Artikel in peer-reviewed journals


Marszalek G, Torchetti L, Barth J, Wolf U, Frei-Erb M. Einstellung von Ärzten gegenüber Komplementärmedizin in einer ländlichen Region der Schweiz: Ergebnisse einer Umfrage. Forsch Komplementmed, im Druck.

Caldwell M, Scholkmann F, Wolf U, Wolf M, Elwell C, Tachtsidis I. Modelling confounding effects from extracerebral contamination and systemic factors on functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuroimage 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.08.058.

Hoffmann A, Klein SD, Gründemann C, Garcia-Käufer M, Wolf U, Huber R. Efficacy of a nasal spray from Citrus limon and Cydonia oblonga for the treatment of hay fever symptoms - a randomized, placebo controlled cross-over study. Phytother Res 2016;30(9):1481-1486.

Gleiss A, Frass M, Gaertner K. Re-analysis of survival data of cancer patients utilizing additive homeopathy. Complement Ther Med 2016;27:65-67.

Puente de la Vega Costa K, Gómez Perez MA, Rogueta C, Fischer L. Effects of hemodynamic variables and echocardiographic parameters after a stellate ganglion block in 15 healthy volunteers. Auton Neurosci 2016;197:46-55.

Schitter AM, Nedeljkovic M, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Fleckenstein J. Changes in self-reported symptoms of depression and physical well-being in healthy individuals following a Taiji beginner course - results of a randomized controlled trial. Brain Behav 2016:e00429.

Eisenhardt S, Fleckenstein J. Traditional Chinese medicine valuably augments therapeutic options in the treatment of climacteric syndrome. Arch Gynecol Obstet 2016;294(1):193-200.

Fleckenstein J, Niederer D, Auerbach K, Bernhörster M, Hübscher M, Vogt L, Banzer W. No effect of acupuncture in the relief of delayed-onset muscle soreness: results of a randomized controlled trial. Clin J Sport Med 2016;26(6):471-477.

Klein SD, Wolf U. Comparison of homeopathic globules prepared from high and ultra-high dilutions of various starting materials by ultraviolet light spectroscopy. Complement Ther Med 2016;24(1):111-117.


Magi T, Kuehni CE, Torchetti L, Wengenroth L, Lüer S, Frei-Erb M. Use of complementary and alternative medicine in children with cancer: a study at a Swiss university hospital. PLoS One 2015;10(12):e0145787.

Hochstrasser RJ, Endler PC, Klein SD. Einfluss des therapeutischen Qi auf die Herzratenvariabilität bei Akupunktur: Eine randomisierte, kontrollierte Studie. Forsch Komplementmed 2015;22:389-393.

Metz AJ, Wolf M, Achermann P, Scholkmann F. A new approach for automatic removal of movement artifacts in near-infrared spectroscopy time series by means of acceleration data. Algorithms 2015;8(4):1052-1075.

Jäger T, Scherr C, Shah D, Majewsky V, Wolf U, Betti L, Baumgartner S. The use of plant-based bioassays in homeopathic basic research. Homeopathy 2015;104(4):277-282.

Endler PC, Bellavite P, Bonamin L, Jäger T, Mazon S. Replications of fundamental research models in ultra high dilutions 1994 and 2015 - update on a bibliometric study. Homeopathy 2015;104(4):234-245.

Klein SD, Torchetti L, Frei-Erb M, Wolf U. Usage of complementary medicine in Switzerland: results of the Swiss Health Survey 2012 and development since 2007. PLoS One 2015;10(10):e0141985. Correction. PLoS One 2015;10(12):e0144676.

Baeumler PI, Fleckenstein J, Benedikt F, Bader J, Irnich D. Acupuncture induced changes of the pressure pain threshold are mediated by segmental inhibition - a randomized controlled trial. Pain 2015;156(11):2245-2255.

Egli S, Pfister M, Ludin SM, Puente de la Vega K, Busato A, Fischer L. Long-term results of therapeutic local anesthesia (neural therapy) in 280 referred refractory chronic pain patients. BMC Complement Altern Med 2015;15:200.

Fischer L, Ludin SM, Puente de la Vega K, Sturzenegger M. Neuralgia of the glossopharyngeal nerve in a patient with posttonsillectomy scarring: recovery after local infiltration of procaine - case report and pathophysiologic discussion. Case Rep Neurol Med 2015;2015:560546.

Hochstrasser RJ, Endler PC, Klein SD. Perception of "therapeutic Qi", a non-mechanical, non-psychological factor in acupuncture that originates from the therapist. J Acupunct Meridian Stud 2015;8(4):203-208.

Schitter AM, Nedeljkovic M, Baur H, Fleckenstein J, Raio L. Effects of passive hydrotherapy WATSU (WaterShiatsu) in the third trimester of pregnancy: results of a controlled pilot study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2015;2015:437650.


