Bähr I, Pörtner OJ, Glass M, Doberstein H, Goritz V, Hiller GGR, Spielmann J, Kielstein H. (2021) Characterization of natural killer cells in colorectal tumor tissue of rats fed a control diet or a high-fat diet. Ann Anat. 233:151586. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2020.151586


Bähr I*, Spielmann J *, Quandt D, Kielstein H (2020) Obesity-Associated Alterations of Natural Killer Cells and Immunosurveillance of Cancer. Front. Immunol. Review ARTICLE 11:245. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2020.00245 * These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Büttner M, Lagerholm CB, Waithe D, Galiani S, Schliebs W, Erdmann R, Eggeling C, Reglinski K. (2020) Challenges of Using Expansion Microscopy for Super-resolved Imaging of Cellular Organelles. Chembiochem. doi:10.1002/cbic.202000571. Online ahead of print.

Fuellen G, Liesenfeld O, Kowald A, Barrantes I, Bastian M, Simm A, Jansen L, Tietz-Latza A, Quandt D, Franceschi C, Walter M. (2020) The preventive strategy for pandemics in the elderly is to collect in advance samples & data to counteract chronic inflammation (inflammaging). Ageing Res Rev. 62:101091. doi:10.1016/j.arr.2020.101091. Review.

Gutteck N, Haase K, Kielstein H, Delank KS, Arnold C. (2020) Biomechanical results of percutaneous calcaneal osteotomy using two different osteotomy designs. Foot Ankle Surg. 26(5):551-555. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2019.07.004

Gutteck N, Schilde S, Reichel M, Holtz A, Sahmel O, Hinz P, Kielstein H, Lange J, Delank KS, Martin H. (2020) Posterolateral plate fixation with Pantalarlock® is more stable than nail fixation in tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis in a biomechanical cadaver study. Foot Ankle Surg. 26(3):328-333. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2019.04.006

Haase R, Reinhardt S, Rotzsch C, Kuehnoel C, Matschiner A. (2020) Mitral Valve Thrombosis in a Neonate: Thrombolysis with rTPA and Unfractionated Heparin. Ann Pediatr. 3(1): 1044

Naujoks W*, Quandt D*, Hauffe A, Kielstein H, Bähr I*, Spielmann J* (2020) Characterization of Surface Receptor Expression and Cytotoxicity of Human NK Cells and NK Cell Subsets in Overweight and Obese Humans. Front Immunol. 11:573200. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2020.573200 *These authors contributed equally to this work.

Rudolph K, Galvez C, Chang J, Wu A, Gölkel C, Sündermann SH, Kielstein H. (2020) Body donation as a grateful gift for a long and active life with a Björk-Shiley valve. J Card Surg. 35(10):2811-2813. doi:10.1111/jocs.14922

Schilde S, Ketelhut L, Kielstein H, Delank KS, Gutteck N. (2020) Anatomical study of Lapidus arthrodesis using two different plantar plate systems. Foot Ankle Surg. 26(5):585-590. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2019.07.016

Spielmann J, Mattheis L, Jung JS, Rauße H, Glaß M, Bähr I, Quandt D, Oswald J, Kielstein H. (2020) Effects of obesity on NK cells in a mouse model of postmenopausal breast cancer. Sci Rep. 10(1):20606. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-76906-5

Spielmann J, Naujoks W, Emde M, Allweyer M, Kielstein H, Quandt D*, Bähr I* (2020) High-Fat Diet and Feeding Regime Impairs Number, Phenotype, and Cytotoxicity of Natural Killer Cells in C57BL/6 Mice. Front. Nutr. 7:585693. doi:10.3389/fnut.2020.585693 *These authors have contributed equally to this work

Weihe P*, Spielmann J*, Kielstein H, Henning-Klusmann J, Weihrauch-Blüher S. (2020) Childhood Obesity and Cancer Risk in Adulthood. Curr Obes Rep . 9(3):204-212. doi:10.1007/s13679-020-00387-w. Review. *These authors contributed equally to this work.

