Attila Szabo

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  • Akkouh, Ibrahim; Hughes, Timothy; Steen, Vidar Martin; Glover, Joel; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Djurovic, Srdjan & Szabo, Attila (2021). Transcriptome analysis reveals disparate expression of inflammation-related miRNAs and their gene targets in iPSC-astrocytes from people with schizophrenia. Brain, behavior, and immunity.  ISSN 0889-1591. . doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.01.037
  • de Assis, Denis; Szabo, Attila; Osete, Jordi Requena; Puppo, Francesca; O'Connell, Kevin S.; Akkouh, Ibrahim; Hughes, Timothy; Frei, Evgeniia; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Djurovic, Srdjan (2021). Using iPSC Models to Understand the Role of Estrogen in Neuron–Glia Interactions in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. Cells.  ISSN 2073-4409.  10(2) . doi: 10.3390/cells10020209 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Akkouh, Ibrahim; Ueland, Thor; Hansson, Lars; Inderhaug, Elin; Hughes, Timothy; Steen, Nils Eiel; Aukrust, Pål; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Szabo, Attila & Djurovic, Srdjan (2020). Decreased IL-1β-induced CCL20 response in human iPSC-astrocytes in schizophrenia: Potential attenuating effects on recruitment of regulatory T cells. Brain, behavior, and immunity.  ISSN 0889-1591.  87, s 634- 644 . doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.02.008 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Nardai, Sandor; Laszlo, Marcell; Szabo, Attila; Alan, Alpar; Hanics, Janos; Zahola, Peter; Merkely, Béla; Frecska, Ede & Nagy, Zoltan (2020). N,N-dimethyltryptamine reduces infarct size and improves functional recovery following transient focal brain ischemia in rats. Experimental Neurology.  ISSN 0014-4886.  327 . doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2020.113245
  • Reponen, Elina Johanna; Dieset, Ingrid; Tesli, Martin Steen; Mørch, Ragni Helene; Aas, Monica; Vedal, Trude Seselie Jahr; Haug, Elisabeth; Drange, Ole Kristian; Steen, Nils Eiel; Hope, Sigrun; Szabo, Attila; Gohar, Sherif Mostafa Mohamed Ahmed; Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Djurovic, Srdjan; Melle, Ingrid; Aukrust, Pål; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Ueland, Thor (2020). Atherogenic lipid ratios related to myeloperoxidase and C-reactive protein levels in psychotic disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry.  ISSN 1664-0640.  11 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00672 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Szabo, Attila; Akkouh, Ibrahim; Ueland, Thor; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Dieset, Ingrid; Bjella, Thomas; Aukrust, Pål; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Melle, Ingrid; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Djurovic, Srdjan (2020). Cannabis Use Is Associated With Increased Levels of Soluble gp130 in Schizophrenia but Not in Bipolar Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry.  ISSN 1664-0640.  11, s 1- 10 . doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00642 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Thompson, Caitlin & Szabo, Attila (2020). Psychedelics as a novel approach to treating autoimmune conditions. Immunology Letters.  ISSN 0165-2478.  228, s 45- 54 . doi: 10.1016/j.imlet.2020.10.001 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Veréb, Zoltán; Mazlo, Anett; Szabo, Attila; Póliska, Szilárd; Kiss, Attila; Litauszky, Krisztina; Koncz, Gábor; Boda, Zoltan; Rajnavölgyi, Éva & Bácsi, Attila (2020). Vessel Wall-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Share Similar Differentiation Potential and Immunomodulatory Properties with Bone Marrow-Derived Stromal Cells. Stem Cells International.  