Besides of his responsibilities for his patients, Prof. Loewe′s work is dedicated to dermatological research. He is Principal Investigator at the Skin and Endothelial Research Division (SERD), Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna. Robert Loewe is author of many peer-reviewed scientific articles, more than 50 talks and member of several scientific organisations. Robert Loewe is coauthor of the 8th edition of Dermatology in General Medicine.

Scientific Organisations

Prof. Loewe is member of the Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venerology (ÖGDV), of the Society of Dermatological Research (SID), of the European Society of Dermatological Research (ESDR) and of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dermatologische Forschung (ADF). Robert Loewe serves as Reviewer for many international, peer-reviewed Journals and scientific organisations.

Original Publications between 2010 and 2015

Activin A is anti-lymphangiogenic in a melanoma mouse model.
M. Heinz, H. Niederleithner, E. Puujalka, A. Soler-Cardona, M. Grusch, H. Pehamberger, R. Loewe, P. Petzelbauer
J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Jan;135(1):212-21

Expression of beta-catenin and cyclin D1 in Merkel cell carcinomas of the head and neck.
C Lill, S Schneider, B Ghanim, M Brunner, G Heiduschka, R Loewe, D Thurnher
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2013 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Human But Not Mouse Adipogenesis Is Critically Dependent on LMO3.
J Lindroos, J Husa, G Mitterer, A Haschemi, S Rauscher, R Haas, M Groeger, R Loewe, N Kohrgruber, K Schroegendorfer, G Prager, H Beck, JA Pospisilik, W Patsch, H Esterbauer, O Wagner, M Bilban
Cell Metab. 2013 Jul 2;18(1):62-74. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2013.05.020

A c-kit mutation in exon 18 in Familial Mastocytosis.
S Woehrl, KB Moritz, A Bracher, G Fischer, G Stingl, R Loewe
J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Mar;133(3):839-41

Epidermal growth factor facilitates melanoma lymph node metastasis by influencing tumor lymphangiogenesis.
A Bracher, A Soler-Cardona, S Tauber, AM Fink, A Steiner, H Pehamberger, H Niederleithner, P Petzelbauer, M Groeger, R Loewe
J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Jan;133(1):230-8

Successful treatment of poststreptococcal scleredema adultorum buschke with intravenous immunoglobulins.
M Aichelburg, R Loewe, N Schicher, PG Sator, F Karlhofer, G Stingl, A Jalili
Arch Dermatol. 2012 Oct 1;148(10):1126-8

Wnt-1 is anti-lymph-angiogenic in a melanoma mouse model.
H Niederleithner, M Heinz, S Tauber, M Bilban, H Pehamberger, S Sonderegger, M Knoefler, A Bracher, W Berger, R Loewe, P Petzelbauer
J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Sep;132(9):2235-44

Overexpression of Peptidyl-prolyl isomerase (PIN1) in Merkel Cell Carcinoma correlates significantly with Overall Survival of Patients.
C Lill, S Schneider, J Pammer, R Loewe, W Gedlicka, R Houben, G Heiduschka, M Brunner, D Thurnher
Head and Neck, 2011 Sep;33(9):1294-300.

P53 mutation is a rare event in Merkel cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
C Lill, S Schneider, CB Item, R Loewe, R Houben, D Halbauer, G Heiduschka, M Brunner, D Thurnher
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Soluble M6P/IGF2R released by TACE controls angiogenesis via blocking plasminogen activation.
V Leksa, R Loewe, B Binder, HB Schiller, P Eckerstorfer, F Forster, A Soler-Cardona, G Ondrovicova, E Kutejova, E Steinhuber, J Breuss, P Petzelbauer, BR Binder, J Drach, H Stockinger
Circulation Research, 2011 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Magnetic Resonance Microimaging of Human Skin Vasculature in vivo at 3 Tesla.
E Laistler, R Loewe, E Moser
Magn Reson Med. 2011 Jan 19. doi: 10.1002/mrm.22743. [Epub ahead of print]

Overexpression of Peptidyl-prolyl isomerase (PIN1) in Merkel Cell Carcinoma correlates significantly with Overall Survival of Patients.
C Lill, S Schneider, J Pammer, R Loewe, W Gedlicka, R Houben, G Heiduschka, M Brunner, D Thurnher
Head and Neck, 2010 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Malignant syphilis in a HIV-positive patient.
A Jalili, M Mosleh, K Grabmaier-Pfistershammer, R Loewe, G Stingl, A Rieger
Sex Transm Dis. 2010 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Vascular Stem Cell Marker Upregulation in Normal Cutaneous Vessels Following Pulsed-Dye Laser Exposure and its Abrogation by Concurrent Topical Rapamycin.
R Loewe, DA Oble, T Valero, L Zukerberg, MC Mihm, Jr., JS Nelson
J Cutan Pathol, 2010, Apr;37(S1): 76-82

A combination of Dacarbazine and Dimethylfumarate efficiently reduces lymph node metastasis and tumor cell migration in a metastasizing mouse melanoma model.
T Valero, S Steele, K Neumüller, H Pehamberger, P Petzelbauer, R Loewe
J Invest Dermatol, 2010 Apr;130(4):1087-94

Book chapters

Endothelium in Inflammation and Angiogenesis
in Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 8th edition
P Petzelbauer, R Loewe, JS Pober
McGraw-Hill, in print

Dimethylfumarate and cancer
in Encyclopedia of Cancer, 2nd edition
P Petzelbauer, R Loewe
Springer, 2008

Endothelium and skin
in Endothelial Biomedicine: A comprehensive Reference
P Petzelbauer, M Gröger, R Loewe, R Kunstfeld
Cambridge University Press, 2007

Der kleine Notfall
Ein Kompendium für Turnusärzte
B Eber, E Lassnig, C Singer, O Ablinger, E Höller, R Loewe, M Ratzenböck, E Spitaler und P Steiner
Krause und Pachernegg, Gablitz. 2001


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