Prof. Dr. Benjamin Mayer


  • Leitung Biometrie am Zentrum für Klinische Studien (ZKS) Ulm
  • Biometrische Planung von Tierversuchen
  • Statistische Methodenberatung
  • Lehrbeauftragter


  • Humanmedizin (Q1 Medizinische Biometrie)
  • Master-Online Studiengang Advanced Oncology (Biometry)
  • Molekulare Medizin (Clinical Trials)
  • Statistik-Software-Kurse (u.a. im Rahmen des Deutsch-Afrikanischen DFG-Projektes „CESSARi" und des „Malawi-Germany Neurosurgery Project“)

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 04/2003 - 04/2008: Diplom Wirtschaftsmathematik, Universität Ulm
  • 05/2008 - 11/2008: Daimler AG, Research and Technology Ulm, Quality Analysis
  • seit 01/2009: Institut für Epidemiologie und Medizinische Biometrie, Universität Ulm
  • seit 08/2010: CenTrial GmbH, externer Dozent
  • 05/2011: Promotion
  • 11/2011: Zertifikat Hochschuldidaktik BW
  • seit 04/2012: Duale Hochschule BW Heidenheim, externer Dozent
  • 10/2015: Habilitation im Fach Medizinische Biometrie
  • 11/2018: apl. Prof., Universität Ulm
  • 03/2022: Zertifikat "Biometrie in der Medizin" (IBS-DR & GMDS)
  • 04/2024: Stellvertretender Institutsdirektor


221. Scharl S, Zamboglou C, Strouthos I, Farolfi A, Serani F, Körber SA, Debus J, Peeken JC, Vogel ME, Kroeze S, Guckenberger M, Krafcsik M, Hruby G, Emmett L, Schmidt-Hegemann NS, Trapp C, Spohn CKB, Henkenberens C, Mayer B, Shelan M, Aebersold DM, Thamm R, Wiegel T. European Association of Urology risk stratification predicts outcome in patients receiving PSMA-PET-planned salvage radiotherapy for biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2024, 194: 110215, doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2024.110215

220. Felbel D, Bozic F, Mayer B, Krohn-Grimberghe M, Paukovitsch M, Moerike J, Gonsa B, Imhof A, Buckert D, Rottbauer W, Markovic S, Stephan T. Drug-coated balloon: an effective alternative to stent-strategy in small vessel coronary artery disease - a meta-analysis. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine 2023, 10:1213992, doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2023.1213992

219. Gruebel N, Klemptner C, Mayer B, Runck F, Durner G, Wirtz CR, Pala A. Chronic subdural hematomas - a retrospective analysis of the internal architecture and evaluation of risk factors for recurrences after surgical therapy. Research Square Pre-print 2024, doi: 10.21203/

218. Durner G, Gerst A, Ulrich I, Mayer B, Wirtz CR, Koenig R, Antoniadis G, Pedro M, Pala A. Restoring musculocutaneous nerve function in 146 brachial plexus operations – a retrospective analysis. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2023, 228: 107677, doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2023.107677

217. Guggemos J, Fuller S, Skarratt K, Mayer B, Schneider ME. Novel loss-of-function (LOF)/gain-of-function (GOF) polymorphisms of the ATP sensitive P2X7 influence sepsis, septic shock, pneumonia, and survival. Frontiers in Immunology 2024, doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2024.1352789

216. Teumer Y, Miesbichler C, Katov L, Mayer B, Rottbauer W, Bothner C, Weinmann K. Comparison of the novel radiofrequency-balloon and the cryo-balloon in pulmonary vein isolation: a propensity score matched analysis. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2024, 13(4): 963, doi: 10.3390/jcm13040963

215. Muche R, Allgoewer A, Braisch U, Meule M, Mayer B. Konzeption und Entwicklung eines Flipped Classroom-basierten Online-Softwarekurses für Medizinstatistik. GMSMedInformBiomEpidemiol.2024;20:Doc08, doi: 10.3205/mibe000264

214. Schoen M, Lindenau C, Böckers A, Altrock CM, Krys L, Nosanova A, Lang N, Renz A, Kroschel J, Beil A, Pensel E, Grab C, Mayer B, Messerer DAC, Fassnacht U, Delling JP, Engelmann M, Horneffer A, Zernickel M, Debatin KM, Münch J, Kirchhoff F, Wirth T, Böckers TM. Longitudinal SARS-CoV-2 infection study at Ulm University: Test and hygiene concepts for classroom teaching during the pandemic in medical school. medRxiv 2024, doi: 10.1101/2021.05.04.21256382

