Ursula Hiden, Dr.rer.nat.:

Programming function of fetal endothelial cells by maternal metabolism

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 14, A-8036 Graz;
phone: +43-316-385 17837, fax: +43-316-385 14197,  e-mail
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List of publications:

10 most significant publications:

  1. White V, Jawerbaum A, Mazzucco MB, Gauster M, Desoye G, Hiden U: IGF2 stimulates fetal growth in a sex- and organ-dependent manner. Pediatr Res, 2018; 83(1):183–189.
  2. Loegl J, Nussbaumer E, Cvitic S, Huppertz B, Desoye G, Hiden U: GDM alters paracrine regulation of feto-placental angiogenesis via the trophoblast. Lab Invest, 2017; 97(4):409–418.
  3. Loegl J, Hiden U, Nussbaumer E, Schliefsteiner C, Cvitic S, Lang I, Wadsack C, Huppertz B, Desoye G: Hofbauer cells of M2a, M2b and M2c polarization may regulate feto-placental angiogenesis. Reproduction, 2016; 152(5):447–455.
  4. Díaz-Pérez FI, Hiden U, Gauster M, Lang I, Konya V, Heinemann A, Lögl J, Saffery R, Desoye G, Cvitic S: Post-transcriptional down regulation of ICAM-1 in feto-placental endothelium in GDM. Cell Adh Migr, 2016; 10(1–2):18–27.
  5. White V, Jawerbaum A, Mazzucco MB, Gauster M, Desoye G, Hiden U: Diabetes-associated changes in the fetal insulin​/​insulin-like growth factor system are organ specific in rats. Pedr Res, 2015; 77(1):48–55.
  6. Cvitic S, Longtine MS, Hackl H, Wagner K, Nelson MD, Desoye G, Hiden U: The human placental sexome differs between trophoblast epithelium and villous vessel endothelium. PLoS One, 2013; 8(10):e79233.
  7. Joo JE, Hiden U, Lassance L, Gordon L, Martino DJ, Desoye G, Saffery R: Variable promoter methylation contributes to differential expression of key genes in human placenta-derived venous and arterial endothelial cells. BMC Genomic, 2013; 14:475.
  8. Lassance L, Miedl H, Absenger M, Diaz-Perez F, Lang U, Desoye G, Hiden U: Hyperinsulinemia stimulates angiogenesis of human fetoplacental endothelial cells: a possible role of insulin in placental hypervascularization in diabetes mellitus. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 2013; 98(9):E1438–E1447.
  9. Hiden U, Lassance L, Tabrizi NG, Miedl H, Tam-Amersdorfer C, Cetin I, Lang U, Desoye G: Fetal insulin and IGF-II contribute to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)-associated up-regulation of membrane-type matrix metalloproteinase 1 (MT1-MMP) in the human feto-placental endothelium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 2012; 97(10):3613–3621.
  10. Hiden U, Lang I, Ghaffari-Tabrizi N, Gauster M, Lang U, Desoye G: Insulin Action on the Human Placental Endothelium in Normal and Diabetic Pregnancy. Curr Vasc Pharmacol, 2009; 7(4):460–466.