Priority Research Area Asthma and Allergy

Early Life Origins of CLD

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ALLIANCE study group as part of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL) 2020, 'RNA-seq based profiling of extracellular vesicles in plasma reveals a potential role of miR-122-5p in asthma', ALLERGY.

Bartel, S, La Grutta, S, Cilluffo, G, Perconti, G, Bongiovanni, A, Giallongo, A, Behrends, J, Kruppa, J, Hermann, S, Chiang, D, Pfaffl, MW & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2020, 'Human airway epithelial extracellular vesicle miRNA signature is altered upon asthma development', ALLERGY, Jg. 75, Nr. 2, S. 346-356.

Boateng, E & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2020, 'miRNAs in Lung Development and Diseases', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, Jg. 21, Nr. 8.

Gosens, R, Hiemstra, PS, Adcock, IM, Bracke, KR, Dickson, RP, Hansbro, PM, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Smits, HH, Stassen, FRM & Bartel, S 2020, 'Host-microbe cross-talk in the lung microenvironment: implications for understanding and treating chronic lung disease', The European respiratory journal.

Ma, A, Wen, L, Yin, J, Hu, Y, Yue, X, Li, J, Dong, X, Gupta, Y, Ludwig, RJ, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Riemekasten, G, Petersen, F & Yu, X 2020, 'Serum Levels of Autoantibodies Against Extracellular Antigens and Neutrophil Granule Proteins Increase in Patients with COPD Compared to Non-COPD Smokers', International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Jg. 15, S. 189-200.



Gschwendtner, S, Kang, H, Thiering, E, Kublik, S, Fösel, B, Schulz, H, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Heinrich, J, Schöler, A, Schloter, M & Standl, M 2019, 'Early life determinants induce sustainable changes in the gut microbiome of six-year-old children', Scientific Reports, Jg. 9, Nr. 1, S. 12675.

Mørkve Knudsen, GT, Rezwan, FI, Johannessen, A, Skulstad, SM, Bertelsen, RJ, Real, FG, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Patil, V, Jarvis, D, Arshad, SH, Holloway, JW & Svanes, C 2019, 'Epigenome-wide association of father's smoking with offspring DNA methylation: a hypothesis-generating study', Environmental epigenetics, Jg. 5, Nr. 4.



Bartel, S, Carraro, G, Alessandrini, F, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Ricciardolo, FLM & Bellusci, S 2018, 'miR-142-3p is associated with aberrant Wingless/Integrase I (WNT) signaling during airway remodeling in asthma' AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY . DOI: 10.1152/ajplung.00113.2018

Dehmel, S, Nathan, P, Bartel, S, El-Merhie, N, Scherb, H, Milger, K, John-Schuster, G, Yildirim, AO, Hylkema, M, Irmler, M, Beckers, J, Schaub, B, Eickelberg, O & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2018, 'Intrauterine smoke exposure deregulates lung function, pulmonary transcriptomes, and in particular insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 in a sex-specific manner' Scientific Reports, Bd 8, Nr. 1, S. 7547. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25762-5

Kahn, NC, Bartel, S, Amaral, AFS, Bos, LD & De Brandt, J 2018, 'New kids on the block in the ECMC and opportunities for early career members in 2018' Breathe, Bd 14, Nr. 1, S. 55-57. DOI: 10.1183/20734735.019517

Krauss-Etschmann, S 2018, 'Promoting respiratory public health through epigenetics research: an ERS Environment Health Committee workshop report.' EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, Bd 51, Nr. 4.

Kostric, M, Milger, K, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Engel, M, Vestergaard, G, Schloter, M & Schöler, A 2018, 'Development of a Stable Lung Microbiome in Healthy Neonatal Mice' Microbial ecology, Bd 75, Nr. 2, S. 529-542. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-017-1068-x

Krauss-Etschmann, S, Yu, X, Petersen, F & Wen, L 2018, 'Autoantibodies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease' Frontiers in Immunology, Bd 9, Nr. 66. DOI: doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00066.

Wen L, Krauss-Etschmann S, Petersen F, Yu X.2018, 'Autoantibodies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease' Frontiers in Immunology, Bd 9, Nr. 66. DOI: doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00066.

