Dr. Fabio Quondamatteo

M.D.

 
researcher
 

Biography

1985-1992: Medical student at Medical School of the University of Bari, Italy, 1992 Title Dottore in Medicina e Chirurgia (University of Bari, Italy) and state examination for italian licence to practice medicine. Sep.1992-Dec.1992 German Primate Centre, Goettingen Jan. 1993- Dec 2006 University of Goettingen, Centre of Anatomy, Dept. of Histology. 1995 German licence to practice medicine 1997 Dr. med. (University of Goettingen, Germany) 1998 Specialist in Anatomy (Medical Association of Lower Saxony, Germany) 2001 Habilitation in Anatomy, i.e. qualification to teach Anatomy at University level (University of Goettingen, Germany). Titel PD (Privatdozent). 2006 Award for best teaching in Anatomy in 2006 (Association of medical students of the University of Goettingen, Germany) 2007 Department of Anatomy, NUI, Galway

Research Interests

1- Cell biological role of extracellular matrix components, basement membranes and their receptors in vivo 2- Cell/matrix interactions and role of Rho GTPases in tuomr progression 3- Normal and pathologic development 4- Biological role of phase II enzymes in metabolism 5- Biology of glycoconjugates

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2011) 'BION microstimulators: a case study in the engineering of an electronic implantable medical device'
Kane MJ, Breen PP, Quondamatteo F, ÓLaighin G. (2011) 'BION microstimulators: a case study in the engineering of an electronic implantable medical device'. Medical Engineering & Physics, 33 :7-16 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'RhoA is dispensable for skin development, but crucial for contraction and directed migration of keratinocytes'
Jackson, B,Peyrollier, K,Pedersen, E,Basse, A,Karlsson, R,Wang, ZP,Lefever, T,Ochsenbein, AM,Schmidt, G,Aktories, K,Stanley, A,Quondamatteo, F,Ladwein, M,Rottner, K,van Hengel, J,Brakebusch, C (2011) 'RhoA is dispensable for skin development, but crucial for contraction and directed migration of keratinocytes'. Molecular Biology Of The Cell, 22 :593-605 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'The Anatomy and Physiology of the Venous Foot Pump'
Corley, GJ,Broderick, BJ,Nestor, SM,Breen, PP,Grace, PA,Quondamatteo, F,Olaighin, G (2010) 'The Anatomy and Physiology of the Venous Foot Pump'. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology, 293 :370-378 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'N-WASP is a novel regulator of hair-follicle cycling that controls antiproliferative TGF{beta} pathways'
Lefever T, Pedersen E, Basse A, Paus R, Quondamatteo F, Stanley AC, Langbein L, Wu X, Wehland J,Lommel S, Brakebusch C (2010) 'N-WASP is a novel regulator of hair-follicle cycling that controls antiproliferative TGF{beta} pathways'. J Cell Sci, 123 ((Pt 1)):128-140 [Details]
(2010) 'Venous emptying from the foot: influences of weight bearing, toe curls, electrical stimulation, passive compression, and posture'
Broderick, BJ,Corley, GJ,Quondamatteo, F,Breen, PP,Serrador, J,OLaighin, G (2010) 'Venous emptying from the foot: influences of weight bearing, toe curls, electrical stimulation, passive compression, and posture'. Journal Of Applied Physiology, 109 :1045-1052 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Detecting electroporation by assessing the time constants in the exponential response of human skin to voltage controlled impulse electrical stimulation'
Bîrlea SI, Corley GJ, Bîrlea NM, Breen PP, Quondamatteo F, OLaighin G. (2009) 'Detecting electroporation by assessing the time constants in the exponential response of human skin to voltage controlled impulse electrical stimulation'. Conf Proc Ieee Eng Med Biol Soc, :1355-1358 [Details]
(2008) 'Continuous cell injury promotes hepatic tumorigenesis in cdc42-deficient mouse liver'
van Hengel J, D'Hooge P, Hooghe B, Wu X, Libbrecht L, De Vos R, Quondamatteo F, Klempt M, Brakebusch C, van Roy F. (2008) 'Continuous cell injury promotes hepatic tumorigenesis in cdc42-deficient mouse liver'. Gastroenterology, 134 (3):781-792 [Details]
(2008) 'A haemodynamic study of the physiological mechanisms of the venous pump in the healthy human foot'
Broderick BJ, Corley GJ, Quondamatteo F, Grace PA, Breen PP, Olaighin G. (2008) 'A haemodynamic study of the physiological mechanisms of the venous pump in the healthy human foot'. Conf Proc Ieee Eng Med Biol Soc, :1411-1414 [Details]
