Lucila Scimone
Research Scientist
Email Address: scimone at


Oderberg IO, Li DJ, Scimone ML, Gavino MA, Reddien PW. (2017). Landmarks in Existing Tissue at Wounds Are Utilized to Generate Pattern in Regenerating Tissue. Curr Biol 27(5), 733-742.

Wang IE, Lapan SW, Scimone ML, Clandinin TR, Reddien PW. (2016). Hedgehog signaling regulates gene expression in planarian glia. eLife 5(e16996).

Scimone ML, Cote LE, Rogers T, Reddien PW. (2016). Two FGFRL-Wnt circuits organize the planarian anteroposterior axis. eLife 5(e12845).

Scimone ML, Kravarik KM, Lapan SW, and Reddien PW. (2014). Neoblast specialization in regeneration of the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea. Stem Cell Reports 3(2), 339-52.

Scimone ML, Srivastava M, Bell GW, and Reddien PW. (2011). A regulatory program for excretory system regeneration in planarians. Development 138(20), 4387-98.

Scimone ML, Meisel J, and Reddien PW. (2010). The Mi-2-like Smed-CHD4 gene is required for stem cell differentiation in the planarian Schmidtea mediterranea. Development 137(8), 1231-41.

Li J, Brieher WM, Scimone ML, Kang SJ, Zhu H, Yin H, von Andrian UH, Mitchison T, and Yuan J. (2007). Caspase-11 regulates cell migration by promoting Aip1-Cofilin-mediated actin depolymerization. Nat Cell Biol 9(3), 276-86.

Bonasio R, Scimone ML, Schaerli P, Grabie N, Lichtman AH, and von Andrian UH. (2006). Clonal deletion of thymocytes by circulating dendritic cells homing to the thymus. Nat Immunol 7(10), 1092-100.

Scimone ML, Aifantis I, Apostolou I, von Boehmer H, and von Andrian UH. (2006). A multistep adhesion cascade for lymphoid progenitor cell homing to the thymus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103(18), 7006-11.

Halin C, Scimone ML, Bonasio R, Gauguet JM, Mempel TR, Quackenbush E, Proia RL, Mandala S, and von Andrian UH. (2005). The S1P-analog FTY720 differentially modulates T-cell homing via HEV: T-cell-expressed S1P1 amplifies integrin activation in peripheral lymph nodes but not in Peyer patches. Blood 106(4), 1314-22.

Mempel TR, Scimone ML, Mora JR, and von Andrian UH. (2004). In vivo imaging of leukocyte trafficking in blood vessels and tissues. Curr Opin Immunol 16(4), 406-17.

Scimone ML, Felbinger TW, Mazo IB, Stein JV, Von Andrian UH, and Weninger W. (2004). CXCL12 mediates CCR7-independent homing of central memory cells, but not naive T cells, in peripheral lymph nodes. J Exp Med 199(8), 1113-20.

Martin CH, Aifantis I, Scimone ML, von Andrian UH, Reizis B, von Boehmer H, and Gounari F. (2003). Efficient thymic immigration of B220+ lymphoid-restricted bone marrow cells with T precursor potential. Nat Immunol 4(9), 866-73.