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Amino acids fuel fibroblast-like synoviocyte activation and arthritis by regulating chemokine expression and leukocyte migration. Arthritis Rheumatol

Cytokine-directed cellular cross-talk imprints synovial pathotypes in rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis.

Associations between nailfold capillary aberrations and autoantibodies in children and adults with Raynaud's phenomenon. RMD Open.


Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Initiation of Immunosuppressive Treatment in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases in Austria: A Nationwide Retrospective Study. J Clin Med.

COVID-19 as a putative trigger of anti-MDA5-associated dermatomyositis with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring lung transplantation, a case report. BMC Rheumatol.

TNFR2 is critical for TNF-induced rheumatoid arthritis fibroblast-like synoviocyte inflammation. Rheumatology (Oxford).


Establishment of a human three-dimensional chip-based chondro-synovial coculture joint model for reciprocal cross talk studies in arthritis research. Lab Chip.

Lasp1 regulates adherens junction dynamics and fibroblast transformation in destructive arthritis. Nat Commun.

Consensus-Statement der Österreichischen Gesellschaften für Pneumologie und Rheumatologie zur Definition, Evaluation und Therapie von progredient fibrosierenden interstitiellen Lungenerkrankungen (pfILD). Wien Klin Wochenschr.

The complement system drives local inflammatory tissue priming by metabolic reprogramming of synovial fibroblasts. Immunity.


Monitoring tissue-level remodelling during inflammatory arthritis using a three-dimensional synovium-on-a-chip with non-invasive light scattering biosensing. Lab Chip.


IRF1 is critical for the TNF-driven interferon response in rheumatoid fibroblast-like synoviocytes : JAKinibs suppress the interferon response in RA-FLSs. Exp Mol Med.

PU.1 controls fibroblast polarization and tissue fibrosis. Nature.

FOXO3 is involved in the tumor necrosis factor-driven inflammatory response in fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Lab Invest.

Genome-wide meta-analysis reveals shared new loci in systemic seropositive rheumatic diseases. Ann Rheum Dis.


Predictors for influenza vaccine acceptance among patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases. Vaccine.

mTOR Senses Environmental Cues to Shape the Fibroblast-like Synoviocyte Response to Inflammation. Cell Rep.

Targeted inhibition of Janus kinases abates interfon gamma-induced invasive behaviour of fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Rheumatology (Oxford).


MicroRNA-146a governs fibroblast activation and joint pathology in arthritis. J. Autoimmun.

Relation of Nailfold Capillaries and Autoantibodies to Mortality in Patients With Raynaud Phenomenon. Circulation.


The RNA-binding protein HuR/ELAVL1 regulates IFN-β mRNA abundance and the type I IFN response. Eur J Immunol.

CD55 deposited on synovial collagen fibers protects from immune complex-mediated arthritis. Arthritis Res Ther.

Hydrogen sulphide decreases IL-1β-induced activation of fibroblast-like synoviocytes from patients with osteoarthritis. J Cell Mol Med.

Anti-inflammatory and apoptotic effects of the polyphenol curcumin on human fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Int Immunopharmacol.


Polymorphisms in the interleukin 4, interleukin 13, and corresponding receptor genes are not associated with systemic sclerosis and do not influence gene expression. J Rheumatol.

High concentrations of hydrogen sulphide elevate the expression of a series of pro-inflammatory genes in fibroblast-like synoviocytes derived from rheumatoid and osteoarthritis patients. Immunol Lett.

Interferon signals and monocytic sensitization of the interferon-γ signaling pathway in the peripheral blood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum.

The synovium as a privileged site in rheumatoid arthritis: cadherin-11 as a dominant player in synovial pathology. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol.

Dysbalance of angiogenic and angiostatic mediators in patients with mixed connective tissue disease. Ann Rheum Dis.


Genome-wide association study of systemic sclerosis identifies CD247 as a new susceptibility locus. Nat. Genet.

Synovial fibroblasts self-direct multicellular lining architecture and synthetic function in three-dimensional organ culture. Arthritis Rheum.

Cadherin 11 promotes invasive behavior of fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Arthritis Rheum.


Coexpression of two mesenchymal cadherins, cadherin 11 and N-cadherin, on murine fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Arthritis Rheum.

Cadherin-11 in synovial lining formation and pathology in arthritis. Science.

Cadherin-11 induces rheumatoid arthritis fibroblast-like synoviocytes to form lining layers in vitro. Am J Pathol.

The cadherin-11 cytoplasmic juxtamembrane domain promotes alpha-catenin turnover at adherens junctions and intercellular motility. Mol Biol Cell.

Building the synovium: cadherin-11 mediates fibroblast-like synoviocyte cell-to-cell adhesion. Arthritis Res Ther.

Cadherin-11 provides specific cellular adhesion between fibroblast-like synoviocytes. J Exp Med.

Activation of human mast cells through stem cell factor receptor (KIT) is associated with expression of bcl-2. Int Arch Allergy Immunol.