Anna D Krasnodembskaya
  • Centre for Experimental Medicine, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Research fields
  • Stem cell
Personal information


Ph.D, St.Petersburg State University, Russia, 2005

Current position

Lecturer, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, UK


  1. Hamid, U., Krasnodembskaya, A., Fitzgerald, M., Shyamsundar, M., Kissenpfennig, A., Scott, C., Lefrancais, E., Looney, M. R., Verghis, R., Scott, J., Simpson, A. J., McNamee, J., McAuley, D. F. and O'Kane, C. M. (2017). Aspirin reduces lipopolysaccharide-induced pulmonary inflammation in human models of ARDS. Thorax.
  2. Jackson, M. V., Morrison, T. J., Doherty, D. F., McAuley, D. F., Matthay, M. A., Kissenpfennig, A., O'Kane, C. M. and Krasnodembskaya, A. D. (2016). Mitochondrial Transfer via Tunneling Nanotubes is an Important Mechanism by Which Mesenchymal Stem Cells Enhance Macrophage Phagocytosis in the In Vitro and In Vivo Models of ARDS. Stem Cells 34(8): 2210-2223.
  3. Morrison, T., McAuley, D. F. and Krasnodembskaya, A. (2015). Mesenchymal stromal cells for treatment of the acute respiratory distress syndrome: The beginning of the story. Journal of the Intensive Care Society 16(4): 320-329.
  4. Maltseva, A. L., Kotenko, O. N., Kokryakov, V. N., Starunov, V. V. and Krasnodembskaya, A. D. (2014). Expression pattern of arenicins-the antimicrobial peptides of polychaete Arenicola marina. Front Physiol 5: 497.
  5. Lee, J. W., Krasnodembskaya, A., McKenna, D. H., Song, Y., Abbott, J. and Matthay, M. A. (2013). Therapeutic effects of human mesenchymal stem cells in ex vivo human lungs injured with live bacteria. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187(7): 751-760.
  6. Krasnodembskaya, A., Samarani, G., Song, Y., Zhuo, H., Su, X., Lee, J. W., Gupta, N., Petrini, M. and Matthay, M. A. (2012). Human mesenchymal stem cells reduce mortality and bacteremia in gram-negative sepsis in mice in part by enhancing the phagocytic activity of blood monocytes. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 302(10): L1003-1013.
  7. Gupta, N., Krasnodembskaya, A., Kapetanaki, M., Mouded, M., Tan, X., Serikov, V. and Matthay, M. A. (2012). Mesenchymal stem cells enhance survival and bacterial clearance in murine Escherichia coli pneumonia. Thorax 67(6): 533-539.
  8. Serikov, V., Krasnodembskaya, A., Lee, J. W., Eldridge, M. W. and Matthay, M. A. (2012). Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Treatment of Acute Lung Injury. In: Hematti, P. and Keating, A. (eds). Mesenchymal stromal cells: Basic Biology & Clinical Applications, Humana Press.
  9. Lee, J. W., Fang, X., Krasnodembskaya, A., Howard, J. P. and Matthay, M. A. (2011). Concise review: Mesenchymal stem cells for acute lung injury: role of paracrine soluble factors. Stem Cells 29(6): 913-919.
  10. Krasnodembskaya, A., Song, Y., Fang, X., Gupta, N., Serikov, V., Lee, J. W. and Matthay, M. A. (2010). Antibacterial effect of human mesenchymal stem cells is mediated in part from secretion of the antimicrobial peptide LL-37. Stem Cells 28(12): 2229-2238.
  11. Serikov, V. B., Mikhaylov, V. M., Krasnodembskay, A. D. and Matthay, M. A. (2008). Bone marrow-derived cells participate in stromal remodeling of the lung following acute bacterial pneumonia in mice. Lung 186(3): 179-190.
  12. Avila, P. C., Kropotov, A. V., Krutilina, R., Krasnodembskay, A., Tomilin, N. V. and Serikov, V. B. (2008). Peroxiredoxin V contributes to antioxidant defense of lung epithelial cells. Lung 186(2): 103-114.
  13. Andra, J., Jakovkin, I., Grotzinger, J., Hecht, O., Krasnosdembskaya, A. D., Goldmann, T., Gutsmann, T. and Leippe, M. (2008). Structure and mode of action of the antimicrobial peptide arenicin. Biochem J 410(1): 113-122.
  14. Maltseva, A. L., Kotenko, O. N., Kokryakov, V. N., Starunov, V. V. and Krasnodembskaya, A. D. (2014). Expression pattern of arenicins-the antimicrobial peptides of polychaete Arenicola marina. Front Physiol 5: 497.
  15. Ovchinnikova, T., Aleshina, G., Balandin, S., Krasnodembskaya, A., Markelov, M. and Kokryakov, V. (2005). Peptides Arenicins isolated from sea annelid worm Arenicola marina eliciting antibacterial effect. Patent.
  16. Ovchinnikova, T. V., Aleshina, G. M., Balandin, S. V., Krasnosdembskaya, A. D., Markelov, M. L., Frolova, E. I., Leonova, Y. F., Tagaev, A. A., Krasnodembsky, E. G. and Kokryakov, V. N. (2004). Purification and primary structure of two isoforms of arenicin, a novel antimicrobial peptide from marine polychaeta Arenicola marina. FEBS Lett 577(1-2): 209-214.
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