Klein SD, Bayard C, Wolf U. The Alexander Technique and musicians: a systematic review of controlled trials. BMC Complement Altern Med 2014;14(1):414.

Gaertner K, Müllner M, Friehs H, Schuster E, Marosi C, Muchitsch I, Frass M, Kaye AD. Additive homeopathy in cancer patients: Retrospective survival data from a homeopathic outpatient unit at the Medical University of Vienna. Complement Ther Med 2014;22(2):320-332.

Fleckenstein J, Baeumler PI, Gurschler C, Weissenbacher T, Simang M, Annecke T, Geisenberger T, Irnich D. Acupuncture for post anaesthetic recovery and postoperative pain: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2014;15(1):292.

von Bonin D, Grote V, Buri C, Cysarz D, Heusser P, Moser M, Wolf U, Laederach K. Adaption of cardio-respiratory balance during day-rest compared to deep sleep—An indicator for quality of life? Psychiatry Res 2014;219(3):638-644.

Baumgartner S, Flückiger H, Kunz M, Scherr C, Urech K. Evaluation of preclinical assays to investigate an anthroposophic pharmaceutical process applied to mistletoe (Viscum album L.) extracts. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2014;2014:620974.

Majewsky V, Scherr C, Arlt SP, Kiener J, Frrokaj K, Schindler T, Klocke P, Baumgartner S. Reproducibility of effects of homeopathically potentised gibberellic acid on the growth of Lemna gibba L. in a randomised and blinded bioassay. Homeopathy 2014;103(2):113-126.

Holper L, Gross A, Scholkmann F, Humphreys BK, Meier ML, Wolf U, Wolf M, Hotz-Boendermaker S. Physiological effects of mechanical pain stimulation at the lower back measured by functional near-infrared spectroscopy and capnography. J Integr Neurosci 2014;13(1):121-142.

Fischer F, Lewith G, Witt CM, Linde K, von Ammon K, Cardini F, Falkenberg T, Fønnebø V, Johannessen H, Reiter B, Uehleke B, Weidenhammer W, Brinkhaus B. A research roadmap for complementary and alternative medicine - what we need to know by 2020. Forsch Komplementmed 2014;21:e1-e16.

Fischer FH, Lewith G, Witt CM, Linde K, von Ammon K, Cardini F, Falkenberg T, Fønnebø V, Johannessen H, Reiter B, Uehleke B, Weidenhammer W, Brinkhaus B. High prevalence but limited evidence in complementary and alternative medicine: guidelines for future research. BMC Complement Altern Med 2014;14(1):46.

Scholkmann F, Klein SD, Gerber U, Wolf M, Wolf U. Cerebral hemodynamic and oxygenation changes induced by inner and heard speech: a study combining functional near-infrared spectroscopy and capnography. J Biomed Opt 2014;19(1):17002.

Nedeljkovic M, Tian L, Ji P, Déglon-Fischer A, Stute P, Ocon E, Birkhäuser M, Ausfeld-Hafter B. Effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine (Zhi Mu 14) on hot flushes and quality of life in postmenopausal women: results of a four-arm randomized controlled pilot trial. Menopause 2014;21(1):15-24.

Scholkmann F, Kleiser S, Metz AJ, Zimmermann R, Pavia JM, Wolf U, Wolf M. A review on continuous wave functional near-infrared spectroscopy and imaging instrumentation and methodology. Neuroimage 2014;85(Part 1):6-27.


von Ammon K, Bornhöft G, Maxion-Bergemann S, Righetti M, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A, Wolf U, Matthiessen PF. Counterstatement to a FACT Perspective article: "A critique of the Swiss report Homeopathy in Healthcare". Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies 2013;18(2):107-110.

von Ammon K, Bornhöft G, Maxion-Bergemann S, Righetti M, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A, Wolf U, Matthiessen PF. Familiarity, objectivity - and misconduct. Counterstatement to Shaw DM. The Swiss Report on Homeopathy: A Case Study of Research Misconduct. Swiss Med Wkly 2012;142:w13594. Swiss Med Wkly 2013;143:w13720.

Kuonen R, Weissenstein U, Urech K, Kunz M, Hostanska K, Estko M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. Effects of lipophilic extract of Viscum album L. and oleanolic acid on migratory activity of NIH/3T3 fibroblasts and on HaCat keratinocytes. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013;2013:718105.

Nedeljkovic M, Wepfer V, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Wirtz PH, Streitberger KM. Influence of general self-efficacy as a mediator in Taiji-induced stress reduction – Results from a randomized controlled trial. Eur J Integr Med 2013;5(3):284-290.

Schitter AM, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Nedeljkovic M. Investigating short- and long-term transfer effects of a Taiji beginner course in participants’ daily life. J Integr Med 2013;11(5):295-304.

