EMBL Heidelberg, Meyerhofstraße 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany


  • PhD 2002, University of Cologne.
    Postdoctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen.
    Group leader at EMBL since 2008.
    ERC Investigator.


Total: 13 publication(s)


Casano AM, Albert M, Peri F. (2016)

Developmental Apoptosis Mediates Entry and Positioning of Microglia in the Zebrafish Brain.

Cell Rep 16(4):897-906. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.06.033
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Medeiros Gd, Norlin N, Günther S, Albert M, Panavaite L, Fiuza UM, Peri F, Hiiragi T, Krzic U, Hufnagel L. (2015)

Confocal multiview light-sheet microscopy.

Nat Commun 6 doi: 10.1038/ncomms9881
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Rossi F, Casano AM, Henke K, Richter K, Peri F. (2015)

The SLC7A7 Transporter Identifies Microglial Precursors prior to Entry into the Brain.

Cell Rep doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.04.028
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Casano AM, Peri F. (2015)

Microglia: Multitasking Specialists of the Brain.

Dev. Cell 32(4):469-477. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.01.018
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Moritz C, Berardi F, Abate C, Peri F. (2015)

Live imaging reveals a new role for the sigma-1 (σ1) receptor in allowing microglia to leave brain injuries.

Neurosci. Lett. 591:13-18. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.02.004
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Mazaheri F, Breus O, Durdu S, Haas P, Wittbrodt J, Gilmour D, Peri F. (2014)

Distinct roles for BAI1 and TIM-4 in the engulfment of dying neurons by microglia.

Nat Commun 5(Article No:4046) doi: 10.1038/ncomms5046
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Bitomsky N, Conrad E, Moritz C, Polonio-Vallon T, Sombroek D, Schultheiss K, Glas C, Greiner V, Herbel C, Mantovani F, del Sal G, Peri F, Hofmann TG. (2013)

Autophosphorylation and Pin1 binding coordinate DNA damage-induced HIPK2 activation and cell death

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110(45):E4203-12. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1310001110
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Sieger D, Peri F. (2013)

Animal models for studying microglia: the first, the popular, and the new

Glia 61(1):3-9. doi: 10.1002/glia.22385
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Sieger D, Moritz C, Ziegenhals T, Prykhozhij S, Peri F. (2012)

Long-range Ca2+ waves transmit brain-damage signals to microglia

Dev. Cell 22(6):1138-1148. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2012.04.012
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Schlegelmilch T, Henke K, Peri F. (2011)

Microglia in the developing brain: from immunity to behaviour

Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 21(1):5-10. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2010.08.004
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Fantin A, Vieira JM, Gestri G, Denti L, Schwarz Q, Prykhozhij S, Peri F, Wilson SW, Ruhrberg C. (2010)

Tissue macrophages act as cellular chaperones for vascular anastomosis downstream of VEGF-mediated endothelial tip cell induction

Blood 116(5):829-840. doi: 10.1182/blood-2009-12-257832
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Peri F. (2010)

Breaking ranks: how leukocytes react to developmental cues and tissue injury

Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 20(4):416-419. doi: 10.1016/j.gde.2010.05.002
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Peri F, Nüsslein-Volhard C. (2008)

Live imaging of neuronal degradation by microglia reveals a role for v0-ATPase a1 in phagosomal fusion in vivo

Cell 133(5):916-927. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2008.04.037
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