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Key Publications

Rattay, F., 1986. Analysis of models for external stimulation of axons. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 33, 974–7. doi:10.1109/TBME.1986.325670 

Rattay, F., 1989. Analysis of models for extracellular fiber stimulation. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 36, 676–82. doi:10.1109/10.32099

Rattay, F., 1990. Electrical Nerve Stimulation: Theory, Experiments and Applications. Springer-Verlag, New York.    

Rattay, F., 1999. The basic mechanism for the electrical stimulation of the nervous system. Neuroscience 89, 335–46. 

Danner, S.M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Freundl, B., Binder, H., Mayr, W., Rattay, F., Minassian, K., 2015. Human spinal locomotor control is based on flexibly organized burst generators. Brain 138(3), 577-88. doi:10.1093/brain/awu372.

Publications 2012-2017

Danner, S.M., Wilshin, S.D., Shetsova, N.A., Rybak, I.A., 2016. Central control of interlimb coordination and speed-dependent gait expression in quadrupeds. J Physiol., Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1113/JP272787

Werginz, P.Rattay, F., 2016. The impact of calcium current reversal on neurotransmitter release in the electrically stimulated retina. J Neural Eng. 13, 046013. doi:10.1088/1747-2560/13/4/046013

Danner, S.M., Krenn, M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Toth, A., Mayr, W., Minassian, K. 2016. Body position influences which neural structures are recruited by lumbar transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation. PLoS One 11, e0147479. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147479

Minassian, K., Hofstoetter, U.S.Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., Bruce, J. A., McKay, W. B., Tansey, K.E., 2015. Spinal rhythm generation by step-induced feedback and transcutaneous posterior root stimulation in complete spinal cord-injured individualsNeurorehabilitation & Neural Repair 30(3):233-243. doi: 10.1177/1545968315591706

Krouchev, N.I., Rattay, F., Sawan, M., Vinet, A., 2015. From squid to mammals with the HH model through the Nav channels' half-activation-voltage parameter. PLoS One 10(12), e0143570. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143570

Dimitrijevic, M.R., Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., 2015. Neurocontrol of movement in humans with spinal cord injury. Artificial Organs 39(10), 823–833. doi: 10.1111/aor.12614

Hofstoetter, U.S., Krenn, M., Danner, S.M., Hofer, C., Kern, H., McKay, W.B., Mayr, W., Minassian, K., 2015. Augmentation of voluntary locomotor activity by transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation in motor-incomplete spinal cord injured individuals. Artificial Organs 39(10), E176–E186. doi: 10.1111/aor.12615

Krenn, M., Hofstoetter, U. S., Danner, S.M., Minassian, K., Mayr, W., 2015. Multi-electrode array for transcutaneous lumbar posterior-root stimulation. Artificial Organs 39(10), 834–840. doi: 10.1111/aor.12616

Balazs S., Kermanshahi K., Binder H., Rattay F, Bodis-Wollner I., 2015. Gamma-Band Modulation and Coherence in the EEG by Involuntary Eye Movements in Patients in Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome. Clin EEG Neurosci. [EPub ahead of print]

Hofstoetter U.S., Danner S.M., Freundl B., Binder H., Mayr W., Rattay F., Minassian K., 2015. Periodic modulation of repetitively elicited monosynaptic reflexes of the human lumbosacral spinal cord. J Neurophysiol. 114(1):400-10. doi: 10.1152/jn.00136.2015.

Paredes L.P., Dosen S., Rattay F., Graimann B., Farina D., 2015. The impact of the stimulation frequency on closed-loop control with electrotactile feedback. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 12(35). doi: 10.1186/s12984-015-0022-8.

Danner, S.M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Freundl, B., Binder, H., Mayr, W., Rattay, F., Minassian, K., 2015. Human spinal locomotor control is based on flexibly organized burst generators. Brain 138(3), 577-88. doi:10.1093/brain/awu372.

Minassian, K., Hofstoetter, U.S., Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., Bruce, J. A., McKay, W. B., Tansey, K.E., 2015. Spinal rhythm generation by step-induced feedback and transcutaneous posterior root stimulation in complete spinal cord-injured individuals. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair. doi: 10.1177/1545968315591706

Hofstoetter, U.S., Danner, S.M., Freundl, B., Binder, H., Mayr, W., Rattay, F., Minassian, K., 2015. Periodic modulation of repetitively elicited monosynaptic reflexes of the human lumbosacral spinal cord. Journal of Neurohysiology 114(1), 400–410. doi: 10.1152/jn.00136.2015

Mohl, W., Gangl, C., Jusic, A., Aschacher, T., De Jonge, M., Rattay, F., 2015. PICSO: from myocardial salvage to tissue regeneration. Cardiovasc Revasc Med.16(1):36-46. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2014.12.004

Werginz, P., Benav, H., Zrenner, E., Rattay, F., 2014. Modeling the response of ON and OFF retinal bipolar cells during electric stimulation. Vision Res. 111, 170-181. doi:10.1016/j.visres.2014.12.002

Rattay, F., 2014. On the upper threshold phenomenon of extracellular neural stimulation. J Neurophysiol 112, 2664–5. doi:10.1152/jn.00323.2014

Yildiz, A., Dilaveroglu, E., Visne, I., Günay, B., Sefer, E., Weinhausel, A., Rattay, F., Goble, C.A., Pandey, R.V., Kriegner, A., 2014. BIFI: a Taverna plugin for a simplified and user-friendly workflow platform. BMC Res Notes 7, 740. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-740

Werginz, P., Rattay, F., 2014. Past, present, future: a review on visual prostheses. Minerva Med, 65-77.

