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Metodi Stankov

Education

Ph.D., Faculty of Natural Sciences at Hannover University, Germany, 2007

Current position

Postdoc, Department of Immunology and Rheumatology, Hannover Medical School, Germany

Publications

  1. Stankov, M. V., El Khatib, M., Kumar Thakur, B., Heitmann, K., Panayotova-Dimitrova, D., Schoening, J., Bourquin, J. P., Schweitzer, N., Leverkus, M., Welte, K., Reinhardt, D., Li, Z., Orkin, S. H., Behrens, G. M. and Klusmann, J. H. (2014). Histone deacetylase inhibitors induce apoptosis in myeloid leukemia by suppressing autophagy. Leukemia 28(3): 577-588.
  2. Stankov, M. V., Panayotova-Dimitrova, D., Leverkus, M., Schmidt, R. E. and Behrens, G. M. (2013). Thymidine analogues suppress autophagy and adipogenesis in cultured adipocytes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57(1): 543-551.
  3. Stankov, M. V., Panayotova-Dimitrova, D., Leverkus, M., Vondran, F. W., Bauerfeind, R., Binz, A. and Behrens, G. M. (2012). Autophagy inhibition due to thymidine analogues as novel mechanism leading to hepatocyte dysfunction and lipid accumulation. AIDS 26(16): 1995-2006.
  4. Stankov, M. V. and Behrens, G. M. (2010). Contribution of inflammation to fat redistribution and metabolic disturbances in HIV-1 infected patients. Curr Pharm Des 16(30): 3361-3371.
  5. Stankov, M. V., Lucke, T., Das, A. M., Schmidt, R. E. and Behrens, G. M. (2010). Mitochondrial DNA depletion and respiratory chain activity in primary human subcutaneous adipocytes treated with nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54(1): 280-287.
  6. Stankov, M. V., Schmidt, R. E. and Behrens, G. M. (2009). Impact of stimulatory pathways on adipogenesis and HIV-therapy associated lipoatrophy. Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234(12): 1484-1492.
  7. Stankov, M. V., Schmidt, R. E. and Behrens, G. M. (2009). Combined effect of C-reactive protein and stavudine on adipogenesis. Antivir Ther 14(6): 819-829.
  8. Constabel, H., Stankov, M. V., Hartwig, C., Tschernig, T. and Behrens, G. M. (2009). Impaired lung dendritic cell migration and T cell stimulation induced by immunostimulatory oligonucleotides contribute to reduced allergic airway inflammation. J Immunol 183(5): 3443-3453.
  9. Stankov, M. V., Schmidt, R. E. and Behrens, G. M. (2008). Zidovudine impairs adipogenic differentiation through inhibition of clonal expansion. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52(8): 2882-2889.
  10. Stankov, M. V. and Behrens, G. M. (2007). HIV-therapy associated lipodystrophy: experimental and clinical evidence for the pathogenesis and treatment. Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 7(4): 237-249.
  11. Stankov, M. V., Lucke, T., Das, A. M., Schmidt, R. E. and Behrens, G. M. (2007). Relationship of mitochondrial DNA depletion and respiratory chain activity in preadipocytes treated with nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Antivir Ther 12(2): 205-216.
Protocols by Metodi Stankov
  1. Fluorescence Microscopy Analysis of Drug Effect on Autophagosome Formation
  2. Flow Cytometric Analysis of Autophagic Activity with Cyto-ID Staining in Primary Cells
  3. Flow Cytometric Analyses of Autophagic Activity using LC3-GFP fluorescence