1. Behrendt, P.*, Friesland, M.*, Wissmann, J. E., Kinast, V., Stahl, Y., Praditya, D., . . . Steinmann, E. (2022). Hepatitis E virus is highly resistant to alcohol-based disinfectants. J Hepatol, 76(5), 1062-1069. doi:10.1016/j.jhep.2022.01.006; *contributing equally
    This study is a chaired publication with the Eke Steinmann Group (University Bochum, Germany) and reveals a high resistance of Hepatitis E against commonly used disinfectants. It has a strong translational aspect.
  2. Behrendt, P., Bremer, B., Todt, D., Steinmann, E., Manns, M. P., Cornberg, M., . . . Maasoumy, B. (2021). Significant compartment-specific impact of different RNA extraction methods and PCR assays on the sensitivity of hepatitis E virus detection. Liver Int, 41(8), 1815-1823. doi:10.1111/liv.14870
    This study reveals strong differences throughout the detection of HEV and shows its implications for guidance of HEV treatment.
  3. Todt, D., Friesland, M., Moeller, N., Praditya, D., Kinast, V., Bruggemann, Y.,. . . , Behrendt P, Steinmann, E. (2020). Robust hepatitis E virus infection and transcriptional response in human hepatocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 117(3), 1731-1741. doi:10.1073/pnas.1912307117