(2008) 'Fibrillin-1 in incisional hernias: an immunohistochemical study in scar and non-scar regions of human skin and muscle fasciae'
Fricke, M,Langer, C,Brunner, E,Sakai, LY,Fuzesi, L,Reinhardt, DP,Quondamatteo, F (2008) 'Fibrillin-1 in incisional hernias: an immunohistochemical study in scar and non-scar regions of human skin and muscle fasciae'. Journal Of Anatomy, 212 :674-685 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Expression of glutathione S-transferase T1 (GSTT1) in human brain tumours'
A. Diedrich, H.C. Bock, F. König, T.G. Schulz, H.C. Ludwig, R. Herken, F. Quondamatteo. (2006) 'Expression of glutathione S-transferase T1 (GSTT1) in human brain tumours'. HISTOLOGY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY, 21 :1199-1207 [Details]
(2006) 'Cdc42 expression in keratinocytes is required for the maintenance of the basement membrane in skin'
Wu X, Quondamatteo F, Brakebusch C. (2006) 'Cdc42 expression in keratinocytes is required for the maintenance of the basement membrane in skin'. Matrix Biol, 25 (8):466-474 [Details]
(2006) 'Hematopoietic cells are a source of nidogen-1 and nidogen-2 during mouse liver development'
Tomte LT, Annatshah Y, Schlüter NK, Miosge N, Herken R, Quondamatteo F. (2006) 'Hematopoietic cells are a source of nidogen-1 and nidogen-2 during mouse liver development'. J Histochem Cytochem, 54 (5):593-604 [Details]
(2006) 'Localization of the sulfate/anion exchanger in the rat liver'
Quondamatteo F, Krick W, Hagos Y, Krüger MH, Neubauer-Saile K, Herken R, Ramadori G, BurckhardtG, Burckhardt BC. (2006) 'Localization of the sulfate/anion exchanger in the rat liver'. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol, 290 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Immunohistochemical investigations of the influence of botulinum toxin A on the immunoreactivity of nNOS in the parotid gland of the rat'
Ellies M, Schütz S, Quondamatteo F, Laskawi R. (2006) 'Immunohistochemical investigations of the influence of botulinum toxin A on the immunoreactivity of nNOS in the parotid gland of the rat'. J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 64 (3):397-401 [Details]
(2006) 'Cdc42 controls progenitor cell differentiation and beta-catenin turnover in skin'
Wu X, Quondamatteo F, Lefever T, Czuchra A, Meyer H, Chrostek A, Paus R, Langbein L, Brakebusch C. (2006) 'Cdc42 controls progenitor cell differentiation and beta-catenin turnover in skin'. Genes Dev, 20 (5):571-585 [Details]
(2006) 'The effect of local injection of botulinum toxin A on the immunoreactivity of nNOS in the rat submandibular gland: an immunohistochemical study'
Ellies M, Schütz S, Quondamatteo F, Laskawi R. (2006) 'The effect of local injection of botulinum toxin A on the immunoreactivity of nNOS in the rat submandibular gland: an immunohistochemical study'. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 70 (1):59-63 [Details]
(2006) 'Rac1 is crucial for hair follicle integrity but is not essential for maintenance of the epidermis'
Chrostek A, Wu X, Quondamatteo F, Hu R, Sanecka A, Niemann C, Langbein L, Haase I, Brakebusch C. (2006) 'Rac1 is crucial for hair follicle integrity but is not essential for maintenance of the epidermis'. Mol Cell Biol, 26 (18):6957-6970 [Details]
(2005) 'Localization of gene expression of the apoptotic protein activating factor 1 (apaf-1) in the early development of the mouse using in-situ RT-PCR'
M. Müller, J. Berger, N. Gersdorf, F. Cecconi, R. Herken, F. Quondamatteo. (2005) 'Localization of gene expression of the apoptotic protein activating factor 1 (apaf-1) in the early development of the mouse using in-situ RT-PCR'. 234 :215-221 [Details]
(2005) 'Localization of Apaf1 gene expression in the early development of the mouse by means of in situreverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction'
Müller M, Berger J, Gersdorff N, Cecconi F, Herken R, Quondamatteo F. (2005) 'Localization of Apaf1 gene expression in the early development of the mouse by means of in situreverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction'. Dev Dyn, 234 (1):215-221 [Details]
(2004) 'Ultrastructural localization of integrin subunits alpha3 and alpha6 in capillarized sinusoids of the human cirrhotic liver'
F. Quondamatteo, C. Kempkensteffen, N. Miosge, A. Sonnenberg, R. Herken. (2004) 'Ultrastructural localization of integrin subunits alpha3 and alpha6 in capillarized sinusoids of the human cirrhotic liver'. HISTOLOGY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY, 19 :799-806 [Details]
