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  1. Jostes S, Nettersheim D, Fellermeyer M, Schneider S, Hafezi F, Honecker F, Schumacher V, Geyer M, Kristiansen G, Schorle H. The bromodomain inhibitor JQ1 triggers growth arrest and apoptosis in testicular germ cell tumours in vitro and in vivo. J Cell Mol Med. 2017 07; 21(7):1300-1314. View abstract
  2. Nettersheim D, Jostes S, Fabry M, Honecker F, Schumacher V, Kirfel J, Kristiansen G, Schorle H. A signaling cascade including ARID1A, GADD45B and DUSP1 induces apoptosis and affects the cell cycle of germ cell cancers after romidepsin treatment. Oncotarget. 2016 Nov 15; 7(46):74931-74946. View abstract
  3. Hartmann K, Bennien J, Wapelhorst B, Bakhaus K, Schumacher V, Kliesch S, Weidner W, Bergmann M, Geyer J, Fietz D. Current insights into the sulfatase pathway in human testis and cultured Sertoli cells. Histochem Cell Biol. 2016 Dec; 146(6):737-748. View abstract
  4. Haas ME, Levenson AE, Sun X, Liao WH, Rutkowski JM, de Ferranti SD, Schumacher VA, Scherer PE, Salant DJ, Biddinger SB. The Role of Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 in Nephrotic Syndrome-Associated Hypercholesterolemia. Circulation. 2016 Jul 05; 134(1):61-72. View abstract
  5. Kann M, Bae E, Lenz MO, Li L, Trannguyen B, Schumacher VA, Taglienti ME, Bordeianou L, Hartwig S, Rinschen MM, Schermer B, Benzing T, Fan CM, Kreidberg JA. WT1 targets Gas1 to maintain nephron progenitor cells by modulating FGF signals. Development. 2015 Apr 01; 142(7):1254-66. View abstract
  6. De Spiegelaere W, Dern-Wieloch J, Weigel R, Schumacher V, Schorle H, Nettersheim D, Bergmann M, Brehm R, Kliesch S, Vandekerckhove L, Fink C. Reference gene validation for RT-qPCR, a note on different available software packages. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0122515. View abstract
  7. Fiorina P, Vergani A, Bassi R, Niewczas MA, Altintas MM, Pezzolesi MG, D'Addio F, Chin M, Tezza S, Ben Nasr M, Mattinzoli D, Ikehata M, Corradi D, Schumacher V, Buvall L, Yu CC, Chang JM, La Rosa S, Finzi G, Solini A, Vincenti F, Rastaldi MP, Reiser J, Krolewski AS, Mundel PH, Sayegh MH. Role of podocyte B7-1 in diabetic nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jul; 25(7):1415-29. View abstract
  8. Chiluiza D, Krishna S, Schumacher VA, Schlöndorff J. Gain-of-function mutations in transient receptor potential C6 (TRPC6) activate extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1/2 (ERK1/2). J Biol Chem. 2013 Jun 21; 288(25):18407-20. View abstract
  9. Amin EM, Oltean S, Hua J, Gammons MV, Hamdollah-Zadeh M, Welsh GI, Cheung MK, Ni L, Kase S, Rennel ES, Symonds KE, Nowak DG, Royer-Pokora B, Saleem MA, Hagiwara M, Schumacher VA, Harper SJ, Hinton DR, Bates DO, Ladomery MR. WT1 mutants reveal SRPK1 to be a downstream angiogenesis target by altering VEGF splicing. Cancer Cell. 2011 Dec 13; 20(6):768-80. View abstract
  10. Schumacher VA, Schlötzer-Schrehardt U, Karumanchi SA, Shi X, Zaia J, Jeruschke S, Zhang D, Pavenstädt H, Pavenstaedt H, Drenckhan A, Amann K, Ng C, Hartwig S, Ng KH, Ho J, Kreidberg JA, Taglienti M, Royer-Pokora B, Ai X. WT1-dependent sulfatase expression maintains the normal glomerular filtration barrier. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Jul; 22(7):1286-96. View abstract
  11. White S, Ohnesorg T, Notini A, Roeszler K, Hewitt J, Daggag H, Smith C, Turbitt E, Gustin S, van den Bergen J, Miles D, Western P, Arboleda V, Schumacher V, Gordon L, Bell K, Bengtsson H, Speed T, Hutson J, Warne G, Harley V, Koopman P, Vilain E, Sinclair A. Copy number variation in patients with disorders of sex development due to 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis. PLoS One. 2011 Mar 07; 6(3):e17793. View abstract