Wu, D-D, Song, J, Bartel, S, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Rots, MG & Hylkema, MN 2018, 'The potential for targeted rewriting of epigenetic marks in COPD as a new therapeutic approach' Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Bd 182, S. 1-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2017.08.007

Kahn, NC, Bartel, S, Amaral, AFS, Bos, LD & De Brandt, J 2018, 'New kids on the block in the ECMC and opportunities for early career members in 2018' Breathe, Bd 14, Nr. 1, S. 55-57. DOI: 10.1183/20734735.019517


Reviews and Position papers 2018

M. Lønnebotn , N. El-Merhie, J. W. Holloway, W. Horsnell, S. Krauss-Etschmann, F. Gòmez Real, C. Svanes. Environmental impact on health across generations: policy meets biology. A review of animal and human models. Challenges 2018 Special Issue "The Emerging Concept of Planetary Health: Connecting People, Place, Purpose and Planet" accepted

B. Hammer, C. Wagner, A. Divac Rankov A, S. Reuter. S. Bartel, MN. Hylkema, A. Krüger, C. Svanes, S. Krauss-Etschmann. In utero exposure to cigarette smoke and effects across generations: a conference of animals on asthma. Clin Exp Allergy. 2018 48(11):1378-1390.


Book chapters / educational publications/ other relevant publications

Bartel, S.; de Brandt, J.; Opportunities for Early Career Members at the Lung Science Conference 2019; Breathe, accepted

Burgy, O., Fernandez Fernandez, E., Rolandsson Enes, S., Königshoff, M., Greene, CM., Bartel, S# New players in chronic lung disease identified at the ERS International Congress in Paris 2018: from microRNAs to extracellular vesicles; J Thorac Dis. 2018 Sep; 10(Suppl 25): S2983-S2987. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.08.20

Amatngalim, G.D., Paula Vieira, R., Meiners, S., Bartel, S. Novel insights into the effects of cigarette smoke on the airway epithelial surface—lessons learned at the ERS International Congress 2018 in Paris; J Thorac Dis. 2018 Sep; 10(Suppl 25): S2977–S2982. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.08.17

Kahn, NC, Bartel, S, Amaral, AFS, Bos, LD & De Brandt, J 2018, 'New kids on the block in the ECMC and opportunities for early career members in 2018' Breathe, Bd 14, Nr. 1, S. 55-57. DOI: 10.1183/20734735.019517 



Bartel, S.; Bhakta, N.; Christenson, S.: More than meets the eye: cigarette smoke induces genomic changes in the small airway epithelium independent of histologic changes. (Invited Editorial), Am J Respir Crit Care Med., 2017 Aug 1;196(3):260-262. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201704-0665ED.; IF 13.118

Bartel, S & Greene, CM 2017, 'Best of Milan 2017—ERS Lung Science Conference session “Lung tissue repair and remodeling in chronic lung diseases: mechanisms and therapeutic approaches”' Journal of Thoracic Disease, Bd 9, Nr. 16.

Kostric, M, Milger, K, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Engel, M, Vestergaard, G, Schloter, M & Schöler, A 2018, 'Development of a Stable Lung Microbiome in Healthy Neonatal Mice' Microbial ecology, Bd 75, Nr. 2, S. 529-542. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-017-1068-x

Kepert, I, Fonseca, J, Müller, C, Milger, K, Hochwind, K, Kostric, M, Fedoseeva, M, Ohnmacht, C, Dehmel, S, Nathan, P, Bartel, S, Eickelberg, O, Schloter, M, Hartmann, A, Schmitt-Kopplin, P & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2017, 'D-Tryptophan from probiotic bacteria influences the gut microbiome and allergic airway disease' The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, Bd 139, Nr. 5, S. 1525-1535. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.09.003

Bergroth, E, Roponen, M, Karvonen, AM, Keski-Nisula, L, Remes, S, Riedler, J, Roduit, C, Dalphin, J-C, Kaulek, V, Loss, GJ, Lauener, R, Hirvonen, M-R, Genuneit, J, Schmaußer-Hechfellner, E, Renz, H, Pfefferle, PI, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Schaub, B, von Mutius, E, Pekkanen, J & PASTURE study group 2017, 'Enhanced T helper 1 and 2 cytokine responses at birth associate with lower risk of middle ear infections in infancy' Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Bd 28, Nr. 1, S. 53-59. DOI: 10.1111/pai.12658

