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Marco Gerling


Visiting address : Novum, Hälsovägen 7 (By Car), Blickagången 6 (By Train) 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden
Postal address : Department of Biosciences and Nutrition (BioNut), H2, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition (BioNut), H2, Novum 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
Delivery address : Novum, Hälsovägen 7-9, Hiss D, Plan 7 141 57 Huddinge, Sweden

About me

  • Postdoc in Rune Toftgård's group since 2012, studying tumor-stroma cell interactions in cancer
  • Clinical training at Charité Berlin, Germany 2009-2012; affiliated to Britta Siegmund's laboratory with an interest in colitis and colitis-associated colon cancer

Research description

Main interests:

The role of stroma cells in

  • colorectal carcinoma
  • pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • liver metastases



FNDC4 acts as an anti-inflammatory factor on macrophages and improves colitis in mice
Bosma M, Gerling M, Pasto J, Georgiadi A, Graham E, Shilkova O, et al
Nature communications 2016;7():11314-

Lgr6 labels a rare population of mammary gland progenitor cells that are able to originate luminal mammary tumours
Blaas L, Pucci F, Messal Ha, Andersson Ab, Josue Ruiz E, Gerling M, et al
Nature cell biology 2016;18(12):1346-1356

Stromal Hedgehog signalling is downregulated in colon cancer and its restoration restrains tumour growth
Gerling M, Büller Nv, Kirn Lm, Joost S, Frings O, Englert B, et al
Nature communications 2016;7():12321-

Interleukin 34: a new modulator of human and experimental inflammatory bowel disease
Zwicker S, Martinez Gl, Bosma M, Gerling M, Clark R, Majster M, et al
Clinical science (London, England : 1979) 2015;129(3):281-90

Real-time assessment of tissue hypoxia in vivo with combined photoacoustics and high-frequency ultrasound
Gerling M, Zhao Y, Nania S, Norberg Kj, Verbeke Cs, Englert B, et al
Theranostics 2014;4(6):604-13

Aneuploidy-associated gene expression signatures characterize malignant transformation in ulcerative colitis
Gerling M, Nousiainen K, Hautaniemi S, Krüger S, Fritzsche B, Homann N, et al
Inflammatory bowel diseases 2013;19(4):691-703

Characterization of Chromosomal Instability in Murine Colitis-Associated Colorectal Cancer
Gerling M, Glauben R, Habermann Jk, Kuhl Aa, Loddenkemper C, Lehr Ha, et al
PLOS ONE 2011;6(7):e22114-

High Frequency of Aneuploidy Defines Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Carcinomas A Prognostic Comparison to Sporadic Colorectal Carcinomas
Gerling M, Meyer Kf, Fuchs K, Igl Bw, Fritzsche B, Ziegler A, et al
ANNALS OF SURGERY 2010;252(1):74-83