213. Pfnür A, Petkov M, Sharon O, Mayer B, Wirtz CR, Knoll A, Pal’a A. Exploring complications following cranioplasty: A retrospective bicenter assessment of autologous, PMMA and CAD implants. Neurosurgical Review 2024, in press

212. Fichtl A, Tacheva V, Sturm N, Hamesch K, Wichmann D, Mayer B, Müller M, Wagner M, Seufferlein T, Walter BM. Green endoscopy: impact of power consumption within conventional endoscopy procedures of the digestive tract and options of power saving (power-on-study). Gut 2024, in press

211. Sosic-Vasic Z, Schaitz C, Mayer B, Maier A, Connemann B, Kroener J. Treating emotion dysregulation in patients with borderline personality disorder using imagery rescripting: A two-session randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2023, 173: 104454, doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2023.104454

210. Müller S, Kassubek J, Hold ST, Kasper DC, Mayer B, Müller K, Freischmidt A, Siebert R, Braak H, Ludolph AC, Del Tredici K. Morbus Fabry and Parkinson’s Disease - is there a genetic link? Movement Disorders 2023, doi: 10.1002/mds.29686

209. Bökeler U, Liener U, Vogeley N, Mayer B, Horsch C, Tröster F, Eschbach D, Ruchholtz S, Knauf T. Value of proximal femur geometry in predicting occult hip fracture. Medicina 2023, 59, 1987, doi: 10.3390/medicina59111987

208. Kroener J, Hack L, Mayer B, Sosic-Vasic Z. Imagery rescripting as a short intervention for symptoms associated with mental images in clinical disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Psychiatric Research 2023, doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2023.09.010

207. Schick B, Mayer B, Hensel C, Schmid S, Jungwirth B, Barth E, Muth CM, Katzenschlager S, Schoenfeldt-Leucona C. Medical experience as an influencing parameter in emergency medical care for psychiatric emergencies: retrospective analysis of a multicenter survey. BMC Emergency Medicine 2023, 23(1):112, doi: 10.1186/s12873-023-00883-x

206. Hentschel V, Horsch C, Mayer B, Thies A, Qian W, Kroschel J, Seufferlein T, Perkhofer L, Müller M. A systematic evaluation of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine-induced humoral immune response in a population of health care workers. Vaccines 2023, 11, 1467, doi: 10.3390/vaccines11091467

205. Beger HG, Mayer B, Poch B. Duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection for benign and premalignant tumors - a systematic review and meta-analysis of surgery-associated morbidity. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2023, doi: 10.1007/s11605-023-05789-4

204. Scharl S, Zamboglou C, Strouthos I, Sahlmann J, Farolfi A, Serani F, Lanzafame H, Medici F, Cavallini L, Morganti AG, Trapp C, Koerberk SA, Peekenm JC, Vogel M MME, Schiller K, Combs SE, Eiber M, Vrachimis A, Ferentinos K, Spohn SKB, Kirste S, Gratzke C, Ruf J, Grosu AL, Ceci F, Fendler WP, Bartenstein P, Kroeze S, Guckenberger M, Krafcsik M, Fanti S, Hruby G, Emmett L, Belka C, Stief C, Schmidt-Hegemann NS, Henkenberens C, Mayer B, Thamm R, Wiegel T. Salvage radiotherapy is effective in patients with PSMA-PET-negative biochemical recurrence- results of a retrospective study. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2023, 184: 109678, doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2023.109678

203. Lechner R, Schmid A, Hanke K, Mayer B, Hossfeld B, Kulla M. Hemostatics in patients with inhibited coagulation (HEMPIC) - an viscoelastic in-vitro study. Transfusion 2023, doi: 10.1111/trf.17333

202. Treff G, Treff F, Sareban M, Schiefer LM, Schäfer L, Niebauer J, Steinacker JM, Swenson ER, Swenson K, Mayer B, Berger MM. Performance and reliability of two frequently used point-of-care blood gas analyzers at 423 and 4,559 meters. Clinical Biochemistry 2023, 116: 38-41, doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2023.03.007

201. Dorst J, Weydt P, Brenner D, Witzel S, Kandler K, Huss A, Herrmann C, Wiesenfarth M, Knehr A, Günther K, Müller K, Weishaupt JH, Prudlo J, Forsberg K, Andersen PM, Rosenbohm A, Schuster J, Roselli F, Dupuis L, Mayer B, Tumani H, Kassubek J, Ludolph AC. Metabolic alternations precede neurofilament changes in presymptomatic ALS gene carriers. EBioMedicine 2023, 90: 104521, doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2023.104521