ISSN 1687-966X.  2020 . doi: 10.1155/2020/8847038 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Wedervang-Resell, Kirsten; Ueland, Thor; Aukrust, Pål; Friis, Svein; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Johannessen, Cecilie Haggag; Lekva, Tove; Lonning, Vera Louise Hiorth; Smelror, Runar; Szabo, Attila; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Myhre, Anne Margrethe & Agartz, Ingrid (2020). Reduced levels of circulating adhesion molecules in adolescents with early-onset psychosis. Nature NPJ Schizophrenia.  ISSN 2334-265X.  6, s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1038/s41537-020-00112-5 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Brown, Peter; RELISH, Consortium; Szabo, Attila & Zhou, Yaoqi (2019). Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation.  ISSN 1758-0463.  2019 . doi: 10.1093/database/baz085
  • Frecska, Ede; Kovács, Attila Istvan & Szabo, Attila (2019). The Protective Role of Dimethyltryptamine against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury, In Michael J Winkelman & Ben Sessa (ed.),  Advances in Psychedelic Medicine: State-of-the-Art Therapeutic Applications.  Praeger.  ISBN 978-1-4408-6410-0.  Chapter 11.  s 214 - 231
  • Szabo, Attila (2019). Effects of Psychedelics on Inflammation and Immunity, In Michael J Winkelman & Ben Sessa (ed.),  Advances in Psychedelic Medicine: State-of-the-Art Therapeutic Applications.  Praeger.  ISBN 978-1-4408-6410-0.  Chapter 10.  s 193 - 213
  • Uthaug, Malin V.; Lancelotta, Rafael; Szabo, Attila; Davis, Alan K.; Riba, Jordi & Ramaekers, Johannes Geradus (2019). Prospective examination of synthetic 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine inhalation: effects on salivary IL-6, cortisol levels, affect, and non-judgment. Psychopharmacology.  ISSN 0033-3158.  s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1007/s00213-019-05414-w
  • Agod, Zsofia; Pazmandi, Kitti; Bencze, Dora; Vereb, Gyorgy; Biro, Tamas; Szabo, Attila; Rajnavölgyi, Éva; Bácsi, Attila; Engel, Pablo & Lanyi, Arpad (2018). Signaling Lymphocyte Activation Molecule Family 5 Enhances Autophagy and Fine-Tunes Cytokine Response in Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells via Stabilization of Interferon Regulatory Factor 8. Frontiers in Immunology.  ISSN 1664-3224.  9 . doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00062
  • Fekete, Tünde; Bencze, Dora; Csoma, Eszter; Szabo, Attila; Biro, Tamas; Bácsi, Attila & Pazmandi, Kitti (2018). Regulatory NLRs Control the RLR-Mediated Type I Interferon and Inflammatory Responses in Human Dendritic Cells. Frontiers in Immunology.  ISSN 1664-3224.  9 . doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.02314
  • Fekete, Tunde; Suto, Mate Istvan; Bencze, Dora; Mazlo, Anett; Szabo, Attila; Biro, Tamas; Bácsi, Attila & Pazmandi, Kitti (2018). Human plasmacytoid and monocyte-derived dendritic cells display distinct metabolic profile upon RIG-I activation. Frontiers in Immunology.  ISSN 1664-3224.  9 . doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.03070
  • Szabo, Attila; Gogolák, Péter; Koncz, Gábor; Földvári, Zsofia; Pazmandi, Kitti; Miltner, Noemi; Póliska, Szilárd; Bácsi, Attila; Djurovic, Srdjan & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2018). Immunomodulatory capacity of the serotonin receptor 5-HT2B in a subset of human dendritic cells. Scientific Reports.  ISSN 2045-2322.  8:1765, s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20173-y Full text in Research Archive.