Klein SD, Wolf U. Investigating homeopathic verum and placebo globules with UV spectroscopy. Forsch Komplementmed 2013;20(4):295-297.

Scholkmann F, Wolf M, Wolf U. The effect of inner speech on arterial CO2 and cerebral hemodynamics and oxygenation: a functional NIRS study. Adv Exp Med Biol 2013;789:81-87.

Scholkmann F, Holper L, Wolf U, Wolf M. A new methodical approach in neuroscience: assessing inter-personal brain coupling using functional near-infrared imaging (fNIRI) hyperscanning. Front Hum Neurosci 2013;7:813. eCollection 2013.

Hochstrasser RJ, Endler PC, Klein SD. Introduction of two novel devices for investigating the influence of non-mechanical components such as therapeutic qi in acupuncture. J Integr Med 2013;11(3):168-174.

Nedeljković M, Bouzas-Ammann G, Zimmermann L, Stute P, Ausfeld-Hafter B. Akupunkturbehandlungsmodalitäten bei künstlicher Befruchtung - ein Vergleich der Behandlungspraxis in schweizerischen, deutschen und österreichischen Kinderwunschzentren mit Erhebungen in randomisierten kontrollierten Studien. Forsch Komplementmed 2013;20(2):112-118.

Klein SD, Sandig A, Baumgartner S, Wolf U. Differences in median ultraviolet light transmissions of serial homeopathic dilutions of copper sulfate, Hypericum perforatum, and sulfur. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013;2013:370609.

Fleckenstein J. Acupuncture in the context of diffuse noxious inhibitory control. Eur J Pain 2013;17(2):141-142.


Falkenberg T, Lewith G, Roberti di Sarsina P, von Ammon K, Santos-Rey K, Hök J, Frei-Erb M, Vas J, Saller R, Uehleke B. Towards a Pan-European Definition of Complementary and Alternative Medicine – a Realistic Ambition? Forsch Komplementmed 2012;19(Suppl.2):6-8.

Eardley S, Bishop FL, Prescott P, Cardini F, Brinkhaus B, Santos-Rey K, Vas J, von Ammon K, Hegyi G, Dragan S, Uehleke B, Fønnebø V, Lewith G. A Systematic Literature Review of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Prevalence in EU. Forsch Komplementmed 2012;19(Suppl.2):18-28.

von Ammon K, Frei-Erb M, Cardini F, Daig U, Dragan S, Hegyi G, Roberti di Sarsina P, Sörensen J, Lewith G. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Provision in Europe – First Results Approaching Reality in an Unclear Field of Practices. Forsch Komplementmed 2012;19(Suppl.2):37-43.

Fischer HF, Junne F, Witt C, von Ammon K, Cardini F, Fønnebø V, Johannessen H, Lewith G, Uehleke B, Weidenhammer W, Brinkhaus B. Key Issues in Clinical and Epidemiological Research in Complementary and Alternative Medicine – a Systematic Literature Review. Forsch Komplementmed 2012;19(Suppl.2):51-60.

Weinzirl J, Wolf M, Nelle M, Heusser P, Wolf U. Colored light and brain and muscle oxygenation. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012;737:33-6.

Scholkmann F, Gerber U, Wolf M, Wolf U. End-tidal CO2: An important parameter for a correct interpretation in functional brain studies using speech tasks. Neuroimage. 2012 2012;66:71-79.

Nedeljkovic M, Bürgler Ch, Wirtz PH, Seiler R, Streitberger KM, Ausfeld-Hafter B. Getting started with Taiji: Investigating students expectations and teachers appraisals of Taiji beginners courses. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012;595710.

Baumgartner S, Doesburg P, Scherr C, Andersen JO. Development of a biocrystallisation assay for examining effects of homeopathic preparations using cress seedlings. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012;125945.

Klein SD, Becker S, Wolf U. Occurrence of chai hu (Bupleuri radix) in prescriptions of Chinese herbal medicine in Switzerland. Forsch Komplementmed 2012;19(5):242-246.

Klein SD, Frei-Erb M, Wolf U. Usage of complementary medicine across Switzerland. Results of the Swiss Health Survey 2007. Swiss Med Wkly 2012;142:w13666.

Hähni F, von Känel R, Nedeljkovic M, Stanga Z, Ott R. Charakteristika schwer essgestörter Patientinnen in einer universitären Einrichtung und therapeutische Richtlinien. Praxis 2012;101(17):1089-1097.

Nedeljkovic M, Wirtz PH, Ausfeld-Hafter B. Effects of Taiji Practice on Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in Healthy Participants—A Randomized Controlled Trial. Mindfulness 2012;3(3):200-208.

