Dermatologist Robert Loewe, MD, Vienna – Publications

As a dermatologist and as a scientist and teacher in the field of skin pathology, I have authored numerous scientific papers, co-authored the standard work Dermatology in General Medicine since its 8th edition and presented more than 200 lectures, congress papers and popular science essays.


Original works from 2010-2018

CXCL5 Facilitates Melanoma Cell-Neutrophil Interaction and Lymph Node Metastasis.
A. Forsthuber, K. Lipp, S. Ebersberger, M. Heinz, K. Schossleitner, E. Buchberger, M. Gröger, P. Petzelbauer, C. Hoeller, E. Wagner,R. Loewe
J Invest Dermatol. 2018 Feb 21. pii: S0022-202X(18)30125-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.01.035.

Incurable, progressive Merkel cell carcinoma: A single-institution study of 54 cases.
A. Fochtmann-Frana, G. Haymerle, R. Loewe, MC. Grasl, J. Pammer, T. Rath, C. Perisanidis, BM. Erovic
Clin Otolaryngol. 2018 Apr;43(2):678-682. 

HO-1 inhibits preadipocyte proliferation and differentiation at the onset of obesity via ROS dependent activation of Akt2.
G. Wagner, J. Lindroos-Christensen, E. Einwallner, J. Husa, TC. Zapf, K. Lipp, S. Rauscher, M. Gröger, A. Spittler, R. Loewe, F. Gruber, JC. Duvigneau, T. Mohr, H. Sutterlüty-Fall, F. Klinglmüller, G. Prager, B. Huppertz, J. Yun, O. Wagner, H. Esterbauer, M. Bilban.
Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 19;7:40881. doi: 10.1038/srep40881.

Efficacy and safety of LAS41008 (dimethyl fumarate) in adults with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis: a randomized, double-blind, Fumaderm® - and placebo-controlled trial (BRIDGE).
U. Mrowietz, JC. Szepietowski, R. Loewe, P. van de Kerkhof, R. Lamarca, WG. Ocker, VM. Tebbs, I. Pau-Charles
Br J Dermatol. 2017 Mar;176(3):615-623. doi: 10.1111/bjd.14947. Epub 2016 Nov 15. Erratum in: Br J Dermatol. 2018 Jan;178(1):308.

Opposing Roles of JNK and p38 in Lymphangiogenesis in Melanoma.
E. Puujalka, M. Heinz, B. Hoesel, P. Friedl, B. Schweighofer, J. Wenzina, C. Pirker, JA. Schmid, R. Loewe, EF. Wagner, W. Berger, P. Petzelbauer
J Invest Dermatol. 2016 May;136(5):967-77

Malignant syphilis in a HIV infected patient.
A. Jalili, M. Mosleh, K. Grabmeier-Pfistershammer, R. Loewe, G. Stingl, A. Rieger
Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Apr;42(4):223-5

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 contributions

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

 "Skin health, well-being, safety.
And this from the very beginning."

- The credo of the ordination dermatologist Prof. dr. Robert Loewe