Publications

A.H.C. Anthis*, S. Kilchenmann, M. Murdeu, P. LeValley, M. Wolf, C. Meyer, O. Cipolato, M.W. Tibbitt, J. Rosendorf, V. Liska, T. Rduch, I.K. Herrmann*, Advanced Materials, 2023. *IKH senior and co-corresponding author

R. Nissler*, E. Totter, S.G. Walter*, J. Metternich, O. Cipolato, D. Nowack, A. Gogos, I.K. Herrmann*, Material-Intrinsic NIR-Fluorescence Enables Image-Guided Surgery for Ceramic Fracture Removal, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2023. *IKH senior and co-corresponding author

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M. Zimmermann, L.R.H. Gerken, S. Wee, V.M. Kissling, A.L. Neuer, E. Tsolaki, A. Gogos, M.R. Lukatskaya, I.K. Herrmann*, X-ray Radio-Enhancement by Ti3C2Tx MXenes in Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Biomaterials Science, 2023.*senior and corresponding author

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L.R.H. Gerken, M. Gerdes, M. Pruschy, I.K. Herrmann*, Prospects of Nanoparticle-based Radioenhancement, Materials Horizons, 2023. *senior and corresponding author

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O. Cipolato, L. Dosnon, J. Rosendorf, S. Sarcevic, M. Zaech, A. Bondi, V. Liska, A.A. Schlegel, I.K. Herrmann*, Nanothermometry-enabled intelligent Laser Tissue Soldering, Small Methods, 2023. *senior and corresponding author

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A.L. Neuer, D. Geck, A. Gogos, V.M. Kissling, A. Balfourier, I.K. Herrmann*, Nano-analytical Insights into the Stability, Intracellular Fate, and Biotransformation of Metal–organic Frameworks, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2023. *senior and corresponding author

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E. Tsolaki, P. Corso, R. Zboray, J. Avaro, C. Appel, M. Liebi, S. Bertazzo, P.P. Heinisch, T. Carrel, D. Obrist, Herrmann I.K.*, Multiscale Multimodal Characterization and Simulation of Structural Alterations in Failed Bioprosthetic Heart Valves, Acta Biomaterialia, 2023. *IKH senior and co-corresponding author

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S. Scheibler, O. Yldrim, I.K. Herrmann, H.J. Hug, Inducing in-plane uniaxial magnetic anisotropies in amorphous CoFeB thin film, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2023.

 

B.J. Suter, A.H.C. Anthis*, A.K. Zehnder, V. Mergen, J. Rosendorf, L.R.H. Gerken, A.A. Schlegel, E. Korcakova, V. Liska,  I.K. Herrmann*, Surgical Sealant with Integrated Dual Modality Ultra-sound and X-ray Sensors for Gastric Leak Detection, Advanced Science, 2023. *IKH senior and co-corresponding author

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I.K. Herrmann (edit. Ros Daw), Industry-Academia Interface: Exploring Innovation and Commercialization, Communications Engineering, 2023.

 

A.L. Neuer, A. Vogel, A. Gogos, V. Kissling, E. Tsolaki, I.K. Herrmann*, Metal Organic Framework Mediated Radio-Enhancement assessed in High-Throughput-compatible 3D Tumor Spheroid Co-Cultures, Advanced Biology, 2023. *senior and corresponding author

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T. Rduch, N. Arn, J. Kinkel, T. Fischer, I. Binet, R. Hornung, I.K. Herrmann*, Magnetic Blood Purification-based soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 Removal in Comparison with Dextran Sulfate Apheresis and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, Artifical Organs, 2023. *senior and corresponding author

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A.H.C. Anthis, M.P. Abundo, A.L. Neuer, E. Tsolaki, J. Rosendorf, T. Rduch, F.H.L. Starsich, B. Weisse, V. Liska, A.A. Schlegel, M.G. Shapiro, I.K. Herrmann*. Modular stimuli-responsive hydrogel sealants for early gastrointestinal leak detection and containment. Nature Communications 13.1, 2022: 7311. *senior and corresponding author

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Weekly requests from surgeons around the world requesting access to our technology

