Med. Klinik I: Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie, Pneumologie und Allergologie, Endokrinologie und Diabetologie sowie Ernährungsmedizin -
Prof. Dr. Christoph Sarrazin

 

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Expertise

  • Therapie der chronischen Hepatitis B und C
  • Molekulare Resistenzmechanismen bei der Therapie der Hepatitis C
  • Klinisch charakterisierte HCV Replikons und Pseudotypes
  • Molekulare Diagnostik der Hepatitis B und C
  • Sonographie-basierte Verfahren zur Beurteilung der Leberfibrose

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Methoden und Geräte

  • Nukleinsäureextraktions- und amplifikationsverfahren (RT, PCR, real-time PCR, TMA)
  • Signalamplifikationsverfahren (bDNA)
  • DNA Sequenzierung
  • Klonierung, Restriktionsenzymverdau, Transfektion, Transformation
  • Nothern-Blot
  • Zellkultur
  • Mikroskopie
  • 2D-Gelelektrophorese
  • Immunhistochemie
  • Infrarotspektrometrie
  • FACS

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Mitarbeiter

  • Simone Susser, Dipl.-Biol.
  • Anette Dragan, Dipl.-Biol.
  • Dr. Hofmann
  • Dr. Mihm
  • Dr. von Wagner
  • Dr. Welker
  • Dr. Vermehren
  • Dr. Kau
  • Dr. Polta
  • Dr. Lange
 

