Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Wilfried Ellmeier

Wilfried Ellmeier

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2012

  • Institut für Immunologie, Medizinische Universität Wien


Research Areas:

  • Medical-Theoretical Sciences, Pharmacy
  • Immunology



Selected Memberships:

  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Immunologie

Selected Prizes:

  • START-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Novartis-Preis für Biologie
  • Förderungspreis der Stadt Wien

Selected Publications:

  • Grausenburger, R.; Bilic, I.; Boucheron, N.; Zupkovitz, G.; El-Housseiny, L. et al. [..] (2010) Conditional deletion of HDAC1 in T cells leads to enhanced airway inflammation and increased Th2 cytokine production. Journal of Immunology, Bd. 185 (6), S. 3489-3497.
  • Sakaguchi, S.; Hombauer, M.; Bilic, I.; Naoe, Y.; Schebesta, A. et al. [..] (2010) The zinc-finger protein MAZR is part of the transcription factor network that controls the CD4 versus CD8 lineage fate of double-positive thymocytes. Nature Immunology, Bd. 11, S. 442-448.
  • Raberger, J.; Schebesta, A.; Sakaguchi, S.; Boucheron, N.; Blomberg, E. M. et al. [..] (2008) The Transcriptional Regulator PLZF Induces the Development of CD44-High Memory-Phenotype T Cells. PNAS, Bd. 105, S. 17919-17924.
  • Bilic, I.; Kösters, K.; Unger, B.; Sekimata, M.; Hertweck, A. et al. [..] (2006) Negative regulation of CD8 expression via CD8 enhancer-mediated recruitment of the zinc finger protein MAZR. Nature Immunology, Bd. 7, S. 392-400.
  • Ellmeier, W.; Sunshine, M. J.; Maschek, R.; Littman, D. R. (2002) Combined deletion of CD8 locus cis-regulatory elements affects initiation but not maintenance of CD8 expression. Immunity, Bd. 5, S. 623-634.