(2004) 'Apoptosome inactivation rescues proneural and neural cells from neurodegeneration'
Cozzolino M, Ferraro E, Ferri A, Rigamonti D, Quondamatteo F, Ding H, Xu ZS, Ferrari F, Angelini DF, RotilioG, Cattaneo E, Carrì MT, Cecconi F. (2004) 'Apoptosome inactivation rescues proneural and neural cells from neurodegeneration'. Cell Death Differ, 11 (11):1179-1191 [Details]
(2003) 'Severe alterations of endothelial and glial cells in the blood-brain barrier of dystrophic mdx mice'
Nico B, Frigeri A, Nicchia GP, Corsi P, Ribatti D, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Girolamo F, Marzullo A, Svelto M, Roncali L. (2003) 'Severe alterations of endothelial and glial cells in the blood-brain barrier of dystrophic mdx mice'. Glia, 42 (3):235-251 [Details]
(2003) 'Immunohistochemical evidence of nNOS and changes after intraglandular application of botulinum toxin A in cephalic salivary glands of adult rats'
Ellies M, Laskawi R, Schütz S, Quondamatteo F. (2003) 'Immunohistochemical evidence of nNOS and changes after intraglandular application of botulinum toxin A in cephalic salivary glands of adult rats'. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec, 65 (3):140-143 [Details]
(2002) 'Assembly, stability and integrity of basement membranes in vivo'
Quondamatteo F. (2002) 'Assembly, stability and integrity of basement membranes in vivo'. Histochem J Review, 34 ((8-9)):369-381 [Details]
(2002) 'Fibrillin-1 and fibrillin-2 in human embryonic and early fetal development'
Quondamatteo F, Reinhardt DP, Charbonneau NL, Pophal G, Sakai LY, Herken R. (2002) 'Fibrillin-1 and fibrillin-2 in human embryonic and early fetal development'. Matrix Biol, 21 (8):637-646 [Details]
(2001) 'Role of aquaporin-4 water channel in the development and integrity of the blood-brain barrier'
Nico B, Frigeri A, Nicchia GP, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Errede M, Ribatti D, Svelto M, Roncali L. (2001) 'Role of aquaporin-4 water channel in the development and integrity of the blood-brain barrier'. J Cell Sci, 114 ((Pt 7)):1297-1307 [Details]
(2001) 'Glycoconjugate distribution in early human notochord and axial mesenchyme'
Götz W, Quondamatteo F. (2001) 'Glycoconjugate distribution in early human notochord and axial mesenchyme'. Acta Histochem, 103 (1):21-35 [Details]
(2001) 'Aquaporin-4 deficiency in skeletal muscle and brain of dystrophic mdx mice'
Frigeri A, Nicchia GP, Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Roncali L, Svelto M. (2001) 'Aquaporin-4 deficiency in skeletal muscle and brain of dystrophic mdx mice'. FASEB J, 15 (1):90-98 [Details]
(2000) 'Aquaporin-4-containing astrocytes sustain a temperature- and mercury-insensitive swelling in vitro'
Nicchia GP, Frigeri A, Liuzzi GM, Santacroce MP, Nico B, Procino G, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Roncali L,Svelto M. (2000) 'Aquaporin-4-containing astrocytes sustain a temperature- and mercury-insensitive swelling in vitro'. Glia, 31 (1):29-38 [Details]
(2000) 'Interferon beta-1a prevents the effects of lipopolysaccharide on embryonic brain microvessels'
Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Blumchen T, Defazio G, Giorelli M, Livrea P, Marzullo A, Russo G, Ribatti D, Roncali L. (2000) 'Interferon beta-1a prevents the effects of lipopolysaccharide on embryonic brain microvessels'. Brain Res Dev Brain Res, 119 (2):231-242 [Details]
(2000) 'Nidogen-1. Expression and ultrastructural localization during the onset of mesoderm formation in the early mouse embryo'
Miosge N, Quondamatteo F, Klenczar C, Herken R. (2000) 'Nidogen-1. Expression and ultrastructural localization during the onset of mesoderm formation in the early mouse embryo'. J Histochem Cytochem, 48 (2):229-238 [Details]
(2000) 'Extensive glycosylation changes revealed by lectin histochemistry in morphologically normal prenatal tissues of the mouse mutant undulated (un/un)'
Quondamatteo F, Zieger J, Götz W, Miosge N, Herken R. (2000) 'Extensive glycosylation changes revealed by lectin histochemistry in morphologically normal prenatal tissues of the mouse mutant undulated (un/un)'. Anat Rec, 258 (3):243-251 [Details]
(2000) 'Skin and hair follicle integrity is crucially dependent on beta 1 integrin expression on keratinocytes'
Brakebusch C, Grose R, Quondamatteo F, Ramirez A, Jorcano JL, Pirro A, Svensson M, Herken R, Sasaki T,Timpl R, Werner S, Fässler R. (2000) 'Skin and hair follicle integrity is crucially dependent on beta 1 integrin expression on keratinocytes'. EMBO J, 19 (15):3990-4003 [Details]