  • Agod, Zsofia; Fekete, Tunde; Budai, Marietta M; Varga, Aliz; Szabo, Attila; Moon, Hyelim; Boldogh, Istvan; Biro, Tamas; Lanyi, Arpad; Bácsi, Attila & Pazmandi, Kitti (2017). Regulation of type I interferon responses by mitochondria-derived reactive oxygen species in plasmacytoid dendritic cells. Redox Biology.  ISSN 2213-2317.  13, s 633- 645 . doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2017.07.016
  • Horvath, Lájos; Szummer, Csaba & Szabo, Attila (2017). Weak phantasy and visionary phantasy: the phenomenological significance of altered states of consciousness. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.  ISSN 1568-7759.  17(1), s 117- 129 . doi: 10.1007/s11097-016-9497-4
  • Szummer, Csaba; Horvath, Lajos; Szabo, Attila; Frecska, Ede & Orzoi, Kristof (2017). The hyperassociative mind: The psychedelic experience and Merleau-Ponty’s “wild being”. Journal of Psychedelic Studies.  ISSN 2559-9283.  2, s 55- 64 . doi: 10.1556/2054.01.2017.006
  • Frecska, Ede; Kovács, Attila Istvan; Szabo, Attila; Ferencz, Csaba & Móré, Csaba E. (2016). Basics of the medical use of ayahuasca: Physiology of dimethyltryptamine [Az ayahuasca orvosi alkalmazasanak alapjai: A dimetiltriptamin szomatofiziologiaja]. Lege Artis Medicinae.  ISSN 0866-4811.  26(9-10), s 413- 420
  • Szabo, Attila; Fekete, Tunde; Koncz, Gábor; Kumar, Brahma V; Pazmandi, Kitti; Földvári, Zsofia; Hegedus, Balazs; Garay, Tamas; Bácsi, Attila; Rajnavölgyi, Éva & Lanyi, Arpad (2016). RIG-I inhibits the MAPK-dependent proliferation of BRAF mutant melanoma cells via MKP-1. Cellular Signalling.  ISSN 0898-6568.  28(5), s 335- 347 . doi: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2016.01.012
  • Szabo, Attila & Frecska, Ede (2016). Dimethyltryptamine (DMT): a biochemical Swiss Army knife in neuroinflammation and neuroprotection?. Neural Regeneration Research.  ISSN 1673-5374.  11(3), s 396- 397 . doi: 10.4103/1673-5374.179041
  • Szabo, Attila; Kovács, Attila L.; Riba, Jordi; Djurovic, Srdjan; Rajnavölgyi, Éva & Frecska, Ede (2016). The endogenous hallucinogen and trace amine N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) displays potent protective effects against hypoxia via sigma-1 receptor activation in human primary iPSC-derived cortical neurons and microglia-like immune cells. Frontiers in Neuroscience.  ISSN 1662-4548.  10:423 . doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00423 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Bacskai, Ildiko; Mazlo, Anett; Kis-Toth, Katalin; Szabo, Attila; Panyi, Gyorgy; Sarkadi, Balazs; Apati, Agota & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2015). Mesenchymal stromal cell-like cells set the balance of stimulatory and inhibitory signals in monocyte-derived dendritic cells. Stem Cells and Development.  ISSN 1547-3287.  24(15), s 1805- 1816 . doi: 10.1089/scd.2014.0509
  • Szabo, Attila (2015). Psychedelics and immunomodulation: novel approaches and therapeutic opportunities. Frontiers in Immunology.  ISSN 1664-3224.  6 . doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2015.00358
  • Szabo, Attila (2015). Psychoneuroimmunology and the embodied mind. Lege Artis Medicinae.  ISSN 0866-4811.  25(10), s 445- 453
  • Szabo, Attila; Kazai, Anita; Frecska, Ede & Brys, Zoltan (2015). Psychedelics and quasi-psychedelics in the light of contemporary research: Medical cannabis, MDMA, salvinorin A, ibogaine and ayahuasca. Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica.  ISSN 1419-8711.  17(3), s 120- 128
  • Fekete, Tunde; Pazmandi, Kitti; Szabo, Attila; Bácsi, Attila; Koncz, Gábor & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2014). The antiviral immune response in human conventional dendritic cells is controlled by the mammalian target of rapamycin. Journal of Leukocyte Biology.  ISSN 0741-5400.  96(4), s 579- 589 . doi: 10.1189/jlb.2A0114-048RR