200. Felbel D, Paukovitsch M, Förg R, Stephan T, Mayer B, Rottbauer W, Markovic S, Schneider L. Comparison of MitraClip and surgical mitral valve repair in patients with functional mitral regurgitation using a meta-analytic approach. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, section Heart Valve Disease 2022, 9: 1063070, doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2022.1063070

199. Enders C, Lang GE, Mayer B, Wolf A, Werner JU. Morphometric analyses in patients treated with subthreshold laser photocoagulation for central serous chorioretinopathy. BMC Ophthalmology 2022, 22(1): 504, doi: 10.1186/s12886-022-02732-0

198. Felbel D, d’Almeida S, Rattka M, Andress S, Reischmann K, Mayer B, Imhof A, Buckert D, Rottbauer W, Markovic S, Stephan T. Deferral of non-emergency cardiovascular interventions triggers increased cardiac emergency admissions - analysis of the COVID-19 related lockdown. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022, 19: 16579, doi: 0.3390/ijerph192416579

197. Dan N, Garg K, Mayer B, Schick B, Barth E, Bracht H, Schneider EM. Monocyte subtype expression patterns in septic patients with diabetes are distinct from patterns observed in obese patients. Frontiers in Medicine, section Intensive Care Medicine and Anesthesiology 2022, 9: 1026298, doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.1026298

196. Kalbitz M, Fischer A, Weber B, Mayer B, Lackner I, Pressmar J. Diaphyseal femur fractures in children and adolescents – opportunities and limitations of ESIN technique. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022, 11: 7345, doi: 10.3390/jcm11247345

195. Assadi M, Manafi-Farid R, Keshavarz A, Jafai E, Divband GA, Moradi MM, Adinehpour Z, Samimi R, Dadgar H, Mayer B, Schmidt-Straßburger U, Prasad V. Predictive and prognostic potential of pre-treatment 68Ga-PSMA PET tumor heterogeneity index in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Frontiers in Oncology 2022, 12: 1066926, doi: 10.3389/fonc.2022.1066926

194. Jacobsen EM, Fabricius D, Class M, Topfstedt F, Lorenzetti R, Janowska I, Schmidt F, Staniek J, Zernickel M, Stamminger T, Dietz A, Zellmer A, Hecht M, Rauch P, Blum C, Ludwig C, Jahrsdörfer B, Schrezenmeier H, Heeg M, Mayer B, Seidel A, Groß R, Münch J, Bode SFN, Strauss G, Renk H, Elling R, Stich M, Voll RE, Tönshof B, Franz A, Henneke P, Debatin KM, Rizzi M, Janda A. High antibody and reduced cellular response in children up to one year after SARS-CoV-2 infection. Nature Communications 2022, 13: 7315, doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-35055-1

193. Schmidberger J, Uhlenbruck J, Schlingeloff P, Maksimov P, Conraths FJ, Mayer B, Kratzer W. Characteristics of dog ownership as a potential risk factor for human alveolar echinococcosis: a case-control study. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2022, 28(8): 1597-1605, doi: 10.3201/eid2808.212514

192. Koerper S, Gruener B, Zickler D, Wiesmann T, Wuchter P, Blasczyk R, Zacharowski K, Spieth P, Tonn T, Rosenberger P, Paul G, Pilch J, Schwaeble J, Bakchoul T, Thiele T, Kalbhenn J, Dollinger M, Krebs J, Bentz M, Corman VM, Kilalic D, Schmidtke-Schrezenmeier G, Ernst L, Wulf H, Ulrich A, Weiss M, Kruse JM, Klueter H, Jahrsdoerfer B, Lofti R, Rojewski M, Appl T, Mayer B, Schnecko P, Seifried E, Schrezenmeier H for the CAPSID clinical trial group. Long-term outcome after COVID-19 convalescent plasma treatment in patients with severe COVID-19: One year follow up of the randomized clinical trial CAPSID. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2022, 132(24):e163657, doi: 10.1172/JCI163657

191. Mayer B, Tuckermann J, Muche R. Could a phase model help to improve translational animal research?. Animal Models and Experimental Medicine 2022, 00: 1-7, doi: 10.1002/ame2.12284

