Forschungsgemeinschaft Funk e.V.

FGF Human Studies

Titel: Effects of Electromagnetic Fields emitted by Mobile Phones on Human Cognitive and Brain Function
Principle Investigator:
Dr. Haarala
Institution:
Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku, Finland
Duration:
2002-2005
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 2 MB)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):

Brain oscilla-tory 1-30 Hz EEG ERD/ERS responses during the different stages of an auditory memory search task. Pesonen, M., Haarala Björnberg, C., Hämäläinen, H., Krause, C.M.:Neuroscience Lett. 399: 45-50 (2006)
(only EEG results)
Abstract PubMed

Pulsed and continuous wave mobile phone exposure over left versus right hemisphere: Effects on human cognitive function. Haarala et al., Bioelectromagnetics 28:289-295 (2007)
(results of cognitive investigations)
Abstract PubMed

Effects of pulsed and continuous wave 902 MHz mobile phone exposure on brain oscillatory activity during cognitive processing. Krause et al., Bioelectromagnetics 28:296-308 (2007)
(results on ERD and ERS)
Abstract PubMed

Brain oscillatory 4-30 Hz responses during a visual n-back memory task with varying memory load. Pesonen, M., Hämäläinen, H., Krause, C.M.: Brain Res. 1138: 171-177 (2007)
(results of visual memory tests)
Abstract PubMed

Other Sources:
EMF-Portal (results of cognitive investigations)
EMF-Portal (results on ERD and ERS)

Titel: EPROS: Electrosensitives Protected Sleep study; Feasibility Study
Principle Investigator:
Prof. Leitgeb
Institution:
Graz University of Technology , Institute of Clinical Engineering, Austria
Duration:
2004
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 800 KB)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):
"Untersuchungen von Schlafstörungen um Hochfrequenz-Sendeanlagen" Leitgeb, N.; Schröttner, J.; Cech, R.; Kerbl, R.: Biomed. Technik, 49, 2004, 186-193
Abstract PubMed
Other Sources:

WHO-Database
EMF-Portal

Study continuation within the German Mobile Telecommunication Research Programme


Titel: Provocation-Study on Electrosensitivity of Single Human Individuals
Principle Investigator:
Dr. Kunz
Institution:
Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing (IITB), Karlsruhe, Germany
Duration:
2001-2005
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Can be ordererd at the FGF office (Ident-No ID-1186)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):
FGF-Newsletter, September 2005 (pdf 46 KB)
Other Sources:
WHO-Database

Titel: Influence of High GHz Signals (5.8 - 110 GHz) on the Vegetative Nervous System (VNS)
Principle Investigators:
Prof. Landstorfer1, Prof. Hadeler2, Prof. Lang3
Institution:
1 Institute of Radio Frequency Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2 Chair of Biomathematics, University of Tuebingen, Germany
3 Steinbeis-Center of Transfer for Molecular Pathophysiology and -pharmacology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Duration:
2001 - 2002
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 1,89 MB)
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):
FGF-Newsletter June 2003 (pdf, 115 KB)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):
"Insensitivity of cardiovascular function to low power cm-/mm-microwaves."
Kantz, J.; Müller, J.; Hadeler, K.P.; Landstorfer, F.M.; Lang,F.: Int. J. Environm. Health Res. 15 (3): 207 - 215 (2005)
Abstract PubMed
Other Sources:

EMF-Portal


Titel: Provocation-Study on Physiological Parameters of the Visual System under the Influence of Radio Frequency EMF in Humans
Principle Investigators:
Prof. Zeitlhofer, Dipl.-Ing. Schmid
Institution:
Neurologische Universitätsklinik Wien / ARCS Seibersdorf
Duration:
2001-2002
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (Exposure) (pdf, 2,9 MB)
Download (Biology) (pdf, 349 KB)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"A generic UMTS test signal for RF bio-electromagnetic studies." Ndoumbè Mbonjo Mbonjo, H., Streckert, J., Bitz, A., Hansen, V., Glasmachers, A., Gencol, S., Rozic, D.: Bioelectromagnetics, Vol. 21, No. 6, 2004, pp. 415-425.
Abstract PubMed

"No Influence on selected parameters of human visual perception during 1,970 MHz UMTS-like exposure." Schmid, G., Sauter, C., Stepansky, R., Lobentanz, I.S., Zeitlhofer, J.: Bioelectromagnetics, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2005, pp. 243-250
Abstract PubMed

Other Sources:
WHO-Datenbase
EMF-Portal (Exposure)
EMF-Portal (Biology)