  • Pazmandi, Kitti; Agod, Zsofia; Kumar, Brahma V; Szabo, Attila; Fekete, Tunde; Sogor, Viktoria; Veres, Agota; Boldogh, Istvan; Rajnavölgyi, Éva; Lanyi, Arpad & Bácsi, Attila (2014). Oxidative modification enhances the immunostimulatory effects of extracellular mitochondrial DNA on plasmacytoid dendritic cells. Free Radical Biology & Medicine.  ISSN 0891-5849.  77, s 281- 290 . doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2014.09.028
  • Szabo, Attila; Horvath, Lajos & Szummer, Csaba (2014). Phenomenology and altered states of consciousness: A new framework for analysis?. Psychologia Hungarica Caroliensis.  ISSN 2064-2504.  2(2), s 7- 29 . doi: 10.12663/PSYHUNG.2.2014.2.1
  • Szabo, Attila; Kovacs, Attila; Frecska, Ede & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2014). Psychedelic N,N-Dimethyltryptamine and 5-Methoxy-N,N-Dimethyltryptamine Modulate Innate and Adaptive Inflammatory Responses through the Sigma-1 Receptor of Human Monocyte-Derived Dendritic Cells. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  9(8) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106533
  • Szabo, Attila; Magyarics, Zoltan; Pazmandi, Kitti; Gopcsa, Laszlo; Rajnavölgyi, Éva & Bácsi, Attila (2014). TLR ligands upregulate RIG‐I expression in human plasmacytoid dendritic cells in a type I IFN‐independent manner. Immunology and Cell Biology.  ISSN 0818-9641.  92(8), s 671- 678 . doi: 10.1038/icb.2014.38
  • Szabo, Attila & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2014). Finding a fairy in the forest: ELF4, a novel and critical element of type I interferon responses. Cellular & Molecular Immunology.  ISSN 1672-7681.  11(3), s 218- 220 . doi: 10.1038/cmi.2014.1
  • Brys, Zoltan; Pluhar, Andras; Kis, Tibor J; Buda, Bela & Szabo, Attila (2013). Network analysis of neurotransmitter related human kinase genes. Possible role of SRC, RAF1, PTK2B?. Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica.  ISSN 1419-8711.  15(3), s 165- 171
  • Frecska, Ede; Szabo, Attila; Winkelman, Michael J; Luna, Luis Eduardo & McKenna, Dennis J (2013). A possibly sigma-1 receptor mediated role of dimethyltryptamine in tissue protection, regeneration, and immunity. Journal of Neural Transmission.  ISSN 0300-9564.  120(9), s 1295- 1303 . doi: 10.1007/s00702-013-1024-y
  • Szabo, Attila; Gogolák, Péter; Pazmandi, Kitti; Kis-Toth, Katalin; Riedl, Karin; Wizel, Benjamin; Lingnau, Karen; Bácsi, Attila; Rethi, Bence & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2013). The two-component adjuvant IC31® boosts type i interferon production of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells via ligation of endosomal TLRs. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  8(2) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055264
  • Szabo, Attila & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2013). Collaboration of Toll-like and RIG-I-like receptors in human dendritic cells: tRIGgering antiviral innate immune responses. American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Immunology.  ISSN 2164-7712.  2(3), s 195- 207
  • Szabo, Attila & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2013). The brain-immune-gut triangle: innate immunity in psychiatric and neurological disorders. Current Immunology Reviews.  ISSN 1875-631X.  9(4), s 241- 248 . doi: 10.2174/1573395509666131203225659
  • Fekete, Tunde; Szabo, Attila; Beltrame, Luca; Vivar, Nancy; Pivarcsi, Andor; Lanyi, Arpad; Cavalieri, Duccio; Rajnavölgyi, Éva & Rethi, Bence (2012). Constraints for monocyte‐derived dendritic cell functions under inflammatory conditions. European Journal of Immunology.  ISSN 0014-2980.  42(2), s 458- 469 . doi: 10.1002/eji.201141924
