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1987 …2024

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Research Interests

The lab of Dr. Marcus E. Peter studies various forms of cell death including apoptosis, which is a fundamental process to regulate homeostasis of all tissues and to eliminate unwanted cells specifically in the immune system. Another interest lies in the study of RNA interference and based on toxic RNAs to development a novel form of cancer treatment. The laboratory is located within the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Bayreuth

… → 1988

Research interests keywords

  • Apoptosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • MicroRNA
  • Cancer: Female Reproductive System (ovary, cervix, uterus)


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  • Death Induced by Survival gene Elimination (DISE) correlates with neurotoxicity in Alzheimer’s disease and aging

    Paudel, B., Jeong, S. Y., Martinez, C. P., Rickman, A., Haluck-Kangas, A., Bartom, E. T., Fredriksen, K., Affaneh, A., Kessler, J., Mazzulli, J. R., Murmann, A. E., Rogalski, E., Geula, C., Ferreira, A., Heckmann, B. L., Green, D. R., Sadleir, K. R., Vassar, R. & Peter, M. E., Dec 2024, In: Nature communications. 15, 1, 264.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
  • Analysis of the Contribution of 6-mer Seed Toxicity to HIV-1Induced Cytopathicity

    Vaidyanathan, A., Taylor, H. E., Hope, T. J., D'Aquila, R. T., Bartom, E. T., Hultquist, J. F. & Peter, M. E., Jul 2023, In: Journal of virology. 97, 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    2 Scopus citations
  • Apoptotic cell death in disease—Current understanding of the NCCD 2023

    Vitale, I., Pietrocola, F., Guilbaud, E., Aaronson, S. A., Abrams, J. M., Adam, D., Agostini, M., Agostinis, P., Alnemri, E. S., Altucci, L., Amelio, I., Andrews, D. W., Aqeilan, R. I., Arama, E., Baehrecke, E. H., Balachandran, S., Bano, D., Barlev, N. A., Bartek, J., Bazan, N. G., & 208 othersBecker, C., Bernassola, F., Bertrand, M. J. M., Bianchi, M. E., Blagosklonny, M. V., Blander, J. M., Blandino, G., Blomgren, K., Borner, C., Bortner, C. D., Bove, P., Boya, P., Brenner, C., Broz, P., Brunner, T., Damgaard, R. B., Calin, G. A., Campanella, M., Candi, E., Carbone, M., Carmona-Gutierrez, D., Cecconi, F., Chan, F. K. M., Chen, G. Q., Chen, Q., Chen, Y. H., Cheng, E. H., Chipuk, J. E., Cidlowski, J. A., Ciechanover, A., Ciliberto, G., Conrad, M., Cubillos-Ruiz, J. R., Czabotar, P. E., D’Angiolella, V., Daugaard, M., Dawson, T. M., Dawson, V. L., De Maria, R., De Strooper, B., Debatin, K. M., Deberardinis, R. J., Degterev, A., Del Sal, G., Deshmukh, M., Di Virgilio, F., Diederich, M., Dixon, S. J., Dynlacht, B. D., El-Deiry, W. S., Elrod, J. W., Engeland, K., Fimia, G. M., Galassi, C., Ganini, C., Garcia-Saez, A. J., Garg, A. D., Garrido, C., Gavathiotis, E., Gerlic, M., Ghosh, S., Green, D. R., Greene, L. A., Gronemeyer, H., Häcker, G., Hajnóczky, G., Hardwick, J. M., Haupt, Y., He, S., Heery, D. M., Hengartner, M. O., Hetz, C., Hildeman, D. A., Ichijo, H., Inoue, S., Jäättelä, M., Janic, A., Joseph, B., Jost, P. J., Kanneganti, T. D., Karin, M., Kashkar, H., Kaufmann, T., Kelly, G. L., Kepp, O., Kimchi, A., Kitsis, R. N., Klionsky, D. J., Kluck, R., Krysko, D. V., Kulms, D., Kumar, S., Lavandero, S., Lavrik, I. N., Lemasters, J. J., Liccardi, G., Linkermann, A., Lipton, S. A., Lockshin, R. A., López-Otín, C., Luedde, T., MacFarlane, M., Madeo, F., Malorni, W., Manic, G., Mantovani, R., Marchi, S., Marine, J. C., Martin, S. J., Martinou, J. C., Mastroberardino, P. G., Medema, J. P., Mehlen, P., Meier, P., Melino, G., Melino, S., Miao, E. A., Moll, U. M., Muñoz-Pinedo, C., Murphy, D. J., Niklison-Chirou, M. V., Novelli, F., Núñez, G., Oberst, A., Ofengeim, D., Opferman, J. T., Oren, M., Pagano, M., Panaretakis, T., Pasparakis, M., Penninger, J. M., Pentimalli, F., Pereira, D. M., Pervaiz, S., Peter, M. E., Pinton, P., Porta, G., Prehn, J. H. M., Puthalakath, H., Rabinovich, G. A., Rajalingam, K., Ravichandran, K. S., Rehm, M., Ricci, J. E., Rizzuto, R., Robinson, N., Rodrigues, C. M. P., Rotblat, B., Rothlin, C. V., Rubinsztein, D. C., Rudel, T., Rufini, A., Ryan, K. M., Sarosiek, K. A., Sawa, A., Sayan, E., Schroder, K., Scorrano, L., Sesti, F., Shao, F., Shi, Y., Sica, G. S., Silke, J., Simon, H. U., Sistigu, A., Stephanou, A., Stockwell, B. R., Strapazzon, F., Strasser, A., Sun, L., Sun, E., Sun, Q., Szabadkai, G., Tait, S. W. G., Tang, D., Tavernarakis, N., Troy, C. M., Turk, B., Urbano, N., Vandenabeele, P., Vanden Berghe, T., Vander Heiden, M. G., Vanderluit, J. L., Verkhratsky, A., Villunger, A., von Karstedt, S., Voss, A. K., Vousden, K. H., Vucic, D., Vuri, D., Wagner, E. F., Walczak, H., Wallach, D., Wang, R., Wang, Y., Weber, A., Wood, W., Yamazaki, T., Yang, H. T., Zakeri, Z., Zawacka-Pankau, J. E., Zhang, L., Zhang, H., Zhivotovsky, B., Zhou, W., Piacentini, M., Kroemer, G. & Galluzzi, L., May 2023, In: Cell Death and Differentiation. 30, 5, p. 1097-1154 58 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

    Open Access
    41 Scopus citations
  • Cancer kill code extension

    Peter, M. E., Sep 12 2023, In: Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids. 33, p. 773 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

    Open Access
  • CD95/Fas ligand induced toxicity

    Haluck-Kangas, A. & Peter, M. E., Feb 2023, In: Biochemical Society transactions. 51, 1, p. 21-29 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

    3 Scopus citations