Thoralf Herrmann

Areas of activity

Electrical stimulation and derivation of nerve cells in tissue sections and cell culture. Analysis of activity patterns of neuronal networks in vitro. Characterization of microelectrode arrays. Development, support and application of MEA technology.

Stages of career

Since 1999    Scientific assistant at the NMI Reutlingen

1988-1998     Study of Physics at the University of Tübingen, Diploma Thesis at the NMI Reutlingen

Thoralf Herrmann

Scientist Neurophysics
Diplom-Physiker
T +49 (0)7121 51530-852
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Publications

  • Electrode-size dependent thresholds in subretinal neuroprosthetic stimulation
    Corna A, Herrmann T, Zeck G.
    J Neural Eng. 2018 Aug;15(4):045003. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aac1c8. Epub 2018 May 2.
  • PEDOT-CNT coated electrodes stimulate retinal neurons at low voltage amplitudes and low charge densities
    Samba R, Herrmann T, Zeck G
    J Neural Eng. 2015 Feb;12(1):016014. doi: 10.1088/1741-2560/12/1/016014. Epub 2015 Jan 14.
  • PEDOT-CNT coated electrodes stimulate retinal neurons at low voltage amplitudes and low charge densities
    Samba R, Herrmann T, Zeck G
    J Neural Eng. 2015 Feb;12(1):016014. doi: 10.1088/1741-2560/12/1/016014. Epub 2015 Jan 14.
  • CVD-Synthese von Kohlenstoff-Nanoröhren zur Nutzung als Mikroelektroden für neuronale Anwendungen
    Stamm B, Schneider K, Herrmann T, Burkhardt C, Nisch W, Fleischer M, Kern DP, Stett A
    WOMag, 2012 Nov: 14-17.
  • A Comprehensive Small Interfering RNA Screen Identifies Signaling Pathways Required for Gephyrin Clustering
    Wuchter J, Beuter S, Treindl F, Herrmann T, Zeck G, Templin MF, Volkmer H
    The Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Oct 17; 32(42):14821–14834
  • Neuroprotective effect of transretinal electrical stimulation on neurons in the inner nuclear layer of the degenerated retina
    Schmid H, Herrmann T, Kohler K, Stett A
    Brain Res Bull. 2009 Apr 6;79(1):15-25. Epub 2009 Jan 15. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2008.12.013.
  • LED-based illumination system for the MEA60 system for full field stimulation of explanted retinas
    Herrmann T, Krause T, Gerhardt M, Hesse M, Boven K-H, Stett A
    Proceedings MEA Meeting 2008, Reutlingen, BioPro edition, Vol.5, p.199-200, ISBN 3-938345-05-5
  • Retinal charge sensitivity and spatial discrimination obtainable by subretinal implants: key lessons learned from isolated chicken retina.
    Stett A, Mai A, Herrmann T
    J Neural Eng. 2007 Mar;4(1):S7-16. Epub 2007 Feb 20. DOI: 10.1088/1741-2560/4/1/S02
  • The Retinasensor: An In vitro Tool to Study Drug Effects on Retinal Signaling.
    Guenther E, Herrmann T, Stett A
    Advances in Network Electrophysiology Using Multi Electrode Arrays. 2006. Springer, Berlin: 321-331.