  • Szabo, Attila; Bene, Krisztian; Gogolák, Péter; Rethi, Bence; Lanyi, Arpad; Jankovich, Istvan; Dezsö, Balazs & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2012). RLR‐mediated production of interferon‐β by a human dendritic cell subset and its role in virus‐specific immunity. Journal of Leukocyte Biology.  ISSN 0741-5400.  92(1), s 159- 169 . doi: 10.1189/jlb.0711360
  • Szabo, Attila; Osman, Rolah M; Bacskai, Ildiko; Kumar, Brahma V; Agod, Zsofia; Lanyi, Arpad; Gogolák, Péter & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2012). Temporally designed treatment of melanoma cells by ATRA and polyI:C results in enhanced chemokine and IFNβ secretion controlled differently by TLR3 and MDA5. Melanoma research.  ISSN 0960-8931.  22(5), s 351- 361 . doi: 10.1097/CMR.0b013e328357076c
  • Benko, Szilvia; Magyarics, Zoltan; Szabo, Attila & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2008). Dendritic cell subtypes as primary targets of vaccines: the emerging role and cross-talk of pattern recognition receptors. Biological chemistry.  ISSN 1431-6730.  389(5), s 469- 485 . doi: 10.1515/BC.2008.054

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  • Stavrum, Anne-Kristin; Szabo, Attila; Fernandes, Carla Patricia Duarte; Frei, Evgeniia; Djurovic, Srdjan & Le Hellard, Stephanie (2020). Epigenetic Effects of THC and CBD in Neuronal Stem Cells.
  • Frecska, Ede & Szabo, Attila (2017). The Endogenous Hallucinogen N, N-Dimethyltryptamine Displays Protective Effects Against Hypoxia in Cultured Human Cortical Neurons and Glial-Like Cells and Protects Against Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. Neuropsychopharmacology.  ISSN 0893-133X.  43, s S111- S112 . doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.264
  • Impellizzeri, Agata Antonina Rita; Szabo, Attila; Fjerdingstad, Hege Brincker; Sullivan, Gareth; Glover, Joel; Andreassen, Ole Andreas & Djurovic, Srdjan (2017). Using Stem Cells to Understand the Underlying Mechanisms of Polygenic Risk of Severe Mental Disorders.
  • Fekete, Tunde; Pazmandi, Kitti; Szabo, Attila; Bácsi, Attila; Koncz, Gábor & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2014). The mammalian target of rapamycin controls polyi:C-induced antiviral and inflammatory cytokine responses in human conventional dendritic cells. The FEBS Journal.  ISSN 1742-464X.  281
  • Frecska, Ede; Szabo, Attila; Kovacs, Attila & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2014). The Endogenous Hallucinogen N, N-Dimethyltryptamine and 5-Methoxy-N, N-Dimethyltryptamine Modulate Innate and Adaptive Inflammatory Responses through the sigma-1 Receptor of Human Dendritic Cells. Neuropsychopharmacology.  ISSN 0893-133X.  s S620- S621 . doi: 10.1038/npp.2014.279
  • Szabo, Attila; Kovacs, Attila; Frecska, Ede & Rajnavölgyi, Éva (2014). Activation of the Sigma-1 receptor by specific ligands inhibits human inflammatory dendritic cell functions and effector T-lymphocyte responses. Alzheimer's & Dementia.  ISSN 1552-5260.  10(4) . doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2014.07.017
  • Rajnavölgyi, Éva; Szabo, Attila; Bene, Krisztian; Lanyi, Arpad; Rethi, Bence; Dezsö, Balazs & Gogolak, Peter (2012). Human CD1a+ dendritic cells mediate potent anti-viral immune responses via Rig-i and Mda5 signalling. Immunology.  ISSN 0019-2805.  137
  • Szabo, Attila; Fekete, Tunde; Beltrame, Luca; Cavalieri, Duccio; Rajnavölgyi, Éva & Rethi, Bence (2010). Dendritic cell inactivation by long-term TLR triggering. International Immunology.  ISSN 0953-8178.  22, s ii10- ii24 . doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxq111

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