Prof. Dr.

Josef Penninger

Josef Penninger

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2007

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Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Experimental pathology
  • Molecular pathology
  • Genetics
  • Stem cell research
  • Human biology

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Publications:

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Selected Memberships:

  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO
  • Academia Europaea
  • European Research Institute for Integrated Cellular Pathology ERI-ICP
  • European Academy for Tumor Immunology EATI
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Selected Prizes:

  • Innovator Award, Era of Hope/DOD
  • Ernst Jung-Preis für Medizin
  • Carus-Medaille der Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina
  • René-Descartes-Forschungspreis der Europäischen Union
  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF

Selected Publications:

  • Hanada, Toshikatsu; Weitzer, Stefan; Mair, Barbara; Bernreuther, Christian; Wainger, Brian et al. [..] (2013) CLP1 links tRNA metabolism to progressive motor-neuron loss. Nature, Bd. 495 (7442), S. 474-80.
  • Hashimoto, Tatsuo; Perlot, Thomas; Rehman, Ateequr; Trichereau, Jean; Ishiguro, Hiroaki et al. [..] (2012) ACE2 links amino acid malnutrition to microbial ecology and intestinal inflammation. Nature, Bd. 487 (7408), S. 477-81.
  • Neely, G; Hess, Andreas; Costigan, Michael; Keene, Alex; Goulas, Spyros et al. [..] (2010) A genome-wide Drosophila screen for heat nociception identifies α2δ3 as an evolutionarily conserved pain gene. Cell, Bd. 143 (4), S. 628-38.
  • Schramek, Daniel; Leibbrandt, Andreas; Sigl, Verena; Kenner, Lukas; Pospisilik, John et al. [..] (2010) Osteoclast differentiation factor RANKL controls development of progestin-driven mammary cancer. Nature, Bd. 468 (7320), S. 98-102.
  • Pospisilik, J; Schramek, Daniel; Schnidar, Harald; Cronin, Shane; Nehme, Nadine et al. [..] (2010) Drosophila genome-wide obesity screen reveals hedgehog as a determinant of brown versus white adipose cell fate. Cell, Bd. 140 (1), S. 148-60.