Journal Papers

  • Nanotechnology in medicine: European research and its implications
    Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M.; Hofmann, H.; Hool, A.; Roubert, F. Swiss Medical Weekly, doi 10.4414/smw.2020.14044, Dec. 4 2014.
  • Nanotechnologie in der Medizin: Europäische Forschung und ihre Auswirkungen
    Hofmann, H., Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M. In: Tag, B., Mausbach, J. (editors): Nanomedizin – Interdisziplinäre Betrachtungen. VDG Weimar, 2014, p.19-50.
  • Significance of surface charge and shell material of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle (SPION) based core/shell nanoparticles on the composition of the protein corona
    Sakulkhu, Usawadee; Mahmoudi, Morteza; Maurizi, Lionel; Coullerez, Géraldine; Hofmann-Amtenbrink, Margarethe; Vries, Marcel; Motazacker, Mahdi; Rezaee, Farhad; Hofmann, Heinrich. Biomater. Sci., doi 10.1039/C4BM00264D, first published online 25 Sep 2014
  • Longitudinal change in femorotibial cartilage thickness and subchondral bone plate area in male and female adolescent vs. mature athletes.
    Eckstein, F.; Boeth, H.; Diederichs, G.; Wirth, W.; Hudelmaier, M.; Cotofana, S.; Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M.; Duda, G. Ann Anat. 2014 May;196(2-3):150-7. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2013.11.001. Epub 2013 Dec 24.
  • Managing Operation Procedures in Distributed Collaborative Projects
    Hool, A., Roubert, F., Beuzelin Ollivier M.G. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 429 012071, 2013
  • Superparamagnetic nanoparticles – a tool for early diagnostics
    Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M.; Hofmann, H.; Montet X. Swiss Med Weekly 2010 Sep 17;140:w13081. doi: 10.4414/smw.2010.13081.
  • Refining animal models in fracture research: seeking consensus in optimising both animal welfare and scientific validity for appropriate biomedical use
    Auer, J.A.; Goodship, A.; Arnoczky, S.; Pearce, S.; Price, J.; Claes, L.; von Rechenberg, B.; Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M.; Schneider, E.; Müller-Terpitz, R.; Thiele, F.; Rippe, K.P.,; Grainger, D.W. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2007 Aug 1;8:72.
  • Systemic distribution and elimination of plain and with Cy3.5 functionalized poly(vinyl alcohol) coated superparamagnetic maghemite nanoparticles after intraarticular injection in sheep in vivo
    Hellstern, D.; Schulze, K.; Schöpf, B.; Petri-Fink, A.; Steitz, B.; Kamau, S.; Hilbe, M.; Koch-Schneidemann, S.; Vaughan, L.; Hottiger, M.; Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M.; Hofmann, H.; von Rechenberg, B. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2006 Sep-Oct;6(9-10):3261-8.
  • Gene expression in synovial membrane cells after intraarticular delivery of plasmid-linked superparamagnetic iron oxide particles – A preliminary study in sheep
    Galuppo, Larry D.; Kamau, Sarah W.; Steitz, Benedikt; Hassa, Paul O.; Hilbe, Monika; Vaughan, Lloyd; Koch, Sabine; Fink-Petri, Alke; Hofmann, Margarethe; Hofmann, Heinrich; Hottiger, Michael O.; von Rechenberg, Brigitte. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 6 (2006), p. 1-12
  • Uptake and Biocompatibility of Functionalized Poly(vinylalcohol) Coated Superparamagnetic Maghemite Nanoparticles by Synoviocytes In Vitro
    Schulze, Katja; Koch, Annette; Petri-Fink, Alke; Steitz, Benedikt; Kamau, Sarah; Hottiger, Michael; Hilbe, Monika; Vaughan, Lloyd; Hofmann, Margarethe; Hofmann, Heinric ; von Rechenberg, Brigitte. In: Journal of nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 6, num. 9-10 (2006), p. 2829–2840
  • Enhancement of the efficiency of non-viral gene delivery by application of pulsed magnetic field
    Sarah W. Kamau, Paul O. Hassa, Benedikt Steitz1, Alke Petri-Fink1, Heinrich Hofmann1, Hofmann-Amtenbrink, Margarethe; von Rechenberg Brigitte; Hottiger, Michael O. Nucleic Acids Research, 2006, Vol. 34, No. 5
  • Intraarticular application of superparamagnetic nanoparticles and their uptake by synovial membrane-an experimental study in sheep
    Schulze, K. Koch, A.; Schöpf, B., Petri-Fink, A.; Steitz, B.; Chastellain, M.; Hofmann-Amtenbrink, M.; Hofmann, H.; von Rechenberg, B. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 293:419-432, 2005
  • Methodology description for detection of cellular uptake of PVA coated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPION) in synovial cells of sheep
    Schöpf, Bernhard; Neuberger, Tobias; Schulze, Katja; Petri-Fink, Alke; Chastellain, Mathieu; Hofmann-Amtenbrink, Margarethe; Hofmann, Heinrich; von Rechenberg, Brigitte; Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, vol. 293 (2005), p. 411-418, 2005
  • Wear of polymer horseshoes: a field investigation
    Mischler, S.; Hofmann, M. Wear Volume 255, Issues 7–12, August–September 2003, Pages 1300–1305.

Conference Proceedings

  • Nanoparticles in Medicine: Toxicity Methods and Standards, May 23, 2012, EPFL Lausanne, published on
  • AO Foundation 2006: First Int. Biotechnology Symposium From Basic Research to Clinical Applications using Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Lausanne, Conference Proceedings
  • BIOSURF I – VI (1999 – 2005), Int. Conferences on Biomaterials, Surfaces and Interfaces; Zurich and Lausanne Conferences Proceedings
  • Materials in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Workshop Hüningen 2002 – Leaflet
  • The Future Orientation of Research and Development in Switzerland in the Field of Materials for Biomedical Applications, Workshop Appenberg 1998 – (FER study; June 1999)
  • Materialprüfung in Produktion, Forschung und Entwicklung [Material Testing in Production, Research and Development], Conference and Exhibition Biel 1998
  • Trends in der Zerspanungstechnik [Trends in chipping technique], Conference Thun 1996; Conference Proceedings
  • Diamond Tooling, 1st and 2nd Conference, Lausanne and Montreux, 1995 and 1997; Conference Proceedings
  • Angewandte Lasertechnik [applied laser techniques], Conference Thun 1995; Conference Proceedings
  • New Materials : Processes, Experiences on Tooling, 2nd Int. Conference, Interlaken 1992;  published as a book
  • Seminar about data base 1991 und 1993 (Ittingen and Interlaken), published in Swiss Materials