(1999) 'Angiogenesis extent and macrophage density increase simultaneously with pathological progression in B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphomas'
Vacca A, Ribatti D, Ruco L, Giacchetta F, Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Ria R, Iurlaro M, Dammacco F. (1999) 'Angiogenesis extent and macrophage density increase simultaneously with pathological progression in B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphomas'. Br J Cancer, 79 ((5-6)):965-970 [Details]
(1999) 'Immunohistochemical localization of laminin, nidogen, and type IV collagen during the early development of human liver'
Quondamatteo F, Scherf C, Miosge N, Herken R. (1999) 'Immunohistochemical localization of laminin, nidogen, and type IV collagen during the early development of human liver'. Histochem Cell Biol, 111 (1):39-47 [Details]
(1999) 'Bone marrow angiogenesis and mast cell density increase simultaneously with progression of human multiple myeloma'
Ribatti D, Vacca A, Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Ria R, Minischetti M, Marzullo A, Herken R, Roncali L, Dammacco F. (1999) 'Bone marrow angiogenesis and mast cell density increase simultaneously with progression of human multiple myeloma'. Br J Cancer, 79 ((3-4)):451-455 [Details]
(1999) 'Transforming growth factor-beta1 stimulates the synthesis of basement membrane proteins laminin,collagen type IV and entactin in rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells'
Neubauer K, Krüger M, Quondamatteo F, Knittel T, Saile B, Ramadori G. (1999) 'Transforming growth factor-beta1 stimulates the synthesis of basement membrane proteins laminin,collagen type IV and entactin in rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells'. J Hepatol, 31 (4):692-702 [Details]
(1999) 'Determination of intestinal alpha-glutathione S-transferase after ischemia-reperfusion injury'
Braun F, Quondamatteo F, Bothuri P, Hosseini M, Laabs S, Sattler B, Ringe B. (1999) 'Determination of intestinal alpha-glutathione S-transferase after ischemia-reperfusion injury'. Acta Gastroenterol Belg, 62 (2):229-233 [Details]
(1999) 'Matrix metalloproteinases in early human liver development'
Quondamatteo F, Knittel T, Mehde M, Ramadori G, Herken R. (1999) 'Matrix metalloproteinases in early human liver development'. Histochem Cell Biol, 112 (4):277-282 [Details]
(1999) 'Developmental expression of ZO-1 antigen in the mouse blood-brain barrier'
Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Marzullo A, Corsi P, Bertossi M, Russo G, Ribatti D, Roncali L. (1999) 'Developmental expression of ZO-1 antigen in the mouse blood-brain barrier'. Brain Res Dev Brain Res, 114 (2):161-169 [Details]
(1998) 'Immunohistochemical localization of glutathione S-transferase-T1 in murine kidney, liver, and lung'
Quondamatteo F, Schulz TG, Bunzel N, Hallier E, Herken R. (1998) 'Immunohistochemical localization of glutathione S-transferase-T1 in murine kidney, liver, and lung'. Histochem Cell Biol, 110 (4):417-423 [Details]
(1998) 'Light and electron microscopic in-situ hybridization of collagen type I and type II mRNA in the fibrocartilaginous tissue of late-stage osteoarthritis'
Miosge N, Waletzko K, Bode C, Quondamatteo F, Schultz W, Herken R. (1998) 'Light and electron microscopic in-situ hybridization of collagen type I and type II mRNA in the fibrocartilaginous tissue of late-stage osteoarthritis'. Osteoarthritis Cartilage, 6 (4):278-285 [Details]
(1998) 'Laminin localization in enterocytic basement membrane of rat small bowel grafts. A light and electron microscopic study'
Quondamatteo F, Michalski S, Wesling F, Miosge N, Schlemminger R, Herken R. (1998) 'Laminin localization in enterocytic basement membrane of rat small bowel grafts. A light and electron microscopic study'. Matrix Biol, 17 ((8-9)):647-655 [Details]
(1998) 'Comparison of lectin binding patterns in malformed and normal human embryos and fetuses'
Miosge N, Götz W, Quondamatteo F, Herken R. (1998) 'Comparison of lectin binding patterns in malformed and normal human embryos and fetuses'. Teratology, 57 (2):85-92 [Details]
(1998) 'Free laminin in the extracellular matrix of B-cell non Hodgkin's lymphomas'
Ribatti D, Vacca A, Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Herken R, Roncali L. (1998) 'Free laminin in the extracellular matrix of B-cell non Hodgkin's lymphomas'. J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol, 30 (3):459-461 [Details]