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A. Balfourier, E. Tsolaki, L. Heeb, F.H.L. Starsich, D. Klose, A. Boss, A. Gupta, A. Gogos, I.K. Herrmann*, Multiscale multimodal investigation of the intratissural biodistribution of iron nanotherapeutics with single cell resolution reveals co-localization with endogenous iron in splenic macrophages, Small Methods, 2022. *senior and corresponding author

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A.L. Neuer, A. Jessernig, L.R.H. Gerken, A. Gogos, F.H.L. Starsich, A.H.C. Anthis, I.K. Herrmann*. Cellular fate and performance of group IV metal organic framework radioenhancers. Biomaterials Science 10.22, 2022: 6558-6569. *senior and corresponding author

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A.H.C. Anthis, A.A. Schlegel, M. Hartel, I.K. Herrmann*, Sutureless Gastrointestinal Anastomoses, Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2022. (News & Views) *senior and corresponding author

 

L.R.H. Gerken, A. Gogos, F.H.L. Starsich, H. David, M. Gerdes, H. Schiefer, S. Psoroulas, D. Meer, L. Plasswilm, D.C. Weber and I.K. Herrmann*, Catalytic activity imperative for nanoparticle dose enhancement in photon and proton therapy setting, Nature Communications, 2022. *senior and corresponding author

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I.K. Herrmann*. Inorganic nanotherapeutics. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering 38, 2022: 100877. *senior and corresponding author - Invited editorial article (themed issue)

 

I.K. Herrmann*, A.A. Schlegel. Fostering Medical Materials Innovation. ACS Materials Au, 2022. *senior and corresponding author – Rising Star 2022 Collection

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J. Rosendorf, R. Palek, L. Cernenkova, I.K. Herrmann, A.H.C. Anthis, V. Liska, Intestinal Anastomotic Healing: What do We Know about Processes behind Anastomotic Complications, Frontiers in Surgery, 2022.

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S. Hunziker, G. Moragas-Klostermeyer, J. K. Hillier, L. A. Fielding, K. Hornung, J. R. Lovett, S. P. Armes, J. Fontanese, D. James, H.-W. Hsu, I.K. Herrmann, N. Fechler, O. Poch, A. Pommerol, R. Srama, D. Malaspina,and V.J. Sterken, Impact ionization dust detection with compact, hollow and fluffy dust analogs, Planetary and Space Science, 2022.

 

L. Moor, S. Scheibler, L. Gerken, K. Scheffler, F. Thieben, T. Knopp, I.K Herrmann, F.H.L Starsich*, Particle interactions and their effect on magnetic particle imaging and spectroscopy, Nanoscale, 2022. *postdoc from my lab is corresponding author

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T. Rduch, E. Tsolaki, Y. El Baz, S. Leschka, D. Born, J. Kinkel, A.H.C. Anthis, R. Hornung, T. Fischer, W. Jochum, A. Gogos and I.K. Herrmann*, The Role of Inorganics in Preeclampsia Assessed by Multiscale Multimodal Characterization of Placentae, Frontiers in Medicine, 2022. *senior and corresponding author

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A. Boss, L. Heeb, D. Vats, F.H.L. Starsich, A. Balfourier, I.K. Herrmann, A. Gupta, Assessment of nanoparticle distribution in mouse models using ultra-short echo-time magnetic-resonance imaging, NMR in Biomedicine, 2022.

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M.T. Matter, L. Maliqi, K. Keevend, S. Guimond, J. Ng, E. Armagan, M. Rottmar, I.K. Herrmann*, One-step Synthesis of Versatile Antimicrobial Nano-architected Implant Coatings for Hard and Soft Tissue Healing. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2021). *senior and corresponding author

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L.R.H. Gerken, A.L. Neuer, P.M. Gschwend, K. Keevend, A. Gogos, A.H.C. Anthis, S.E. Pratsinis, L. Plasswilm, I.K. Herrmann*, Scalable Synthesis of Ultrasmall Metal Oxide Radioenhancers Outperforming Gold, Chemistry of Materials (2021). *senior and corresponding author

featured in the Empa annual report for the public and featured in the news, Altmetric score 48 (Top 5%)

