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Baars I, Jaedtka M, Dewitz LA, Fu Y, Franz T, Mohr J, Gintschel P, Berlin H, Degen A, Freier S, Rygol SM, Schraven B,

Kahlfuss S, van Zandbergen G, Müller AJ.

Leishmania major drives host phagocyte death and cell-to-cell transfer depending on intracellular pathogen proliferation rate.

JCI Insight. 2023 Jun 13:e169020. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.169020. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37310793.

Kruse B#, Buzzai AC#, Shridhar N#, Braun AD#, Gellert S, Knauth K, Pozniak J, Peters J, Dittmann P, Mengoni M, van der Sluis TC, Höhn S, Antoranz A, Krone A, Fu Y, Yu D, Essand M, Geffers R, Mougiakakos D, Kahlfuß S, Kashkar H, Gaffal E, Bosisio FM, Bechter O, Rambow F, Marine JC, Kastenmüller W, Müller AJ*, Tüting T*

CD4+ T cell-induced inflammatory cell death controls immune-evasive tumours.

Nature. 2023 Jun 14. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06199-x. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37316667. *Corr. author  #First-authors


Binder R, Hahn A, Eberhardt KA, Hagen RM, Rohde H, Loderstädt U, Feldt T, Sarfo FS, Di Cristanziano V,

Kahlfuss S, Frickmann H, Zautner AE.

Comparison of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Three Real-Time PCR Assays for the Detection of Arcobacter butzleri in Human Stool Samples Targeting Different Genes in a Test Comparison without a Reference Standard.

Microorganisms. 2023 May 17;11(5):1313. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms11051313. PMID: 37317286; PMCID: PMC10223941.

Hoffmann K, Riediger M, Tersteegen A, Marquardt P, Kahlfuß S, Kaasch AJ, Hagen RM, Frickmann H, Zautner AE.

Molecular epidemiology of enterically colonizing Escherichia coli with resistance against third-generation cephalosporins isolated from stool samples of European soldiers with concomitant diarrhea on deployment in Western African Mali

Front. Microbiology. 2023 May 5;14:1169829. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1169829. PMID: 37213500; PMCID: PMC10198576.

Roder M and Kahlfuss S*Implementation of Immunometabolism into Curricula, Scientific Societies, and Immunological Routine Diagnostics. J Immunol Sci. 2023.*Corr. author 

Roder M#Franz T#, Negele J#, Schreiber J*,  Kahlfuss S*Asthma bronchiale - Unterschiedliche Endotypen, unterschiedliche Therapien.  Deutsches Ärzteblatt. 2023. In Press.*Corr. authors 

Jantz-Naeem N, Böttcher-Loschinski R, Borucki K, Mitchell-Flack M, Böttcher M, Schraven B, Mougiakakos D*, Kahlfuss S*. TIGIT signaling and its influence on T cell metabolism and immune cell function in the tumor microenvironment.

Front Oncology. 2023 Feb 17;13:1060112. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2023.1060112. *Corr. authors

Franz T#, Negele J#, Bruno P, Böttcher M, Mitchell-Flack M, Reemts L, Krone A, Mougiakakos D, Müller AJ, Zautner AE, Kahlfuss S*.

Pleiotropic effects of antibiotics on T cell metabolism and T cell-mediated immunity.
Front Microbiol. 2022. *Corr. author  #First-authors

Franz T#, Negele J#, Kahlfuss S*Cytotoxic innate lymphoid cells sense tumor-derived IL-15: A novel mechanism

of cancer immunosurveillance. 

Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy. 2022. *Corr. author  #First-authors

Wang Y-H#, Noyer L#, Kahlfuss S#, Raphael D, Tao AJ, Kaufmann U, Zhu J, Mitchell-Flack M, Sidhu I, Zhou F, Vaeth M, Thomas PG, Saunders SP, Stauderman K, Curotto de Lafaille MA, Feske S*. Distinct roles of ORAI1 in T cell-mediated allergic airway inflammation and immunity to influenza A virus infection.

Science Advances. 2022. *Corr. author #First-authors  

Böttcher-Loschinski R*, Rial Saborido J, Böttcher M, Kahlfuss S, Mougiakakos D. Lipotoxicity as a Barrier for T Cell-Based Therapies. Biomolecules. 2022; 12(9):1182. *Corr. author 

Böttcher M*, Böttcher-Loschinski R., Kahlfuss S., Aigner M., Gießl A., Mackensen A., Schlötzer-Schrehardt U., Tüting T., Bruns H. and Mougiakakos D*. *Corr. authors CLL-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Impair T-Cell Activation and Foster T-Cell Exhaustion via Multiple Immunological Checkpoints. Cells. 2022. *Corr. authors

Thurm C.#, Reinhold A.#, Borucki K., Kahlfuss S., Feist E., Schreiber J., Reinhold D., and Schraven B*. Homologous and Heterologous Anti-COVID-19 Vaccination Does Not Induce New-Onset Formation of Autoantibodies Typically Accompanying Lupus Erythematodes, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Celiac Disease and Antiphospholipid Syndrome. 

Vaccines. 2022.  *Corr. author  #First-authors 

Krone A.#, Fu Y.#, Schreiber S.#, Kotrba J., Borde L. Nötzold A., Thurm C., Negele J., Franz T., Stegemann-Koniszewski S., Schreiber J., Shukla A., Geffers R., Schraven B., Reinhold D., Dudeck A., Reinhold A., Müller A., and Kahlfuss S*.

Ionic mitigation of CD4+ T cell metabolic fitness, Th1 central nervous system autoimmunity and Th2 asthmatic airway inflammation by therapeutic zinc. Scientific reports. 2022. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-04827-6 *Corr. author, #First-authors 

Mougiakakos D and Kahlfuss S*. 

