Selected Publications

Deigendesch N, Hirsiger JR, Bigler MB, Ghosh A, Harder D, Jauch A, Espinosa JM, Recher M, Navarini A, Daikeler T, Berger  CT. Tumoural soft tissue calcification in Down syndrome: association with heterozygous germline SAMD9 mutation and hyperactive type I interferon signaling. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020 Jun 28:keaa301. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keaa301.

Hirsiger JR*, Fuchs, PS*, Häusermann P, Müller-Durovic B, Daikeler T, Recher M, Hirsch HH, Terracciano L, Berger CT. Syphilis reactivates latent EBV reservoir via TLR2 and BCR activation. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2019 Sep; 6(9): ofz317.

Berger CT, Rebholz-Chaves B, Recher M, Manigold T, Daikeler T. Serial IL-6 measurements in patients with Tocilizumab treated large-vessel vasculitis detect infections and may predict early relapses. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 Jul;78(7):1012–1014.

Recher M, Hirsiger JR, Bigler MB, Iff M, Lemaître B, Scherer K, Häusermann P, Sieg- rist CA, Berger CT. Immune system correlates of extensive limb swelling in response to conjugated pneumococcal vaccination. NPJ Vaccines. 2018 May 18;3:17. doi: 10.1038/s41541-018-0059-3. eCollection 2018.

Bigler MB, Hirsiger JR, Recher M, Mehling M, Daikeler T, Berger CT. Varicella Zoster Virus-specific T cell responses in untreated Giant Cell Arteritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Feb;70(2):318–320. [Research Letter].

Kistner A, Bigler MB, Glatz K, Egli SB, Baldin FS, Marquardsen FA, Mehling M, Rentsch  KM, Staub D, Aschwanden M, Recher M, Daikeler T, Berger CT. Characteristics of autoantibodies targeting 14-3-3 proteins and their association with clinical features  in newly diagnosed giant cell arteritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017 May 1;56(5):829–834.