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Publikationen

  • Friedrich-Rust M, Ong MF, Martens S, Sarrazin C, Bojunga J, Zeuzem S, Herrmann E. Performance of transient elastography for the staging of liver fibrosis: a meta-analysis. Gastroenterology (2008) 143: 960-974.
  • Dinesen L, Caspary WF, Chapman RW, Dietrich CF, Sarrazin C, Braden B. 13C-Methacetin breath test compared to also noninvasive biochemical blood tests in predicting hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis C. Dig Liver Dis (2008) epub
  • Friedrich-Rust M, Koch C, Rentzsch A, Sarrazin C, Schwarz P, Herrmann E, Lindinger A, Sarrazin U, Poynard T, Schäfers H-J, Zeuzem S, Abdul-Khaliq H. Noninvasive assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with Fontan circulation using transient elastography and biochemical fibrosis markers. J Thorac Cardiovac Surg (2008) 135: 560-567.
  • Welsch C, Domingues FS, Susser S, Antes I, Hartmann C, Mayr G, Schlicker A, Sarrazin C, Albrecht M, Zeuzem S, Lengauer T. Molecular basis of telaprevir due to V36 and T54 mutations in the NS3-4A protease of hepatitis C virus. Genome Biol (2008) epub
  • Wobrock T, Mihm U, Löhr C, Hofmann WP, Sarrazin C, Zeuzem S, Falkai P. Cognition in hepatitis C patients treated with pegylated interferon. World J Biol Psych (2008) in press
  • Colucci G, Ferguson J, Harkleroad C, Lee S, Romo D, Soviero S, Thompson J, Velez M, Wang A, Miyahara Y, Young S, Sarrazin C. Improved Cobas TaqMan HCV test, version 2 for use with the high pure system: enhanced genotype reactivity and performance characteristics in a multi-site study. J Clin Microbiol (2007) 45: 3595-3600.
  • Welsch C, Albrecht M, Maydt J, Herrmann E, Welker MW, Sarrazin C, Scheidig A, Lengauer T, Zeuzem S. Structural and functional comparison of the non-structural protein 4B in flaviviridae. J Mol Graph Model (2007) 26: 546-557.
  • Kronenberger B, Piiper A, von Wagner M, Mihm U, Hofmann P, Sarrazin C, Zeuzem S. Dynamics of apoptotic activity during antiviral treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C. Antivir Therapy (2007) 12: 779-787.
  • Kieffer TL, Sarrazin C, Miller J, Welker MW, Forestier N, Kwong AD, Zeuzem S. Telaprevir and pegylated IFN-alfa-2a inhibit wild-type and resistant genotype 1 HCV replication in patients. Hepatology (2007) 46: 631-639.
  • Hofmann WP, Welsch C, Takahashi H, Miyajima H, Krick C, Lengauer T, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Identification and in silico characterization of a novel compound heterozygosity associated with hereditary aceruloplasminemia Scand J Gastro 2007, 42:1088-1094.
  • Wiegand J, Cornberg M, Aslan N, Sarrazin C, Kubitschke A, Buggisch P, Ciner A, Jäckel E, Manns MP, Wedemeyer H. Fate and function of peripheral HCV specific T cells during peginterferon alpha-2b therapy of acute hepatitis C. Antivir Ther (2007) 12:303-316.
  • Hofmann WP, Fernandez B, Herrmann E, Welsch C, Mihm U, Feldmann G, Spengler U, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Somatic hypermutation and mRNA expression levels of the BCL-6 gene in patients with hepatitis C virus-associated lymphoproliferative diseases. J Viral Hepatit (2007) 14: 484-491.
  • Kubitschke A, Bahr MJ, Aslan N, Bader C, Tillmann HL, Sarrazin C, Greten T, Wiegand J, Manns MP, Wedemeyer H. Induction of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-specific T cells by needle stick injury in the absence of HCV-viraemia. Eur J Clin Invest (2007) 37: 54-64.
  • Sarrazin C, Kieffer T, Bartels D, Hanzelka B, Müh U, Welker M, Wincheringer D, Zhou Y, Lin C, Rao G, Weegink C, Reesink H, Zeuzem S, Kwong AD. Novel genotypic and phenotypic analysis of dynamic changes in the hepatitis C virus (HCV) population in patients treated with telaprevir, a HCV protease inhibitor. Gastroenterology (2007) 132: 1767-1777.
  • Friedrich-Rust M, Forestier N, Sarrazin C, Herrmann E, Zeuzem S. Ultrasound evaluation of perihepatic lymph nodes during antiviral therapy with the protease inhibitor telaprevir (VX-950) in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection. Ultrasound in Med and Biol (2007) 33: 1362-1367.
  • Sarrazin C, Rouzier R, Wagner F, Forestier N, Larrey D, Gupta SK, Hussain M, Shah A, Cutler D, Zhang J, Zeuzem S. SCH 503034, a novel hepatitis C virus protease inhibitor, plus pegylated interferon α-2b for genotype 1 non-responders. Gastroenterology (2007) 132: 1270-1278.
  • Hofmann WP, Polta A, Herrmann E, Mihm U, Kronenberger B, Sonntag T, Lohmann V, Schönberger B, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Mutagenic effect of ribavirin on hepatitis C nonstructural 5B quasispecies in vitro and during antiviral therapy. Gastroenterology (2007) 132: 921-930.
  • Friedrich-Rust M, Ong MF, Herrmann E, Dries V, Samaras P, Remberger K, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C, Realtime-elastography for non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in chronic viral hepatitis. Am J Roentgenol (2007) 188: 758-764.
