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W. Junger

current position: Prof at Surgery Dept, BIDMC, Harvard Medical School

Training: University of Technology, Vienna, Austria: Dipl.-Ing. Chemical Engineering Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Traumatology, Vienna, Austria: PhD in Biochemistry, Trauma Immunology University of California San Diego: Postdoctoral Fellow, Trauma Immunology, Inflammation Research

Relevant papers:

1. Chen Y, Corriden R, Inoue Y, Yip L, Hashiguchi N, Zinkernagel A, Nizet V, Insel PA, Junger WG. ATP release guides neutrophil chemotaxis via P2Y2 and A3 receptors. Science. 2006 Dec 15;314(5806):1792-5. PMID: 17170310 2. Chen Y, Yao Y, Sumi Y, Li A, To UK, Elkhal A, Inoue Y, Woehrle T, Zhang Q, Hauser C, Junger WG. Purinergic signaling: a fundamental mechanism in neutrophil activation. Sci Signal. 2010 Jun 8;3(125):ra45. PMID: 20530802; PMC4209711. 3. Bao Y, Ledderose C, Seier T, Graf AF, Brix B, Chong E, Junger WG. Mitochondria regulate neutrophil activation by generating ATP for autocrine purinergic signaling. J Biol Chem. 2014 Sep 26;289(39):26794-803. PMID: 25104353; PMC4175322. 4. Ledderose C, Bao Y, Lidicky M, Zipperle J, Li L, Strasser K, Shapiro NI, Junger WG. Mitochondria are gate-keepers of T cell function by producing the ATP that drives purinergic signaling. J Biol Chem. 2014 Sep 12;289(37):25936-45. PMID: 25070895; PMC4162192.