  12. Langsdorf A, Schumacher V, Shi X, Tran T, Zaia J, Jain S, Taglienti M, Kreidberg JA, Fine A, Ai X. Expression regulation and function of heparan sulfate 6-O-endosulfatases in the spermatogonial stem cell niche. Glycobiology. 2011 Feb; 21(2):152-61. View abstract
  13. Schumacher V, Gueler B, Looijenga LH, Becker JU, Amann K, Engers R, Dotsch J, Stoop H, Schulz W, Royer-Pokora B. Characteristics of testicular dysgenesis syndrome and decreased expression of SRY and SOX9 in Frasier syndrome. Mol Reprod Dev. 2008 Sep; 75(9):1484-94. View abstract
  14. Royer-Pokora B, Weirich A, Schumacher V, Uschkereit C, Beier M, Leuschner I, Graf N, Autschbach F, Schneider D, von Harrach M. Clinical relevance of mutations in the Wilms tumor suppressor 1 gene WT1 and the cadherin-associated protein beta1 gene CTNNB1 for patients with Wilms tumors: results of long-term surveillance of 71 patients from International Society of Pediatric Oncology Study 9/Society for Pediatric Oncology. Cancer. 2008 Sep 01; 113(5):1080-9. View abstract
  15. Schumacher VA, Jeruschke S, Eitner F, Becker JU, Pitschke G, Ince Y, Miner JH, Leuschner I, Engers R, Everding AS, Bulla M, Royer-Pokora B. Impaired glomerular maturation and lack of VEGF165b in Denys-Drash syndrome. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Mar; 18(3):719-29. View abstract
  16. Hasselbacher K, Wiggins RC, Matejas V, Hinkes BG, Mucha B, Hoskins BE, Ozaltin F, Nürnberg G, Becker C, Hangan D, Pohl M, Kuwertz-Bröking E, Griebel M, Schumacher V, Royer-Pokora B, Bakkaloglu A, Nürnberg P, Zenker M, Hildebrandt F. Recessive missense mutations in LAMB2 expand the clinical spectrum of LAMB2-associated disorders. Kidney Int. 2006 Sep; 70(6):1008-12. View abstract
  17. Hearle N, Schumacher V, Menko FH, Olschwang S, Boardman LA, Gille JJ, Keller JJ, Westerman AM, Scott RJ, Lim W, Trimbath JD, Giardiello FM, Gruber SB, Offerhaus GJ, Rooij FW, Wilson JH, Hansmann A, Möslein G, Royer-Pokora B, Vogel T, Phillips RK, Spigelman AD, Houlston RS. STK11 status and intussusception risk in Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. J Med Genet. 2006 Aug; 43(8):e41. View abstract
  18. Hearle N, Schumacher V, Menko FH, Olschwang S, Boardman LA, Gille JJ, Keller JJ, Westerman AM, Scott RJ, Lim W, Trimbath JD, Giardiello FM, Gruber SB, Offerhaus GJ, de Rooij FW, Wilson JH, Hansmann A, Möslein G, Royer-Pokora B, Vogel T, Phillips RK, Spigelman AD, Houlston RS. Frequency and spectrum of cancers in the Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 May 15; 12(10):3209-15. View abstract
  19. Schumacher V, Thumfart J, Drechsler M, Essayie M, Royer-Pokora B, Querfeld U, Müller D. A novel WT1 missense mutation presenting with Denys-Drash syndrome and cortical atrophy. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2006 Feb; 21(2):518-21. View abstract
  20. Schumacher V, Vogel T, Leube B, Driemel C, Goecke T, Möslein G, Royer-Pokora B. STK11 genotyping and cancer risk in Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. J Med Genet. 2005 May; 42(5):428-35. View abstract
  21. Trappe RU, Riess H, Lippek F, Plotkin M, Schumacher V, Royer-Pokora B, Hildebrandt B, Zuber J, Mapara MY, Oertel S, Dörken B. Effective use of high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell rescue for relapsed adult Wilms' tumor and a novel alteration in intron 1 of the WT1 gene. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2004 Dec; 26(12):820-3. View abstract
  22. Zenker M, Aigner T, Wendler O, Tralau T, Müntefering H, Fenski R, Pitz S, Schumacher V, Royer-Pokora B, Wühl E, Cochat P, Bouvier R, Kraus C, Mark K, Madlon H, Dötsch J, Rascher W, Maruniak-Chudek I, Lennert T, Neumann LM, Reis A. Human laminin beta2 deficiency causes congenital nephrosis with mesangial sclerosis and distinct eye abnormalities. Hum Mol Genet. 2004 Nov 01; 13(21):2625-32. View abstract