“Moonlighting” at the power plant: how mitochondria facilitate serial killing by CD8+ cytotoxic T cells.  

Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy. 2021. *Corr. author


Formaglio P, Alabdullah M, Siokis A, Handschuh J, Sauerland I, Fu Y, Krone A, Gintschel P, Stettin J, Heyde S, Mohr J, Philipsen L, Schröder A, Robert PA, Zhao G, Khailaie S, Dudeck A, Bertrand J, Späth GF, Kahlfuss S, Bousso P, Schraven B, Huehn J, Binder S, Meyer-Hermann M, Müller AJ.

Nitric oxide controls proliferation of Leishmania major by inhibiting the recruitment of permissive host cells.

Immunity. 2021 Oct 15:S1074-7613(21)00406-4. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2021.09.021. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34687607.

Thurm C, Schraven B, Kahlfuss S*.

ABC Transporters in T Cell-Mediated Physiological and Pathological Immune Responses.

Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Aug 25;22(17):9186. doi: 10.3390/ijms22179186. PMID: 34502100; PMCID: PMC8431589. *Corr. author

Schreiber S, Hammers CM, Kaasch AJ, Schraven B, Dudeck A, Kahlfuss S*.

Metabolic Interdependency of Th2 Cell-Mediated Type 2 Immunity and the Tumor Microenvironment.

Front Immunol. 2021 May 31;12:632581. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.632581. PMID: 34135885; PMCID: PMC8201396. *Corr. author

Reinhold D, Guttek K, Reddig A, Voss L, Schubert C, Kahlfuss S, Grüngreiff K, Schraven B, Reinhold A.

Zinc Aspartate Induces IL-16 Secretion and Apoptosis in Human T Cells.

Biomedicines. 2021 Mar 1;9(3):246. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines9030246. PMID: 33804583; PMCID: PMC7998552.

Vaeth M, Kahlfuss S, Feske S. CRAC Channels and Calcium Signaling in T Cell-Mediated Immunity.

Trends Immunology. 2020 Oct;41(10):878-901. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2020 Jul 22. PMID: 32711944; PMCID: PMC7985820.

Kahlfuss S, Kaufmann U, Concepcion AR, Noyer L, Raphael D, Vaeth M, Yang J, Pancholi P, Maus M, Muller J, Kozhaya L, Khodadadi-Jamayran A, Sun Z, Shaw P, Unutmaz D, Stathopulos PB, Feist C, Cameron SB, Turvey SE, Feske S.

STIM1-mediated calcium influx controls antifungal immunity and the metabolic function of non-pathogenic Th17 cells.

EMBO Mol Med. 2020 Aug 7;12(8):e11592. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201911592. Epub 2020 Jul 1. PMID: 32609955; PMCID: PMC7411566.


Kaufmann U*, Kahlfuss S*, Yang J, Ivanova E, Koralov SB, Feske S.

Calcium Signaling Controls Pathogenic Th17 Cell-Mediated Inflammation by Regulating Mitochondrial Function.

Cell Metabolism. 2019 May 7;29(5):1104-1118.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2019.01.019. Epub 2019 Feb 14. PMID: 30773462; PMCID: PMC6506368. *First-authors 

Woelfer M, Kasties V, Kahlfuss S, Walter M.

The Role of Depressive Subtypes within the Neuroinflammation Hypothesis of Major Depressive Disorder.

Neuroscience. 2019 Apr 1;403:93-110. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.03.034. Epub 2018 Mar 29. PMID: 29604382.

Lian J*, Cuk M*, Kahlfuss S*, Kozhaya L, Vaeth M, Rieux-Laucat F, Picard C, Benson MJ, Jakovcevic A, Bilic K, Martinac I, Stathopulos P, Kacskovics I, Vraetz T, Speckmann C, Ehl S, Issekutz T, Unutmaz D, Feske S. ORAI1 mutations abolishing store-operated Ca2+entry cause anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with immunodeficiency.

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Oct;142(4):1297-1310.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.10.031. Epub 2017 Nov 16. PMID: 29155098;  *First-authors 

Kahlfuss S*, Flieger RR, Mankertz A, Yilmaz K, Roepke TK. Pericardial Tamponade in an Adult Suffering from Acute Mumps Infection. *Corr. author

Case Rep Med. 2016;2016:7980936. doi: 10.1155/2016/7980936. Epub 2016 Oct 12. PMID: 27818687; PMCID: PMC5080511.

Kahlfuss S*, Flieger RR, Roepke TK, Yilmaz K. Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac echinococcosis. *Corr. author

Heart. 2016 Sep 1;102(17):1348-53. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309350. Epub 2016 May 19. PMID: 27199228.

Simma N, Bose T, Kahlfuss S*, Mankiewicz J, Lowinus T, Lühder F, Schüler T, Schraven B, Heine M, Bommhardt U. NMDA-receptor antagonists block B-cell function but foster IL-10 production in BCR/CD40-activated B cells.

Cell Commun Signal. 2014 Dec 5;12:75. doi: 10.1186/s12964-014-0075-5. PMID: 25477292; PMCID: PMC4269920. *First-authors 

Kahlfuss S*, Simma N*, Mankiewicz J*, Bose T*, Lowinus T, Klein-Hessling S, Sprengel R, Schraven B, Heine M, Bommhardt U. Immunosuppression by N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists is mediated through inhibition of Kv1.3 and KCa3.1 channels in T cells. *First-authors 

Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Mar;34(5):820-31. doi: 10.1128/MCB.01273-13. Epub 2013 Dec 16. PMID: 24344200; PMCID: PMC4023824. 


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Clinical Immunology

Medical Faculty

Otto-von-Guericke University


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