Herbert Schwarz

Schwarz Herbert

  • Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
  • Diploma in Biology, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Prediploma in Agricultural Sciences, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Research Interest(s)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Immune Evasion
  • CD137
  • Neuroinflammation
Recent Publications
  • 1. Zeng Qun, Karthik Mallilankaraman and Herbert Schwarz. Increased Akt-driven glycolysis is the basis for the higher potency of CD137L-DCs. Frontiers in Immunology, 10:868, 2019.
  • 2. Wu Meihui, Hiu Yi Wong, Jia Le Lin, Annalena Ibanez Moliner and Herbert Schwarz. Induction of CD137 expression by viral genes reduces T cell costimulation. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 2019 Apr 25. doi: 10.1002/jcp.28710.
  • 3. Dharmadhikari Bhushan, Emily Nickles, Harfuddin Zulkarnain, Diana Ishak, Zeng Qun, Antonio Bertoletti and Schwarz Herbert. CD137L-dendritic cells induce potent responses against cancer-associated viruses and polarise human CD8+ T cells to a Tc1 phenotype. Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy, 67(6):893-905, 2018.
  • 4. Rajendran Sakthi, Weng Tong Ho and Herbert Schwarz. CD137 signaling in Hodgkin and Reed-Sternberg cell lines induces IL-13 secretion, immune deviation and enhanced growth. OncoImmunology, 5(6):e1160188, 2016.
  • 5. Harfuddin Zulkarnain, Dharmadhikari Bhushan, Wong Siew Cheng, Duan Kaibo, Poidinger Michael, Shaqireen Kwajah and Schwarz Herbert. Transcriptional and functional characterization of CD137L-dendritic cells identifies a novel dendritic cell phenotype. Scientific Reports, 6:29712, 2016.