Nedeljkovic M, Ausfeld-Hafter B., Seiler R. Wirz PH. Minderung physiologischer Reaktivität auf psychosozialen Stress durch Taiji-Training – wer profitiert besonders? Eine Untersuchung moderierender Effekte von selbstberichteter dispositioneller psychologischer Stressreaktivität und Achtsamkeit. Z Med Psychol 2012;4:161-169.

Nedeljkovic M, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Streitberger K, Seiler R, Wirtz PH. Taiji practice attenuates psychobiological stress reactivity - A randomized controlled trial in healthy subjects. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2012;37:1171-1180.

Nedeljkovic M, Hättenschwiler N, Ausfeld-Hafter B. Taiji practice in Switzerland: a short report. Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine 2012;10:477-480.

Nedeljkovic M, Ausfeld-Hafter B. Traditionelle Chinesische Medizin aus der Sicht von Schweizer Medizinstudierenden im Vorklinikum. Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Ganzheitsmedizin 2012;24:101-108.


Weidenhammer W, Lewith G, Falkenberg T, Fønnebø V, Johannessen H, Reiter B, Uehleke B, von Ammon K, Baumhöfener F, Brinkhaus B: EU FP7 project 'CAMbrella' to build European research network for complementary and alternative medicine. Forsch Komplementmed. 2011;18:69-76.

Jäger T, Scherr C, Shah D, Majewsky V, Betti L, Trebbi G, Bonamin L, Simoes-Wust AP, Wolf U, Simon M,Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Use of homeopathic preparations in experimental studies with abiotically stressed plants. Homeopathy 2011;100:275-287.

Jäger T, Scherr C, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Development of a Test System for Homeopathic Preparations Using Impaired Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.). J Altern Complement Med 2011;17:315-323.

Kienle GS, Albonico HU, Fischer L, Frei-Erb M, Hamre HJ, Heusser P, Matthiessen PF, Renfer A, Kiene H: Complementary therapy systems and their integrative evaluation. Explore 2011;7(3):175-187.

Stock-Schröer B, Albrecht H, Betti L, Dobos G, Endler C, Linde K, Ludtke R, Musial F, van Wijk R, Witt C, Baumgartner S: Reporting Experiments in Homeopathic Basic Research--Description of the Checklist Development. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011; Article ID 639260, doi:639210.631093/ecam/nep639217.

Jäger T, Scherr C, Wolf U, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Investigation of Arsenic-Stressed Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) as a Bioassay in Homeopathic Basic Research. ScientificWorldJournal 2011;11:568-583.

Wolf M, von Bonin D, Wolf U. Speech therapy changes blood circulation and oxygenation in the brain and muscle. A near-infrared spectrophotometry study. Adv Exp Med Biol 2011;701:21-25.

Weinzirl J, Wolf M, Heusser P, Nelle M, Wolf U: Effects of changes in colored light on brain and calf muscle blood concentration and oxygenation. ScientificWorldJournal 2011;11:1216–1225.

Wolf U, Scholkmann F, Rosenberger R, Wolf M, Nelle M: Changes in hemodynamics and tissue oxygenation saturation in the brain and skeletal muscle induced by speech therapy - A near infrared spectroscopy study. ScientificWorldJournal 2011;11:1206–1215.

Wolf U, Wolf M, Heusser P, Thurneysen A, Baumgartner S: Homeopathic Preparations of Quartz, Sulfur and Copper Sulfate Assessed by UV-Spectroscopy. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011; Article ID 692798, doi:10.1093/ecam/nep036.

Wolf U, Toronov V, Choi JH, Gupta R, Michalos A, Gratton E, Wolf M: Correlation of functional and resting state connectivity of cerebral oxy-, deoxy-, and total hemoglobin concentration changes measured by nearinfrared spectrophotometry. J Biomed Opt 2011;16:087013.


Katsoulis J, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Windecker-Gétaz I, Katsoulis K, Blagojevic N, Mericske-Stern R: Laser acupuncture for myofascial pain of the masticatory muscles. A controlled pilot study. Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed. 2010;120(3):213-25.

Marschollek B, Nelle M, Wolf M, Baumgartner S, Heusser P, Wolf U. Effects of exposure to physical factors on homeopathic preparations as determined by ultraviolet light spectroscopy. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010 Jan 8;10:49-61.

Jäger T,  Scherr C, Simon M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S. Effects of homeopathic arsenicum album, nosode, and gibberellic acid preparations on the growth rate of arsenic-impaired duckweed (Lemna gibba L.). ScientificWorldJournal 2010;10:2112-2129.

Wyss E, Tamm L, Siebenwirth J, Baumgartner S. Homeopathic preparations to control the rosy apple aphid (Dysaphis plantaginea Pass.). ScientificWorldJournal 2010;10:38-48.

Burkhart J, Wälchli C, Heusser P, Weissenstein U, Baumgartner S, Andres AC. In vitro investigation into the potential of a mistletoe extract to alleviate adverse effects of cyclophosphamide. Altern Ther Health Med 2010;16(3):40-8.

