Below is a list of my publications. If you'd like to see a citation report, please have a look at these reports from Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar or orcid.

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Lymph node inclusion in a modified osteomyocutaneous allograft for vascularized composite allotransplantation: establishment and assessment of feasibility in a pig model

  • Stefanie Hirsiger, Ioana Lese, Isabel Arenas Hoyos, Cédric Zubler, David Haberthür, Ruslan Hlushchuck, Valentin Djonov, Yara Banz, Ana Macek, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk, Daniela Casoni, Robert Rieben, Radu Olariu
  • submitted to PRS Global Open

MicroCT-based method for imaging microvasculature within bone tissue

  • David Haberthür, Oleksiy-Zakhar Khoma, Tim Hoessly, Eugenio Zoni, Marianna Kruithof-de Julio, Stewart D. Ryan, Myriam Grunewald, Benjamin Bellon, Rebecca Sandgren, Benjamin E. Pippenger, Dieter Bosshardt, Valentin Djonov, Ruslan Hlushchuk
  • preprint on bioRxiv: doi:10.1101/2023.03.08.531678
  • Re-submitted to Small Methods as smtd.202300914 after revisions were done for smtd.202300311
  • Since submission, the manuscript is being worked on with the help of manubot, the canonical version of the manuscript is available via its GitHub repository here:

Downregulation of WT1 transcription factor gene expression is required to promote myocardial fate

  • Ines Joao Marques, Nadia Mercader, Alexander Ernst, Andrés Sanz-Morejón, Xavier Langa, Tanja Hetke, Adolfo Odriozola, Benoît Zuber; David Haberthür; Ruslan Hlushchuk; Carlos Torroja; Uta Naumann; Christoph Englert
  • preprint on bioRxiv: doi:10.1101/2021.07.06.451274
  • submitted to PLOS Biology


Cox7a1 mediated CIV dimerization impacts skeletal muscle physiology and cardiac injury response

  • Carolina García-Poyato, Prateek Arora, Enrique Calvo, Peter Vermathen: David Haberthür: Ines J Marques: Nick Kirschke: Maria Galardi-Castilla: Carla Lembke: Marco Meer: Paula Fernández-Montes: Alexander Ernst: Ruslan Hlushchuk: Jesús Vázquez: José Antonio Enríquez: Nadia Mercader


Physical properties and average atomic numbers of chondrules using computed tomography

Airspace diameter map - a quantitative measurement of all pulmonary airspaces to characterize structural lung diseases

  • Sanja Blaskovic, Pinelopi Anagnostopoulou, Elena Borisova, Dominik Schittny, Yves Donati, David Haberthür, Zhe Zhou-Suckow, Marcus A. Mall, Christian M. Schlepütz, Marco Stampanoni, Constance Barazzone-Argiroffo, Johannes C. Schittny

Microtomographic investigation of a large corpus of cichlids

Fossil Carychiidae (Eupulmonata, Ellobioidea) from the Lower Pleistocene Nashua Formation of Florida, with the description of a new species

Location specific pathology analysis of the monopodial pulmonary vasculature in a rabbit model of bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Is μCT-irradiation non-destructive? A noble gas study on matrix samples from the CV3 chondrite Allende


Reply to: Revisiting life history and morphological proxies for early mammaliaform metabolic rates

  • Elis Newham, Pamela Gill, Michael Benton, Philippa Brewer, Neil Gostling, David Haberthür , Jukka Jernvall, Tuomas Kankanpää, Aki Kallonen, Charles Navarro, Alexandra Pacureanu, Kelly Richards , Kate Robson Brown, Philipp Schneider, Heikki Suhonen, Paul Tafforeau, Katherine Williams, Berit Zeller-Plumhoff

Microbeam Radiation Therapy controls local growth of radioresistant melanoma and treats out-of-field locoregional metastasis


Tolerance of normal rabbit bones and teeth to synchrotron X-ray microbeam irradiation

  • Jean Albert Laissue, Sébastien Barré, Stefan Bartzsch, Hans Blattmann, Audrey M. Bouchet, Valentin Djonov, David Haberthür, Ruslan Hlushchuk, Barbara Kaser-Hotz, Pierre Philippe Laissue, Géraldine LeDuc, Susanne Oswald Reding, Raphaël Serduc

Evaluating Registrations of Serial Sections With Distortions of the Ground Truths

  • Oleg Lobachev, Takuya Funatomi, Alexander Pfaffenroth, Reinhold Förster, Lars Knudsen, Christoph Wrede, Michael Guthe, David Haberthür, Ruslan Hlushchuk, Thomas Salaets, Jaan Toelen, Simone Gaffling, Christian Mühlfeld, Roman Grothausmann
    • IF: 3.367 (IEEE ACCESS)

Internal morphology of 101 mandibular canines of a Swiss-German population by means of micro-CT: An ex vivo study and systematic review

A new Diancta species of the family Diplommatinidae (Cyclophoroidea) from Vanua Levu Island, Fiji

Pulmonary acini exhibit complex changes during postnatal rat lung development

Synchrotron Microbeam Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Lung Carcinoma: A Preclinical Study

Computed tomography

Micro-CT Imaging of Thiel-Embalmed and Iodine-Stained Human Temporal Bone for 3D Modeling of Middle Ear

