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

  • Olga Martin, Verdiana Trappetti, Marine Potez, Cristian Fernandez-Palomo, Vladislav Volarevic, Nahoko Shintani, Paolo Pellicioli, Alexander Ernst, David Haberthür, Jennifer M. Fazzari, Michael Krisch, Jean A. Laissue, Robin L. Anderson, Valentin G. Djonov

Reply to “Longevity data do not support ectothermy in early mammaliaforms”

  • Elis Newham, Pamela G. Gill, Michael J. Benton, Philippa Brewer, Neil J. 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, Ian J. Corfe
  • submitted revised version to Nature Communications as NCOMMS-21-39389A

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


Registration of serial sections: An evaluation method based on 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

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

Pulmonary acini exhibit complex changes during postnatal rat lung development

The first pre-clinical study employing Synchrotron Microbeam Radiotherapy for the treatment of lung carcinoma

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


Contact Lenses



Use of Lasers in Medicine: Tissue Soldering and Precise Cutting