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Dr. sc. nat. Priv.-Doz. Stephan Baumgartner
Dr. sc. nat. Priv.-Doz.

Stephan Baumgartner

Fakultät für Gesundheit (Department für Humanmedizin)
Lehrstuhl für Medizintheorie, Integrative und Anthroposophische Medizin
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Tel.:
+49 (0)2330 / 62 4761
Bereich:
Gesundheit
Ort:
Gerhard-Kienle-Weg 4
58313 Herdecke
Raum:
Haus D, DG
Fax:
+49 (0)2330 / 62 3810
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Berufstätigkeit

Seit 2011 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Fakultät für Gesundheit der Universität Witten-Herdecke

Seit 2009 Dozent am Institut für Komplementärmedizin, Universität Bern, Schweiz

2001–2002 Gastwissenschaftler am National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA

1996–2008 Assistent/Oberassistent an der Kollegialen Instanz für Komplementärmedizin KIKOM, Universität Bern, Schweiz

1995–1996 Post-Doc in der Abteilung Umweltphysik der

EAWAG (Eidgenössische Anstalt für Wasserversorgung, Abwasserreinigung

und Gewässerschutz), Dübendorf, Schweiz

Seit 1993 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter beim Verein für Krebsforschung, Arlesheim, Schweiz

1992–1993 Assistent im Bereich Umweltnaturwissenschaften, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ), Schweiz

1991–1993 Dozent für Physik an der Kantonalen Techniker/innen-Schule für Informatik Baselland, Liestal, Schweiz

Ausbildung

2013 Habilitation in experimenteller Medizin, Fakultät für Gesundheit, Universität Witten-Herdecke

1995 Doktor der Naturwissenschaften (Dr. sc. nat.), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ), Schweiz

1990 Diplom in Experimentalphysik, Universität Basel, Schweiz

Publikationen

Peer-reviewed publications
S. Baumgartner, H. Flückiger, M. Kunz, C.

Scherr, and K. Urech, "Evaluation of Preclinical Assays to Investigate

an Anthroposophic Pharmaceutical Process Applied to Mistletoe (Viscum

album L.) Extracts," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative

Medicine, vol. 2014, Article ID 620974 (8 pages), 2014.
V. Majewsky,

C. Scherr, S.P. Arlt, J. Kiener, K. Frrokaj, T. Schindler, P. Klocke,

and S. Baumgartner, “Reproducibility of effects of homeopathically

potentised gibberellic acid on the growth of Lemna gibba L. in a

randomised and blinded bioassay,” Homeopathy, vol. 103, pp. 113-126,

2014.
U. Weissenstein, M. Kunz, K. Urech, and S. Baumgartner,

"Interaction of standardized mistletoe (Viscum album) extracts with

chemotherapeutic drugs regarding cytostatic and cytotoxic effects in

vitro," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 14, 6 (9

pages), 2014.
R. Kuonen, U. Weissenstein, K. Urech, M. Kunz, K.

Hostanska, M. Estko, P. Heusser, and S. Baumgartner, "Effects of

Lipophilic Extract of Viscum album L. and Oleanolic Acid on Migratory

Activity of NIH/3T3 Fibroblasts and on HaCat Keratinocytes,"

Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: eCAM, vol. 2013,

Article ID 718105 (7 pages), 2013.
R. Derbidge, L. Feiten, O.

Conradt, P. Heusser, and S. Baumgartner, “Assessment of Shape Changes of

Mistletoe Berries: A New Software Approach to Automatize the

Parameterization of Path Curve Shaped Contours,” PLoS ONE, vol. 8 (4),

pp. e60522 (9 pages), 2013.
S.D. Klein, A. Sandig, S. Baumgartner,

and U. Wolf, "Differences in Median Ultraviolet Light Transmissions of

Serial Homeopathic Dilutions of Copper Sulfate, Hypericum perforatum,

and Sulfur," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.

2013, Article ID 370609 (11 pages), 2013.
K. Hostanska, M. Rostock,

J. Melzer, S. Baumgartner, and R. Saller, "A homeopathic remedy from

arnica, marigold, St. John’s wort and comfrey accelerates in vitro wound

scratch closure of NIH 3T3 fibroblasts," BMC Complementary and

Alternative Medicine, vol. 12, 100 (9 pages), 2012.
S. Baumgartner,

P. Doesburg, C. Scherr, and J.-O. Andersen, "Development of a

biocrystallisation assay for examining effects of homeopathic

preparations using cress seedlings," Evidence-Based Complementary and

Alternative Medicine, vol. 2012, Article ID 125945 (14 pages), 2012.
T.

Jäger, C. Scherr, D. Shah, V. Majewsky, L. Betti, G. Trebbi, L.

Bonamin, A. P. Simoes-Wust, U. Wolf, M. Simon, P. Heusser, and S.

