Molecular Neurodegeneration
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Haass
Group Leader and Site Speaker
Head of the Department of Metabolic Biochemistry at the Biomedical Center at the LMU
Feodor-Lynen-Str. 17
81377 München

christian.haass@dzne.de
 +49 89 4400-46549

Publications

The complete list of publications is found here.

Ewers M, Franzmeier N, Suarez-Calvet M, Morenas-Rodriguez E, Araque Caballero MA, Kleineberger G, Piccio L, Cruchaga C, Robles Y, Dichgans M, Trojanowski JQ, Shaw LM, Weiner MW, Haass C for the Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Increased soluble TREM2 is associated with reduced cognitive and clinical decline in Alzheimer’s disease. Sci Transl Med. 2019 Jan 01; in press
Samira Parhizkar, Thomas Arzberger, Matthias Brendel, Gernot Kleinberger, Maximilian Deussing, Carola Focke, Brigitte Nuscher, Monica Xiong, Alireza Ghasemigharagoz, Natalie Katzmarski, Susanne Krasemann, Stefan F. Lichtenthaler, Stephan A. Müller, Alessio Colombo, Laura Sebastian Monasor, Sabina Tahirovic, Jochen Herms, Michael Willem, Nadine Pettkus, Oleg Butovsky, Peter Bartenstein, Dieter Edbauer, Axel Rominger, Ali Ertürk, Stefan A. Grathwohl, Jonas J. Neher, David M. Holtzman, Melanie Meyer-Luehmann, Christian Haass. Loss of TREM2 function increases amyloid seeding but reduces plaque-associated ApoE. Nature Neuroscience. 2019 Jan 31; 22:191-204. doi: 10.1038/s41593-018-0296-9
Gernot Kleinberger, Matthias Brendel, Eva Mracsko, Benedikt Wefers, Linda Groeneweg, Xianyuan Xiang, Carola Focke, Maximilian Deußing, Marc Suárez-Calvet, Fargol Mazaheri, Samira Parhizkar, Nadine Pettkus, Wolfgang Wurst, Regina Feederle, Peter Bartenstein, Thomas Mueggler, Thomas Arzberger, Irene Knuesel, Axel Rominger, Christian Haass. The FTD-like syndrome causing TREM2 T66M mutation impairs microglia function, brain perfusion, and glucose metabolism. EMBO Journal. 2017 Jul 02; 36:1837-1853. doi: 10.15252/embj.201796516
Suárez-Calvet M, Caballero MA, Kleinberger G, Bateman RJ, Fagan AM, Morris JC, Levin J, Danek A, Ewers M, Haass C for the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network. Early changes of CSF sTREM2 in Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease follow markers of Amyloid Deposition and Neuronal Injury. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Dec 14; 8:369ra178. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aag1767
Willem M, Tahirovic S, Busche MA, Ovsepian SV, Chafai M, Kootar S, Hornburg D, Evans LDB, Moore S, Daria A, Hampel H, Müller V, Giudici C, Nuscher B, Wenninger-Weinzierl A, Kremmer E, Heneka MT, Thal DR, Giedraitis V, Lannfelt L, Müller U, Livesey FJ, Meissner F, Herms J, Konnerth A, Marie H, Haass C. eta-Secretase processing of APP inhibits neuronal activity in the hippocampus. Nature. 2015 Oct 15; 526:443-7. doi: 10.1038/nature14864
Gernot Kleinberger, Yoshinori Yamanishi, Marc Suárez-Calvet, Eva Czirr, Ebba Lohmann, Elise Cuyvers, Hanne Struyfs, Nadine Pettkus, Andrea Wenninger-Weinzierl, Fargol Mazaheri, Sabina Tahirovic, Alberto Lleó, Daniel Alcolea, Juan Fortea, Michael Willem, Sven Lammich, José L. Molinuevo, Raquel Sánchez-Valle, Anna Antonell, Alfredo Ramirez, Michael T. Heneka, Kristel Sleegers, Julie Van Der Zee, Jean-Jacques Martin, Sebastiaan Engelborghs, Asli Demirtas-Tatlidede, Henrik Zetterberg, Christine Van Broeckhoven, Hakan Gurvit, Tony Wyss-Coray, John Hardy, Marco Colonna, Christian Haass. TREM2 mutations implicated in neurodegeneration impair cell surface transport and phagocytosis. Science Translational Medicine. 2014 Jul 01; 6 doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009093
Dorothee Dormann, Ramona Rodde, Dieter Edbauer, Eva Bentmann, Ingeborg Fischer, Alexander Hruscha, Manuel E. Than, Ian R.A. MacKenzie, Anja Capell, Bettina Schmid, Manuela Neumann, Christian Haass. ALS-associated fused in sarcoma (FUS) mutations disrupt transportin-mediated nuclear import. EMBO Journal. 2010 Aug 17; 29:2841-2857. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2010.143
Dominik Paquet, Ratan Bhat, Astrid Sydow, Eva-Maria Mandelkow, Stefan Berg, Sven Hellberg, Johanna Fälting, Martin Distel, Reinhard W. Köster, Bettina Schmid, Christian Haass. A zebrafish model of tauopathy allows in vivo imaging of neuronal cell death and drug evaluation. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2009 Apr 30; 119:1382-1395. doi: 10.1172/JCI37537
Willem M, Garratt AN, Novak B, Citron M, Kaufmann S, Rittger A, De Strooper B, Saftig P, Birchmeier C, Haass C. Control of peripheral nerve myelination by the beta-secretase BACE1. Science. 2006 Oct 27; 314:664-6. doi: 10.1126/science.1132341
Edbauer D, Winkler E, Regula JT, Pesold B, Steiner H, Haass C. Reconstitution of gamma-secretase activity. Nat Cell Biol. 2003 May 01; 5:486-8. doi: 10.1038/ncb960
Steiner H, Kostka M, Romig H, Basset G, Pesold B, Hardy J, Capell A, Meyn L, Grim ML, Baumeister R, Fechteler K, Haass C. Glycine 384 is required for presenilin-1 function and is conserved in bacterial polytopic aspartyl proteases. Nat Cell Biol. 2000 Nov 01; 2:848-51. doi: 10.1038/35041097
Capell A, Steiner H, Romig H, Keck S, Baader M, Grim MG, Baumeister R, Haass C. Presenilin-1 differentially facilitates endoproteolysis of the beta-amyloid precursor protein and Notch. Nat Cell Biol. 2000 Jan 01; 2:205-11. doi: 10.1038/35008626
Haass C, Lemere CA, Capell A, Citron M, Seubert P, Schenk D, Lannfelt L, Selkoe DJ. The Swedish mutation causes early-onset Alzheimer's disease by beta-secretase cleavage within the secretory pathway. Nat Med. 1995 Dec 01; 1:1291-6.
Haass C, Schlossmacher MG, Hung AY, Vigo-Pelfrey C, Mellon A, Ostaszewski BL, Lieberburg I, Koo EH, Schenk D, Teplow DB, Selkoe DJ. Amyloid beta-peptide is produced by cultured cells during normal metabolism. Nature. 1992 Nov 24; 359:322-5. doi: 10.1038/359322a0
Haass C, Koo EH, Mellon A, Hung AY, Selkoe DJ. Targeting of cell-surface beta-amyloid precursor protein to lysosomes: alternative processing into amyloid-bearing fragments. Nature. 1992 Jun 22; 357:500-3. doi: 10.1038/357500a0

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