 

I.K. Herrmann*, M.J.A. Wood, G. Fuhrmann*, Extracellular Vesicles as Next Generation Drug Delivery Platform, Nature Nanotechnology, 2021. *corresponding authors (invited contribution)

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M.T. Matter, M. Doppegieter, A. Gogos, K. Keevend, Q. Ren, I.K. Herrmann*, Inorganic Nanohybrids Combat Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria Hiding within Human Macrophages, Nanoscale (Emerging Investigator Special Issue) (2021). *senior and corresponding author

featured in the ETH news, the ETH annual report, international newspapers and radio, Altmetric score 136 (Top 5%)

most popular article included into special collection showcasing the most cited and most accessed articles published in Nanoscale during 2021

featured in "Emerging Investigator Collection 2021" and  "Women in Nanoscience Collection 2023"

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A.H.C. Anthis, X. Hu, M.T. Matter, A. Neuer, K.C. Wei, A.A. Schlegel, F.H.L. Starsich, I.K. Herrmann*, Chemically stable, strongly adhesive sealant patch for intestinal anastomotic leakage prevention, Advanced Functional Materials (2021). *senior and corresponding author

selected for the front cover of Advanced Functional Materials, 31, 16, 2021

featured in international newspapers and radio shows, Altmetric score 122 (Top 5%)

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F.J. Geissel, V. Platania, A. Gogos, I.K. Herrmann, G.N. Belibasakis, M. Chatzinikolaidou, G.A. Sotiriou. Antibiofilm activity of nanosilver coatings against Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2021).

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I. Lese, C. Tsai, M.T. Matter, T. Wüthrich, H.S. Scheer, A. Taddeo, M.A. Constantinescu, I.K. Herrmann, R. Olariu, Mixed Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Formulations for the Treatment of Seroma. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2021).

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P.M. Gschwend, K. Keevend, M. Aellen, I.K. Herrmann, S.E. Pratsinis, Bi2O3 boosts Brightness, Biocompatibility and Stability of Mn-doped Ba3(VO4)2 as NIR-II Contrast Agent, Journal of Materials Chemistry B (2021).

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K. Keevend, R. Krummenacher, E. Truska, L.H.R. Gerken, A. Gogos, M. Stiefel, I.K. Herrmann*, Correlative Cathodoluminescence Electron Microscopy: Immunolabelling using Rare-Earth Element doped Nanoparticles, Small (2020). *senior and corresponding author.

selected for the cover of Small, 16, 44, 2020 and featured on the Delmic blog (https://blog.delmic.com/news/new-paper-cclem-immonolabeling-with-rare-earth-element-doped-nanoparticles)

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M.T. Matter, J.H. Li, I. Lese, C. Schreiner, L. Bernard, O. Scholder, J. Hubeli, K. Keevend, E. Tsolaki, E. Bertero, S. Bertazzo, R. Zboray, R. Olariu, M. Constantinescu, R. Figi, I.K. Herrmann*, Multi-scale Analysis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Tissue: Insights into Biodistribution and Biotransformation, Advanced Science, (2020). *senior and corresponding author.

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A.L. Neuer, L.H.R. Gerken, K. Keevend, A. Gogos, I.K. Herrmann*, Uptake, Distribution and Radioenhancement Effects of Gold Nanoparticles in Tumor Microtissues, Nanoscale Advances, (2020). *senior and corresponding author

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P.M. Gschwend, D. Niedbalka, L.R.H. Gerken, I.K. Herrmann, S.E. Pratsinis, Simultaneous Nanothermometry and Deep-tissue Imaging", Advanced Science (2020).

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F. Iacoviello, E. Moeendarbary, A.C. Kirby, Y. Javanmardi, E. Tsolaki, M. Shabanli, A.C. Sharp, M.J. Hayes, K. Keevend, D.J. Brett, J.-H. Li, P.R. Shearing, A. Olivo, I.K. Herrmann, S.E. Evans, M. Moazen, S. Bertazzo, The multiscale hierarchical structure of heloderma suspectum osteoderms and their mechanical properties, Acta Biomaterialia, 107, 194-203 (2020).