Baumgartner, "Use of homeopathic preparations in experimental studies

with abiotically stressed plants," Homeopathy, vol. 100, pp. 275-287,

2011.
U. Wolf, M. Wolf, P. Heusser, A. Thurneysen, and S.

Baumgartner, "Homeopathic Preparations of Quartz, Sulfur and Copper

Sulfate Assessed by UV-Spectroscopy," Evid Based Complement Alternat

Med, vol. 2011, Article ID 692798, 2011.
T. Jäger, C. Scherr, M.

Simon, P. Heusser, and S. Baumgartner, "Development of a Test System for

Homeopathic Preparations Using Impaired Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.)," J

Altern Complement Med, vol. 17, pp. 315-323, 2011.
B. Stock-Schröer,

H. Albrecht, L. Betti, G. Dobos, C. Endler, K. Linde, R. Ludtke, F.

Musial, R. van Wijk, C. Witt, and S. Baumgartner, "Reporting Experiments

in Homeopathic Basic Research--Description of the Checklist

Development," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine,

vol. 2011, Article ID 639260, 2011.
T. Jäger, C. Scherr, U. Wolf, M.

Simon, P. Heusser, and S. Baumgartner, "Investigation of

Arsenic-Stressed Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) as a Bioassay in

Homeopathic Basic Research" ScientificWorldJournal, vol. 11, pp.

568-583, 2011.
T. Jäger, C. Scherr, M. Simon, P. Heusser, and S.

Baumgartner, "Effects of homeopathic arsenicum album, nosode, and

gibberellic acid preparations on the growth rate of arsenic-impaired

duckweed (Lemna gibba L.)," ScientificWorldJournal, vol. 10, pp.

2112-2129, 2010.
J. Burkhart, C. Wälchli, P. Heusser, U.

Weissenstein, S. Baumgartner, and A.-C. Andres, "In vitro investigation

into the potential of a mistletoe extract to alleviate adverse effects

of cyclophosphamide," Altern Ther Health Med, vol. 16, pp. 40-48, 2010.
P.

Endler, K. Thieves, C. Reich, P. Matthiessen, L. Bonamin, C. Scherr,

and S. Baumgartner, "Repetitions of fundamental research models for

homeopathically prepared dilutions beyond 10(-23): a bibliometric

study," Homeopathy, vol. 99, pp. 25-36, 2010.
B. Marschollek, M.

Nelle, M. Wolf, S. Baumgartner, P. Heusser, and U. Wolf, "Effects of

exposure to physical factors on homeopathic preparations as determined

by ultraviolet light spectroscopy," ScientificWorldJournal, vol. 10, pp.

49-61, 2010.
E. Wyss, L. Tamm, J. Siebenwirth, and S. Baumgartner,

"Homeopathic preparations to control the rosy apple aphid (Dysaphis

plantaginea Pass.)," ScientificWorldJournal, vol. 10, pp. 38-48, 2010.
B.

Stock-Schröer, H. Albrecht, L. Betti, G. Dobos, P.C. Endler, K. Linde,

R. Lüdtke, F. Musial, R. van Wijk, C. Witt, and S. Baumgartner,

"Reporting experiments in homeopathic basic research (REHBaR) – A

detailed guideline for authors," Homeopathy, vol. 98, pp. 287–298, 2009.
L.

Lahnstein, M. Binder, A. Thurneysen, M. Frei, L. Betti, M. Peruzzi, P.

Heusser, and S. Baumgartner, “Isopathic treatment effects of Arsenicum

album 45x on wheat seedling growth – further reproduction trials,”

Homeopathy, vol. 98, pp. 198–207, 2009.
L. Betti, G. Trebbi, V.

Majewsky, C. Scherr, D. Shah-Rossi, T. Jäger, and S. Baumgartner, “Use

of homeopathic preparations in phytopathological models and in field

trials: a critical review,” Homeopathy, vol. 98, pp. 244–266, 2009.
V.

Majewsky, S. Arlt, D. Shah, C. Scherr, T. Jäger, L. Betti, G. Trebbi,

L. Bonamin, P. Klocke, and S. Baumgartner, "Use of homeopathic

preparations in experimental studies with healthy plants," Homeopathy,

vol. 98, pp. 228–243, 2009.
S. Baumgartner, M. Wolf, P. Skrabal, F.

Bangerter, P. Heusser, A. Thurneysen, and U. Wolf, "High-field 1H T1 and

T2 NMR relaxation time measurements of H2O in homeopathic preparations

of quartz, sulfur, and copper sulfate," Naturwissenschaften, vol. 96,

pp. 1079–1089, 2009.
D. Shah-Rossi, P. Heusser, and S. Baumgartner,

"Homeopathic treatment of Arabidopsis thaliana plants infected with

Pseudomonas syringae," ScientificWorldJournal, vol. 9, pp. 320-330,

2009.
C. Scherr, M. Simon, J. Spranger, and S. Baumgartner, "Effects

of potentised substances on growth rate of the water plant Lemna gibba

L.," Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 17, pp. 63–70, 2009.
C.