Wu A, Noël GPJC, Wingate R, Kielstein H, Sakurai T, Viranta-Kovanen S, Chien CL, Traxler H, Waschke J, Vielmuth F, Sagoo MG, Kitahara S, Kato Y, Keay KA, Olsen J, Bernd P. (2020) An International Partnership of 12 Anatomy Departments - Improving Global Health through Internationalization of Medical Education. Ann Glob Health. 86(1):27. doi:10.5334/aogh.2665


Fänder J, Kielstein H, Büttner M, Koelblinger P, Dummer R, Bauer M, Handke D, Wickenhauser C, Seliger B, Jasinski-Bergner S. (2019) Characterizing CD44 regulatory microRNAs as putative therapeutic agents in human melanoma. Oncotarget. 10(60):6509-6525. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.27305

Gölkel C, Wu A, Chiuzan C, Duong J, Bernd P, Kielstein H. (2019) Early internationalization of students in a German medical school in the former German Democratic Republic. Ann Anat. 225:42-47. doi:10.1016/j.aanat.2019.03.004

Jasinski-Bergner S, Kielstein H. (2019) Adipokines Regulate the Expression of Tumor-Relevant MicroRNAs. Obes Facts. 12(2):211-225. doi:10.1159/000496625

Kielstein H, Fegerl I. (2019) Anna Morandi's successors. Lancet. 393(10182):1698. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)33136-2

Kraya T*, Quandt D*, Pfirrmann T, Kindermann A, Lampe L, Schroeter ML, Kohlhase J, Stoevesandt D, Hoffmann K, Villavicencio-Lorini P. (2019) Functional characterization of a novel CSF1R mutation causing hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 7(4):e00595. doi:10.1002/mgg3.595
*These authors contributed equally to this work.

Lenz M, Schwinn J, Hofmann-Fliri L, Schwyn R, Knobe M, Klos K, Kielstein H, Hofmann GO, Gueorguiev B. (2019) Influence of reduced tip-apex distance on helical blade fixation - a biomechanical study. J Orthop Res. 37(3):649-654. doi:10.1002/jor.24202

Rothe K, Quandt D, Köhler G, Jasinski-Bergner S, Seliger B, Pierer M, Wagner U. (2019) IR-B expressing CD8+ T cells exhibit features of Tc1 and Tc17 in SKG mice.heumatology (Oxford). 58(12):2325-2329. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/kez256

Spielmann J, Bähr I, Naujoks W, Kielstein H, Quandt D. (2019) Natural killer cells, obesity and tumorigenesis. Adipositas. 13:36-42. doi:10.1055/a-0801-4014

Talty A, Deegan S, Ljujic M, Mnich K, Naicker SD, Quandt D, Zeng Q, Patterson JB, Gorman AM, Griffin MD, Samali A, Logue SE. (2019) Inhibition of IRE1α RNase activity reduces NLRP3 inflammasome assembly and processing of pro-IL1β. Cell Death Dis. 10(9):622. doi:10.1038/s41419-019-1847-z

Wu A, Kielstein H, Sakurai T, Noel G, Viranta-Kovanen S, Chien CL, Bernd P. (2019) Internationalization of Medical Education—Building a Program to Prepare Future Leaders in Healthcare. Med.Sci.Educ. 29: 535-547. doi:10.1007/s40670-019-00695-4


Bähr I, Jahn J, Zipprich A, Pahlow I, Spielmann J, Kielstein H. (2018) Impaired natural killer cell subset phenotypes in human obesity. Immunologic Research. 66(2)234-244. doi:10.1007/s12026-018-8989-4

Fänder J, Büttner M, Kielstein H, Jasinski-Bergner S. (2018) A Missing Posterior Division of the Internal Iliac Artery. EJVES Short Rep. 40:18-20. doi:10.1016/j.ejvssr.2018.08.004

Grünberg M*, Quandt D*, Cynis H, Demuth HU, Kinderman A, Magdolen V, Forssmann WG, Seliger B, Mägert HJ. (2018) Kallikrein-related peptidases are activators of the CC chemokine CCL14. Eur J Immunol. 48(9):1592-1594. doi:10.1002/eji.201747452
*These authors contributed equally to this work.

Gutteck N, Martin H, Hanke T, Heilmann A, Kielstein H, Gradl G, Richter M, Delank KS, Wohlrab D. (2018) Posterolateral plate fixation with Talarlock® is more stable than screw fixation in ankle arthrodesis in a biomechanical cadaver study. Foot and Ankle Surgery. 24(3):208-212. doi:10.1016/j.fas.2017.02.005

Oswald J, Büttner M, Jasinski-Bergner S, Jacobs R, Rosenstock P, Kielstein H (2018) Leptin affects filopodia and cofilin in NK-92 cells in a dose- and time-dependent manner. European Journal of Histochemistry 62(1):2848. doi:10.4081/ejh.2018.2848

Winter F, Stoevesandt D, Schultka R, Viebig M, Moeller K, Steger F, Kielstein H. (2018) Bodies of children in the Institute of Anatomy in Halle (Saale), Germany, between 1920 and 1945. Ann Anat. 215:40-46. doi:10.1016/j.aanat.2017.09.005