Rattay, F., Danner, S.M., 2014. Peak I of the human auditory brainstem response results from the somatic regions of type I spiral ganglion cells: evidence from computer modeling. Hear Res 315, 67–79. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2014.07.001

Ninu, A., Dosen, S., Muceli, S., Rattay, F., Dietl, H., Farina, D., 2014. Closed-loop control of grasping with a myoelectric hand prosthesis: which are the relevant feedback variables for force control? IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 22, 1041–52. doi:10.1109/TNSRE.2014.2318431

Koechl, B., Danner, S.M., Jagsch, R., Brandt, L., Fischer, G., 2014. Health-related and legal interventions: A comparison of allegedly delinquent and convicted opioid addicts in Austria. Drug Science, Policy and Law 1, 2050324514528449. doi:10.1177/2050324514528449

Krouchev, N.I., Danner, S.M., Vinet, A., Rattay, F., Sawan, M., 2014. Energy-optimal electrical-stimulation pulses shaped by the Least-Action Principle. PLoS One 9, e90480. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090480

Werginz, P., Fried, S.I., Rattay, F., 2014. Influence of the sodium channel band on retinal ganglion cell excitation during electric stimulation–a modeling study. Neuroscience 266, 162–77. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.01.067

Rossmann, C., Garrett-Mayer, E., Rattay, F., Haemmerich, D., 2014. Dynamics of tissue shrinkage during ablative temperature exposures. Physiol Meas 35, 55–67. doi:10.1088/0967-3334/35/1/55

Rattay, F., 2013. Research in electrical stimulation fundamentals. Artif Organs 37, 1023–6. doi:10.1111/aor.12258

Rattay, F., Potrusil, T., Wenger, C., Wise, A.K., Glueckert, R., Schrott-Fischer, A., 2013. Impact of morphometry, myelinization and synaptic current strength on spike conduction in human and cat spiral ganglion neurons. PLoS One 8, e79256. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079256

Jagos, H., Reich, S., Rattay, F., Mehnen, L., Pils, K., Wassermann, C., Chhatwal, C., Reichel, M., 2013. Determination of Gait Parameters from the Wearable Motion Analysis System eSHOE. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4241

Encke, J., Benav, H., Werginz, P., Zrenner, E., Rattay, F., 2013. Investigating the Influence of 3D Cell Morphology on Neural Response During Electrical Stimulation. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4035

Werginz, P., Benav, H., Encke, J., Zrenner, E., Rattay, F., 2013. Neural Activation for Different Electrode Designs in Subretinal Implants: a Modeling Study. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4036

Hofstoetter, U.S., Hofer, C., Kern, H., Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., Dimitrijevic, M.R., Minassian, K., 2013. Effects of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation on voluntary locomotor activity in an incomplete spinal cord injured individual. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4014

Krenn, M., Toth, A., Danner, S.M., Hofstoetter, U.S., Minassian, K., Mayr, W., 2013. Selectivity of transcutaneous stimulation of lumbar posterior roots at different spinal levels in humans. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4010

Minassian, K., Hofstoetter, U.S., Danner, S.M., Mayr, W., McKay, W.B., Tansey, K., Dimitrijevic, M.R., 2013. Mechanisms of rhythm generation of the human lumbar spinal cord in response to tonic stimulation without and with step-related sensory feedback. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4013

Danner, S.M., Rattay, F., Hofstoetter, U.S., Dimitrijevic, M.R., Minassian, K., 2013. Pattern Generating Networks in the Human Lumbar Spinal Cord: Electrophysiology and Computer Modeling. Biomed Tech (Berl). doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4012

Gasselhuber, A., Dreher, M.R., Rattay, F., Wood, B.J., Haemmerich, D., 2012. Comparison of conventional chemotherapy, stealth liposomes and temperature-sensitive liposomes in a mathematical model. PLoS One 7, e47453. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047453

Danner, S.M., Rattay, F., Hofstoetter, U.S., Dimitrijevic, M.R., Minassian, K., 2013. Locomotor rhythm and pattern generating networks of the human lumbar spinal cord: an electrophysiological and computer modeling study. BMC Neurosci 14, P274. doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-S1-P274

Potrusil, T., Wenger, C., Glueckert, R., Schrott-Fischer, A., Rattay, F., 2012. Morphometric classification and spatial organization of spiral ganglion neurons in the human cochlea: consequences for single fiber response to electrical stimulation. Neuroscience 214, 120–35. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.03.033

Rattay, F., Paredes, L.P., Leao, R.N., 2012. Strength-duration relationship for intra- versus extracellular stimulation with microelectrodes. Neuroscience 214, 1–13. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.04.004

Savli, M., Bauer, A., Mitterhauser, M., Ding, Y.-S., Hahn, A., Kroll, T., Neumeister, A., Haeusler, D., Ungersboeck, J., Henry, S., Isfahani, S.A., Rattay, F., Wadsak, W., Kasper, S., Lanzenberger, R., 2012. Normative database of the serotonergic system in healthy subjects using multi-tracer PET. Neuroimage 63, 447–59.

Mayr, W., Minassian K., Tansey K., Rattay F., Danner S.M., Krenn M., Hofstötter U.S., Dimitrijevic M., 2012. Non-invasive transcutaneous stimulation of the human lumbar spinal cord facilitates locomotor output in spinal cord injury. Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical engineering. doi:10.1515/bmt-2012-4478