Lukas Leiendecker, Tobias Neumann, Pauline S. Jung, Shona M. Cronin, Thomas L. Steinacker, Alexander Schleiffer, Michael Schutzbier, Karl Mechtler, Thibault Kervarrec, Estelle Laurent, Kamel Bachiri, Etienne Coyaud, Rajmohan Murali, Klaus J. Busam, Babak Itzinger-Monshi, Reinhard Kirnbauer, Lorenzo Cerroni, Eduardo Calonje, Arno Rütten, Frank Stubenrauch, Klaus G. Griewank, Thomas Wiesner, Anna C. Obenauf,  Human Papillomavirus 42 Drives Digital Papillary Adenocarcinoma and Elicits a Germ Cell–like Program Conserved in HPV-Positive Cancers. Cancer Discov(2023) 13 (1): 70–84.


Lisa Haas, Anais Elewaut, Camille L. Gerard, Christian Umkehrer, Lukas Leiendecker, Malin Pedersen, Izabela Krecioch, David Hoffmann, Maria Novatchkova, Mario Kuttke, Tobias Neumann, Ines Pires da Silva, Harriet Witthock, Michel A. Cuendet, Sebastian Carotta, Kevin J. Harrington, Johannes Zuber, Richard A. Scolyer, Georgina V. Long, James S. Wilmott, Olivier Michielin, Sakari Vanharanta, Thomas Wiesner, Anna C. Obenauf. Acquired resistance to anti-MAPK targeted therapy confers an immune-evasive tumor microenvironment and cross-resistance to immunotherapy in melanomaNat Cancer 2, 693–708 (2021).
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K. Breitenecker, M. Homolya, A. C. Luca, V. Lang, C. Trenk, G. Petroczi, J. Mohrherr, J. Horvath, S. Moritsch, L. Haas, M. Kurnaeva, R. Eferl, D. Stoiber, R. Moriggl, M. Bilban, A. C. Obenauf, C. Ferran, B. Dome, V. Laszlo, B. Győrffy, K. Dezso, J. Moldvay, E. Casanova, H. P. Moll, Down- regulation of A20 promotes immune escape of lung adenocarcinomas. Sci. Transl. Med. 13, eabc3911 (2021).


Umkehrer C, Holstein F, Formenti L, Jude J, Froussios K, Neumann T, Cronin SM, Haas L, Lipp JJ, Burkard TR, Fellner M, Wiesner T, Zuber J, Obenauf AC. Isolating live cell clones from barcoded populations using CRISPRa-inducible reporters. Nat Biotechnol. 2020;10.1038/s41587-020-0614-0. doi:10.1038/s41587-020-0614-0

Lukas Leiendecker, Pauline S Jung, Izabela Krecioch, Tobias Neumann, Alexander Schleiffer, Karl Mechtler, Thomas Wiesner, Anna C.Obenauf. LSD1 inhibition induces differentiation and cell death in Merkel cell carcinoma. EMBO Molecular Medicine, 7 October 2020. doi:10.15252/emmm.202012525


Haas, L., & Obenauf, A. C. (2019). Allies or Enemies-The Multifaceted Role of Myeloid Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment. Frontiers in immunology, 10, 2746.


Haas L, Wiesner T, Obenauf AC. A new era of proactive melanoma therapy: hit hard, hit early. British Journal of Dermatology (2018) 178, pp817–820

Matthias Muhar, Anja Ebert, Tobias Neumann, Christian Umkehrer, Julian Jude, Corinna Wieshofer, Philipp Rescheneder, Jesse J. Lipp, Veronika A. Herzog, Brian Reichholf, David A. Cisneros, Thomas Hoffmann, Moritz F. Schlapansky, Pooja Bhat, Arndt von Haeseler, Thomas Köcher, Anna C. Obenauf, Johannes Popow, Stefan L. Ameres, Johannes Zuber. SLAM-seq defines direct gene-regulatory functions of the BRD4-MYC axis. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.aao2793 (abstract)

Benke S, Agerer B, Haas L, Stöger M, Lercher A, Gabler L, Kiss I, Scinicariello S, Berger W, Bergthaler A, Obenauf AC, Versteeg GA. Human tripartite motif protein 52 is required for cell context-dependent proliferation. Oncotarget. 2018 Feb 5;9(17):13565-13581. (abstract)


Massagué, J., Obenauf, AC. (2016). Metastatic colonization by circulating tumour cells. Nature. 529(7586):298-306 (abstract(download)

Mlecnik, B., Bindea, G., Angell, HK., Maby, P., Angelova, M., Tougeron, D., Church, SE., Lafontaine, L., Fischer, M., Fredriksen, T., Sasso, M., Bilocq, AM., Kirilovsky, A., Obenauf, AC., Hamieh, M., Berger, A., Bruneval, P., Tuech, JJ., Sabourin, JC., Le Pessot, F., Mauillon, J., Rafii, A., Laurent-Puig, P., Speicher, MR., Trajanoski, Z., Michel, P., Sesboüe, R., Frebourg, T., Pagès, F., Valge-Archer, V., Latouche, JB., Galon, J. (2016). Integrative Analyses of Colorectal Cancer Show Immunoscore Is a Stronger Predictor of Patient Survival Than Microsatellite Instability. Immunity. 44(3):698-711 (abstract(download)

