PD Dr. rer. nat. Christoph van Thriel

Christoph van Thriel Head of the research group

Neurotoxicology and Chemosensation

Phone: +49 / 231 1084 407
Email: thriel@ifado.de

Curriculum Vitae:

  • since 2011 Head of the research group, “Neurotoxicology and Chemosensation”, IfADo
  • Habilitation may 2011
  • 2003-2011 Head of the research group "Neurobehavioural Toxicology", IfADo
  • 1999-2003 Post-Doc in the research group "Behavioural Toxicology", Collaboration in different research projects
  • 1999 doctoral dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • 1996-1999 research associate in a research project on neurobehavioural effects of occupational toluene exposure at the IfADo (Prof. Dr. Seeber)
  • 1994-1996 research associate in a research project on emotional psychology at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf (DFG supported, Prof. Dr. Ruch)
  • 1994 Diploma in psychology (Dipl.-Psych.) at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

Research topics:

  • physiological and psychological mechanisms of interactions between chemicals and brain structures
  • neurocognitive functioning and possible interferences with chemosensory stimulation
  • sensory neurotoxicology
  • ‘in-vitro’ neurotoxicology
  • implicit and explicit modifiers of neurobehavioural dose-response relations
  • individual differences

Key publications:

  • Guth, S.; Hüser, S.; Roth, A.; Nitsche, M. A.; van Thriel, C.; Wascher, E.; Watzl, C.; Hengstler, J. G.: Contribution to the ongoing discussion on fluoride toxicity
    Arch. Toxicol. 95: 2571-2587 (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00204-021-03072-6
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  • Hucke, C. I.; Heinen, R. M.; Pacharra, M.; Wascher, E.; van Thriel, C.: Spatiotemporal processing of bimodal odor lateralization in the brain using electroencephalography microstates and source localization
    Front. Neurosci. 14: 620723 (15 pp) (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2020.620723
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  • Zare Jeddi, M.; Hopf, N. B.; Viegas, S.; Price, A. B.; Paini, A.; van Thriel, C.; Benfenati, E.; Pasanen-Kase, R.: Towards a systematic use of effect biomarkers in population and occupational biomonitoring
    Environ. Int. 146: 106257 (18 pp) (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106257
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  • Lotz, A.; Pesch, B.; Casjens, S.; Lehnert, M.; Zschiesche, W.; van Thriel, C.; Brüning, T.; Behrens, T.: Association of exposure to manganese and fine motor skills in welders - results from the WELDOX II study
    Neurotoxicology 82: 137-145 (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2020.12.003
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  • Radbruch, A.; Richter, H.; Bücker, P.; Berlandi, J.; Schänzer, A.; Paulus, W.; van Thriel, C.; Jeibmann, A.: Is small fiber neuropathy induced by gadolinium-based contrast agents?
    Invest. Radiol. 55: 473-480 (2020)
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    https://doi.org/10.1097/RLI.0000000000000677
  • Bahri, Marwa; Euskirchen, N. [Betreuerin]; van Thriel, C. [Erstgutachter]: ¬Der¬ AMPA Rezeptor als molekulares Target der Neurotoxizität von Tri-Ortho-Cresyl-Phosphat (ToCP): Blockiert ToCP den Einstrom von Ca2+ Ionen durch ionotrope Glutamat Rezeptoren? . ¬The¬ AMPA receptor as a molecular target of the neurotoxicity of Tri-Ortho-Cresyl Phosphate (ToCP): ToCP blocks the influx of Ca2+ ions by ionotropic glutamate receptors?Bahri, Marwa; Euskirchen, N. [Betreuerin]; van Thriel, C. [Erstgutachter]. Bochum: Univ., 2020.
    Bochum, Ruhr-Univ., Fakultät für Biologie und Biotechnologie, Masterarbeit, 2020
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  • Boyes, W. K.; van Thriel, C.: Neurotoxicology of nanomaterials
    Chem. Res. Toxicol. 33: 1121?1144 (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.0c00050
  • Guth, S.; Hüser, S.; Roth, A.; Degen, G.; Edlund, K.; Marchan, R.; Nitsche, M. A.; van Thriel, C.: Toxicity of fluoride: critical evaluation of evidence for human developmental neurotoxicity in epidemiological studies, animal experiments and in vitro analyses
    Arch. Toxicol. 94: 1375-1415 (2020)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00204-020-02725-2
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  • Pacharra, M.; Kleinbeck, S.; Schäper, M.; Hucke, C. I.; van Thriel, C.: Sniffin’ sticks and olfactometer-based odor thresholds for n-butanol: Correspondence and validity for indoor air scenarios
    Atmosphere 11: 472 (15 pp) (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos11050472
  • Haanes, J. V.; Nordin, S.; Hillert, L.; Witthöft, M.; van Kamp, I.; van Thriel, C.; Van den Bergh, O.: "Symptoms associated with environmental factors“ (SAEF): Towards a paradigm shift regarding "idiopathic environmental intolerance" and related phenomena
    J. Psychosom. Res. 131: article no. 109955 (7 pp) (2020)
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    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2020.109955