Endler P, Thieves K, Reich C, Matthiessen P, Bonamin L, Scherr C, Baumgartner S. Repetitions of fundamental research models for homeopathically prepared dilutions beyond 10(-23): a bibliometric study. Homeopathy. 2010;99(1):25-36.


Déglon-Fischer A, Barth J, Ausfeld-Hafter B: Komplementärmed in Schweizer Grundversorgerpraxen, Forsch Komplementärmed 2009;16. Online: DOI: 10.1159/000207970

Lahnstein L, Binder M, Thurneysen A, Frei-Erb M, Betti L, Peruzzi M, Heusser P, Baumgartner S: Isopathic treatment effects of Arsenicum album 45x on wheat seedling growth -- further reproduction trials. Homeopathy 2009;98:198-207.

Kempf D, Berger D, Ausfeld-Hafter B: Lasernadel-Akupunktur bei Frauen mit Dysmenorrhoe: Eine randomisierte kontrollierte doppelblinde Pilotstudie. Forsch Komplementärmed 2009; 16:6-12.

Betti L, Trebbi G, Majewsky V, Scherr C, Shah-Rossi D, Jager T, Baumgartner S: Use of homeopathic preparations in phytopathological models and in field trials: a critical review. Homeopathy 2009;98:244-266.

Majewsky V, Arlt S, Shah D, Scherr C, Jager T, Betti L, Trebbi G, Bonamin L, Klocke P, Baumgartner S: Use of homeopathic preparations in experimental studies with healthy plants. Homeopathy 2009;98:228-243.

Baumgartner S, Wolf M, Skrabal P, Bangerter F, Heusser P, Thurneysen A, Wolf U: High-field 1H T1 and T2 NMR Relaxation Time Measurements of H2O in Homeopathic Preparations of Quartz, Sulfur and Copper Sulfate. Naturwissenschaften. 2009;96:1079-1089.

Pfister M, Fischer L: Die Behandlung des komplexen regionalen Schmerzsyndroms der obern Extremität mit wiederholter Lokalanästhesie des Ganglion stellatum. Praxis 2009;98:247-257.

Scherr C, Simon M, Spranger J, Baumgartner S: Effects of potentised substances on growth rate of the water plant Lemna gibba L. Complement Ther Med 2009;17:63-70.

Shah-Rossi D, Heusser P, Baumgartner S (2009): Homeopathic treatment of Arabidopsis thaliana plants infected with Pseudononas syringae. TheScientificworldJOURNAL: TSW Holistic Health & Medicine 9, 320-330. DOI 10.1100/tsw.2009.38

Wolf U, Wolf M, Heusser P, Thurneysen A, Baumgartner S: Homeopathic Preparations of Quartz, Sulfur, and Copper Sulfate Assessed by UV-spectroscopy. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2009 May 27.

Stock-Schröer B, Albrecht H, Betti L, Endler PC, Linde K, Ludtke R, Musial F, van Wijk R, Witt C, Baumgartner S: Reporting experiments in homeopathic basic research (REHBaR)--a detailed guideline for authors. Homeopathy 2009;98:287-298.

Heusser P, Berger S, Stutz M, Hüsler A, Haeberli A, Wolf U. Efficacy of homeopathically potentized antimony on blood coagulation. A randomized placebo controlled crossover trial. Forsch Komplementmed. 2009 Feb;16(1):14-8.


Baumgartner S, Shah D, Schaller J, Kämpfer U, Thurneysen A, Heusser P: Reproducibility of dwarf pea shoot growth stimulation by homeopathic potencies of gibberellic acid. Complement Ther Med 2008; 16, 183–191.

Cysarz D, von Bonin D, Brachmann PH, Bütler S, Edelhäuser F, Laederach-Hoffmann K, Heusser P: Day-to-night time differences in the relationship be-tween cardiorespiratory coodination and heart rate variability. Physiol. Meas. 2008, 29:1281-1291.

Heusser P, Wolf U, Vonwiller HM, Messerli N, Laederach-Hofmann K: Nutrition with “light and water”? In strict isolation for 10 days without food. A critical case study. Forsch Komplementärmed 2008; 15:203-209 .

Marian F, Joost K, Saini KD, von Ammon K, Thurneysen A, Busato A: Patient satisfaction and side effects in primary care: an observational study comparing homeopathy and conventional medicine. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2008 Sep 28;8:52.

Mermod J, Fischer L, Staub L, Busato A: Patient satisfaction of primary care for musculosceletal diseases: A comparison between Neural Therapy and conventional medicine. BMC Complement Altern Med 2008; 8:33 .

Michlig M, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Busato A: Patient satisfaction with primary care: A comparison between conventional care and traditionel Chinese medicine. Complement Ther Med doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2007.12.001. Complement Ther Med 2008; 16:350-358.

