PUBLICATIONS

Selected Publications:

 

  1. Robak OH, Heimesaat MM, Kruglov AA, Prepens S, Ninnemann J, Gutbier B, Reppe K, Hochrein H, Suter M, Kirschning CJ, Marathe V, Buer J, Hornef MW, Schnare M, Schneider P, Witzenrath M, Bereswill S, Steinhoff U, Suttorp N, Sander LE, Chaput C*, Opitz B*. Antibiotic treatment-induced secondary IgA-deficiency enhances susceptibility to Pseudomonas aeruginosa J Clin Invest. [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Ruiz-Moreno JS, Hamann L, Shah JA, Verbon A, Mockenhaupt FP, Puzianowska-Kuznicka M, Naujoks J, Sander LE, Witzenrath M, Cambier JC, Suttorp N, Schumann RR, Jin L, Hawn TR, Opitz B; CAPNETZ Study Group. The common HAQ STING variant impairs cGAS-dependent antibacterial responses and is associated with susceptibility to Legionnaires‘ disease in humans. PLoS Pathog. 2018;14: e1006829.
  3. Naujoks N, Tabeling C, Dill BD, Hoffmann C, Brown AS, Kunze M, Kempa S, Peter A, Mollenkopf HJ, Dorhoi A, Kershaw O, Gruber AD, Sander LE, Witzenrath M, Herold S, Nehrlich A, Hocke AC, van Driel I, Suttorp N, Bedoui B, Hilbi H, Trost M, Opitz B. IFNs modify the proteome of Legionella-containing vacuoles and restrict infection via IRG1-derived itaconic acid. PLoS Pathogens. 2016;12:e1005408.
  4. Witzenrath M, Pache F, Lorenz D, Koppe U, Schönrock S, Meixenberger K, Dorhoi A, Ma J, Holmes A, Trendelenburg G, Heimesaat MM, Bereswill S, van der Linden M, Tschopp J, Mitchell TJ, Suttorp N, Opitz B. The NLRP3 Inflammasome is Differentially Activated by Pneumolysin Variants and Contributes to Host Defense in Pneumococcal Pneumonia. J Immunol. 2011;187:434-40.
  5. Opitz B, van Laak V, Eitel J, Suttorp N. Innate immune recognition in infectious and non-infectious diseases of the lung. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181:1294-309.
  6. Eitel J, Krüll M, Hocke AC, N Guessan PD, Zahlten J, Schmeck B, Slevogt H, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Opitz B. beta-PIX and Rac1 GTPase mediate trafficking and negative regulation of NOD2-dependent signalling. J Immunol. 2008;181:2664-71.
  7. Slevogt H, Zabel S, Opitz B, Hocke A, Eitel J, N´Guessan PD, Lucka L, Zimmermann W, Zweigner J, Temmesfeld-Wollbrueck B, Suttorp N, Singer BB. CEACAM1 inhibits Toll-like receptor-2-triggered antibacterial responses of human pulmonary epithelial cells. Nat Immunol. 2008;9:1270-8.
  8. Opitz B, Förster S, Hocke AC, Maass M, Schmeck B, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N, Krüll M. Nod1 mediated endothelial cell activation by C. pneumoniae. Circ. Res. 2005;96:319-26.

Pubmed:

Bastian Opitz

Julianne Lippmann

Awards:

2017    Laura Maschirow, First Prize (DGHM/DGfI AKI – Arbeitskreis Infektionsimmunologie)

2016   Jan Naujoks, First DGHM Paper of the Month (PLoS Pathogens. 2016;12:e1005408)

2015    Jan Naujoks, First Prize (DGHM/DGfI AKI – Arbeitskreis Infektionsimmunologie)

2015    Jan Naujoks, Best Talk Award (SPP1580 Internal Meeting)

2014    Jan Naujoks, First Abstract Award (DGFI Annual Meeting)

2009    Bastian Opitz, Fritz-und-Ursula-Melchers-Preis (DGfI)