Scherr, M. Simon, J. Spranger, and S. Baumgartner, "Test system

stability and natural variability of a Lemna gibba L. Bioassay," PLoS

ONE, vol. 3, pp. e3133, 2008.
S. Baumgartner, D. Shah, J. Schaller,

U. Kämpfer, A. Thurneysen, and P. Heusser, "Reproducibility of dwarf pea

shoot growth stimulation by homeopathic potencies of gibberellic acid,"

Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 16, pp. 183–191, 2008.
C.

M. Witt, M. Bluth, H. Albrecht, T. E. Weisshuhn, S. Baumgartner, and S.

N. Willich, "The in vitro evidence for an effect of high homeopathic

potencies – A systematic review of the literature," Complementary

Therapies in Medicine, vol. 15, pp. 128-138, 2007.
C. Scherr, M.

Simon, J. Spranger, and S. Baumgartner, "Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.) as a

Test Organism for Homeopathic Potencies," Journal of Alternative and

Complementary Medicine, vol. 13, pp. 931–938, 2007.
C. Wälchli, S.

Baumgartner, and M. Bastide, "Effect of low doses and high homeopathic

potencies in normal and cancerous human lymphocytes: an in vitro

isopathic study," Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine,

vol. 12, pp. 421-427, 2006.
C. Scherr, S. Baumgartner, J. Spranger,

and M. Simon, "Effects of Potentised Substances on Growth Kinetics of

Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe," Forschende

Komplementärmedizin, vol. 13, pp. 298–306, 2006.
G. Bornhoft, U.

Wolf, K. Ammon, M. Righetti, S. Maxion-Bergemann, S. Baumgartner, A. E.

Thurneysen, and P. F. Matthiessen, "Effectiveness, safety and

cost-effectiveness of homeopathy in general practice - summarized health

technology assessment," Forsch Komplementarmed, vol. 13 Suppl 2, pp.

19–29, 2006.
A. G. Guggisberg, S. Baumgartner, C. M. Tschopp, and P.

Heusser, "Replication study concerning the effects of homeopathic

dilutions of histamine on human basophil degranulation in vitro,"

Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 13, pp. 91–100, 2005.
M.

Binder, S. Baumgartner, and A. Thurneysen, "The Effects of a 45x Potency

of Arsenicum album on Wheat Seedling Growth - a Reproduction Trial,"

Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd, vol. 12, pp. 284–291, 2005.
S.

Baumgartner, A. Thurneysen, and P. Heusser, "Growth Stimulation of

Dwarf Peas (Pisum sativum L.) through Homeopathic Potencies of Plant

Growth Substances," Forschende Komplementärmedizin und Klassische

Naturheilkunde, vol. 11, pp. 281–292, 2004.
R. Grossarth-Maticek, H.

Kiene, S. M. Baumgartner, and R. Ziegler, "Use of Iscador, an extract of

european mistletoe (Viscum album), in cancer treatment: prospective

nonrandomized and randomized matched-pair studies nested within a cohort

study," Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, vol. 7, pp.

57–78, 2001.
G. Wagner, J. Masarik, J. Beer, S. Baumgartner, D.

Imboden, P. W. Kubik, H.-A. Synal, and M. Suter, "Reconstruction of the

geomagnetic field between 20 and 60 kyr BP from cosmogenic radionuclides

in the GRIP ice core," Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics

Research B, vol. 172, pp. 597–604, 2000.
S. Baumgartner, P. Heusser,

and A. Thurneysen, "Methodological Standards and Problems in Preclinical

Homoeopathic Potency Research," Forschende Komplementärmedizin, vol. 5,

pp. 27–32, 1998.
S. Baumgartner, J. Beer, J. Masarik, G. Wagner, L.

Meynadier, and H.-A. Synal, "Geomagnetic Modulation of the 36Cl Flux in

the GRIP Ice Core, Greenland," Science, vol. 279, pp. 1330–1332, 1998.
F.

Yiou, G. M. Raisbeck, S. Baumgartner, J. Beer, C. Hammer, S. Johnsen,

J. Jouzel, P. W. Kubik, J. Lestringuez, M. Stiévenard, M. Suter, and P.

Yiou, "Beryllium 10 in the Greenland Ice Core Project ice core at

Summit, Greenland," Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 102, pp.

26783–26794, 1997.
S. Baumgartner, J. Beer, G. Wagner, P. Kubik, M.

Suter, G. M. Raisbeck, and F. Yiou, "10Be and dust," Nuclear Instruments

and Methods in Physics Research B, vol. 123, pp. 296–301, 1997.
S.

Baumgartner, J. Beer, M. Suter, B. Dittrich-Hannen, H.-A. Synal, P. W.

Kubik, C. Hammer, and S. Johnsen, "Chlorine 36 fallout in the Summit

Greenland Ice Core Project ice core," Journal of Geophysical Research,

vol. 102, pp. 26659–26662, 1997.

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