Wolf M, Morren G, Haensse D, Karen T, Wolf U, Fauchère JC, Bucher HU: Near infrared spectroscopy to study the brain: an overview. Opto-Electron. Rev. 2008;16(4): 413-419.

Scherr C, Simon M, Spranger J, Baumgartner S: Test System Stability and Natural Variability of a Lemna Gibba L. Bioassay. PLoS ONE 2008; 3(9): e3133.


Fischer L und Pfister M. Wirksamkeit der Neuraltherapie bei überwiesenen Patienten mit therapieresistenten chronischen Schmerzen. Schweiz. Zschr. GanzheitsMedizin 2007; 19 (1): 30-35.

Frei H, Everts R, von Ammon K, Kaufmann F, Walther D, Schmitz SF, Collenberg M, Steinlin M, Lim C, Thurneysen A. Randomised controlled trials of homeopathy in hyperactive children: treatment procedure leads to an unconventional study design. Experience with open-label homeopathic treatment preceding the Swiss ADHD placebo controlled, randomised, double-blind, cross-over trial. Homeopathy 2007 Jan; 96(1): 35-41.

Marian F. Complementary Medicine: Equity Issues in Evaluation and Policy-Making. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2007; 14(suppl. 2):2-9.

Marian F. Medical Pluralism: Global perspectives on Equity Issues. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2007; 14(suppl. 2):10-18.

Marian F. Exploring Different Dimensions of Holism: Considerations in the Context of an Evaluation of Complementary Medicine in Primary Care. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2007; 14(suppl. 2):19-27.

Scherr C, Simon M, Spranger J, Baumgartner S: Duckweed (Lemna gibba L.) as a Test Organism for Homeopathic Potencies. J Altern Complement Med 2007;13:931-938.

von Bonin D, Müller M: Competencies in arts therapies: A rating of importance, training and performance by practitioners and referring professionals in Switzerland. Arts-in-Psychotherapy 2007; Vol 34(1):11-21.

Witt CM, Bluth M, Albrecht H, Weisshuhn TE, Baumgartner S, Willich SN: The in vitro evidence for an effect of high homeopathic potencies – A systematic review of the literature. Complement Ther Med 2007; 15: 128-138.

Wolf U, Martin Wolf M, Choi JH, Adelina Paunescu LA, Michalos A, Gratton E. Regional differences of hemodynamics and oxygenation in the human calf muscle detected by near infrared spectrophotometry. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007;18(9):1094-1101.


Bornhoft G, Wolf U, von Ammon K, Righetti M, Maxion-Bergemann S, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen AE, Matthiessen PF: Effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of homeopathy in general practice - summarized health technology assessment. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13(Suppl 2): 19-29.

Bornhoft G, Maxion-Bergemann S, Wolf U, Kienle GS, Michalsen A, Vollmar HC, Gilbertson S,  Matthiessen PF. Checklist for the qualitative evaluation of clinical studies with particular focus on external validity and model validity. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2006; 6: 56.

Busato A, Dönges A, Herren S, Widmer M, Marian F. Health status and health care utilisation of patients in complementary and conventional primary care in Switzerland – an observational study. Fam Pract 2006; 23(1): 116-124.

Frei H, von Ammon K, Thurneysen A. Treatment of hyperactive children: increased efficiency through modifications of homeopathic diagnostic procedure. Homeopathy 2006; 95(3): 163-70.

Heusser P, Berger Braun S, Ziegler R, Bertschy M, Helwig S, van Wegberg B, Cerny T. Palliative In-Patient Cancer Treatment in an Anthroposophic Hospital: I. Treatment Patterns and Compliance with Anthroposophic Medicine. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13: 94-100.

Heusser P, Berger Braun S, Bertschy M, Burkhard R, Ziegler R, Helwig S, van Wegberg B, Cerny T. Palliative In-Patient Cancer Treatment in an Anthroposophic Hospital: II. Quality of Life during and after Stationary Treatment, and Subjective Treatment Benefits. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13: 156-166.

Marian F, Widmer M, Herren S, Donges A, Busato A: Physicians' philosophy of care: a comparison of complementary and conventional medicine. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13: 70-77.

Maxion-Bergemann S, Bornhoft G, Sonderegger E, Renfer A, Matthiessen PF, Wolf U. Traditional chinese medicine (phytotherapy): health technology assessment report - selected aspects. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13 Suppl 2: 30-41.

Maxion-Bergemann S, Wolf M, Bornhoft G, Matthiessen PF, Wolf U. Complementary and alternative medicine costs - a systematic literature review. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13 Suppl 2: 42-45.

Scherr C, Baumgartner S, Spranger J, Simon M: Effects of Potentised Substances on Growth Kinetics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13: 298-306.