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P.M. Gschwend, J. Hintze, I.K. Herrmann, S.E. Pratsinis, F.H.L. Starsich, Precision in thermal therapy: clinical requirements and solutions from nanotechnology, Advanced Therapeutics (2020). *postdoc from my lab is corresponding author

 

M.T. Matter, S. Probst, S. Laeuchli, I.K. Herrmann*, Uniting Drug and Delivery: Metal Oxide Hybrid Nanotherapeutics for Skin Wound Care, Pharmaceutics (2020). Invited article (Prof. A. Teleki, Uppsala) - Special Issue on Hybrid Multifunctional Drug Delivery Systems *senior and corresponding author

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K. Keevend, T. Coenen, I.K. Herrmann*, Correlative Cathodoluminescence Electron Microscopy Bioimaging: towards Single Protein Labelling with Ultrastructural Context, Nanoscale(2020). Invited article. *senior and corresponding author.

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K. Keevend, L. Puust, K. Kurvits, L.H.R. Gerken, F.H.L Starsich, J.H. Li, M.T. Matter, A. Spyrogianni, G. Sotiriou, M. Stiefel, I.K. Herrmann*, Ultra-Bright and Stable Luminescent Labels for Correlative Cathodoluminescence Electron Microscopy (CCLEM) Bioimaging, Nano Letters (2019), 9, 6013-6018. *senior and corresponding author.

 

A.H.C. Anthis, M.T. Matter, K. Keevend, L.H.R. Gerken, S. Scheibler, S. Doswald, A. Gogos, I.K. Herrmann*, Tailoring the Colloidal Stability, Magnetic Separability and Cytocompatibility of High-Capacity Magnetic Anion Exchangers, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2019). *senior and corresponding author.

 

K.C. Wei, B. Senturk, M.T. Matter, X. Wu, I.K. Herrmann, M. Rottmar, C. Toncelli, Mussel-inspired injectable hydrogel adhesive formed under mild conditions features near-native tissue properties, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2019).

 

A.H.C. Anthis, E. Tsolaki, L. Didierlaurent, S. Staubli, R. Zboray, A. Neels, D. Dietrich, P. Manser, L.M. Desbiolles, S. Leschka, S. Wildermuth, S. Lehner, P. Chavatte-Palmer, W. Jochum, P. Wick, A, Dommann, T. Buerki-Thurnherr, T. Fischer, R. Hornung, S. Bertazzo, I.K. Herrmann*, Nano-analytical Characterization of Endogenous Minerals in Healthy Placental Tissue: Mineral Distribution, Composition and Ultrastructure, Analyst (2019), 144, 6850-6857. *senior and corresponding author.

selected for the front cover of the Analyst, 144, 2019 issue

 

B. Ghaemi, A. Moshiri, I.K. Herrmann, M.J. Hajipour, P. Wick, A. Amani, S. Kharrazi, Supramolecular Insights into Domino Effects of Ag@ZnO-induced Oxidative Stress in Melanoma Cancer Cells,ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2019).

 

M.T. Matter, L. Furer, F.H.L. Starsich, G. Fortunato, S.E. Pratsinis, I.K. Herrmann*, Engineering the Bioactivity of Flame-made Ceria and Ceria/Bioglass Hybrid Nanoparticles, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11(3), 2830–2839 (2019). *senior and corresponding author.

 

L.R.H. Gerken, K. Keevend, Y. Zhang, F.H. L. Starsich, C. Eberhardt, G. Panzarasa, M.T. Matter, A. Wichser, A. Boss, A. Neels, I.K. Herrmann*, Lanthanide-doped Hafnia Nanoparticles for Multimodal Theranostics: Tailoring the Physicochemical Properties and Interactions with Biological Entities, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 11(1), 437–448 (2019). *senior and corresponding author.

 

F.H.L. Starsich*, I.K. Herrmann*, S.E. Pratsinis*, Nanoparticles for Biomedicine: Coagulation during Synthesis and Applications, Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 10:155–74 (2019). *co-corresponding author.

