Kulig P, Musiol S, Freiberger S, Schreiner B, Gyülveszi G, Russo G, Pantelyushin S, Kishihara K, Kündig T, Sallusto F, Hofbauer G, Haak S* and Becher B*. IL-12 protects from psoriasiform skin inflammation. Nat Commun. 2016, 7:13466. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13466
* shared last & shared corresponding author 

Ghosh AR, Bhattacharya R, Bhattacharya S, Nargis T, Rahaman O, Duttagupta P, Raychaudhuri D, Liu CSC, Roy S, Ghosh P, Khanna S, Choudhury T, Tantia O, Haak S, Bandyopadhyay S, Mukhopadhyay S, Chakrabarti P, Ganguly D. Adipose recruitment and activation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells fuel metaflammation. Diabetes 2016, 65(11):3440-3452.



Kreymborg K*, Haak S*, Murali R, Wei J, Gasteiger G, Savage PA, van den Brink MR, Allison JP. Ablation of B7-H3 but Not B7-H4 Results in Highly Increased Tumor Burden in a Murine Model of Spontaneous Prostate Cancer. Cancer Immunol Re. 2015, Aug;3(8):849-54


Brosch S*, Schwonberg K*, Lopez Kostka S, Lorenz B, Haak S, Becher B and von Stebut E. Disease control in cutaneous leishmaniasis is independent of IL-22. J Invest Dermatol 2014, Epub ahead of print 


Ganguly D*, Haak S*, Sisirak V* and Reizis B. Role of DC in autoimmune inflammation. Nat Rev Immunol 2013, 13(8):566-77

Wohn C*, Ober-Blobaum JL*, Haak S, Cheong C, Pantelyushin S, Zahner SP, Onderwater S, Kant M, Weighardt H, Holzmann B, Reizis B, Becher B, Prens E and Clausen BE. Conventional dendritic cell-derived IL-23 drives imiquimod-induced psoriasis in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2013, 110(26):10723-8.


Pantelyushin S*, Haak S*, Ingold Heppner B, Kulig P, Navarini A and Becher B. Roryt+ innate lymphocytes and gd T cells initiate psoriasiform plaque formation in mice. J Clin Invest 2012, 122(6):2252-6.


Haak S*, Gyülvészi G* and Becher B. Th17 cells in autoimmune disease: changing the verdict. Immunotherapy 2009, 1(2):199-203.  (Special Report)

Haak S*, Croxford A*, Kreymborg K, Heppner FL, Pouly S, Becher B#  and Waisman A#. IL-17A and IL-17F do not contribute vitally to autoimmune neuro-inflammation. J Clin Invest 2009, 119(1):61-69.

Gyülvészi G, Haak S and Becher B . IL-23-driven encephalo-tropism and Th17 polarization during CNS-inflammation in vivo. Eur J Immunol, 2009, 39(7): 1864-9.


Kreymborg K, Etzensperger R, Dumoutier L, Haak S, Rebollo A, Buch T, Heppner FL, Renauld JC*, Becher B*. IL-22 is expressed by Th17 cells in an IL-23-dependent fashion, but not required for the development of autoimmune encephalomyelitis. J Immunol  2007, 179(12):8098-8104.

*authors contributed equally


Dr. sc. nat. Stefan Haak

Zentrum Allergie und Umwelt (ZAUM)
Technische Universität und Helmholtz Zentrum München

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