  • Schneider A, Caspary WF, Saich R, Dietrich C, Sarrazin C, Kuker W, Braden B. C-methacetin breath test shortened: Two-point-measurements after 15 minutes reliable indicate the presence of liver cirrhosis. J Clin Gastroenterol (2007) 41:33-37.
  • Goyal A, Hofmann WP, Herrmann E, Traver S, Hissar SS, Arora N, Blum HE, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C, Sarin SK. The hepatitis C virus NS5A protein and response to interferon alfa: mutational analysis in patients with patients with chronic HCV genotype 3a infection from India. Med Microbiol Immunol (2007) 196: 11-21.
  • Welker M, Hofmann WP, Welsch C, von Wagner M, Herrmann E, Lengauer T, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Correlation of non-structural(NS)4B amino acid variations of HCV genotype 1b isolates with initial viral kinetics during interferon alfa-based therapy. J Viral Hepatit (2007) 14: 338-349.
  • von Wagner M, Lee J-H, Kronenberger B, Friedl R, Sarrazin C, Teuber G, Herrmann E, Zeuzem S. Impaired health-related quality of life in patients with chronic hepatitis C and persistently normal aminotransferase levels. J Viral Hepatit (2006) 13: 828:834.
  • Bojunga J, Sarrazin C, Hess G, Zeuzem S. Elevated plasma levels of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in patients with chronic hepatitis C during interferon-based antiviral therapy. World J Gastro (2006) 12: 5875-5877.
  • Perrin L, Pawlotsky JM, Bouvier-Alias M, Sarrazin C, Zeuzem S. Colucci G. Multicenter performance evaluation of a new Taqman PCR assay for monitoring human immunodeficiency virus RNA load. J Clin Microbiol (2006)44: 4371-4375.
  • van Bömmel F, Zöllner F, Sarrazin C, Spengler U, Hüppe D, Möller B, Feucht HH, Wiedenmann B, Berg T. Tenofovir for patients with lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and high HBV DNA level during adefovir therapy. Hepatology (2006) 44: 318-325.
  • Kronenberger B, Herrmann E, Hofmann WP, Wedemeyer H, Sester M, Mihm H, Ghaliai T, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Dynamics of CD81 expression on lymphocyte subsets during interferon-{alpha}-based antiviral treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Leukoc Biol (2006) 80: 298-308.
  • Berg T, von Wagner M, Hinrichsen H, Sarrazin C, Heintges T, Gerlach T, Buggisch P, Goeser T, Rasenack J, Pape GR, Schmidt WE, Kallinowski B, Klinker H, Spengler U, Martus B, Alshuth U, Zeuzem S. Extended Treatment Duration for Hepatitis C Virus Type 1: A Randomized Trial Comparing 48 versus 72 Weeks of Peginterferon-alfa-2a plus Ribavirin. Gastroenterology (2006) 130: 1086-1097.
  • Mihm U, Grigorian N, Welsch C, Herrmann E, Kronenberger B, Teuber G, von Wagner M, Hofmann WP, Albrecht M, Lengauer T, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Amino acid variations in hepatitis C virus p7 and sensitivity to antiviral combination therapy with amantadine in chronic hepatitis C. Antivir Ther (2006) 11: 507-519.
  • Sarrazin C, Gärtner B, Sizmann D, Babiel R, Mihm U, Hofmann WP, von Wagner M, Zeuzem S. HCV RNA quantification of HCV genotypes 1 to 5: comparison of conventional PCR with real time PCR and bDNA based assays and clinical significance. J Clin Microbiol (2006) 44: 729-737.
  • Herrmann E, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C, Hinrichsen H, Benhamou Y, Wedemeyer H, Steinmann G, Nehmiz G. Viral kinetics in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus treated with the serine protease inhibitor BILN 2061. Antivir Ther (2006) 11: 371-376.
  • Hofmann WP, Bock H, Weber C, Tacke W, Pfaff R, Kihn R, Moog G, Kellner HU, Kellner HU, Schöfer M, Frick G, Rambow A, Friedrich-Rust M, Herrmann E,Sarrazin C, Zeuzem S. Effektivität von pegyliertem Interferon alfa in Kombination mit Ribavirin in der Behandlung von Patienten mit chronischer Hepatitis C in der gastroenterologischen Facharztpraxis. Z Gastroenterol (2006) 44: 25-31.
  • Sarrazin C, Mihm U, Herrmann E, Welsch C, Albrecht M, Sarrazin U, Traver S, Lengauer T, Zeuzem S. Clinical significance of in vitro replication enhancing mutations of the hepatitis C virus replicon in patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Infect Dis (2005) 192: 1710-1719.
  • Sarrazin C, Berg T, Weich V, Mueller T, Frey UH, Zeuzem S, Gerken G, Roggendorf M, Siffert W. GNB3 C825T polymorphism and response to interferon-alfa /ribavirin treatment in patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 (HCV-1) infection. J Hepatol 2005, 43: 388-393.
  • Mihm U, Gärtner B, Faust D, Hofmann WP, Sarrazin C, Zeuzem S, Herrmann E. Viral kinetics in patients with lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B during adefovir-lamivudine combination therapy. J Hepatol (2005) 43: 217-24.