Mlecnik, B., Bindea, G., Kirilovsky, A., Angell, HK., Obenauf, AC., Tosolini, M., Church, SE., Maby, P., Vasaturo, A., Angelova, M., Fredriksen, T., Mauger, S., Waldner, M., Berger, A., Speicher, MR., Pagès, F., Valge-Archer, V., Galon, J. (2016). The tumor microenvironment and Immunoscore are critical determinants of dissemination to distant metastasis. Sci Transl Med. 8(327):327ra26 (abstract(download)


Jacob, LS., Vanharanta, S., Obenauf, AC., Pirun, M., Viale, A., Socci, ND., Massagué, J. (2015). Metastatic Competence Can Emerge with Selection of Preexisting Oncogenic Alleles without a Need of New Mutations. Cancer Res. 75(18):3713-9 (abstract(download)

Obenauf, AC., Massagué, J. (2015). Surviving at a distance: organ specific metastasis. Trends Cancer. 1(1):76-91 (abstract(download)

Obenauf, AC., Zou, Y., Ji, AL., Vanharanta, S., Shu, W., Shi, H., Kong, X., Bosenberg, MC., Wiesner, T., Rosen, N., Lo, RS., Massagué, J. (2015). Therapy-induced tumour secretomes promote resistance and tumour progression. Nature. 520(7547):368-72 (abstract(download)

Wiesner, T., Lee, W., Obenauf, AC., Ran, L., Murali, R., Zhang, QF., Wong, EW., Hu, W., Scott, SN., Shah, RH., Landa, I., Button, J., Lailler, N., Sboner, A., Gao, D., Murphy, DA., Cao, Z., Shukla, S., Hollmann, TJ., Wang, L., Borsu, L., Merghoub, T., Schwartz, GK., Postow, MA., Ariyan, CE., Fagin, JA., Zheng, D., Ladanyi, M., Busam, KJ., Berger, MF., Chen, Y., Chi, P. (2015). Alternative transcription initiation leads to expression of a novel ALK isoform in cancer. Nature. 526(7573):453-7 (abstract(download)


Mlecnik, B., Bindea, G., Angell, HK., Sasso, MS., Obenauf, AC., Fredriksen, T., Lafontaine, L., Bilocq, AM., Kirilovsky, A., Tosolini, M., Waldner, M., Berger, A., Fridman, WH., Rafii, A., Valge-Archer, V., Pagès, F., Speicher, MR., Galon, J. (2014). Functional network pipeline reveals genetic determinants associated with in situ lymphocyte proliferation and survival of cancer patients. Sci Transl Med. 6(228):228ra37 (abstract(download)

Valiente, M., Obenauf, AC., Jin, X., Chen, Q., Zhang, XH., Lee, DJ., Chaft, JE., Kris, MG., Huse, JT., Brogi, E., Massagué, J. (2014). Serpins promote cancer cell survival and vascular co-option in brain metastasis. Cell. 156(5):1002-16 (abstract(download)


Bindea, G., Mlecnik, B., Tosolini, M., Kirilovsky, A., Waldner, M., Obenauf, AC., Angell, H., Fredriksen, T., Lafontaine, L., Berger, A., Bruneval, P., Fridman, WH., Becker, C., Pagès, F., Speicher, MR., Trajanoski, Z., Galon, J. (2013). Spatiotemporal dynamics of intratumoral immune cells reveal the immune landscape in human cancer. Immunity. 39(4):782-95 (abstract(download)


Katz, SF., Lechel, A., Obenauf, AC., Begus-Nahrmann, Y., Kraus, JM., Hoffmann, EM., Duda, J., Eshraghi, P., Hartmann, D., Liss, B., Schirmacher, P., Kestler, HA., Speicher, MR., Rudolph, KL. (2012). Disruption of Trp53 in livers of mice induces formation of carcinomas with bilineal differentiation. Gastroenterology. 142(5):1229-1239.e3 (abstract(download)

Mathiesen, RR., Fjelldal, R., Liestøl, K., Due, EU., Geigl, JB., Riethdorf, S., Borgen, E., Rye, IH., Schneider, IJ., Obenauf, AC., Mauermann, O., Nilsen, G., Christian Lingjaerde, O., Børresen-Dale, AL., Pantel, K., Speicher, MR., Naume, B., Baumbusch, LO. (2012). High-resolution analyses of copy number changes in disseminated tumor cells of patients with breast cancer. Int J Cancer. 131(4):E405-15 (abstract(download)