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Since joining Empa as Group Leader in 03/2015

K. Keevend, G. Panzarasa, F.H.L Starsich, M. Zeltner, A. Spyrogianni, E. Tsolaki, G. Fortunato, S.E. Pratsinis, S. Bertazzo, I.K. Herrmann*, Facile meltPEGylation of Flame-made Luminescent Tb3+-doped Yttrium Oxide Particles: Hemocompatibility, Cellular Uptake and Comparison to Silica, Chemical Communications, 54, 2914-2917 (2018). *senior and corresponding author.

 

I. Lese, D.A. Graf, C. Tsai, A. Taddeo, M.T. Matter, M. Constantinescu, I.K. Herrmann, R. Olariu, Bioactive nanoparticle-based formulations increase survival area of perforator flaps in a rat model, Plos One, 13(11):e0207802 (2018).

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F.H.L. Starsich, C. Eberhard, K. Keevend, A. Boss, A.M. Hirt, I.K. Herrmann, S.E. Pratsinis, Reduced magnetic coupling in ultra-small iron oxide T1 contrast agents, ACS Applied Bio Materials, 1(3), 783–791 (2018).

 

E. Bertero, M. Hasegawa, S. Staubli, E. Pellicer, I.K. Herrmann, J. Sort,  J. Michler, L. Philippe,  Electrodeposition of amorphous Fe-Cr-Ni stainless steel alloy with high corrosion resistance, low cytotoxicity and soft magnetic properties, Surface and Coatings Technology 349, 745-751 (2018).

 

A. Spyrogianni, P. Tiefenboeck, F. Starsich, K. Keevend, F. Krumeich, I.K. Herrmann, J.C. Leroux, G. Sotiriou, Near-UV activated, photostable nanophosphors for in vitro dosimetry and dynamic bioimaging, AIChE Journal, 64: 2947–2957 (2018).

 

N. Bohmer, N. Demarmels, E. Tsolaki, L. Gerken, K. Keevend, S. Bertazzo, M. Lattuada, I.K. Herrmann*, Removal of Cells from Body Fluids by Magnetic Separation in Batch and Continuous Mode: Influence of Bead Size, Concentration and Contact Time, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(35), 29571–29579 (2017). *senior and corresponding author

 

A. Spyrogianni, I.K. Herrmann, K. Keevend, S.E. Pratsinis, K. Wegner, The Silanol Content and in vitro Cytolytic Acitivity of flame-made Silica, J. Colloid Interface Science 507:95-106 (2017).

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M.T. Matter, F. Starsich, M. Galli, M. Hilber, A.A. Schlegel, S. Bertazzo, S.E. Pratsinis, I.K. Herrmann*, Developing a tissue glue by engineering the adhesive and hemostatic properties of metal oxide nanoparticles, Nanoscale, 9(24):8418-8426 (2017). *senior and corresponding author.

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K. Keevend, M. Stiefel, A.L. Neuer, M.T. Matter, A. Neels, S. Bertazzo, I.K. Herrmann*, Tb3+-doped LaF3 nanocrystals for correlative cathodoluminescence electron microscopy imaging with nanometric resolution in focus ion beam-sectioned biological samples, Nanoscale, 30;9(13):4383-4387 (2017). *senior and corresponding author

featured on the Back Cover of Nanoscale, 30, 9, 2017.

 

G. Fuhrmann, A.L. Neuer, I.K. Herrmann, Extracellular vesicles - a promising avenue for the detection and treatment of infectious diseases, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 118:56-61 (2017). (Invited). *senior author.

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M. Rösslein, N. Liptrott, A. Owen, P. Boisseau, P. Wick, I.K. Herrmann*, Sound Understanding of Environmental, Health and Safety, Clinical, and Market Aspects is Imperative to Clinical Translation of Nanomedicines, Nanotoxicology, 11(2):147-149 (2017). *senior and corresponding author.