Svanes, C, Koplin, J, Skulstad, SM, Johannessen, A, Bertelsen, RJ, Benediktsdottir, B, Bråbäck, L, Elie Carsin, A, Dharmage, S, Dratva, J, Forsberg, B, Gislason, T, Heinrich, J, Holm, M, Janson, C, Jarvis, D, Jögi, R, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Lindberg, E, Macsali, F, Malinovschi, A, Modig, L, Norbäck, D, Omenaas, E, Waatevik Saure, E, Sigsgaard, T, Skorge, TD, Svanes, Ø, Torén, K, Torres, C, Schlünssen, V & Gomez Real, F 2017, 'Father's environment before conception and asthma risk in his children: a multi-generation analysis of the Respiratory Health In Northern Europe study' International journal of epidemiology, Bd 46, Nr. 1, S. 235-245. DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyw151

Jatzlauk, G, Bartel, S, Heine, H, Schloter, M & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2017, 'Influences of environmental bacteria and their metabolites on allergies, asthma and host microbiota' ALLERGY, Bd 72, Nr. 12, S. 1859-1867. DOI: 10.1111/all.13220

Altmäe, S, Segura, MT, Esteban, FJ, Bartel, S, Brandi, P, Irmler, M, Beckers, J, Demmelmair, H, López-Sabater, C, Koletzko, B, Krauss-Etschmann, S & Campoy, C 2017, 'Maternal Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Is Associated with Altered Placental Transcriptome' PLOS ONE, Bd 12, Nr. 1, S. e0169223. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169223

Sommer, F, Rühlemann, MC, Bang, C, Höppner, M, Rehman, A, Kaleta, C, Schmitt-Kopplin, P, Dempfle, A, Weidinger, S, Ellinghaus, E, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Schmidt-Arras, D, Aden, K, Schulte, D, Ellinghaus, D, Schreiber, S, Tholey, A, Rupp, J, Laudes, M, Baines, JF, Rosenstiel, P & Franke, A 2017, 'Microbiomarkers in inflammatory bowel diseases: caveats come with caviar' GUT, Bd 66, Nr. 10, S. 1734-1738. DOI: 10.1136/gutjnl-2016-313678

Kaestle, M, Bartel, S, Geillinger-Kästle, K, Irmler, M, Beckers, J, Ryffel, B, Eickelberg, O & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2017, 'microRNA cluster 106a~363 is involved in T-Helper 17 (Th17) cell differentiation' IMMUNOLOGY , Bd 152, Nr. 3, S. 402-413. DOI: 10.1111/imm.12775

Bartel, S, Bhakta, N & Christenson, S 2017, 'More Than Meets the Eye: Cigarette Smoke Induces Genomic Changes in the Small Airway Epithelium Independent of Histologic Changes' AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, Bd 196, Nr. 3, S. 260-262. DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201704-0665ED

Mateescu, B, Kowal, EJK, van Balkom, BWM, Bartel, S, Bhattacharyya, SN, Buzás, EI, Buck, AH, de Candia, P, Chow, FWN, Das, S, Driedonks, TAP, Fernández-Messina, L, Haderk, F, Hill, AF, Jones, JC, Van Keuren-Jensen, KR, Lai, CP, Lässer, C, Liegro, ID, Lunavat, TR, Lorenowicz, MJ, Maas, SLN, Mäger, I, Mittelbrunn, M, Momma, S, Mukherjee, K, Nawaz, M, Pegtel, DM, Pfaffl, MW, Schiffelers, RM, Tahara, H, Théry, C, Tosar, JP, Wauben, MHM, Witwer, KW & Nolte-'t Hoen, ENM 2017, 'Obstacles and opportunities in the functional analysis of extracellular vesicle RNA - an ISEV position paper' Journal of extracellular vesicles, Bd 6, Nr. 1, S. 1286095. DOI: 10.1080/20013078.2017.1286095

Bos, LD, Bartel, S, Mathioudakis, AG & Flood, E 2017, 'Opportunities for early career~members' Breathe, Bd 13, Nr. 2, S. 127-128. DOI: 10.1183/20734735.004617

Meyer, KF, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Kooistra, W, Reinders-Luinge, M, Timens, W, Kobzik, L, Plösch, T & Hylkema, MN 2017, 'Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke sex dependently influences methylation and mRNA levels of the Igf axis in lungs of mouse offspring' AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LUNG CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY , Bd 312, Nr. 4, S. L542-L555. DOI: 10.1152/ajplung.00271.2016

