German Cancer Award 2023 (Deutscher Krebspreis) for Christian Reinhardt

For his excellent work in cancer medicine and research, Prof. Dr. Christian Reinhardt receives the…

New Publication by Flümann et al. in Blood Cancer Discovery

Our new manuscript titled "Distinct genetically-determined origins of Myd88/Bcl2-driven aggressive…

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Selected publications

  1. Janes KA*, Reinhardt HC*, and Yaffe MB. Cytokine-induced signaling networks prioritize dynamic range over signal strength. Cell, 2008 Oct 17;135(2):343-54.*equal contribution
  2. Jachimowicz RD, Beleggia F, Isensee J, Bhavana VB, Goergens J, Bustos MA, Doll MA, Shenoy A, Checa-Rodriguez C, Wiederstein JL, Baranes-Bachar K, Bartenhagen C, Hertwig F, Teper N, Nishi T, Schmitt A, Distelmaier F, Lüdecke HJ, Albrecht B, Krüger M, Schumacher B, Geiger T, Hoon DSB, Huertas P, Fischer M, Hucho T, Peifer M, Ziv Y, Reinhardt HC*#, Wieczorek D*, Shiloh Y*: UBQLN4 represses homologous recombination and is overexpressed in aggressive tumors, Cell, 2019 Jan 24;176(3):505-519.e22,* Shared last authors, # lead author contact
  3. Dietlein F, Kalb B, Jokic M, Noll EM, Strong A, Tharun A, Ozretić L, Künstlinger H, Kambartel K, Randerath WJ, Jüngst C, Schmitt A, Torgovnick A, Richters A, Rauh D, Siedek F, Persigehl T, Mauch C, Bartkova J, Bradley A, Sprick MR, Trumpp A, Rad R, Saur D, Bartek J, Wolf J, Büttner R, Thomas RK, Reinhardt HC. A synergistic interaction between Chk1- and MK2 inhibitors in KRAS-mutant cancer. Cell. 2015 Jul 2; 1; 146-159
  4. Dietlein F, Thelen L, Jokic M, Jachimowicz RD, Ivan L, Knittel G, Leeser U, van Oers J, Edelmann W, Heukamp LC, Reinhardt HC. A functional cancer genomics screen identifies a druggable synthetic lethal interaction between MSH3 and PRKDC. Cancer Discov. 2014 May;4(5):592-605
  5. Riabinska A, Daheim M, Herter-Sprie GS, Winkler J, Fritz C, Hallek M, Thomas RK, Kreuzer KA, Frenzel LP, Monfared P, Martins-Boucas JM, Chen S, Reinhardt HC. Therapeutic targeting of a robust non-oncogene addiction to PRKDC in ATM-defective tumors. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Jun 12;5(189)
  6. Knittel G, Rehkämper T, Korovkina D, Liedgens P, Fritz C, Torgovnick A, Al-Baldawi Y, Al-Maarri M, Cun Y, Fedorchenko O, Riabinska A, Beleggia F, Nguyen P-H, Wunderlich FT, Ortmann M, Montesinos-Rongen M, Tausch E, Stilgenbauer S, Frenzel L, Herling M, Herling C, Bahlo J, Hallek M, Peifer M, Büttner R, Persigehl T, Reinhardt HC: Two mouse models reveal an actionable PARP1 dependence in aggressive chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Nature Communications, 2017 Jul 28;8(1):153. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00210-6.
  7. Knittel G, Liedgens P, Korovkina D, Seeger JM, Al-Baldawi Y, Al-Maarri M, Fritz C, Vlantis K, Bezhanova S, Scheel AH, Wolz OO, Reimann M, Möller P, López C, Schlesner M, Lohneis P, Weber ANR, Trümper L, ICGC MMML-Seq Consortium, Staudt LM, Ortmann M, Pasparakis M, Siebert R, Schmitt CA, Klatt AR, Wunderlich FT, Schäfer SC, Persigehl T, Montesinos-Rongen M, Odenthal M, Büttner R, Frenzel LP, Kashkar H, Reinhardt HC: B cell-specific conditional expression of Myd88p.L252P leads to the development of diffuse large B cell lymphoma in mice. Blood, 2016 Jun 2;127(22):2732-41. Epub 2016 Apr 5.
  8. Reinhardt HC, Aslanian AS, Lees JA, and Yaffe MB. p53 deficient cells rely on ATM and ATR-mediated checkpoint signaling through the p38 MAPK/MK2 pathway for survival after DNA damage. Cancer Cell. 2007 Feb;11(2):175-89.
  9. Reinhardt HC, Hasskamp P, Schmedding I, Morandell S, van Vugt M, Wang X, Linding R, Ong SE, Weaver D, Carr SA, Yaffe MB. DNA Damage activates A Spatially Distinct Late Cytoplasmic Cell Cycle Checkpoint Network Controlled by MK2-mediated RNA Stabilization. Mol Cell. 2010 Oct 8;40(1):34-49
  10. George J, Lim JS, Jang SJ, Cun Y, Ozretic L, Leenders F, Lu X, Fernandez-Cuesta L, Bosco G, Nguyen C, Berg J, Müller C, Dahmen I, Jahchan N, Yang D, Karnezis AN, Vaka D, Torres A, Menon R, Wang MS, Stuetz A, Korbel J, Wilkerson M, Hayes N, Engelmann D, Pützer B, Vlasic I, Seidel D, Pinther B, Schaub B, Becker C, Altmüller J, Yokota J, Khono T, Iwakawa R, Muley T, Peterson I, Chen Y, Soltermann A, Tischler V, Massion P, Zou Y, Wright GM, Russell P, Solomon B, Koch I, Field JK, Muscarella LA, La Torre A, Jakopovic M, Knezevic J, Heiden E, Roz L, Jovanovic D, Kontic M, Thunnissen E, Köhler J, Schuler M, Sanchez-Cespedes M, Salvesen H, Achter V, Bogus M, Schneider P, Zander T, Ansén S, Hallek M, Wolf J, Vingron M, Yatabe Y, Travis WD, Nürnberg P, Reinhardt HC, Perner S, Heukamp LC , Büttner R, Haas SA, Brambilla E, Peifer M, Sage J, Thomas RK. Comprehensive genomic profiling of small cell lung cancer. Nature. 2015 Aug 6;524(7563):47-53.