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

Publications:

  • van Thriel, C.: Neurotoxicology: an update on epidemiology, mechanisms, and pathology
    Acta Neuropathol. 138: 339-341 (2019)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00401-019-02051-7
  • Wolff, Kira; van Thriel, C. [Supervisor]; Wolf, Oliver [Supervisor]: A nose under stress: how the SECPT affects the perception of positive and negative odorsWolff, Kira; van Thriel, C. [Supervisor]; Wolf, Oliver [Supervisor]. Bochum: Univ., 2019.
    Bochum, Univ., Faculty of Psychology, Master thesis, 2019
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  • Schmitz, C.; Welck, J.; Tavernaro, I.; Grinberg, M.; Rahnenführer, J.; van Thriel, C.; Hengstler, J. G.; Kraegeloh, A.: Mechanical strain mimicking breathing amplifies alterations in gene expression induced by SiO2 NPs in lung epithelial cells
    Nanotoxicology 13: 1227-1243 (2019)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17435390.2019.1650971
  • Pesch, B.; Casjens, S.; Woitalla, D.; Dharmadhikari, S.; Edmondson, D. A.; van Thriel, C.; Brüning, T.; Dydak, U.: Impairment of motor function correlates with neurometabolite and brain iron alterations in Parkinson's disease
    Cells 8: (2): E96 (13 pp) (2019)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cells8020096
  • Hucke, C. I.; Pacharra, M.; Reinders, J.; van Thriel, C.: Somatosensory response to trigeminal stimulation: a functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) study
    Sci. Rep. 8: 13771 (13 pp) (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-32147-1
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  • Popescu, Ionela; van Thriel, C. [2. Gutachter]: Investigation of endometrial differential 3 protein as pool of choline which has a crucial role in acetylcholine levels and different choline metabolites’ levels in differentiated cholinergic SN56 septal cell linePopescu, Ionela; van Thriel, C. [2. Gutachter]. Bochum: Univ., 2018.
    Bochum, Ruhr-University, Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Masterarbeit, 2018
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  • Yavari, F.; van Thriel, C.; Nitsche, M. A.; Kuo, M.- F.: Effect of acute exposure to toluene on cortical excitability, neuroplasticity, and motor learning in healthy humans
    Arch. Toxicol. 92: 3149-3162 (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00204-018-2277-x
  • Klotz, K.; Meyer-Baron, M.; van Thriel, C.; Pallapies, D.; Nasterlack, M.; Letzel, S.; Roßbach, B.; Hartwig, A.; MAK Commission: Addendum to Aluminium: [Addendum zu Aluminium] ; BAT Value Documentation in German Language, 2018
    In: The MAK collection for occupational health and safety: Vol. 3 (S. 2054-2088). New York: Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2018.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/3527600418.bb742990verd0023
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  • Casjens, S.; Pesch, B.; van Thriel, C.; Zschiesche, W.; Behrens, T.; Weiss, T.; Pallapies, D.; Brüning, T.: Associations between blood lead, olfaction and fine-motor skills in elderly men: Results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    NeuroToxicology 68: 66-72 (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2018.06.013
  • Pacharra, M.; Kleinbeck, S.; Schäper, M.; Blaszkewicz, M.; Golka, K.; Brüning, T.; van Thriel, C.: Akute, sensorische Reizeffekte während experimenteller Exposition gegenüber Ammoniak: reagieren Personen mit Sensibilisierungen gegenüber Umweltallergenen („Heuschnupfen“) stärker?
    In: 58. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung 2018: Dokumentation der Vorträge und Poster, München, 7.-9. März 2018 (S. 78) / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Arbeitsmedizin und Umweltmedizin e.V. ; Herausgeber: Peter Angerer, Thomas Muth. [München]: DGAUM, 2018.
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