  23. Royer-Pokora B, Beier M, Henzler M, Alam R, Schumacher V, Weirich A, Huff V. Twenty-four new cases of WT1 germline mutations and review of the literature: genotype/phenotype correlations for Wilms tumor development. Am J Med Genet A. 2004 Jun 15; 127A(3):249-57. View abstract
  24. Kaltenis P, Schumacher V, Jankauskiene A, Laurinavicius A, Royer-Pokora B. Slow progressive FSGS associated with an F392L WT1 mutation. Pediatr Nephrol. 2004 Mar; 19(3):353-6. View abstract
  25. Carpenter B, Hill KJ, Charalambous M, Wagner KJ, Lahiri D, James DI, Andersen JS, Schumacher V, Royer-Pokora B, Mann M, Ward A, Roberts SG. BASP1 is a transcriptional cosuppressor for the Wilms' tumor suppressor protein WT1. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Jan; 24(2):537-49. View abstract
  26. Schumacher V, Schuhen S, Sonner S, Weirich A, Leuschner I, Harms D, Licht J, Roberts S, Royer-Pokora B. Two molecular subgroups of Wilms' tumors with or without WT1 mutations. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Jun; 9(6):2005-14. View abstract
  27. Köhler B, Schumacher V, l'Allemand D, Royer-Pokora B, Grüters A. Germline Wilms tumor suppressor gene (WT1) mutation leading to isolated genital malformation without Wilms tumor or nephropathy. J Pediatr. 2001 Mar; 138(3):421-4. View abstract
  28. Richard DJ, Schumacher V, Royer-Pokora B, Roberts SG. Par4 is a coactivator for a splice isoform-specific transcriptional activation domain in WT1. Genes Dev. 2001 Feb 01; 15(3):328-39. View abstract
  29. Rapley EA, Barfoot R, Bonaïti-Pellié C, Chompret A, Foulkes W, Perusinghe N, Reeve A, Royer-Pokora B, Schumacher V, Shelling A, Skeen J, de Tourreil S, Weirich A, Pritchard-Jones K, Stratton MR, Rahman N. Evidence for susceptibility genes to familial Wilms tumour in addition to WT1, FWT1 and FWT2. Br J Cancer. 2000 Jul; 83(2):177-83. View abstract
  30. Vogel T, Schumacher V, Saleh A, Trojan J, Möslein G. Extraintestinal polyps in Peutz-Jeghers syndrome: presentation of four cases and review of the literature. Deutsche Peutz-Jeghers-Studiengruppe. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2000 Apr; 15(2):118-23. View abstract
  31. Köhler B, Schumacher V, Schulte-Overberg U, Biewald W, Lennert T, l'Allemand D, Royer-Pokora B, Grüters A. Bilateral Wilms tumor in a boy with severe hypospadias and cryptochidism due to a heterozygous mutation in the WT1 gene. Pediatr Res. 1999 Feb; 45(2):187-90. View abstract
  32. Drechsler M, Schumacher V, Friedrich S, Wildhardt G, Giesler S, Schroth A, Bodem J, Royer-Pokora B. Genomic structure, alternative transcripts and chromosome location of the human LIM domain binding protein 1 gene LDB1. Cytogenet Cell Genet. 1999; 87(1-2):119-24. View abstract
  33. Dong J, Chang-Claude J, Wu Y, Schumacher V, Debatin I, Tonin P, Royer-Pokora B. A high proportion of mutations in the BRCA1 gene in German breast/ovarian cancer families with clustering of mutations in the 3' third of the gene. Hum Genet. 1998 Aug; 103(2):154-61. View abstract
  34. Schumacher V, Schärer K, Wühl E, Altrogge H, Bonzel KE, Guschmann M, Neuhaus TJ, Pollastro RM, Kuwertz-Bröking E, Bulla M, Tondera AM, Mundel P, Helmchen U, Waldherr R, Weirich A, Royer-Pokora B. Spectrum of early onset nephrotic syndrome associated with WT1 missense mutations. Kidney Int. 1998 Jun; 53(6):1594-600. View abstract
  35. Wolf MT, Lorenz B, Winterpacht A, Drechsler M, Schumacher V, Royer-Pokora B, Blankenagel A, Zabel B, Wildhardt G. Ten novel mutations found in Aniridia. Hum Mutat. 1998; 12(5):304-13. View abstract
  36. Schumacher V, Schneider S, Figge A, Wildhardt G, Harms D, Schmidt D, Weirich A, Ludwig R, Royer-Pokora B. Correlation of germ-line mutations and two-hit inactivation of the WT1 gene with Wilms tumors of stromal-predominant histology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Apr 15; 94(8):3972-7. View abstract