Urech K, Buessing A, Thalmann G, Schaefermeyer H, Heusser P: Antiproliferative Effects of Mistletoe (Viscum album L.) Extract in urinary Bladder Carcinoma Cell Lines. Anticancer Research 2006; 26: 3049-3056.

Wälchli C, Baumgartner S, Bastide M: 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 2006; 12: 421-427.

Widmer M, Marian F, Herren S, Donges A, Busato A. Complementary and conventional medicine in Switzerland: comparing characteristics of general practitioners. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13(4): 234-40.

Wolf U, Maxion-Bergemann S, Bornhoft G, Matthiessen PF, Wolf M. Use of complementary medicine in Switzerland. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2006; 13 Suppl 2: 4-6.


Ausfeld-Hafter B, Hoffmann S, Seibold F, Quattropani C. Stellenwert der Komplementärmedizin bei M. Crohn- und Colitis ulcerosa-Patienten: Eine Fragebogenerhebung. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2005; 12: 129-184.

Baumgartner S. Reproductions and Reproducibility in Homeopathy: Dogma or Tool? The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2005; 11: 771-772.

Baumgartner S, Guggisberg A. Journal Club: Basophilendegranulation, dritter Akt: Homöopathie und Basophilenreaktion – weniger klar, als manche das gern hätten. Kommentar. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2005; 12: 52–54.

Binder M, Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A. The effect of a 45x potency of Arsenicum album on wheat seedling growth – a reproduction trial. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2005; 12: 284-291.

Frei H, Everts R, von Ammon K, Kaufmann F, Walther D, Hsu-Schmitz SF, Collenberg M, Fuhrer K, Hassink R, Steinlin M, Thurneysen A. Homeopathic treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover trial. European Journal of Pediatrics. Online-Publikation 07/2005; Eur J Ped 2005 164/12: 758-767.

Guggisberg AG, Baumgartner S, Tschopp CM, Heusser P. Replication study concerning the effects of homeopathic dilutions of histamine on human basophil degranulation in vitro. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2005; 13: 91–100.


Ausfeld-Hafter B, Marti F, Hoffmann S. Fragebogen zur Raucher-Entwöhnung mit Ohrakupunktur. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2004; 11: 8-13.

Baumgartner S, Thurneysen A, Heusser P. Growth Stimulation of Dwarf Peas (Pisum sativum L.) through Homeopathic Potencies of Plant Growth Substances. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2004b; 11: 281-292.

Cysarz D, von Bonin D, Lackner H, Heusser P, Moser M, Bettermann H. Oscillation of heart rate and respiration synchronize during poetry recitation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2004; 287: H579-H587.

Heusser P, Stutz M, Haeberli A. Does homeopathically potentized antimony stimulate coagulation? A summary of revious findings and results of an in vitro pilot study by means of thrombelastography. J Alternative and Compl Med 2004; 10 (5): 829-834.

Majorek M, Tuchelmann T, Heusser P. Therapeutic Eurythmy-movement therapy for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a pilot study. Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2004; 10(1): 46-53.


Ausfeld-Hafter B, Jacot ML, Loser M, Hoffmann S. Ohrakupunktur am Antihistaminpunkt. Beeinflussung des Pricktests bei Pollenallergie. Dt Ztschr f Akup 2003; 46 (1): 8-13.

Fischer L. Pathophysiologie des Schmerzes und Neuraltherapie. Praxis 2003; 92: 2051-2059.

Fischer L. Biokybernetik und Neuraltherapie in der Sportmedizin. Deutsche Zeitschr. f. Sportmedizin 2003; 54 (7/8): 15.

Quattropani C, Ausfeld-Hafter B, Straumann A, Heer P, Seibold F. Complementary Alternative Medicine in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Use and Attitudes. Scand J Gastroenterol 2003; 38 (3): 277-282.

Trümpler F, Oez S, Stähli P, Brenner HD, Jüni P. Acupuncture for Alcohol Withdrawal: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Alcohol & Alcoholism 2003; 38 (4): 369-375.

Bettermann H, von Bonin D, Frühwirth M, Cysakrz D, Moser M. Effects of speech therapy with poetry on heart rate and cardiorespiratory coordination. IJ of Cardio 2002; 84 (1): 77-88.

Pampallona S, von Rohr E, van Wegberg B, Bernhard J, Helwig S, Heusser P, Hürny C, Schaad R, Cerny T. Sociodemographic and Medical Characteristics of Advanced Cancer Patients Using Conventional or Complementary Medicine. Onkologie 2002; Apr; 25 (2): 165-170.

Frei H, Thurneysen A, Homoeopathy in acute otitis media in children: treatment effect or spontaneous resolution? Br Homoeopath J 2001; Oct; 90 (4): 180-182.

Frei H, Thurneysen A. Treatment for hyperactive children: homoeopathy and methylphenidate compared in a family setting. Br Homoeopath J 2001; Oct; 90 (4): 183-188.