Milger, K, Yu, Y, Brudy, E, Irmler, M, Skapenko, A, Mayinger, M, Lehmann, M, Beckers, J, Reichenberger, F, Behr, J, Eickelberg, O, Königshoff, M & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2017, 'Pulmonary CCR2(+)CD4(+) T cells are immune regulatory and attenuate lung fibrosis development' Thorax, Bd 72, Nr. 11, S. 1007-1020. DOI: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-208423

Bartel, S, Schulz, N, Alessandrini, F, Schamberger, AC, Pagel, P, Theis, FJ, Milger, K, Noessner, E, Stick, SM, Kicic, A, Eickelberg, O, Freishtat, RJ & Krauss-Etschmann, S 2017, 'Pulmonary microRNA profiles identify involvement of Creb1 and Sec14l3 in bronchial epithelial changes in allergic asthma' Scientific Reports, Bd 7, S. 46026. DOI: 10.1038/srep46026

Wu, D-D, Song, J, Bartel, S, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Rots, MG & Hylkema, MN 2017, 'The potential for targeted rewriting of epigenetic marks in COPD as a new therapeutic approach' Pharmacology & Therapeutics. DOI: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2017.08.007



Reuter, S, Maxeiner, J, Meyer-Martin, H, Michel, A, Baars, P, Bopp, T, Waisman, A, Reissig, S, Wehler, TC, Schild, H, Taube, C & Stassen, M 2016, 'Cylindromatosis (Cyld) gene mutation in T cells promotes the development of an IL-9-dependent allergic phenotype in experimental asthma' Cellular immunology, Nr. 308, S. 27-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.cellimm.2016.06.003

Kammerl, IE, Dann, A, Mossina, A, Brech, D, Lukas, C, Vosyka, O, Nathan, P, Conlon, TM, Wagner, DE, Overkleeft, HS, Prasse, A, Rosas, IO, Straub, T, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Königshoff, M, Preissler, G, Winter, H, Lindner, M, Hatz, R, Behr, J, Heinzelmann, K, Yildirim, AÖ, Noessner, E, Eickelberg, O & Meiners, S 2016, 'Impairment of Immunoproteasome Function by Cigarette Smoke and in COPD' American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, Bd 193, Nr. 11, S. 1230-41. DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201506-1122OC

Reuter, S, Beckert, H & Taube, C 2016, 'Take the Wnt out of the inflammatory sails: modulatory effects of Wnt in airway diseases' LABORATORY INVESTIGATION , Bd 96, Nr. 2, S. 177-85. DOI: 10.1038/labinvest.2015.143



Bousquet J, Kuh D, Bewick M, Standberg T, Farrell J, Pengelly R, Joel ME, Rodriguez Mañas L, Mercier J, Bringer J, Camuzat T, Bourret R, Bedbrook A, Kowalski ML, Samolinski B, Bonini S, Brayne C, Michel JP, Venne J, Viriot-Durandal P, Alonso J, Avignon A, Ben-Shlomo Y, Bousquet PJ, Combe B, Cooper R, Hardy R, Iaccarino G, Keil T, Kesse-Guyot E, Momas I, Ritchie K, Robine JM, Thijs C, Tischer C, Vellas B, Zaidi A, Alonso F, Andersen Ranberg K, Andreev V, Ankri J, Arnavielhe S, Arshad H, Augé P, Berr C, Bertone P, Blain H, Blasimme  A, Buijs GJ, Caimmi D, Carriazo A, Cesario A, Coletta J, Cosco T, Criton M, Cuisinier F, Demoly P, Fernandez-Nocelo S, Fougère B, Garcia-Aymerich J, Goldberg M, Guldemond N, Gutter Z, Harman D, Hendry A, Heve D, Illario M, Jeandel C Krauss-Etschmann S, Krys O, Kula D, Laune D, Lehmann S, Maier D, Malva J, Matignon P, Melen E, Mercier G, Moda G, Nizinkska A, Nogues M, O'Neill M, Pelissier JY, Poethig D, Porta D, Postma D, Puisieux F, Richards M, Robalo-Cordeiro C, Romano V, Roubille F, Schulz H, Scott A, Senesse P, Slagter S, Smit HA, Somekh D, Stafford M, Suanzes J, Todo-Bom A, Touchon J, Traver-Salcedo V, Van Beurden M, Varraso R, Vergara I, Villalba-Mora E, Wilson N, Wouters E, Zins M. Operational Definition of Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA): A Conceptual Framework. J Nutr Health Aging. 2015;19(9):955-60. doi: 10.1007/s12603-015-0589-6.