  • Kronenberger B, von Wagner M, Herrmann E, Mihm U, Piiper A, Sarrazin C, Zeuzem S. Apoptotic cytokeratin 18 neoepitopes in serum of patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Viral Hepatit (2005) 12: 307-314.
  • Mihm U, Hofamnn WP, Kronenberger B, von Wagner M, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Higly sensitive HCV RNA detection assays for decision of treatment (dis)continuation in patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Hepatol (2005) 42: 605-606.
  • Hofmann WP, Dries V, Herrmann E, Gärtner B, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Comparison of transcription mediated amplification (TMA) and reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) for detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in liver tissue. J Clin Virol (2005) 32:289-293.
  • Braden B, Faust D, Sarrazin U, Zeuzem S, Dietrich CF, Caspary WF, Sarrazin C. 13C-Methacetin breath test as liver function test in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Alim Pharmacol Ther (2005) 21:179-185.
  • Potthoff A, Sarhaddar J, Wiegand J, Lichtinghagen R, Sarrazin C, Ciner A, Hadem J, Trautwein C, Manns MP, Wedemeyer H. Spontaneous resolution of chronic hepatitis C virus infection after antiviral treatment and relapse. Hepatol Res (2005) 31:18-23.
  • Müller T, Mas-Marques A, Sarrazin C, Wiese M, Halangk J, Witt H, Ahlenstiel G, Spengler U, Goebel U, Wiedenmann B, Schreier E, Berg T. Influence of interleukon 12B (IL12B) polymorphisms on spontaneous and treatment-induced recovery of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. J Hepatol 2004, 41: 652-658.
  • Kronenberger B, Sarrazin C, Hofmann WP, von Wagner M, Herrmann E, Welsch C, Elez R, Rüster B, Piiper A, Zeuzem S. Mutations in the putative HCV-E2 CD81 binding regions and correlation with cell surface CD81 expression. J Viral Hepatit (2004) 11: 310-318.
  • Hofmann WP, Herrmann E, Kronenberger B, Merkwirth C, Welsch C, Lengauer T, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Association of HCV-related mixed cryoglobulinemia with specific mutational pattern of the HCV E2 protein and CD81 expression on peripheral B lymphocytes. Blood (2004) 104: 1228-1229.
  • Zeuzem S, Hultcrantz R, Bourliere M, Goeser T, Marcellin P, Sanchez-Tapias J, Sarrazin C, Harvey J, Brass C, Albrecht J. Peginterferon alfa-2b plus ribavirin for treatment of chronic hepatitis C in previously untreated patients infected with HCV genotypes 2 or 3. J Hepatol (2004) 40: 993-999.
  • Berg T, Sarrazin C, Hinrichsen H, Buggisch P, Gerlach T, Zachoval R, Zeuzem S. Does non-invasive staging of fibrosis challenge liver biopsy as a gold standard in chronic hepatitis C? Hepatology (2004) 39: 1456-1457.
  • Mihm U, Herrmann E, Sarrazin U, von Wagner M, Kronenberger B, Zeuzem S, Sarrazin C. Correlation of serum interleukin-8 with virologic response to antiviral therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Hepatol (2004) 40: 845-852.
  • Müller T, Geßner R, Sarrazin C, Graf C, Halangk J, Witt H, Köttgen E, Wiedenmann B, Berg T. Apolipoprotein E4 allele is associated with poor treatment response in hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1. Hepatology 2003, 38:1592.
  • Kerber A, Sarrazin C, Allers C, Markus B, Engels K, Caspary W, Zeuzem S. 44-year old patient with fulminant hepatic failure (case report). Internist (2003) 44: 1301-1307.
  • von Wagner M, Lee J-H, Rüster B, Kronenberger B, Sarrazin C, Roth WK, Zeuzem S. Dynamics of hepatitis C virus quasispecies turnover during interferon-α treatment. J Viral Hepatit (2003) 6: 413-422.
  • Zeuzem S, Heathcote JE, Shiffman ML, Wright TL, Bain V, Sherman M, Feinman SV, Fried MW, Rasenack J, Sarrazin C, Jensen DM, Lin A, Hoffman JH, Sedarati F. Twelve weeks of follow-up is sufficient for the determination of sustained virologic response in patients treated with interferon alfa for chronic hepatitis C. J Hepatol (2003) 39: 106-111.
  • Mihm U, Sarrazin C, Herrmann E, Teuber G, von Wagner M, Kronenberger B, Zeuzem S. Response predictors and results of a long-term treatment with lamivudine in patients with chronic hepatitis B. Z Gastroenterol (2003) 41: 249-254.
  • Berg T and Sarrazin C, Hinrichsen H, Gerlach T, Zachoval R, Herrmann E, Wiedenmann B, Hopf U, Zeuzem S. Prediction of treatment outcome in patients with chronic hepatitis C: significance of baseline parameters and viral dynamics during therapy. Hepatology (2003) 37: 600-609.
  • Hofmann WP, Sarrazin C, Kronenberger B, Schönberger B, Bruch K, Zeuzem S. Mutations within the CD81-binding sites and HVR2 of the E2 protein and correlation with treatment response in hepatitis C virus infected patients. J Infect Dis (2003) 187: 982-987.
  • Sarrazin C, Herrmann E, Bruch K, Zeuzem S. Hepatitis C virus non-structural (NS)5A protein and interferon resistance: a new model for testing the reliability of mutational analyses. J Virol (2002) 76: 11079-11090.
 
