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Dr. Verena Klamroth-Marganska

Dr. Verena Klamroth-Marganska

Dr. Verena Klamroth-Marganska
ZHAW School of Health Professions
Institute of Occupational Therapy
Technikumstrasse 81
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 43 84
verena.klamroth@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Management role

Deputy Head, Research and Development

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer

Expertise and research interests

neurorehabilitation, robotics, clinical trials, research in areas intersecting human medicine, engineering and technology

Educational background

2004 Dissertation Westfälische Wilhelms-University Muenster, Germany
2000-2001 US Medical Licensing Examination I&II
1990 -1998 MD, Human Medicine Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany

Professional milestones

2008 – 2018 Senior Research Associate
Sensory-Motor Systems Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2006 – 2007 Medical Doctor in Residence in Neurology
Median Klink Berlin, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany

2001 – 2006 Medical Doctor and Research Assistant in Clinical Genetics
Institute for Human Genetics, Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster, Germany

1999-2001 Junior Doctor («Arzt im Praktikum»)
Institute for Human Genetics, Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster, Germany
Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, England

1999 Practical Year in Human Medicine at Campus Virchow- and Campus Benjamin-Franklin in Berlin, Germany and at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, U.S.A.

Membership of networks

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Oral conference contributions and abstracts Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals
2019 Effects of exergame training combined with omega-3 fatty acids on the elderly brain: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial
A Schättin, C Baier, D Mai, V Klamroth-Marganska, I Herter-Aeberli, Eling D. de Bruin BMC geriatrics 19.1: 81.

2018 Exoskeleton transparency: feed-forward compensation vs. disturbance observer
Just, F., Özen, Ö., Bösch, P., Bobrovsky, H., Klamroth-Marganska, V., Riener, R., & Rauter, G. (2018).. at-Automatisierungstechnik, 66(12), 1014-1026.

2018 Music meets robotics: a prospective randomized study on motivation during robot aided therapy
K Baur, F Speth, A Nagle, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska
Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation 15 (1), 79

2017 Robot-assisted assessment of muscle strength
M Toigo, M Flück, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska
Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation 14 (1), 103

2017 Modeling the effect of tilting, passive leg exercise, and functional electrical stimulation on the human cardiovascular system
AS Tafreshi, J Okle, V Klamroth-Marganska, R Riener
Medical & biological engineering & computing 55 (9), 1693-1708

2017 Quantitative analysis of externally-induced patterns and natural oscillations in the human cardiovascular response: Implications for development of a biofeedback system
AS Tafreshi, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska
Biomedical Signal Processing and Control 36, 76-83

2016 Distinctive steady-state heart rate and blood pressure responses to passive robotic leg exercise and functional electrical stimulation during head-up tilt
A Sarabadani Tafreshi, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska
Frontiers in physiology 7, 612

2016 Robot-assisted and conventional therapies produce distinct rehabilitative trends in stroke survivors
FJ Valero-Cuevas and V Klamroth-Marganska, CJ Winstein, R Riener
Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation 13 (1), 92

2016 Evaluation of upper extremity neurorehabilitation using technology: a European Delphi consensus study within the EU COST Action Network on Robotics for Neurorehabilitation
AM Hughes, SB Bouças, JH Burridge, MA Murphy, J Buurke, P Feys, V Klamroth-Marganska, I Lamers, G Prange-Lasonder, A Timmermans, T Keller
Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation 13 (1), 86

2016 Robot-aided assessment of lower extremity functions: a review
S Maggioni, A Melendez-Calderon, E van Asseldonk, V Klamroth-Marganska, L Lünenburger, R Riener, H van der Kooij
Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation 13 (1), 72

2016 Distinctive Steady-State Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Responses to Passive Robotic Leg Exercise and Functional Electrical Stimulation during Head-Up Tilt
AS Tafreshi, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska
Frontiers in Physiology 7

2016 Three-dimensional multi-degree-of-freedom arm therapy robot (ARMin)
T Nef, V Klamroth-Marganska, U Keller, R Riener
Neurorehabilitation Technology, 351-374

2015 Robot-assisted arm assessments in spinal cord injured patients: A consideration of concept study
U Keller, S Schölch, U Albisser, C Rudhe, A Curt, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska
PloS one 10 (5), e0126948