Bousquet, J, Anto, JM, Berkouk, K, Gergen, P, Antunes, JP, Augé, P, Camuzat, T, Bringer, J, Mercier, J, Best, N, Bourret, R, Akdis, M, Arshad, SH, Bedbrook, A, Berr, C, Bush, A, Cavalli, G, Charles, MA, Clavel-Chapelon, F, Gillman, M, Gold, DR, Goldberg, M, Holloway, JW, Iozzo, P, Jacquemin, S, Jeandel, C, Kauffmann, F, Keil, T, Koppelman, GH, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Kuh, D, Lehmann, S, Carlsen, KCL, Maier, D, Méchali, M, Melén, E, Moatti, JP, Momas, I, Nérin, P, Postma, DS, Ritchie, K, Robine, JM, Samolinski, B, Siroux, V, Slagboom, PE, Smit, HA, Sunyer, J, Valenta, R, Van de Perre, P, Verdier, JM, Vrijheid, M, Wickman, M, Yiallouros, P & Zins, M 2015, 'Developmental determinants in non-communicable chronic diseases and ageing' Thorax, Bd 70, Nr. 6, S. 595-7.

Krauss-Etschmann, S, Meyer, KF, Dehmel, S & Hylkema, MN 2015, 'Inter- and transgenerational epigenetic inheritance evidence in asthma and COPD?' Clinical epigenetics, Bd 7, Nr. 1, S. 53.

Oehrle, B, Burgstaller, G, Irmler, M, Dehmel, S, Grün, J, Hwang, T, Krauss-Etschmann, S, Beckers, J, Meiners, S & Eickelberg, O 2015, 'Validated prediction of pro-invasive growth factors using a transcriptome-wide invasion signature derived from a complex 3D invasion assay' Scientific Reports, Bd 5, S. 12673.



Kaeuferle T, Bartel S, Dehmel S, Krauss-Etschmann S. MicroRNA methodology: advances in miRNA technologies. Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1169:121-30.

Almouzni G, Altucci L, Amati B, Ashley N, Baulcombe D, Beaujean N, Bock C, Bongcam-Rudloff E, Bousquet J, Braun S, Bressac-de Paillerets B, Bussemakers M, Clarke L, Conesa A, Estivill X, Fazeli A, Grgurević N, Gut I, Heijmans BT, Hermouet S, Houwing-Duistermaat J, Iacobucci I, Ilaš J, Kandimalla R, Krauss-Etschmann S, Lasko P, Lehmann S, Lindroth A, Majdič G, Marcotte E, Martinelli G, Martinet N, Meyer E, Miceli C, Mills K, Moreno-Villanueva M, Morvan G, Nickel D, Niesler B, Nowacki M, Nowak J, Ossowski S, Pelizzola M, Pochet R, Potočnik U, Radwanska M, Raes J, Rattray M, Robinson MD, Roelen B, Sauer S, Schinzer D, Slagboom E, Spector T, Stunnenberg HG, Tiligada E, Torres-Padilla ME, Tsonaka R, Van Soom A, Vidaković M, Widschwendter M. Relationship between genome  and epigenome--challenges and requirements for future research. BMC Genomics. 2014 Jun 18;15:487.

Berti C, Cetin I, Agostoni C, Desoye G, Devlieger R, Emmett PM, Ensenauer R, Hauner H, Herrera E, Hoesli I, Krauss-Etschmann S, Olsen SF, Schaefer-Graf U, Schiessl B, Symonds ME, Koletzko B. Pregnancy and infants' outcome: nutritional and metabolic implications. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2014 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Krinninger P, Ensenauer R, Ehlers K, Rauh K, Stoll J, Krauss-Etschmann S, Hauner H, Laumen H. Peripheral monocytes of obese women display increased chemokine receptor expression and migration capacity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jul;99(7):2500-9.

Müller C, Fonseca JR, Rock TM, Krauss-Etschmann S, Schmitt-Kopplin P. Enantioseparation and selective detection of D-amino acids by ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry in analysis of complex biological samples. J Chromatogr A. 2014 Jan 10;1324:109-14.



