tschernig T, Buer J, Gereke M, Bruder D.

CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ regulatory T cells are dispensable for controlling CD8+ T cell-mediated lung inflammation.

J Immunol. 2011: 186(11):6106-18.