Titel: Short- and Long-Term Effects of RF-EMF on the Quality of Human Sleep and the Resulting Presentness during the Day
Design of a RF Exposure System for the Investigation of the Quality of Human Sleep
Principle Investigators:
Prof. Hansen (Exposure)1, Prof. Aldenhoff (Biology) 2
Institution:
1 Chair of Theoretical Electrical Engineering, Bergische Universitaet Gesamthochschule Wuppertal, Germany
2 Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Kiel, Germany
Duration:
1997-2002
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (Exposure) (pdf, 310 KB)
Download Biology I (pdf, 554 KB)
Download Biology II (pdf, 1,15 MB)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):
"Effects of short- and long-term pulsed radiofrequency electromagnetic fields on night sleep and cognitive functions in healthy subjects"
Fritzer G, Goder R, Friege L, Wachter J, Hansen V, Hinze-Selch D, Aldenhoff JB;
Bioelectromagnetics 28:316-325 (2007)
Other Sources:
WHO-Database

Titel: Biological Effects of cm/mm Waves
Part IV: Experimental Design of Statistical Aspects and Adaptation of the Setup
Part V: Neurological Pre-Investigation and Analysis of Vegetative Parameters

Principle Investigators:
Prof. Landstorfer1, Prof. Hadeler2, Prof. Lang3
Institution:
1 Institute of Radio Frequency Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2 Chair of Biomathematics, University of Tuebingen, Germany
3 Steinbeis-Center of Transfer for Molecular Pathophysiology and -pharmacology, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Duration:
1998 - 1999
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 1,40 MB)
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):

FGF Newsletter, December 2000 (pdf, 165 KB)

Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"Influence of low power cm/mm-microwaves on cardiovascular function."
Müller, J.; Hadeler, K.P.; Müller, V.; Waldmann, J.; Landstorfer, F.M.; Wisniewski, R.; Kantz, J.; Lang,F.: Int. J. Environm. Health Res. 14/5: 331-341 (2004).

Abstract PubMed

Other Sources:
WHO-Database
EMF-Portal

Titel: Biological Effects of cm/mm Waves
Part II: Determination of Relevant Material Parameters
Part III: Analysis of Field Strengths in Human Tissues

Principle Investigators:
Dr. Gustrau, Dr. Bahr, Dr. Rittweger, Dr. Kullnick
Institution:
Institute for Mobile and Satellite Communication Techniques (IMST) GmbH, Kamp-Lintfort, Germany
Duration:
1997
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 2,14 MB)
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):

FGF Newsletter, September 1997
FGF Newsletter, December 2000 (pdf, 165 KB)

"SAR analysis and heating patterns of cm/mm wave electromagnetic fields in the human skin and eye."
Bahr, A.; Gustrau, F.; Pan, S.-G.; Kullnick, U.; Wolff, I.: 20th Annual BEMS Meeting, 7.-11.6.1998, St. Pete's Beach, Florida / USA, Abstract Book, pp. 158 f.
BEMS Abstract Book 1998 (pdf, 2,26 MB)

Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"W-band Investigation of Material Parameters, SAR Distribution, and Thermal Response in Human Tissue."
Gustrau, F.; Bahr, A.: IEEE Microwave Theory and Technique, Vol. 50, No. 10, Oct. 2002, pp. 2393-2400.

Other Sources:
WHO-Database
EMF-Portal

Titel: Investigation of Biological Cerebral Effects of Low Frequency Pulsed RF-Fields:
Part 1: Electrophysiological Investigations
Part 2: Neuropsychological Investigations
Part 3: Project Extension

Principle Investigators:
Prof. Gehlen (Biology) 1
Prof. Hansen (Exposure) 2
Institution:
1 Neurologische Universitaetsklinik Knappschaftskrankenhaus (Neurological Clinic) Bochum-Langendreer, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
2 Chair of Theoretical Electrical Engineering, Bergische Universitaet Gesamthochschule Wuppertal, Germany
Duration:
1994 - 1995
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
FGF Edition Wissenschaft 12a / Dezember 1996 (pdf, 1,38 MB)
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):

FGF Newsletter, September 1997

"Cerebro-biological effects in low-frequency pulsed RF Fields."
Spittler, J. F.; Calabrese, P.; Gehlen, W.: Second World Congress for Electricity and Magnetism in Biology and Medicine, 8.-13.6.1997, Bologna / Italy, Abstract Book, pp. 32.
Abstract Book (pdf, 2 MB)

Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"Untersuchung biologisch-zerebraler Effekte in niederfrequent gepulsten Hochfrequenzfeldern."
Eibert, T.; Hansen, V.; Kammerer, H.; Vaupel, T.; Spittler, J. F.; Calabrese P.; Gehlen, W. in: Frequenz 51, 1997, S. 11-12 und S. 276-279.

Other Sources:
WHO-Database
EMF-Portal

Titel: Effects of Pulsed EMF on the EEG of Human Beings - Verification of the Investigations of
L. v. Klitzing

Principle Investigator:
Dr. Meckelburg
Institution:
CETECOM GmbH, Essen, Germany
Duration:
1993 - 1994
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
FGF Edition Wissenschaft 9, Juli 1996 (pdf, 1,04 MB)
Other Sources:
WHO-Database

Titel: Investigation of EEG-Changes due to Pulsed High Frequency Fields
Principle Investigator:
Dr. von Klitzing
Institution:
Medical Clinic, University of Luebeck, Germany
Duration:
1993
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 2,35 MB)
Other Sources:
WHO-Database