Depner M, Ege MJ, Genuneit J, Pekkanen J, Roponen M, Hirvonen MR, Dalphin JC,  Kaulek V, Krauss-Etschmann S, Riedler J, Braun-Fahrländer C, Roduit C, Lauener R, Pfefferle PI, Weber J, von Mutius E; PASTURE Study Group. Atopic sensitization in the first year of life. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Mar;131(3):781-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2012.11.048. Epub 2013 Jan 16.

Krauss-Etschmann S, Bush A, Bellusci S, Brusselle GG, Dahlén SE, Dehmel S, Eickelberg O, Gibson G, Hylkema MN, Knaus P, Königshoff M, Lloyd CM, Macciarini P, Mailleux A, Marsland BJ, Postma DS, Roberts G, Samakovlis C, Stocks J, Vandesompele J, Wjst M, Holloway J. Of flies, mice and men: a systematic approach to understanding the early life origins of chronic lung disease. Thorax. 2013 Apr;68(4):380-4. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-201902. Epub 2012 Jul 10. Review.



Decsi T, Campoy C, Demmelmair H, Szabó E, Marosvölgyi T, Escolano M, Marchal G, Krauss-Etschmann S, Cruz M, Koletzko B. Inverse association between trans isomeric and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women and their newborns: data from three European countries. Ann Nutr Metab. 2011;59(2-4):107-16. doi: 10.1159/000332912. Epub 2011 Dec 2.

Harner S, Noessner E, Nadas K, Leumann-Runge A, Schiemann M, Faber FL, Heinrich J, Krauss-Etschmann S. Cord blood Vα24-Vβ11 natural killer T cells display a Th2-chemokine receptor profile and cytokine responses. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 31;6(1):e15714. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015714.



Rochat MK, Ege MJ, Plabst D, Steinle J, Bitter S, Braun-Fahrländer C, Dalphin JC, Riedler J, Roponen M, Hirvonen MR, Büchele G, Renz H, Lauener R, Krauss-Etschmann S, von Mutius E; PASTURE Study group. Maternal vitamin D intake  during pregnancy increases gene expression of ILT3 and ILT4 in cord blood. Clin Exp Allergy. 2010 May;40(5):786-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2009.03428.x. Epub 2009 Dec 16.

Pfefferle PI, Büchele G, Blümer N, Roponen M, Ege MJ, Krauss-Etschmann S, Genuneit J, Hyvärinen A, Hirvonen MR, Lauener R, Pekkanen J, Riedler J, Dalphin JC, Brunekeef B, Braun-Fahrländer C, von Mutius E, Renz H; PASTURE Study Group. Cord blood cytokines are modulated by maternal farming activities and consumption of farm dairy products during pregnancy: the PASTURE Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Jan;125(1):108-15.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2009.09.019. Epub 2009
Dec 6.



Krauss-Etschmann S, Niedermaier S, Beyer J, Campoy C, Escolano V, Decsi T, Jakobik V, Schendel DJ, Demmelmair H, Heinrich J, Koletzko BV; NUHEAL Study Group. Current use of room disinfectants and allergic symptoms at the age of 4 years. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 May;123(5):1176-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2009.01.054. Epub 2009 Apr 1.



Hartl D, Krauss-Etschmann S, Koller B, Hordijk PL, Kuijpers TW, Hoffmann F, Hector A, Eber E, Marcos V, Bittmann I, Eickelberg O, Griese M, Roos D. Infiltrated neutrophils acquire novel chemokine receptor expression and chemokine responsiveness in chronic inflammatory lung diseases. J Immunol. 2008 Dec 1;181(11):8053-67.

Ege MJ, Herzum I, Büchele G, Krauss-Etschmann S, Lauener RP, Bitter S, Roponen M, Remes S, Vuitton DA, Riedler J, Brunekreef B, Dalphin JC, Braun-Fahrländer C, Pekkanen J, Renz H, von Mutius E; PASTURE Study Group. Specific IgE to allergens in cord blood is associated with maternal immunity to Toxoplasma gondii and rubella virus. Allergy. 2008 Nov;63(11):1505-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2008.01793.x.