Grossarth-Marticek R, Kiene H, Baumgartner S, Ziegler R. 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 2001; 7: 57-78.

Heusser P. Kriterien zur Beurteilung des Nutzens von komplementärmedizinischen Massnahmen. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2001; Feb; 8(1): 14-23.

von Bonin D, Frühwirt M, Heusser P, Moser M. Wirkungen der Therapeutischen Sprachgestaltung auf Herzfrequenz-Variabilität und Befinden. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2001; Jun; 8 (3): 144-160.

Chernyshov VP, Heusser P, Omelchenko LI et al. Immunomodulatory and clinical effects of Viscum album (Iscador M and Iscador P) in children with recurrent respiratory infections as a result of the Tschernobyl nuclear accident. Am J Ther 2000; May 7 (3): 195-203.

Heusser P. Gesundheit und Krankheit interdisziplinär – aus komplementärmedizinischer Sicht. Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax 2000; Feb 17; 89(8): 323-327.

Heusser P. Commentary on Sommer et al. A randomized experiment of the effects of including alternative medicine in the mandatory benefit package of health insurance. Complement Ther Med 2000; 8(1):50-53.

von Rohr E, Pampallona S, van Wegberg B, Hürny C, Bernhard J, Heusser P, Cerny T. Experiences in the realisation of a research project on anthroposophical medicine in patients with advanced cancer. Schweiz Med Wochenschr 2000; Aug 26; 130 (34): 1173-84.

von Rohr E, Pampallona S, van Wegberg B, Cerny T, Hürny C, Bernhard J, Helwig S, Heusser P. Attitudes and beliefs towards disease and treatment in patients with advanced cancer using anthroposophical medicine. Onkologie 2000; Dec; 23 (6): 558-563.

Cerny T, Heusser P. Untersuchungen der Lebensqualität von Patienten mit metastasierendem Brust- oder Darmkrebs, behandelt in der Anthroposophischen Medizin oder in der Schulmedizin, letztere mit oder ohne psychoonkologische oder anthroposophische Zusatztherapie. Programm Bericht NFP 34. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1999; 6 Suppl 1: 35-37.

Fischer L. Die Untersuchung der Schulter in der Praxis. Praxis 1999; 88: 1815-1824.

Heusser P. Probleme von Studiendesigns mit Randomisation, Verblindung und Placebogabe. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1999a Apr; 6(2): 89-102.

Baumgartner S, Heusser P, Thurneysen A. Methodological Standards and Problems in Preclinical Homoeopathic Potency Research. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1998; Feb; 5 (1): 27-32.

Heusser P. Anthroposophisch erweiterte Medizin. Praxis 1998a; 87: 975-983.

Thurneysen A. Das Resonanzphänomen. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1998; 5 Suppl 1: 15-17.

Thurneysen A. Kommentar zu: Die homöopathische Behandlung von adenoiden Vegetationen. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1998; 5: 144-145.

van Wegberg B, Bacchi M, Heusser P, Helwig S, Schaad R, von Rohr E, Bernhard J, Hürny C, Castiglione M, Cerny T. The cognitive-spiritual dimension – an important addition to the assessment of quality of life: Validation of a questionnaire (SELT-M) in patients with advanced cancer. Ann Oncol 1998; Oct; 9 (10): 1091-1096.

Chernyshov VP, Omelchenko LI, Heusser P, Sluvkin l et al. Immunomodulatory actions of Viscum album (Iscador) in children with recurrent respiratory disease as a result of the Tschernobyl nuclear accident. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 1997; 5: 141-146.

Heusser P. Führt die Molekularbiologie zu einem neuen Konzept des Organismus? Das Beispiel der Karzinogenese. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1997; 4: 106-111.

Thurneysen A. Kommentar zu: Homeopathic treatment of postoperative ileus. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1997; 4/5: 303-4.

Heusser P. Alternative Medicine – a doctor’s perspective. South African Journal of Medicine 1995; 85(8): 795-796.

Hürny C, Heusser P, Bernhard J, Castiglione M, Cerny T. Verbessern nicht-konventionelle Zusatztherapien die Lebensqualität von Krebspatienten? Eine methodenkritische Übersicht. Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1994; 124 (Suppl 62): 55-63.

Lukyanova EM, Chernyshov VP, Omelchenko LI, Slukvin II, Pochinok TV, Antipkin JG, Volchenko IV, Heusser P, Schniedermann G. Die Behandlung immunsupprimierter Kinder nach dem Tschernobyl-Unfall mit Viscum album (Iscador®): klinische und immunoloische Untersuchungen. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1994; 1: 58-70.

Thurneysen A. Der Berner Lehrstuhl für Komplementärmedizin. Forschende Komplementärmedizin 1994; 1 Suppl 2: 40-41.