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M. Lattuada, Q. Ren, F. Zuber, M. Galli, N. Bohmer, M.T. Matter, A. Wichser, S. Bertazzo, G.B. Pier, I.K. Herrmann*, Theranostic Body Fluid Cleansing: Rationally designed magnetic particles enable capturing and detection of bacterial pathogens, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4, 7080—7086 (2016) *senior and corresponding author

featured on the back cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry, 4, 2016.

featured in international newspapers and radio shows, including the Omega Watches Lifetime Magazine, Nanowerk, Deutschlandfunk, etc., Altmetric score 133 (Top 5%)

 

A. Spyrogianni, I. K. Herrmann, M. S. Lucas, J-C. Leroux, G. A. Sotiriou. Quantitative analysis of the deposited nanoparticle dose on cell cultures by optical absorption spectroscopy, Nanomedicine, 11(19):2483-96 (2016).

 

I.K. Herrmann*, M. Rösslein, Personalized Medicine: The enabling Role of Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, 11(1):1-3 (2016). *corresponding author.

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From PhD at ETH Zurich (Stark) and Postdoc at University Hospital Zurich (Beck-Schimmer), University of Illinois at Chicago (Mishall), and Imperial College London (Stevens)

Q. Flamant, C. Caravaca, S. Meille, L. Grémillard, J. Chevalier, K. Biotteau, M. Kuntz, R. Chandrawati, I.K. Herrmann, C.D. Spicer, M.M. Stevens, M. Anglada, Selective etching of injection molded zirconia toughened alumina: towards osseointegrated and antibacterial ceramic implants, Acta Biomaterialia, 46, 308-322 (2016).

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I.K. Herrmann*, B. Beck-Schimmer, C.M. Schumacher, S. Gschwind, A. Kaech, U. Ziegler, P.A. Clavien, D. Günther, W.J. Stark, R. Graf, A.A. Schlegel, In vivo risk evaluation of carbon-coated iron carbide nanoparticles based on short and long-term exposure scenarios, Nanomedicine, 11(7):783-96, (2016). *corresponding author

 

M. Jacobson, B. Roth Z'graggen, S. Graber, C.M. Schumacher, W.J. Stark, C. Dumrese, J. Mateos, C. Aemisegger, U. Ziegler, M. Urner, I.K. Herrmann*, B. Beck-Schimmer*, Uptake of Ferromagnetic Carbon-encapsulated Metal Nanoparticles in Endothelial Cells: Influence of Shear Stress and Endothelial Activation, Nanomedicine, 10(24):3537-46 (2015). **co-senior author

 

C.S. Almeida, I.K. Herrmann, P. Howes, M.M. Stevens, Tailoring cellular uptake of conjugated polymer nanoparticles using modular amphiphilic peptide capping ligands, Chemistry of Materials, 27(19), 6879–6889, (2015).

 

I.K. Herrmann*, S. Bertazzo, D.J.P. O’Callaghan, A. Schlegel, C. Kallepitis, D. Antcliffe, A.C. Gordon, M.M. Stevens*, Differentiating Sepsis from Non-Infectious Systemic Inflammation based on Microvesicle-Bacteria Aggregation, Nanoscale, 7(32):13511-20 (2015). *corresponding author

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G. Fuhrmann, I.K. Herrmann, M.M. Stevens, Cell-derived vesicles for drug therapy and diagnostics: opportunities and challenges, Nano Today, 10 (3), 397–409 (2015).

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I.K. Herrmann, A. Schlegel, R. Graf, W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer, Magnetic Separation-Based Blood Purification: A Promising New Approach for the Removal of Disease-causing Compounds, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 13:49 (2015).

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I.K. Herrmann*, How Nanotechnology-enabled concepts could contribute to the prevention, diagnosis and therapy of bacterial infections, Critical Care, 19, 239-241, 2015. *corresponding author.

one of the most highly accessed article in 2015/2016 in Critical Care

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M. Urner, M. Schläpfer, I.K. Herrmann, M. Hasler, R.C. Schimmer, C. Booy, B. Roth-Z’graggen, H. Rehrauer, F. Aigner, R.D. Minshall, W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer, Insight into the beneficial immunomodulatory mechanism of the sevoflurane metabolite hexafluoro-2-propanol in a rat model of endotoxemia, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 181(3):468-479 (2015).

