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Helmholtz Munich | Simon Christ

Environmental Health Center Institute of Regenerative Biology and Medicine

With the intent to move towards a scarless world with targeted clinical therapy

With the intent to move towards a scarless world with targeted clinical therapy

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Kalgudde GS, Dai R, Stefanska AM, Ansari M, Zhao J, Ramesh P, Bagnoli JW, Correa-Gallegos D, Lin Y, Christ S, Angelidis I, Lupperger V, Marr C, Davies LC, Enard W, Machens HG, Schiller HB, Jiang D, Rinkevich Y (2023). Wound infiltrating adipocytes are not myofibroblasts. Nat Commun In press.


Qarri A, Kültz D, Gardell A. M, Rinkevich B, Rinkevich Y (2023) Improved Media Formulations for Primary Cell Cultures Derived from a Colonial Urochordate, Cells 2023, 12(13), 1709


Fischer A, Correa-GallegosD, Wannemacher J, Christ S, RinkevichY , (2023) In vivo fluorescent labeling and tracking of Extracellular Matrix, Nat Protocols in press 


Ye H, Rinkevich Y (2023) Fascia layer - a novel target for the application of biomaterials in skin wound healing; International Journal of Molecular Sciences


Bajwa P, Kordylewicz K, Bilecz A, Lastra RR, Wroblewski K, Rinkevich Y, Lengyel E, Kenny HA, (2023) Cancer-associated mesothelial cell-derived ANGPTL4 and STC1 promote the early steps of ovarian cancer metastasis, JCI Insight




Qarri A, Rinkevich B, Rinkevich Y (2022) Improving the Yields of Blood Cell Extractions from Botryllus schlosseri Vasculature, Advances in aquatic invertebrate stem cell research


Correa-Gallegos D, Machens HG, Rinkevich Y (2022) States and Fates of Skin Fibroblasts Revealed through Chromatin Accessibility, J Invest Dermatol. 142 (7): 1767-1770


Jiang D, Guo R, Machens HG, Rinkevich Y (2022) Diversity of Fibroblasts and Their Roles in Wound Healing, Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2023 Mar 1;15(3):a041222.


Ramesh P, Ye H, Dasgupta B, Machens HG, Rinkevich Y (2022) Visualizing Scar Development Using SCAD Assay – An Ex-situ Skin Scarring Assay, J Vis Exp. (182)


Hyams Y, Panov J,  Rosner A, Brodsky L, Rinkevich Y, Rinkevich B (2022) Transcriptome landscapes that signify Botrylloides leachi torpor states, Developmental Dynamics 490: 22-36


Wu M, Matar DY, Yu Z, Chen Z, Knoedler S, Ng B, Darwish OA, Sohrabi S, Friedman L, Haug V, Murphy GF, Rinkevich Y, Orgill DP, Panayi AC (2022) Continuous NPWT Regulates Fibrosis in Murine Diabetic Wound Healing, Pharmaceutics 14 (10):2125



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Dr. Yuval Rinkevich

Institute Director

Building 092, Room C3.11

Natalja S. Ring

Lab Manager, Technician

Building 092, Room B.301