Melanie Börries

Principal Investigator

Institute for Medical Bioinformatics and System Medicine​
Medical Center – University of Freiburg

Breisacherstr. 153
79110 Freiburg i. Brsg

Academic training

Scientific qualifications

2001-2005 MD/PhD fellowship Dr. phil., Cell Biology, University of Basel, Switzerland and Dr. med., Human Medicine, Medical University zu Lübeck

Postgraduate positions

since 2019 W3 Professor and Director, Institute for Medical Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine (IBSM), Medical Center - University of Freiburg
Since 2013 Group leader, German Cancer Consortium (DKTK)
2009-2012 Project leader, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg
2005-2009 Postdoctorate, Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmakology and Toxicology, University of Freiburg

link to all publications of M. Börries: Pubmed

Publications based on CRC1160 funding

Andrieux G, Chakraborty S, Das T, Boerries M. 2020. Alteration of Proteotranscriptomic Landscape Reveals the Transcriptional Regulatory Circuits Controlling Key-Signaling Pathways and Metabolic Reprogramming During Tumor Evolution.  Front Cell Dev Biol. 8:586479. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2020.586479.

Uhl, F. M., S. Chen, D. O’Sullivan, J. Edwards-Hicks, G. Richter, E. Haring, G. Andrieux, S. Halbach, P. Apostolova, J. Buscher, S. Duquesne, W. Melchinger, B. Sauer, K. Shoumariyeh, A. Schmitt-Graeff, M. Kreutz, M. Lubbert, J. Duyster, T. Brummer, M. Boerries, T. Madl, B. R. Blazar, O. Gross, E. L. Pearce, and R. Zeiser. 2020. Metabolic reprogramming of donor T cells enhances graft-versus-leukemia effects in mice and humans. Sci Transl Med 12:eabb8969. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abb8969.

Haring E, Uhl FM, Andrieux G, Proietti M, Bulashevska A, Sauer B, Braun LM, de Vega Gomez E, Esser PR, Martin SF, Pfeifer D, Follo M, Schmitt-Graeff A, Buescher J, Duyster J, Grimbacher B, Boerries M, Pearce EL, Zeiser R, Apostolova P. Haematologica. 2020. Bile acids regulate intestinal antigen presentation and reduce graft-versus-host disease without impairing the graft-versus-leukemia effect. Jul 16:haematol.2019.242990. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2019.242990. Online ahead of print.

Norona, J., P. Apostolova, D. Schmidt, R. Ihlemann, N. Reischmann, G. Taylor, N. Kohler, J. de Heer, S. Heeg, G. Andrieux, B. A. Siranosian, A. Schmitt-Graeff, D. Pfeifer, A. Catalano, I. Frew, M. Proietti, B. Grimbacher, A. Bulashevska, A. S. Bhatt, T. Brummer, T. S. Clauditz, T. Zabelina, N. Kroeger, B. R. Blazar, M. Boerries, F. Ayuk, and R. Zeiser. 2020. Glucagon like peptide-2 for Intestinal stem cell and Paneth cell repair during graft-versus-host disease in mice and humans. Blood. 2020005957. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020005957. Online ahead of print.

Hamarsheh, S., L. Osswald, B. S. Saller, S. Unger, D. De Feo, J. M. Vinnakota, M. Konantz, F. M. Uhl, H. Becker, M. Lubbert, K. Shoumariyeh, C. Schurch, G. Andrieux, N. Venhoff, A. Schmitt-Graeff, S. Duquesne, D. Pfeifer, M. A. Cooper, C. Lengerke, M. Boerries, J. Duyster, C. M. Niemeyer, M. Erlacher, B. R. Blazar, B. Becher, O. Gross, T. Brummer, and R. Zeiser. 2020. Oncogenic Kras(G12D) causes myeloproliferation via NLRP3 inflammasome activation. Nat Commun 11: 1659.

Marschner, D., M. Falk, N. R. Javorniczky, K. Hanke-Muller, J. Rawluk, Schmitt-Graeff, F. Simonetta, E. Haring, S. Dicks, M. Ku, S. Duquesne, K. Aumann, D. Rafei-Shamsabadi, F. Meiss, P. Marschner, M. Boerries, R. S. Negrin, J. Duyster, R. Zeiser, and N. Kohler. 2020. MicroRNA-146a regulates immune-related adverse events caused by immune checkpoint inhibitors. JCI insight 5. pii: 132334. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.132334.

R Mathew N, Vinnakota JM, Apostolova P, Erny D, Hamarsheh S, Andrieux G, Kim JS, Hanke K, Goldmann T, Chappell-Maor L, El-Khawanky N, Ihorst G, Schmidt D, Duyster J, Finke J, Blank T, Boerries M, Blazar BR, Jung S, Prinz M, Zeiser R. 2019. Graft-versus-host disease of the CNS is mediated by TNF upregulation in microglia. J Clin Invest. pii: 130272.