2014 Three-dimensional, task-specific robot therapy of the arm after stroke: a multicentre, parallel-group randomised trial
V Klamroth-Marganska, J Blanco, K Campen, A Curt, V Dietz, T Ettlin, M Felder, B Fellinghauer, M Guidali, A Kollmar, A Luft, T Nef, C Schuster-Amft, W Stahel, R Riener
The Lancet Neurology 13 (2), 159-166

2014 Cardiovascular control and stabilization via inclination and mobilization during bed rest
M Wieser, S Gisler, A Sarabadani, RM Ruest, L Buetler, H Vallery, V Klamroth-Marganska, M Hund-Georgiadis, M Felder, J L Schoenberger, C Gutknecht, R Riener
Medical & biological engineering & computing 52 (1), 53-64

Conference proceedings
2018 Robot-Supported Multiplayer Rehabilitation: Feasibility Study of Haptically Linked Patient-Spouse Training Kilian Baur, Peter Wolf, Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Walter Bierbauer, Urte Scholz, Robert Riener, Jaime E Duarte 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)

2017 Strength training of the upper extremity in virtual reality with an exoskeleton robot
V Klamroth-Marganska, K Baur, A Nagle, R Riener, M Toigo
Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR), 2017 International Conference on, 1-6

2016 ChARMin: The first actuated exoskeleton robot for pediatric arm rehabilitation
U Keller, HJA van Hedel, V Klamroth-Marganska, R Riener
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 21 (5), 2201-2213

2016 Online adaptive compensation of the armin rehabilitation robot
F Just, K Baur, R Riener, V Klamroth-Marganska, G Rauter
Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2016 6th IEEE International Conference

2016 Performance-based viscous force field adaptation in upper limb strength training for stroke patients
K Baur, V Klamroth-Marganska, C Giorgetti, D Fichmann, R Riener
Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2016 6th IEEE International Conference

2016 Improving Usability and Acceptance of Arm Rehabilitation Robotics: Development of ARMin V
F Just, K Baur, V Klamroth-Marganska, R Riener, G Rauter
BANCOM 2016 Program and Abstracts, 52-52

2016 Motor inertia compensation of the ARMin rehabilitation robot
F Just, K Baur, V Klamroth-Marganska, R Riener, G Rauter
AUTOMED 2016: Workshop Wismar, 22.-23. September 2016/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik im VDE

2015 Haptic error fields for robotic training
ME Fisher, FC Huang, V Klamroth-Marganska, R Riener, JL Patton
World Haptics Conference (WHC), 2015 IEEE, 434-439

2015 Real-time closed-loop control of human heart rate and blood pressure.
AS Tafreshi, V Klamroth-Marganska, S Nussbaumer, R Riener
IEEE Trans. Biomed. Engineering 62 (5), 1434-1442

2015 Expanding Upper-Arm Stroke Rehabilitation with ARMin to Arbitrarily Complex Tasks
F Just, A Waeber, N Gerig, K Baur, V Klamroth-Marganska, P Wolf, R Riener, G Rauter
Rehab Week Valencia, International Neurorehabilitation Symposium

2014 Influence of single centers in a multicenter trial on robot-assisted therapy?
V Klamroth-Marganska, R Riener
Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (2014 5th IEEE RAS & EMBS

2014 Strength and motor function after arm training with an exoskeleton robot
V Klamroth-Marganska, G Rauter, R Riener
Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve–Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation

Contributions to books
2018 Stroke Rehabilitation: Therapy Robots and Assistive Devices
V. Klamroth-Marganska
Sex-Specific Analysis of Cardiovascular Function, 579-587

2018 Three-dimensional, task-oriented robot therapy
V Klamroth-Marganska
Rehabilitation Robotics, 193-204

2014 'Strength and Motor Function after Arm Training with an Exoskeleton Robot', in Replace, Repair, Restore, Relieve–Bridging Clinical and Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation
Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Georg Rauter, and Robert Riener
Engineering Solutions in Neurorehabilitation

2014 Three-Dimensional Multi-degree- of-Freedom Arm Therapy Robot (ARMin)
Tobias Nef, Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Urs Keller, and Robert Riener
Neurorehabilitation Technology