(1998) 'Ultrastructural localization of lectin binding sites in the developing brain microvasculature'
Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Ribatti D, Bertossi M, Russo G, Herken R, Roncali L. (1998) 'Ultrastructural localization of lectin binding sites in the developing brain microvasculature'. Anat Embryol (Berl), 197 (4):305-315 [Details]
(1997) 'Changes in lectin binding sites during early human liver development'
Quondamatteo F, Götz W, Lübben U, Herken R. (1997) 'Changes in lectin binding sites during early human liver development'. Histochem Cell Biol, 107 (3):223-228 [Details]
(1996) 'Paneth and goblet cells modify their sugar moieties during acute rejection and up to one year after small bowel transplantation in rats'
Michalski S, Quondamatteo F, Meyer E, Schlemminger R, Herken R, Becker HD. (1996) 'Paneth and goblet cells modify their sugar moieties during acute rejection and up to one year after small bowel transplantation in rats'. Transplant Proc, 28 (5):2477-2478 [Details]
(1996) 'C-fos expression during vocal mobbing in the new world monkey Saguinus fuscicollis'
Jürgens U, Lu CL, Quondamatteo F. (1996) 'C-fos expression during vocal mobbing in the new world monkey Saguinus fuscicollis'. Eur J Neurosci, 8 (1):2-10 [Details]
(1994) 'Changes in laminin immunoreactivity as a marker for the state of liver preservation'
Quondamatteo F, Scharif K, Herken R. (1994) 'Changes in laminin immunoreactivity as a marker for the state of liver preservation'. Histochem J, 26 (11):827-832 [Details]
(1992) 'Mast cell populations in the chick embryo lung and their response to compound 48/80 and dexamethasone'
Ribatti D, Contino R, Quondamatteo F, Formica V, Tursi A. (1992) 'Mast cell populations in the chick embryo lung and their response to compound 48/80 and dexamethasone'. Anat Embryol (Berl), 186 (3):241-244 [Details]
(1991) '[Changes in the subendothelial compartment during the maturation process of cerebral microvessels]'
Bertossi M, Ribatti D, Mancini L, Virgintino D, Nico B, Quondamatteo F, Marzullo A, Roncali L. (1991) '[Changes in the subendothelial compartment during the maturation process of cerebral microvessels]'. Boll Soc Ital Biol Sper. Italian, 67 (2):159-166 [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
Hauptversammlung der Anatomischen Gesellschaft.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Hauptversammlung der Anatomischen Gesellschaft. Conference Paper [Details]
Meeting of the Society for Histochemistry P=poster as a first author.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Meeting of the Society for Histochemistry P=poster as a first author. Conference Paper [Details]
GLYCO XIV, International Symposium on Glycoconjugates. P=poster as a first author.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. GLYCO XIV, International Symposium on Glycoconjugates. P=poster as a first author. Conference Paper [Details]
Meeting of the German Connective Tissue Society. P= poster as a first or last author.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Meeting of the German Connective Tissue Society. P= poster as a first or last author. Conference Paper [Details]
Workshop Programmed Cell Death, Villa Vigoni.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Workshop Programmed Cell Death, Villa Vigoni. Conference Paper [Details]
Congresso Nazionale della Societa' Italiana di Anatomia.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Congresso Nazionale della Societa' Italiana di Anatomia. Conference Paper [Details]
Arbeitstagung der Anatomischen Gesellschaft, Würzburg.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Arbeitstagung der Anatomischen Gesellschaft, Würzburg. Conference Paper [Details]
Arbeitstagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Teratologie, Greifswald.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Arbeitstagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Teratologie, Greifswald. Conference Paper [Details]
FECTS (Federation of European Connective Tissues Societies)-Meeting P=poster as a first author.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. FECTS (Federation of European Connective Tissues Societies)-Meeting P=poster as a first author. Conference Paper [Details]
Gordon Conference on Basement Membranes. P= poster as a first author.
QUONDAMATTEO, F. Gordon Conference on Basement Membranes. P= poster as a first author. Conference Paper [Details]