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2021 publications

Elastic fibers during aging and disease

Andrea Heinz. Ageing Res Rev. 2021 Jan 9;66:101255.

Differential internalization of thrombin-derived host defense peptides into monocytes and macrophages

Hansen FC, Nadeem A, Browning K, Campana M, Schmidtchen A, van der Plas MJA. J Innate Immunity. 2021.

Method development and characterization of the low molecular weight peptidome of human wound fluids

van der Plas MJA, Cai J, Petrlova J, Saleh K, Kjellström S, Schmidtchen A. eLife. 2021; 10:e66876.

Effect of PEGylation on Host Defense Peptide Complexation with Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide

Ilyas H, van der Plas MJA, Agnoletti M, Kumar S, Mandal AK, Atreya HS, Bhunia A, Malmsten M. Bioconj. Chem. 2021; 32: 1729.

Effects of Charge Contrast and Composition on Microgel Formation and Interactions with Bacteria-Mimicking Liposomes

B.C. Borro, M.S. Toussaint, S. Bucciarelli, and M. Malmsten. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2021; 1865: 129485: 1-9.

Composition Effects on Photooxidative Membrane Destabilization by TiO2 Nanoparticles

S. Malekkhaiat-Häffner, E. Parra-Ortiz, M. Skoda, T. Saerbeck, K.L. Browning, and M. Malmsten. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2021; 584: 19

Membrane Interactions of Virus-Like Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles

Malekkhaiat-Häffner, E. Parra-Ortiz, K.L. Browning, E. Jørgensen, C. Monti, M. Skoda, X. Li, D. Berti, D. Zhao, and M. Malmsten. ACS Nano. 2021; 15: 6787.

The effect of alginate composition on adsorption to calcium carbonate surfaces.

Browning KL, Stocker IN, Gutfreund P, Clarke SM. Journal of colloid and interface science. 2021; 581 (Pt B): 682-689.

Bioinformatic analysis of the wound peptidome reveals potential biomarkers and antimicrobial peptides.

Hartman K, Wallblom K, van der Plas MJA, Petrlova J, Cai J, Saleh K, Kjellstrom S., Schmidtchen A. Frontiers in Immunology. 2021.

2020 publications

Electrospinning Proteins for Wound Healing Purposes: Opportunities and Challenges

Akhmetova, A.; Heinz, A. Pharmaceutics. 2021; 13(1):4.

The effect of alginate composition on adsorption to calcium carbonate surfaces

K.L. Browning, I. N. Stocker, P. Gutfreund, S. M. Clarke. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 581 (2021) 682–689

Composition effects on photooxidative membrane destabilization by TiO2 nanoparticles



Research Director and
Principle Investigator
Martin Malmsten

+45 31 49 92 03

Principle Investigator - 
Novel Drug Delivery Systems
Thomas Rades

+45 35 33 60 32

Principle Investigator - 
Novel Biological Models
Hanne Mørck Nielsen

+45 35 33 63 46

Principle Investigator - 
Novel Analytical Tools
Jesper Østergaard

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Associate Professor
Andrea Heinz
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Assistant Professor
Kathryn Browning
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Associate Professor
Mariena van der Plas
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