Automated segmentation and description of the internal morphology of human permanent teeth by means of micro-CT

The C5a / C5a receptor 1 axis controls tissue neovascularization through CXCL4 release from platelets

  • Henry Nording, Lasse Baron, David Haberthür, Frederic Emschermann, Matthias Mezger, Manuela Sauter, Reinhard Sauter, Johannes Patzelt, Kai Knoep, Anne Nording, Moritz Meusel, Roza Meyer-Saraei, Ruslan Hlushchuk, Daniel Sedding, Oliver Borst, Ingo Eitel, Christian Carsten, Robert Feil, Bernd Pichler, Jeanette Erdmann, Admar Verschoor, Emmanouil Chavakis, Triantafyllos Chavakis, Philipp von Hundelshausen, Joerg Koehl, Meinrad Gawaz, and Harald Langer


Combination of µCT and light microscopy for generation-specific stereological analysis of pulmonary arterial branches: a proof-of-concept study

The anatomical reliability of the Superficial Circumflex Iliac Artery Perforator (SCIP) Flap

Innovative high-resolution microCT of animal brain vasculature

Development of vascularized nerve scaffold using perfusion-decellularization and recellularization

Reptile-like physiology in Early Jurassic stem-mammals

Adaptation mechanism of the adult zebrafish respiratory organ to endurance training

  • Matthias Messerli, Dea Aaldijk, David Haberthür, Helena Röss, Marcos Sande Melon, Carolina Garcia Poyatos, Oleksiy-Zakhar Khoma, Fluri A.M. Wieland, Sarya Fark and Valentin Djonov
    • ISSN: 1932-6203
    • IF: 2.74


Direct determination of dissolution rates at crystal surface using 3D X-ray micro-tomography

Ex vivo microangioCT: Advances in microvascular imaging


Synchrotron Microtomography Reveals the Fine Three-Dimensional Porosity of Composite Polysaccharide Aerogels

Correlative Imaging of the Murine Hind Limb Vasculature and Muscle Tissue by MicroCT and Light Microscopy


Synchrotron X-ray computed microtomography study on gas hydrate decomposition in a sedimentary matrix

The total number of acini remains constant throughout postnatal rat lung development

On the path to the digital rock physics of gas hydrate bearing sediments – processing of in-situ synchrotron-tomography data


Microstructural evolution of gas hydrates in sedimentary matrices observed with synchrotron X-ray computed tomographic microscopy


Assessment of the 3D Pore Structure and Individual Components of Pre-Shaped Catalyst Bodies by X-Ray Imaging

Messtechnik und Sensorik am Paul Scherrer Institut

  • Dominic Greiffenberg, David Haberthür, Eberhard H. Lehmann, Jürg Schefer, Niklaus Schlumpf, Bernd Schmitt und Marco Stampanoni
  • Book chapter for Ingenieure bauen die Schweiz, Technikgeschichte aus erster Hand, Band 2

Synchrotron-based X-ray tomographic microscopy for visualization of three-dimensional collagen matrices

Efficient estimation of the total number of acini in adult rat lung

In-situ micro-structural studies of gas hydrate formation in sedimentary matrices

Imaging angiogenesis: Perspectives and opportunities in tumour research – A method display


Visualization and stereological characterization of individual rat lung acini by high-resolution X-ray tomographic microscopy


The simultaneous role of an alveolus as flow mixer and flow feeder for the deposition of inhaled submicron particles


Local Strain Distribution in Real Three-Dimensional Alveolar Geometries

High-Resolution Phase-Contrast Imaging of Sub-micron Particles in Unstained Lung Parenchyma

Following Dynamic Processes by X-ray Tomographic Microscopy with Sub-second Temporal Resolution


Radiation dose optimized lateral expansion of the field of view in synchrotron radiation X-ray tomographic microscopy

Deciphering complex, functional structures with synchrotron-based absorption and phase contrast tomographic microscopy

  • M. Stampanoni, J. Reichold, B. Weber, D. Haberthür, J. Schittny, J. Eller, F. N. Büchi and F. Marone
  • Proceedings SPIE 7804

High resolution tomographic imaging of the alveolar region of the mammalian lung


Multimodal imaging for the detection of sub-micron particles in the gas-exchange region of the mammalian lung

  • David Haberthür, Manuela Semmler-Behnke, Shinji Takenaka, Wolfgang G Kreyling, Marco Stampanoni, Akira Tsuda and Johannes C Schittny
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series Volume 186 Number 1

Enhanced cathepsin k release from osteoclasts is linked to idiopathic osteoporosis in mice with BK channel ablation

  • Sausbier, M, Dullin, C, Kabagema, C, Flockerzie, K, Haberthür, D, Wessels, J, Alves, F, Schittny, JC, Neuhuber, W, Ruth, P, Sausbier, U
  • 50th Annual Meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie


Finite Element 3D Reconstruction of the pulmonary acinus imaged by Synchrotron X-ray tomography

  • Akira Tsuda, Nenad Filipovic, David Haberthür, Renee Dickie, Yasuto Matsui, Johannes C. Schittny
  • Journal of Applied Physiology 105: 964-976, 2008, First published June 26, 2008

Quality guided wide field x-ray tomographic imaging

Bioglass as Bone Substitute


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Use of Lasers in Medicine: Tissue Soldering and Precise Cutting