Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Mats Paulsson - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2012: Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Finnish Academy Excellence Center, Oulu, Finland
since 2010: Associate dean for scientific affairs, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne
2008 - 2015: Vice chair, DFG Collaborative Research Center Cologne, SFB 829
since 2001: Co-chair of the MD / PhD program, University of Cologne
2000 - 2007: Chair of the DFG National Priority Program SPP 1086
since 1995: Professor and Director, Institute for Biochemistry II, Medical Faculty, University of Cologne
1994 - 1995:
Extraordinary professor, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
1990 - 1995: Division head, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
1989 - 1990: Group leader, Sandoz Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland
1986 - 1989: Junior group leader, Biocenter, Basel, Switzerland
1983 - 1986: Postdoctoral fellow, MPI for Biochemistry, Martinsried (EMBO Long Term Fellowship, A. v. Humboldt Foundation Fellowship)
1983: MD thesis in Physiological Chemistry, Lund University, Sweden

Selected publications

Pitzler L, Auler M, Probst K, Frie C, Bergmeier V, Holzer T, Belluoccio D, Van den Bergen J, Etich J, Ehlen H, Zhou Z, Bielke W, Pöschl E, Paulsson M, Brachvogel B. (2016) miR-126-3p promotes matrix-dependent perivascular cell attachment, migration and intercellular interaction. Stem Cells 2016, 34, 1297-1309.

Schulz J-N, Nüchel J, Niehoff A, Bloch W, Schönborn K, Hayashi S, Kamper M, Brinckmann J, Plomann M, Paulsson M, Krieg T, Zaucke F, Eckes B. COMP-assisted collagen secretion – a novel intracellular function required for fibrosis. J Cell Sci. 2016, 129, 706-716.

Maaß T, Bayley CP, Mörgelin M, Lettmann S, Bonaldo P, Paulsson M, Baldock C, Wagener R. Heterogeneity of collagen VI microfibrils: Structural analysis of non-collagenous regions. J Biol Chem. 2016, 291, 5247-5258.

Neacsu CD, Ko YP, Tagariello A, Rokenes Karlsen K, Neiss WF, Paulsson M, Wagener R. Matrilin-1 is essential for zebrafish development by facilitating collagen II secretion. J Biol Chem. 2014, 289, 1505-1518.

Richardson RJ, Gebauer JM, Zhang J-L, Kobbe B, Keene DR, Rökenes Karlsen K, Richetti S, Wohl A, Sengle G, Neiss WF, Paulsson M, Hammerschmidt M, Wagener R. AMACO is a component of the basement membrane associated Fraser complex. J Invest Dermatol. 2014, 134, 1313-1322.

Becker A-KA, Mikolajek, H., Paulsson M, Wagener R, Werner JM. A novel structure of a collagen VI VWA-domain displays N- and C-termini at opposite sides of the protein. Structure. 2014, 22, 199-208.

Hartmann U, Hülsmann H, Seul J, Röll S, Midani H, Breloy I, Hechler D, Müller R, Paulsson M. Testican-3: A brain-specific proteoglycan member of the BM-40/SPARC/osteonectin family. J Neurochem. 2013, 125, 399-409.

Groma G, Xin W, Grskovic I, Niehoff A, Brachvogel B, Paulsson M, Zaucke F. Abnormal bone quality in COMP and matrilin-3 double deficient mice caused by increased TIMP-3 deposition and delayed aggrecan degradation. Arthritis Rheum. 2012, 64, 2644-2654.

Hansen U, Platz N, Becker A, Bruckner P, Paulsson M, Zaucke F. A secreted variant of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein carrying a chondrodysplasia- Causing mutation (p.H587R) disrupts collagen fibrillogenesis. Arthritis Rheum. 2011, 63, 159-167.

Ehlen HWA, Sengle G, Klatt AR, Talke A, Müller S, Paulsson M, Wagener R. Proteolytic processing causes extensive heterogeneity of tissue matrilin forms. J. Biol Chem. 2009, 284, 21545-21556.

Gebauer J., Müller S, Hanisch F-G, Paulsson M, Wagener R. O-glucosylation and O-fucosylation occur together in close proximity on the first EGF repeat of AMACO (VWA2 protein). J Biol Chem. 2008, 283, 17846-17854.

Gara SK, Grumati P, Urciuolo A, Bonaldo P, Kobbe M, Paulsson M, Wagener R. Three novel collagen VI chains with high homology to the a3 chain. J Biol Chem. 2008, 283, 10658-10670.

Böse K, Nischt R, Page A, Bader BL, Paulsson M, Smyth N. Loss of nidogen-1 and -2 results in syndactyly and changes in limb development. J Biol Chem. 2006, 281, 39620-39629.