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Cipriani P, Di Benedetto P, Dietrich H, Ruscitti P, Liakouli V, Carubbi F, Pantano I, Berardicurti O, Sgonc R, Giacomelli R. Searching for a good model for systemic sclerosis: the molecular profile and vascular changes occurring in UCD-200 chickens strongly resemble the early phase of human systemic sclerosis.
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Allipour Birgani S, Mailänder M, Wasle I, Dietrich H, Gruber J, Distler O, Sgonc R.: Efficient therapy of ischaemic lesions with VEGF121-fibrin in an animal model of systemic sclerosis. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Sep 11. pii: annrheumdis-2015-207548. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207548. PMID: 26362758.

Ottina E, Sochalska M, Sgonc R, Villunger A.: The BH3-only protein Bad is dispensable for TNF-mediated cell death. Cell Death Dis. 2015 Jan 22;6:e1611. doi: 10.1038/cddis.2014.575. PMID: 25611386 .


Datta S, Parajuli N, Tymoszuk P, Ottina E, Parson W, Sgonc R, Villunger A, Doppler W.: Replenishment of the B cell compartment after doxorubicin-induced hematopoietic toxicity is facilitated by STAT1. J Leukoc Biol. 2014 Jun;95(6):853-66. doi: 10.1189/jlb.0113053. Epub 2013 Dec 2. PMID: 24295829.


Wick G, Grundtman C, Mayerl C, Wimpissinger TF, Feichtinger J, Zelger B, Sgonc R, Wolfram D.: The immunology of fibrosis. Annu Rev Immunol. 2013;31:107-35. doi: 10.1146/annurev-immunol-032712-095937 PMID: 23516981.

Sgonc R, Gruber J. : Age-related aspects of cutaneous wound healing: a mini-review. Gerontology. 2013;59(2):159-64. doi: 10.1159/000342344. Epub 2012 Oct 27. PMID: 23108154.


Ek W, Sahlqvist AS, Crooks L, Sgonc R, Dietrich H, Wick G, Ekwall O, Andersson L, Carlborg Ö, Kämpe O, Kerje S.: Mapping QTL affecting a systemic sclerosis-like disorder in a cross between UCD-200 and red jungle fowl chickens. Dev Comp Immunol. 2012 Oct;38(2):352-9. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2012.06.006. Epub 2012 Jul 13. Erratum in: Dev Comp Immunol. 2012 Dec;38(4):561 PMID: 22796227.


Abd Ellah M, Kremser C, Pallwein L, Aigner F, Schocke M, Peschel R, Pedross F, Pinggera G-M, Wolf C, Alsharkawy MAM, Jaschke W, Frauscher F: Changes of renal blood flow after ESWL: assessment by ASL MR imaging, contrast enhanced MR imaging, and renal resistive index. Eur J Radiol 2010, 76:124-128 PMID: 19505785.

Grundtman C, Bruton J, Yamada T, Ostberg T, Pisetsky DS, Harris HE, Andersson U, Lundberg IE, Westerblad H: Effects of HMGB1 on in vitro responses of isolated muscle fibers and functional aspects in skeletal muscles of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. FASEB J 2010, 24:570-578 PMID: 19837864.

Kerje, O.,: Identification of Genes Underlying Systemic Sclerosis in the Ucd200 Chicken. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2010:S110-S110.

Parajuli N, Müller-Holzner E, Böck G, Werner ER, Villunger A, Doppler W: Infiltrating CD11b+CD11c+ cells have the potential to mediate inducible nitric oxide synthase-dependent cell death in mammary carcinomas of HER-2/neu transgenic mice. Int. J. Cancer 2010, 126:896-908 PMID: 19653277.

Podhraski V, Campo-Fernandez B, Wörle H, Piatti P, Niederegger H, Böck G, Fyodorov DV, Lusser A: CenH3/CID incorporation is not dependent on the chromatin assembly factor CHD1 in Drosophila. PLoS ONE 2010, 5:e10120 PMID: 20396651.

Wick G, Backovic A, Rabensteiner E, Plank N, Schwentner C, Sgonc R: The immunology of fibrosis: innate and adaptive responses. Trends Immunol 2010, 31:110-119 PMID: 20106721.

Zeller I, Knoflach M, Seubert A, Kreutmayer SB, Stelzmüller ME, Wallnoefer E, Blunder S, Frotschnig S, Messner B, Willeit J, Debbage P, Wick G, Kiechl S, Laufer G, Bernhard D: Lead contributes to arterial intimal hyperplasia through nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor-mediated endothelial interleukin 8 synthesis and subsequent invasion of smooth muscle cells. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol 2010, 30:1733-1740 PMID: 20595649.


Grundtman C, Lundberg IE: Vascular involvement in the pathogenesis of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Autoimmunity 2009, 42:615-626 PMID: 19863379.

Knoflach M, Kiechl S, Penz D, Zangerle A, Schmidauer C, Rossmann A, Shingh M, Spallek R, Griesmacher A, Bernhard D, Robatscher P, Buchberger W, Draxl W, Willeit J, Wick G: Cardiovascular risk factors and atherosclerosis in young women: atherosclerosis risk factors in female youngsters (ARFY study). Stroke 2009, 40:1063-1069 PMID: 19211497.

Messner B, Knoflach M, Seubert A, Ritsch A, Pfaller K, Henderson B, Shen YH, Zeller I, Willeit J, Laufer G, Wick G, Kiechl S, Bernhard D: Cadmium is a novel and independent risk factor for early atherosclerosis mechanisms and in vivo relevance. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol 2009, 29:1392-1398 PMID: 19556524.

Obexer P, Hagenbuchner J, Unterkircher T, Sachsenmaier N, Seifarth C, Böck G, Porto V, Geiger K, Ausserlechner M: Repression of BIRC5/survivin by FOXO3/FKHRL1 sensitizes human neuroblastoma cells to DNA damage-induced apoptosis. Mol. Biol. Cell 2009, 20:2041-2048 PMID: 19211844.

Sahlqvist, O.,: Identification of disease suseptibility genes in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis using the obese strain of chickens as a model. Hormone Research 2009:P. 215-215.

Wick G: Self and non-self. Cell. Mol. Life Sci 2009, 66:949-961 PMID: 19137258.

Yamada T, Place N, Kosterina N, Ostberg T, Zhang S-J, Grundtman C, Erlandsson-Harris H, Lundberg IE, Glenmark B, Bruton JD, Westerblad H: Impaired myofibrillar function in the soleus muscle of mice with collagen-induced arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 2009, 60:3280-3289 PMID: 19877058.