Selected publications

  • Cichy, J., Potempa, J., Chawla, R. K., Travis, J. (1995) Stimulatory effect of inflammatory cytokines on alpha1 antichymotrypsin expression in human lung derived epithelial cells. J. Clin. Invest., 95, 2729-2733,

  • Cichy J., Bals, R., Potempa, J., Mani, A., Puré, E. (2002) Proteinase mediated release of CD44 from epithelial cells. Soluble CD44 is a component of cellular matrices. J. Biol. Chem., 277, 44440-44447,

  • Zabel, B. A., Allen, S. J., Kulig, P., Allen, J. A., Cichy, J., Handel, T. M., Butcher, E. C. (2005) Chemerin activation by serine proteases of the coagulation, fibrinolytic and inflammatory cascades. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 34661-34666,

  • Kulig, P. Zabel, B. A., Dubin, G., Allen, S. J., Ohyama, T., Potempa, J., Handel, T. M., Butcher, E. C., and Cichy, J. (2007) Staphylococcus aureus-derived staphopain B, a potent cysteine protease activator of plasma chemerin. J. Immunol. 178, 3713-3720,

  • Wegrzyn, J., Potla, R., Chwae, J., Sepur, NB., Zhang, Q., Koeck, T., Derecka, M., Szczepanek, K., Szelag, M., Gornicka, A., Moh, A., Moghaddas, S., Chen, Q., Bobbili, S., Cichy, J., Dulak, J., Baker, DP., Wolfman, A., Stuehr, D., Hassan, MO., Fu, X., Avadhani, N., Drake, J. I., Fawcett, P., Lesnefsky, E. J., and Larner, A. C. (2009) A Novel Function of Stat3 in Cellular Respiration. Science, 5915, 793-797,

  • Chalaris, A., Adam, N., Sina, C., Rosenstiel, P., Lehmann-Koch, J., Schirmacher, P., Hartmann, D., Cichy, J., Gawrilova, O., Schreiber, S., Jostock, T., Mathews, V., Hassler, R., Becker, C., Neurath, MF., Reiss, K., Saftig, P., Scheller, J., Rose-John, S. (2010) Critical role of the Disintegrin Metalloptotease ADAM17 for Intestinal Inflammation and Regeneration in mice. J. Exp. Med. 207(8):1617-1624,

  • Kulig, P., Kantyka, T., Zabel, BA, Bana?, M., Chyra, A., Stefaska, A., Allen, SJ., Handel, TM., Kozik, A., Potempa, J., Butcher, EC, Cichy J. (2011) Regulation of Chemerin Chemoattractant and Anti-bacterial Activity by Human Cysteine Cathepsins. J. Immunol. 187(3):1403-1410,

  • Skrzeczynska-Moncznik, J., Wlodarczyk, A., Zabieglo, K., Kapinska-Mrowiecka, M., Marewicz, E., Dubin, A., Potempa, J., Cichy J. (2012) Secretory leukocyte proteinase inhibitor (SLPI) competent DNA deposits are potent stimulators of plasmacytoid dendritic cells. Implication for psoriasis. J. Immunol. 189(4):1611-1617,

  • Banas, M., Zabieglo, K., Kasetty, G., Kapinska-Mrowiecka, M., Borowczyk, J. Drukala, J., Murzyn, K., Zabel, BA., Butcher, EC., Schroeder, JM., Schmidtchen, A., Cichy, J. (2013) Chemerin is an antimicrobial agent in human epidermis. (2013), PLOS One 8(3):e58709,

  • 1Marczynska J, Ozga A, Wlodarczyk A, Majchrzak-Gorecka M, Kulig P, Banas M, Michalczyk-Wetula D, Majewski P, Hutloff A, Schwarz J, Chalaris A, Scheller J, Rose-John S, Cichy J. (2014) The Role of Metalloproteinase ADAM17 in Regulating ICOS Ligand-Mediated Humoral Immune Responses. J Immunol. 193(6):2753-63.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • 1R03 TW007174 – Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award, NIH USA. Proteinase Regulators of Immune Cell Traffic Mechanisms.- foreign PI

  • SP6MTKD-CT-2006-042586, Marie Curie Tranfer of Knowledge grant, European Union 6th FP ACUP : Functional analysis of new acute phase proteins. – Group Leader

  • TEAM/2010-5/1 -Research grant from Foundation for Polish Science New insights into chemerin in pathophysiology (2010-2014) – PI

  • UMO-2011/01/B/NZ6/00278 -Research grant form Natonal Science Center (NCN) Role of metalloproteinase ADAM17 in humoral immune response (2011-2014) – PI

  • MAESTRO UMO-2011/02/A/NZ5/00337 -Research grant form Natonal Science Center (NCN) Inhibitors of serine proteases as regulators of dendritic cell functions (2012-2017) – PI

  • SYMFONIA – UMO-2014/12/W/NZ6/00454-Research grant form Natonal Science Center (NCN) The role of antimicrobial chemerin in skin biology (2014-2019) – PI

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • International Union Against Cancer, Switzerland, 2008

  • American Association of Immunologists, USA, 2008

  • Polish Society of Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 2012

  • Associate Editorial Board – American Journal of Clinical

  • Experimental Immunolgy, 2013

Additional qualifications

  • Professor and Head of Dept. of Immunology


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