Welcome to the Department of Stem Cell Biology

Department of Stem Cell Biology

Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. Beate Winner



Oligomer-prone E57K-mutant alpha-synuclein exacerbates integration deficit of adult hippocampal newborn neurons in transgenic mice

Brain Structure and Function

Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease has been linked to aggregation of the presynaptic protein alpha-synuclein. Specifically, the oligomeric species of alpha-synuclein were suggested to mediate neurotoxicity. Using the adult...

14.11.2017 read more 

The Trojan horse - neuroinflammatory impact of T cells in neurodegenerative diseases

We wrote a review article on the emerging theme of the role of T cells for neurodegenerative diseases.

30.10.2017 read more 

Defects in ER–endosome contacts impact lysosome function in hereditary spastic paraplegia

The Journal of Cell Biology

Contacts between endosomes and the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) promote endosomal tubule fission, but the mechanisms involved and consequences of tubule fission failure are incompletely understood. We found that interaction between...

25.08.2017 read more 

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