Pfefferle PI, Sel S, Ege MJ, Büchele G, Blümer N, Krauss-Etschmann S, Herzum  I, Albers CE, Lauener RP, Roponen M, Hirvonen MR, Vuitton DA, Riedler J, Brunekreef B, Dalphin JC, Braun-Fahrländer C, Pekkanen J, von Mutius E, Renz H; PASTURE Study Group. Cord blood allergen-specific IgE is associated with reduced  IFN-gamma production by cord blood cells: the Protection against Allergy-Study in Rural Environments (PASTURE) Study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Oct;122(4):711-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2008.06.035. Epub 2008 Aug 20.

Ege MJ, Herzum I, Büchele G, Krauss-Etschmann S, Lauener RP, Roponen M, Hyvärinen A, Vuitton DA, Riedler J, Brunekreef B, Dalphin JC, Braun-Fahrländer C, Pekkanen J, Renz H, von Mutius E; Protection Against Allergy Study in Rural Environments (PASTURE) Study group. Prenatal exposure to a farm environment modifies atopic sensitization at birth. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Aug;122(2):407-12, 412.e1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2008.06.011.

Maier KL, Alessandrini F, Beck-Speier I, Hofer TP, Diabaté S, Bitterle E, Stöger T, Jakob T, Behrendt H, Horsch M, Beckers J, Ziesenis A, Hültner L, Frankenberger M, Krauss-Etschmann S, Schulz H. Health effects of ambient particulate matter--biological mechanisms and inflammatory responses to in vitro  and in vivo particle exposures. Inhal Toxicol. 2008 Feb;20(3):319-37. doi: 10.1080/08958370701866313 . Review.

Krauss-Etschmann S, Hartl D, Rzehak P, Heinrich J, Shadid R, Del Carmen Ramírez-Tortosa M, Campoy C, Pardillo S, Schendel DJ, Decsi T, Demmelmair H, Koletzko BV; Nutraceuticals for Healthier Life Study Group. Decreased cord blood  IL-4, IL-13, and CCR4 and increased TGF-beta levels after fish oil supplementation of pregnant women. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Feb;121(2):464-470.e6. Epub 2007 Nov 5.



Hartl D, Latzin P, Hordijk P, Marcos V, Rudolph C, Woischnik M, Krauss-Etschmann S, Koller B, Reinhardt D, Roscher AA, Roos D, Griese M. Cleavage of CXCR1 on neutrophils disables bacterial killing in cystic fibrosis lung disease. Nat Med. 2007 Dec;13(12):1423-30. Epub 2007 Dec 2.

Shadid R, Haarman M, Knol J, Theis W, Beermann C, Rjosk-Dendorfer D, Schendel DJ, Koletzko BV, Krauss-Etschmann S. Effects of galactooligosaccharide and long-chain fructooligosaccharide supplementation during pregnancy on maternal and neonatal microbiota and immunity--a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled  study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov;86(5):1426-37.

Krauss-Etschmann S, Shadid R, Campoy C, Hoster E, Demmelmair H, Jiménez M, Gil A, Rivero M, Veszprémi B, Decsi T, Koletzko BV; Nutrition and Health Lifestyle (NUHEAL) Study Group. Effects of fish-oil and folate supplementation of pregnant women on maternal and fetal plasma concentrations of docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid: a European randomized multicenter trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 May;85(5):1392-400.

Hartl D, Koller B, Mehlhorn AT, Reinhardt D, Nicolai T, Schendel DJ, Griese M, Krauss-Etschmann S. Quantitative and functional impairment of pulmonary CD4+CD25hi regulatory T cells in pediatric asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 May;119(5):1258-66. Epub 2007 Apr 6.



Larqué E, Krauss-Etschmann S, Campoy C, Hartl D, Linde J, Klingler M, Demmelmair H, Caño A, Gil A, Bondy B, Koletzko B. Docosahexaenoic acid supply in  pregnancy affects placental expression of fatty acid transport proteins. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Oct;84(4):853-61.

Calder PC, Krauss-Etschmann S, de Jong EC, Dupont C, Frick JS, Frokiaer H, Heinrich J, Garn H, Koletzko S, Lack G, Mattelio G, Renz H, Sangild PT, Schrezenmeir J, Stulnig TM, Thymann T, Wold AE, Koletzko B. Early nutrition and immunity - progress and perspectives. Br J Nutr. 2006 Oct;96(4):774-90. PubMed

Zutavern A, von Klot S, Gehring U, Krauss-Etschmann S, Heinrich J. Pre-natal  and post-natal exposure to respiratory infection and atopic diseases development: a historical cohort study. Respir Res. 2006 May 23;7:81.

