FGF-Workshop on Sleep Disorders, EEG Changes, Altered Cognitive Functions

Title: FGF Workshop series, Part 16
Stuttgart/Germany: Sleep Disorders, EEG-Changes, Altered Cognitive Functions – Is There a Connection With the Exposure to Mobile Communication RF Fields?

2007- Projected
Further information:
Workshop Scope and organizational Information
Workshop Program
Presentation Abstracts
FGF Media Release on the results of the Workshop
Short Workshop Report (FGF-Newsletter 4/2007)
Rapporteurs Report by Sheila Johnston
Presentations : Welcome note by Peter Brunner, Ministry of Environment, Federal State of Baden-Württemberg

Markus Kiefer (Universität Ulm):
Measuring cognitive function in the human brain with EEG, fMRI and PET

Thomas Penzel (Charité Berlin):
Sleep–Definition, sleepstages, disorders and methods of investigation

Christian Bornkessel (IMST):
General public exposure around mobile phone base stations

Gernot Schmid (ARCS):
Personal exposure from commonly used wireless short range communication equipment

Jorgen Bach Andersen (Aalborg Universiät Denmark):
Exposure Aspects of New and Evolving Wireless Systems –Spectrum of Power Variations

Joe Wiart (France Telecom):
Analysis of RF Exposure of children and adults head tissues

Kenneth Foster (University of Pennsylvania):
Potential Sources of Electrode Artifact in RF Bioeffects Studies

Peter Achermann (University of Zurich):
Radio Frequency electromagnetic fields: effects on brain physiology

Christina Krause (University of Helsinki):
Effects of EMF on Brain Electric Oscillations and Cognitive Processes

Hiie Hinrikus (University of Tallin):
Effect of Modulated 450 MHz Microwave on Human EEG Rhythms and Cognitive Processes

Niels Kuster (ETH Zürich):
Does the Experimental Outcome of Human Provocation Studies depend on the Design Specifics of Exposure Setup?

Giuseppe Curcio (University of Rome):
The Human Brain under Mobile Phones Exposure: Effects on Neurophysiological, Cognitive and Behavioural Functioning

René de Seze (INERIS):
Mobile phones EEG, cognition and sleep

Heikki Hämäläinen (University of Turku, Finland):
EMF, Cognition, Brain: Experiences from studies on adults and Experiences from studies on adults and children since 1999

Cornelia Sauter (University of Vienna):
No influence of 1970 MHz UMTS-like exposure on selected parameters of human visual perception and attention

Yoshikazu Ugawa (University of Tokyo):
Human provocation studies in mobile phone use

John Tattersall (University of Surrey, UK):
RF effects on human cognitive performance

Sarah Lourghran (ACRBC):
Summary and Update of the Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) Human Neurophysiology Research

Clairy Wiholm and Arne Lowden (Wayne State University):
The effects of 884MHz GSM Wireless communication signals on, sleep, cognitive functions,subjective symptoms and physiological reactions

Ching-Sui (Bessy) Hung (Loughborough University UK):
Mobile Phone ‘Talk-Mode’Signal Delays Sleep Onset

Hermann Hinrichs (University of Magdeburg):
Human Sleep under the Influence of a GSM 1800 Electromagnetic Far Field

Heidi Danker-Hopfe (Charité Berlin):
Laboratory Study: Studies of the effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields emitted from mobile phones on volunteers

Martin Röösli (University of Bern):
Advantages and limitations of EMF studies conducted in the everyday environment

Dana Dabala (Institute of Public Health, Romania):
Risk Assesment and Health Monitoring in Workers with Occupational Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields

Hans Dorn (Charité Berlin):
Field Study: Investigation of sleep quality in persons living near a mobile base station

Martijn Arns (Brainclinics Diagnostics B.V):
Electroencephalographic, Personality and Executive Function Measures Associated with Frequent Mobile Phone Use

Anja zur Nieden (University of Gießen):
Evidence base for concerns stated by physicians in public appeals on mobile phone technology

Jan Schmitz