   

 

 

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Institut für Organische Chemie und Chemische Biologie

Prof. Dr. Joachim W. Engels

Prof. Dr. Michael Göbel

Prof. Dr. Gisbert Schneider

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Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie

Prof. Dr. Theo Dingermann

Prof. Dr. Rolf Marschalek

Institut für Pharmazeutische Chemie

Prof. Dr. Michael Karas

Prof. Dr. Manfred Schubert-Zsilavecz

Prof. Dr. Holger Stark

Prof. Dr. Dieter Steinhilber

Institut für Pharmazeutische Technologie

Prof. Dr. Jennifer Dressman

Prof. Dr. Jörg Kreuter

Pharmakologisches Institut für Naturwissenschaftler

Prof. Dr. Jochen Klein

Prof. Dr. Walter E. Müller

Gustav-Embden-Zentrum für Biologische Chemie

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Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brüne

Zentrum der Hygiene

Medizinische Virologie

Prof. Dr. Hans Wilhelm Doerr

Dr. Senckenbergische Anatomie

Anatomie I: Klinische Neuroanatomie

Prof. Dr. Thomas Deller

Anatomie II: Experimentelle Neurobiologie

Prof. Dr. Horst-Werner Korf

Zentrum der Pharmakologie

Allgemeine Pharmakologie und Toxikologie

Prof. Dr. Josef Pfeilschifter

Immunpharmakologie

Prof. Dr. Heinfried Radeke

Klinische Pharmakologie

Prof. Dr. Dr. Gerd Geißlinger

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Physiologie I: Kardiovaskuläre Physiologie

Prof. Dr. Ralf Brandes

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Prof. Dr. Ingrid Fleming

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wissenschaften

Allgemeinmedizin

Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Gerlach

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Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie

Prof. Dr. Oliver Habler

Prof. Dr. Paul Kessler

Zentrum der Chirurgie

Klinik für Allgemeinchirurgie

Prof. Dr. Wolf O. Bechstein

Dr. Christiane Gog

Dr. Christoph W. Strey

PD Dr. Christoph Wullstein

Mund-, Kiefer- und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie

Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. Robert Sader

Zentrum der Dermatologie und Venerologie

Klinik für Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie

Prof. Dr. Roland Kaufmann

Zentrum der Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe

Klinik für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe

Prof. Dr. Manfred Kaufmann

Zentrum der Inneren Medizin

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Med. Klinik I: Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie, Pneumologie und Allergologie, Endokrinologie und Diabetologie sowie Ernährungsmedizin

Prof. Dr. Christoph Sarrazin

PD Dr. Dr. Oliver Schröder

Prof. Dr. Gerlinde Teuber

Prof. Dr. Stefan Zeuzem

Med. Klinik II: Hämatologie / Onkologie, Rheumatologie, Infektiologie, Therapie der HIV - Erkrankung

Prof. Dr. Harald Burkhardt

Prof. Dr. Hubert Serve

Zentrum für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin

Klinik I: Stoffwechsel, Endokrinologie, Gastroenterologie, Ernährung, Pneumologie, Allergologie, Infektiologie, Neurologie und Neonatologie

Prof. Dr. Hansjosef Böhles

Prof. Dr. Stefan Zielen

Klinik für Pädiatrische Hämatologie, Onkologie und Hämostaseologie

Prof. Dr. Peter Bader

Prof. Dr. Thomas Klingebiel

Dr. Ulrike Köhl

Prof. Dr. Thomas Lehrnbecher

Prof. Dr. Dirk Schwabe

Zentrum der Neurologie und Neurochirurgie

Klinik für Neurologie

Prof. Georg Auburger

Prof. Rüdiger Hilker

Dr. H. Laufs

Dr. Matthias Lorenz

PD Dr. N. Müller

Prof. Dr. T. Neumann-Haefelin

Prof. Dr. Helmuth Steinmetz

Prof. Dr. Ulf Ziemann

Zentrum der Radiologie

Institut für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie

Prof. Dr. Thomas Vogl

Institut für Neuroradiologie

Prof. Dr. Friedhelm Zanella

Klinik für Nuklearmedizin

Prof. Dr. Frank Grünwald