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The RESPImmun Young Faculty

Valentina BIASIN, PhD

Division of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A-8036 Graz;

phone: +43-316-385 72917, fax: +43-316-385 13428,  e-mail
websites: [RESPImmun] [LBI]
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List of publications:

10 most significant publications:

  1. Biasin V, Crnkovic S, Sahu-Osen A, Birnhuber A, El Agha E, Sinn K, Klepetko W, Olschewski A, Bellusci S, Marsh LM, Kwapiszewska G: PDGFRα and αSMA mark two distinct mesenchymal cell populations involved in parenchymal and vascular remodeling in pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 2020; 318(4):​L684–L697.
  2. Birnhuber A, Crnkovic S, Biasin V, Marsh LM, Odler B, Sahu-Osen A, Stacher-Priehse E, Brcic L, Schneider F, Cikes N, Ghanim B, Klepetko W, Graninger W, Allanore Y, Eferl R, Olschewski A, Olschewski H, Kwapiszewska G: IL-1 receptor blockade skews inflammation towards Th2 in a mouse model of systemic sclerosis. Eur Respir J, 2019; 54(3):​1900154.
  3. Kheirollahi V, Wasnick RM, Biasin V, Vazquez-Armendariz AI, Chu X, Moiseenko A, Weiss A, Wilhelm J, Zhang JS, Kwapiszewska G, Herold S, Schermuly RT, Mari B, Li X, Seeger W, G√ľnther A, Bellusci S, El Agha E: Metformin induces lipogenic differentiation in myofibroblasts to reverse lung fibrosis. Nat Commun, 2019; 10(1):​2987.
  4. Biasin V, Wygrecka M, Bärnthaler T, Jandl K, Jain PP, Bálint Z, Kovacs G, Leitinger G, Kolb-Lenz D, Kornmueller K, Peters F, Sinn K, Klepetko W, Heinemann A, Olschewski A, Becker-Pauly C, Kwapiszewska G: TITLE. Thromb Haemost, 2018; 118(10):​1790–1802.
  5. Gungl A, Biasin V, Wilhelm J, Olschewski A, Kwapiszewska G, Marsh LM: Fra2 Overexpression in Mice Leads to Non-allergic Asthma Development in an IL-13 Dependent Manner. Front Immunol, 2018; 9:2018.
  6. Biasin V, Wygrecka M, Marsh LM, Becker-Pauly C, Brcic L, Ghanim B, Klepetko W, Olschewski A, Kwapiszewska G: Meprin β contributes to collagen deposition in lung fibrosis. Sci Rep, 2017; 7:39969.
  7. Bedau T, Peters F, Prox J, Arnold P, Schmidt F, Finkernagel M, Köllmann S, Wichert R, Otte A, Ohler A, Stirnberg M, Lucius R, Koudelka T, Tholey A, Biasin V, Pietrzik CU, Kwapiszewska G, Becker-Pauly C: Ectodomain shedding of CD99 within highly conserved regions is mediated by the metalloprotease meprin β and promotes transendothelial cell migration. FASEB J, 2017; 31(3):​1226–1237.
  8. Biasin V, Chwalek K, Wilhelm J, Best J, Marsh LM, Ghanim B, Klepetko W, Fink L, Schermuly RT, Weissmann N, Olschewski A, Kwapiszewska G: Endothelin-1 driven proliferation of pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells is c-fos dependent. Int J Biochem Cell Biol, 2014; 54:​137–148.
  9. Biasin V, Marsh LM, Egemnazarov B, Wilhelm J, Ghanim B, Klepetko W, Wygrecka M, Olschewski H, Eferl R, Olschewski A, Kwapiszewska G: Meprin β, a novel mediator of vascular remodelling underlying pulmonary hypertension. J Pathol, 2014; 233(1):​7–17.