Bähr I, Goritz V, Doberstein H, GGR Hiller, Rosenstock P, Jahn J, Pörtner O, Berreis T, Mueller T, Spielmann J, Kielstein H. (2017) Diet-induced obesity is associated with an impaired NK cell function and an increased colon cancer incidence. J Nutr Metab. 2017:4297025. doi:10.1155/2017/4297025

Jasinski-Bergner S, Büttner M, Quandt D, Seliger B, Kielstein H. (2017) Adiponectin and Its Receptors Are Differentially Expressed in Human Tissues and Cell Lines of Distinct Origin. Obes Facts. 10(6):569-583. doi:10.1159/000481732

Jasinski-Bergner S, Radetzki A.-L., Jahn J, Wohlrab D, Kielstein H. (2017) Impact of the body mass index on perioperative immunological disturbances in patients with hip and knee arthroplasty. J Orthop Surg Res. 12(1):58. doi:10.1186/s13018-017-0557-4

Hiller RG, Patecki M, Neunaber C, Reifenrath J, Kielstein JT, Kielstein H. (2017) A comparative study of bone biopsies from the iliac crest, the tibial bone, and the lumbar spine. BMC Nephrol. 18(1):134. doi:10.1186/s12882-017-0550-5

Rosenstock P, Horstkorte R, Gnanapragassam VS, Harth J, Kielstein H. (2017) Siglec-7 expression is reduced on a natural killer (NK) cell subset of obese humans. Immunol Res. 65(5): 1017-1024. doi:10.1007/s12026-017-8942-y

Spielmann J, Hanke J, Knauf D, Ben-Eliyahu S, Jacobs R, Stangl GI, Bähr I, Kielstein H. (2017) Significantly enhanced lung metastasis and reduced organ NK cell functions in diet-induced obese rats. BMC Obesity 4:24. doi:10.1186/s40608-017-0161-5

Yussif A-S, Lassey A, Ganyaglo G Y-k, Kantelhardt EJ, Kielstein H (2017) The long-term effects of adolescent pregnancies in a community in Northern Ghana on subsequent pregnancies and births of the young mothers. Reproductive Health 14(1):178. doi:10.1186/s12978-017-0443-x


Jasinski-Bergner S, Reches A, Stoehr C, Massa C, Gonschorek E, Huettelmaier S, Braun J, Wach S, Wullich B, Spath V, Wang E, Marincola FM, Mandelboim O, Hartmann A, Seliger B. (2016) Identification of novel microRNAs regulating HLA-G expression and investigating their clinical relevance in renal cell carcinoma. Oncotarget. 7(18):26866-78.

Lenz M, Stoffel K, Gueorguiev B, Kielstein H, Hofmann GO. (2016) Enhancing fixation strength in periprosthetic femur fractures by orthogonal plating - a biomechanical study. J Orthop Res. 34(4):591-6.

Lenz M, Stoffel K, Kielstein H, Mayo K, Hofmann GO, Gueorguiev B. (2016) Plate fixation in periprosthetic femur fractures Vancouver type B1—Trochanteric hook plate or subtrochanterical bicortical locking? Injury. 47(12):2800-4.

Mattheis L, Jung J-S, Hiebl B, Garrels W, Kielstein H, Spielmann J. (2016) Perioperative support reduces mortality of obese BALB/c mice after ovariectomy. Lab Animal. 45(7):262-7.

Rothe K, Quandt D, Schubert K, Rossol M, Klingner M, Jasinski-Bergner S, Scholz R, Seliger B, Pierer M, Baerwald C, Wagner U. (2016) Latent Cytomegalovirus Infection in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Increased Frequencies of cytolytic LIR-1+ CD8+ T Cells. Arthritis Rheumatol. 68(2):337-46.

Scheurer J, Stoevesandt D, Siekmann H, Kielstein, H. (2016) The tell-tale thigh. BMJ Case reports. pii:bcr2015212909.

Schwimmer-Okike N, Niebuhr J, Schramek GG, Frantz S, Kielstein H.(2016) The Presence of a Large Chiari Network in a Patient with Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke. Case Rep Cardiol. 2016:4839315.

Seliger B, Jasinski-Bergner S, Quandt D, Stoehr C, Bukur J, Wach S, Legal W, Taubert H, Wullich B, Hartmann A. (2016) HLA-E expression and its clinical relevance in human renal cell carcinoma. Oncotarget. 7(41):67360-72.

Skopp A, May M, Janke J, Kielstein H, Wunder R, Flade-Kuthe R, Kuthe A, Jordan J, Engeli S (2016) Regulation of G0/G1 Switch Gene 2 (G0S2) expression in human adipose tissue. Arch Physiol Biochem. 122(2):47-53.