Hartl D, Latzin P, Zissel G, Krane M, Krauss-Etschmann S, Griese M. Chemokines indicate allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in patients with cystic fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Jun 15;173(12):1370-6. Epub 2006 Mar 16..

Hartl D, Griese M, Kappler M, Zissel G, Reinhardt D, Rebhan C, Schendel DJ, Krauss-Etschmann S. Pulmonary T(H)2 response in Pseudomonas aeruginosa-infected patients with cystic fibrosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006 Jan;117(1):204-11.
Epub 2005 Nov 28.

Kappler M, Krauss-Etschmann S, Diehl V, Zeilhofer H, Koletzko S. Detection of secretory IgA antibodies against gliadin and human tissue transglutaminase in stool to screen for coeliac disease in children: validation study. BMJ. 2006 Jan  28;332(7535):213-4. Epub 2005 Dec 23.

Krauss-Etschmann S, Hartl D, Heinrich J, Thaqi A, Prell C, Campoy C, Molina FS, Hector A, Decsi T, Schendel DJ, Koletzko BV. Association between levels of Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 and CD14 mRNA and allergy in pregnant women and their offspring. Clin Immunol. 2006 Feb-Mar;118(2-3):292-9. Epub 2005 Nov 14.



Hartl D, Griese M, Nicolai T, Zissel G, Prell C, Reinhardt D, Schendel DJ, Krauss-Etschmann S. A role for MCP-1/CCR2 in interstitial lung disease in children. Respir Res. 2005 Aug 11;6:93.

Hartl D, Starosta V, Maier K, Beck-Speier I, Rebhan C, Becker BF, Latzin P, Fischer R, Ratjen F, Huber RM, Rietschel E, Krauss-Etschmann S, Griese M. Inhaled glutathione decreases PGE2 and increases lymphocytes in cystic fibrosis lungs. Free Radic Biol Med. 2005 Aug 15;39(4):463-72. Epub 2005 Apr 14.

Krauss-Etschmann S, Gruber R, Plikat K, Antoni I, Demmelmair H, Reinhardt D,  Koletzko S. Increase of antigen-presenting cells in the gastric mucosa of Helicobacter pylori-infected children. Helicobacter. 2005 Jun;10(3):214-22.

Hartl D, Griese M, Nicolai T, Zissel G, Prell C, Konstantopoulos N, Gruber R, Reinhardt D, Schendel DJ, Krauss-Etschmann S. Pulmonary chemokines and their receptors differentiate children with asthma and chronic cough. J Allergy Clin
Immunol. 2005 Apr;115(4):728-36.

Hartl D, Belohradsky BH, Griese M, Nicolai T, Krauss-Etschmann S, Roos D, Wintergerst U. Celiac disease and pulmonary hemosiderosis in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2004 Oct;38(4):344-8.

Prell C, Konstantopoulos N, Heinzelmann B, Frankenberger B, Reinhardt D, Schendel DJ, Krauss-Etschmann S. Frequency of Valpha24+CD161+ natural killer T cells and invariant TCRAV24-AJ18 transcripts in atopic and non-atopic individuals. Immunobiology. 2003;208(4):367-80.

Krauss-Etschmann S, Sammler E, Koletzko S, Konstantopoulos N, Aust D, Gebert  B, Luckow B, Reinhardt D, Schendel DJ. Chemokine receptor 5 expression in gastric mucosa of Helicobacter pylori-infected and noninfected children. Clin Diagn Lab
Immunol. 2003 Jan;10(1):22-9.

Bolte G, Krauss-Etschmann S, Konstantopoulos N, Bischof W, Fahlbusch B, Schendel DJ, Wichmann HE, Heinrich J; LISA Study Group. Different effects of endotoxin versus mite and cat allergen exposure on T-cell differentiation in infants. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Oct;110(4):634-40.

Kindermann A, Demmelmair H, Koletzko B, Krauss-Etschmann S, Wiebecke B, Koletzko S. Influence of age on 13C-urea breath test results in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2000 Jan;30(1):85-91. Erratum in: J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2000 Mar;30(3):354.

Gruber R, Krauss-Etschmann S, Jäger G, Belohradsky BH, Koletzko S. Atypical CD3+ CD4(low) cell population in a boy with fatal EBV-infection. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 1999 Jan;118(1):74-8.