Kristina Allers

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Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Evidence for the cure of HIV infection by CCR5Δ32/Δ32 stem cell transplantation
    Kristina Allers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology, Medical Clinic I, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Blood 117:2791-9. 2011
  2. doi Migration patterns of nonspecifically activated versus nonactivated nonhuman primate T lymphocytes: preferential homing of activated autologous CD8+ T cells in the rectal mucosa
    Kristina Allers
    Medical Clinic I, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Immunother 31:334-44. 2008
  3. pmc Gut mucosal FOXP3+ regulatory CD4+ T cells and Nonregulatory CD4+ T cells are differentially affected by simian immunodeficiency virus infection in rhesus macaques
    Kristina Allers
    Medical Clinic I Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Virol 84:3259-69. 2010
  4. ncbi Immunopathology of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in Whipple's disease
    Verena Moos
    Medizinische Klinik I, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Immunol 190:2354-61. 2013
  5. ncbi Macrophages accumulate in the gut mucosa of untreated HIV-infected patients
    Kristina Allers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology, Medical Clinic I, Campus Benjamin Franklin
    J Infect Dis 209:739-48. 2014
  6. doi Regulatory T cells in patients with Whipple's disease
    Katina Schinnerling
    Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, D 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Immunol 187:4061-7. 2011
  7. pmc Specific and nonspecific B-cell function in the small intestines of patients with Whipple's disease
    Anika Geelhaar
    Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, CBF, Berlin, Germany
    Infect Immun 78:4589-92. 2010
  8. doi Evaluation of arginine metabolism for the analysis of M1/M2 macrophage activation in human clinical specimens
    Anika Geelhaar-Karsch
    Campus Benjamin Franklin, Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    Inflamm Res 62:865-9. 2013
  9. ncbi Effect of Age on the CD4+ T-Cell Impairment in HIV-Infected Persons Without and With cART
    Kristina Allers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology, Medical Clinic I, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany and Ärzteforum Seestraβe, Berlin, Germany Heiko Karcher is now with Ärzteforum Praxis City Ost, Berlin, Germany Desiree Kunkel is now with Berlin Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:7-15. 2014
  10. doi Acute HIV infection induces mucosal infiltration with CD4+ and CD8+ T cells, epithelial apoptosis, and a mucosal barrier defect
    Hans Jörg Epple
    Medical Clinic I, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Infectiology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, Berlin, Germany
    Gastroenterology 139:1289-300. 2010

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Publications14

  1. doi Evidence for the cure of HIV infection by CCR5Δ32/Δ32 stem cell transplantation
    Kristina Allers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology, Medical Clinic I, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Blood 117:2791-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has been achieved in this patient...
  2. doi Migration patterns of nonspecifically activated versus nonactivated nonhuman primate T lymphocytes: preferential homing of activated autologous CD8+ T cells in the rectal mucosa
    Kristina Allers
    Medical Clinic I, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    J Immunother 31:334-44. 2008
    ..The migratory behavior of in vitro-expanded, autologously transferred T cells can, therefore, influence the clinical outcome of adoptive cell transfer...
  3. pmc Gut mucosal FOXP3+ regulatory CD4+ T cells and Nonregulatory CD4+ T cells are differentially affected by simian immunodeficiency virus infection in rhesus macaques
    Kristina Allers
    Medical Clinic I Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Charite Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Virol 84:3259-69. 2010
    ..Although SIV production is limited in mucosal T(reg), T(reg) accumulation may indirectly contribute to viral persistence by suppressing antiviral immune responses...
  4. ncbi Immunopathology of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in Whipple's disease
    Verena Moos
    Medizinische Klinik I, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Immunol 190:2354-61. 2013
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  5. ncbi Macrophages accumulate in the gut mucosa of untreated HIV-infected patients
    Kristina Allers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology, Medical Clinic I, Campus Benjamin Franklin
    J Infect Dis 209:739-48. 2014
    ..Although an intestinal barrier defect and microbial translocation are hallmarks of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, recent data on gut mucosal macrophages in HIV infection are sparse...
  6. doi Regulatory T cells in patients with Whipple's disease
    Katina Schinnerling
    Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, D 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Immunol 187:4061-7. 2011
    ..whipplei-infected macrophages are present. Thus, T(reg) might contribute to the chronic infection and systemic spread of T. whipplei in CWD but in contrast prevent mucosal barrier defect by reducing local inflammation...
  7. pmc Specific and nonspecific B-cell function in the small intestines of patients with Whipple's disease
    Anika Geelhaar
    Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, CBF, Berlin, Germany
    Infect Immun 78:4589-92. 2010
    ..However, this deficiency does not completely abolish T. whipplei-specific secretory IgA production that nonetheless does not protect from chronic infection...
  8. doi Evaluation of arginine metabolism for the analysis of M1/M2 macrophage activation in human clinical specimens
    Anika Geelhaar-Karsch
    Campus Benjamin Franklin, Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    Inflamm Res 62:865-9. 2013
    ..Usually human macrophages are characterized by analysis of surface molecules or cytokine expression while functional assays are established in the mouse system but lacking for various human specimens...
  9. ncbi Effect of Age on the CD4+ T-Cell Impairment in HIV-Infected Persons Without and With cART
    Kristina Allers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, and Rheumatology, Medical Clinic I, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany and Ärzteforum Seestraβe, Berlin, Germany Heiko Karcher is now with Ärzteforum Praxis City Ost, Berlin, Germany Desiree Kunkel is now with Berlin Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:7-15. 2014
    ..Knowledge about HIV infection in older persons is becoming increasingly important. CD4 T cells are essential for protective immunity, but little is known about the effect of age on the CD4 T-cell impairment in HIV infection...
  10. doi Acute HIV infection induces mucosal infiltration with CD4+ and CD8+ T cells, epithelial apoptosis, and a mucosal barrier defect
    Hans Jörg Epple
    Medical Clinic I, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Infectiology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, Berlin, Germany
    Gastroenterology 139:1289-300. 2010
    ..We analyzed T-cell subsets, epithelial apoptosis, and barrier function of the duodenal mucosa in patients with acute HIV infection...
  11. doi Long-term control of HIV by CCR5 Delta32/Delta32 stem-cell transplantation
    Gero Hütter
    Department of Hematology, Oncology, and Transfusion Medicine, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    N Engl J Med 360:692-8. 2009
    ..The patient remained without viral rebound 20 months after transplantation and discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy. This outcome demonstrates the critical role CCR5 plays in maintaining HIV-1 infection...
  12. doi Ion transport and barrier function are disturbed in microscopic colitis
    Christian Barmeyer
    Department of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Freie Universität and Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1258:143-8. 2012
    ..From a therapeutic perspective it can be postulated that the functional importance of loss of ions may be higher than that caused by barrier impairment...
  13. doi Impaired immune functions of monocytes and macrophages in Whipple's disease
    Verena Moos
    Medizinische Klinik I, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, CBF, Berlin, Germany
    Gastroenterology 138:210-20. 2010
    ..However, macrophage activation in Whipple's disease has not been studied systematically so far...
  14. doi Modulation of the CD4+ T-cell response by Helicobacter pylori depends on known virulence factors and bacterial cholesterol and cholesterol α-glucoside content
    Macarena Beigier-Bompadre
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 204:1339-48. 2011
    ..In conclusion, H. pylori shapes rather than suppresses human CD4(+) T-cell responses, and glucosylated cholesterol is a relevant bacterial component involved in this modulation...