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Andreas Birbach Lab

Contact Info

Andreas Birbach (an artistic interpretation)
Andreas Birbach (an artistic interpretation)

I work in the Birbach lab at Medical University of Vienna. I am currently setting up my lab page.


Education

  • 2008-2009 Senior Postdoc, Medical University of Vienna
  • 2006-2008 Postdoc, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cancer Research
  • 2006, PhD, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2000, MS, University of Vienna, Austria

Research interests

  1. Cellular plasticity in prostate cancer development
  2. Inflammatory diseases
  3. Transgenic animals

Publications

(only to give you an idea. Please see my lab page/Publications for further publications.)


Persistent inflammation leads to proliferative neoplasia and loss of smooth muscle cells in a prostate tumor model.
pmid=21847361 [1]

This paper defines the role of inflammation in a specific mouse prostate tumor model

A Probasin-MerCreMer BAC allows inducible recombination in the mouse prostate
pmid=19830822 [2]

We created a mouse strain expressing an inducible form of the Cre recombinase in prostate epithelial cells.

Profilin, a multi-modal regulator of neuronal plasticity
pmid=18798527

A paper giving an overview of my previous research interests

The Actin Cytoskeleton: Central Regulator of Dendritic Spine Form and Function
 in Dendritic Spines: Biochemistry, Modeling and Properties. ISBN  978-1-60741-460-5 [3]

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