Publications


Coagulation factor XII regulates inflammatory responses in human lungs.
Thromb Haemost 2017 Oct 17;117(10):1896-1907. Epub 2017 Aug 17.
Malgorzata Wygrecka, PhD, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine,, Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center, Friedrichstrasse 24, 35392 Giessen, Germany, Tel.: +49 641 99 47482, Fax: +49 641 99 47509, E-mail:

Timing of onset affects arthritis presentation pattern in antisyntethase syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2018 Jan-Feb;36(1):44-49. Epub 2017 Jul 26.
Division of Rheumatology, University and IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foudation, Pavia, Italy.



MFAP4: a candidate biomarker for hepatic and pulmonary fibrosis?
Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 2016 Mar 29;33(1):41-50. Epub 2016 Mar 29.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Bürkle-de-la-Camp-Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany.


Differential diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia: when is it truly idiopathic?
Eur Respir Rev 2014 Sep;23(133):308-19
Unit for Interstitial Lung Diseases, Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Operative Unit of Pathology, S. Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Section of Pathology, University Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy. Section of Diagnostic Imaging, Dept of Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy. Interstitial and Rare Lung Disease Unit, Ruhrlandklinik, University Hospital, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Medical University Clinic, Canton Hospital Baselland and University of Basel, Liestal, Switzerland.

Interstitial lung disease.
Eur Respir Rev 2014 Mar;23(131):40-54
Dept of Thoracic Medicine and Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Pneumonology, Medical School, University of Crete, Crete, Greece. 2 Pulmonary Unit, GB Morgagni Hospital, Forlì, Italy. 3 Dept of Pneumology and Allergy, Ruhrlandklinik, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany.

Differences in serum SP-D levels between German and Japanese subjects are associated with SFTPD gene polymorphisms.
BMC Med Genet 2014 Jan 8;15. Epub 2014 Jan 8.
Department of Molecular and Internal Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan.

Different MUC1 gene polymorphisms in German and Japanese ethnicities affect serum KL-6 levels.
Respir Med 2012 Dec 18;106(12):1756-64. Epub 2012 Sep 18.
Department of Molecular and Internal Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan.

KL-6, a Human MUC1 Mucin, as a prognostic marker for diffuse alveolar hemorrhage syndrome.
Orphanet J Rare Dis 2012 Dec 17;7:99. Epub 2012 Dec 17.
Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan.


FAM13A polymorphism as a prognostic factor in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Respir Med 2017 02 22;123:105-109. Epub 2016 Dec 22.
Department of Molecular and Internal Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan; Hiroshima Cosmopolitan University, Hiroshima, Japan. Electronic address:

Antacid Therapy and Disease Progression in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Who Received Pirfenidone.
Respiration 2017 12;93(6):415-423. Epub 2017 Apr 12.
Center for Interstitial and Rare Lung Diseases, Pneumology and Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.


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