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L. Bircher, O.M. Theusinger, S. Locher, P. Eugster, B. Roth-Z’graggen, C.M. Schumacher, J.-D. Studt, W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer, I.K. Herrmann*, Characterization of Carbon-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles using Clinical Blood Coagulation Assays: Effect of PEG-Functionalization and Comparison to Silica Nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2, 3753-58 (2014). *corresponding author.

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R. Fuhrer, S. Hofmann, N. Hild, J.R. Vetsch, I.K. Herrmann, R.N. Grass, W.J. Stark, Pressureless Mechanical Induction of Stem Cell Differentiation is Dose and Frequency Dependent, PLoS One, 8(11), e81362 (2013).

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I.K. Herrmann*, A. Schlegel, R. Graf, C.M. Schumacher, N. Senn, S. Gschwind, A.M. Hirt, D. Günther, P.-A. Clavien,  W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer, Nanomagnet-based removal of lead and digoxin from living rats, Nanoscale, 5(18), 8718-23 (2013). *corresponding author.

featured in RSC Chemistry World (most read article in July 2013), RSC blog, Materials360online and the Swiss Innovation Report issued by the Swiss Government (SER), Altmetric score 10 (Top 25%).

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I.K. Herrmann, M. Castellon, D.E. Schwartz, M. Hasler, M. Urner, G. Hu, R.D. Minshall, B. Beck-Schimmer,  Intravenous Hexafluoroisopropanol Application improves Outcome in Murine Septic Peritonitis, PLoS One,  8(8), e72057 (2013).

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I.K. Herrmann, M. Castellon, D.E. Schwartz, M. Hasler, M. Urner, G. Hu, R.D. Minshall, B. Beck-Schimmer,  Volatile Anesthetics Improve Survival after Cecal Ligation and Puncture, Anesthesiology, 119(4), 901-6 (2013).

featured in editorial views by Evan Kharasch (key opinion leader in the field): Anesthesiology  2013,119, 755–756.

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C.M. Schumacher, I.K. Herrmann, S.B. Bubenhofer, S. Gschwind, A.M. Hirt, B. Beck-Schimmer, D. Günther and W.J. Stark, Quantitative Recovery of Magnetic Nanoparticles from Flowing Blood: Trace Analysis and the Role of Magnetization, Advanced Functional Materials, 23(39), 4888-96 (2013).

featured on cover of the Advanced Functional Materials, 23(39), (2013) and in Materials Views.

 

I.K. Herrmann, M. Urner, S. Graf, C.M. Schumacher, B. Roth-Z’Graggen, M. Hasler, W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer,  Endotoxin Removal by Magnetic Separation-based Blood Purification, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2(6), 829-35 (2013).

featured as frontispiece image in Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2(6), 828 (2013).

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M. Urner, I.K. Herrmann, C. Booy , B. Roth-Z’Graggen, M. Maggiorini, B. Beck-Schimmer, Effect of Hypoxia and Dexamethasone on Inflammation and Ion Channel Function in Lung Cells, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 169(2), 119-28 (2012).

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M. Urner, I.K. Herrmann, F. Buddeberg, C. Schuppli , B. Roth-Z’Graggen, M. Hasler, U. Schanz, M. Mehr, D.R. Spahn, B. Beck-Schimmer, Effects of Blood Products on Inflammatory Response in Endothelial Cells in vitro, PLoS One, 7(3), e33403 (2012).

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I.K. Herrmann, M. Urner, M. Hasler, B. Roth-Z’Graggen, C. Aemisegger, W. Baulig, E.K. Athanassiou, S. Regenass, W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer, Iron Core/Shell Nanoparticles as Magnetic Drug Carriers: Possible Interactions with the Vascular Compartment, Nanomedicine, 6, 1199-1213 (2011).

 

M. Urner, L.K. Limbach, I.K. Herrmann, W.J. Stark, B. Beck-Schimmer, Fluorinated carbon groups mediate the immunomodulatory effects of volatile anesthetics, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, 45(3), 617-24 (2011).

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R. Fuhrer, I.K. Herrmann, E.K. Athanassiou, W.J. Stark, Immobilized β-Cyclodextrin on carbon coated cobalt nanomagnets: reversible organic contaminant adsorption and enrichment from water, Langmuir, 27(5), 1924-9 (2011).

 

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