Wiesner, T., Obenauf, AC., Murali, R., Fried, I., Griewank, KG., Ulz, P., Windpassinger, C., Wackernagel, W., Loy, S., Wolf, I., Viale, A., Lash, AE., Pirun, M., Socci, ND., Rütten, A., Palmedo, G., Abramson, D., Offit, K., Ott, A., Becker, JC., Cerroni, L., Kutzner, H., Bastian, BC., Speicher, MR. (2011). Germline mutations in BAP1 predispose to melanocytic tumors. Nat Genet. 43(10):1018-21 (abstract(download)


Obenauf, AC., Schwarzbraun, T., Auer, M., Hoffmann, EM., Waldispuehl-Geigl, J., Ulz, P., Günther, B., Duba, HC., Speicher, MR., Geigl, JB. (2010). Mapping of balanced chromosome translocation breakpoints to the basepair level from microdissected chromosomes. J Cell Mol Med. 14(8):2078-84 (abstract(download)

Roetzer, KM., Schwarzbraun, T., Obenauf, AC., Hauser, E., Speicher, MR. (2010). Further evidence for the pathogenicity of 15q24 microduplications distal to the minimal critical regions. Am J Med Genet A. 152A(12):3173-8 (abstract)

Schallmoser, K., Bartmann, C., Rohde, E., Bork, S., Guelly, C., Obenauf, AC., Reinisch, A., Horn, P., Ho, AD., Strunk, D., Wagner, W. (2010). Replicative senescence-associated gene expression changes in mesenchymal stromal cells are similar under different culture conditions. Haematologica. 95(6):867-74 (abstract)

Van Raamsdonk, CD., Griewank, KG., Crosby, MB., Garrido, MC., Vemula, S., Wiesner, T., Obenauf, AC., Wackernagel, W., Green, G., Bouvier, N., Sozen, MM., Baimukanova, G., Roy, R., Heguy, A., Dolgalev, I., Khanin, R., Busam, K., Speicher, MR., O’Brien, J., Bastian, BC. (2010). Mutations in GNA11 in uveal melanoma. N Engl J Med. 363(23):2191-9 (abstract(download)

Wiesner, T., Obenauf, AC., Cota, C., Fried, I., Speicher, MR., Cerroni, L. (2010). Alterations of the cell-cycle inhibitors p27(KIP1) and p16(INK4a) are frequent in blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasms. J Invest Dermatol. 130(4):1152-7 (abstract(download)


Begus-Nahrmann, Y., Lechel, A., Obenauf, AC., Nalapareddy, K., Peit, E., Hoffmann, E., Schlaudraff, F., Liss, B., Schirmacher, P., Kestler, H., Danenberg, E., Barker, N., Clevers, H., Speicher, MR., Rudolph, KL. (2009). p53 deletion impairs clearance of chromosomal-instable stem cells in aging telomere-dysfunctional mice. Nat Genet. 41(10):1138-43 (abstract)

Geigl, JB., Obenauf, AC., Waldispuehl-Geigl, J., Hoffmann, EM., Auer, M., Hörmann, M., Fischer, M., Trajanoski, Z., Schenk, MA., Baumbusch, LO., Speicher, MR. (2009). Identification of small gains and losses in single cells after whole genome amplification on tiling oligo arrays. Nucleic Acids Res. 37(15):e105 (abstract)

Reinisch, A., Hofmann, NA., Obenauf, AC., Kashofer, K., Rohde, E., Schallmoser, K., Flicker, K., Lanzer, G., Linkesch, W., Speicher, MR., Strunk, D. (2009). Humanized large-scale expanded endothelial colony-forming cells function in vitro and in vivo. Blood. 113(26):6716-25 (abstract)

Schallmoser, K., Rohde, E., Bartmann, C., Obenauf, AC., Reinisch, A., Strunk, D. (2009). Platelet-derived growth factors for GMP-compliant propagation of mesenchymal stromal cells. Biomed Mater Eng. 19(4-5):271-6 (abstract)

Schwarzbraun, T., Obenauf, AC., Langmann, A., Gruber-Sedlmayr, U., Wagner, K., Speicher, MR., Kroisel, PM. (2009). Predictive diagnosis of the cancer prone Li-Fraumeni syndrome by accident: new challenges through whole genome array testing. J Med Genet. 46(5):341-4 (abstract)

Wiesner, T., Obenauf, AC., Geigl, JB., Vallant, EM., Speicher, MR., Fink-Puches, R., Kerl, H., Cerroni, L. (2009). 9p21 deletion in primary cutaneous large B-cell lymphoma, leg type, may escape detection by standard FISH assays. J Invest Dermatol. 129(1):238-40 (abstract)  (download)


Geigl, JB., Obenauf, AC., Schwarzbraun, T., Speicher, MR. (2008). Defining ‘chromosomal instability’. Trends Genet. 24(2):64-9 (abstract(download)

Schallmoser, K., Rohde, E., Reinisch, A., Bartmann, C., Thaler, D., Drexler, C., Obenauf, AC., Lanzer, G., Linkesch, W., Strunk, D. (2008). Rapid large-scale expansion of functional mesenchymal stem cells from unmanipulated bone marrow without animal serum. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 14(3):185-96 (abstract)