190. Schick B, Mayer B, Olbrich S, Jungwirth B, Barth E, Eble M, Sponholz C, Hossfeld B, Muth CM, Schoenfeldt-Leucona C. Emergency medical care of patients with psychiatric disorders: challenges and opportunities. Results of a multicenter survey. BMC Emergency Medicine 2022, 22(1): 173, doi: 10.1186/s12873-022-00722-5

189. Schick B, Mayer B, Wagner D, Walter S, Gruss S, Barth E. Potenzieller Einfluss der Reizschwellenhöhe des nozizeptiven Flexorenreflex (NFRT) auf die Mortalitäts- und Delirinzidenz beim kritisch kranken Patienten: eine retrospektive Kohortenanalyse. Die Anästhesiologie, 71: 921–929, doi: 10.1007/s00101-022-01206-8

188. Huss A, Abdelhak A, Mayer B, Tumani H, Mueller HP, Kassubek J, Otto M, Ludolph AC, Yilmazer-Hanke D, Neugebauer H. Association of serum GFAP with functional and neurocognitive outcome in sporadic small vessel disease. Biomedicines 2022, 10(8): 1869, doi: 10.3390/biomedicines10081869

187. Lupu L, Horst K, Greven J, Mert U, Ludviksen JAK, Pettersen K, Lau C, Palmer A, Qin K, Zhang X, van Griensven M, Mayer B, Huber-Lang M, Hildebrand F, Mollnes TE. Simultaneous C5 and CD14 inhibition limits inflammation and organ dysfunction in pig polytrauma. Frontiers in Immunology 2022, 13:952267, doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.952267

186. Harms M, von Malitz P, Mayer B, Deniz M, Mueller J, Münch J. Utilization of aminoguanidine prevents cytotoxic effects of semen. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022, 23(15): 8563, doi: 10.3390/ijms23158563

185. Hoenicka M, Stahl L, Datzmann T, Mayer B, Omaj Q, Liebold A, Traeger K. Effect of the analgesic metamizole (dipyrone) on volume balance and vasopressor use in cardiac surgery patients. Minerva Anestesiologica 2022, 88(12): 1073-1074, doi: 10.23736/S0375-9393.22.16722-2.

184. Beth-Tasdogan NH, Mayer B, Hussein H, Zolk O. Interventions for managing medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2022, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD012432. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012432.pub3

183. Grimsmann JM, Tittel SR, Bramlage P, Mayer B, Fritsche A, Seufert J, Laimer M, Zimny S, Schmid SM, Hummel M, Holl RW. Disease heterogeneity of adult diabetes patients based on routine clinical parameters at diagnosis: results from the German/Austrian DPV registry. Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism 2022, doi: 10.1111/dom.14812

182. Seidel A, Zanoni M, Gross R, Krnavek D, Erdemci-Evin S, Albers D, Conzelmann C, von Maltitz P, Weil T, Mayer B, Hoffmann M, Poehlmann S, Beil A, Kroschel J, Kirchhoff F, Muench J, Mueller JA. BNT162b2 booster after heterologous prime-boost vaccination induces potent neutralizing antibodies and T cell reactivity against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1 in young adults. Frontiers in Immunology 2022, doi. 10.3389/fimmu.2022.882918

181. Bode SFN, Haendly M, Fabricius D, Mayer B, Zernickel M, Elling R, Renk H, Stich M, Jacobsen EM, Debatin KM, Janda A. Pulmonary function and persistent clinical symptoms in children and their parents 12 months after mild SARS-CoV-2 infection. Frontiers in Pediatrics, Section on pediatric pulmonology 2022, 10:894331, doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.894331

180. Sturm N, Leukert J, Perkhofer L, Hann A, Wagner M, Mayer B, Seufferlein T, Mayerle J, Schulz C, Meining A, Kraft E, Walter BM. The impact of endoscopic activity on musculoskeletal disorders of high volume endoscopists in Germany. Scientific Reports 2022, 12: 8538, doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-12400-4

179. Berger MM, Sareban M, Schiefer LM, Swenson KE, Treff F, Schaefer L, Schmidt P, Schimke MM, Paar M, Niebauer J, Cogo A, Kriemler S, Schwery S, Pickerodt PA, Mayer B, Baertsch P, Swenson ER. Effects of acetazolamide on pulmonary artery pressure and high altitude pulmonary edema prevention after rapid active ascent to 4,559m. Journal of Applied Physiology 2022 Jun 1;132(6):1361-1369. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00806.2021

178. Perkhofer L, Naegele J, Kroschel J, Mayer B, Mueller M, Seufferlein T. Akute Impfreaktion nach Covid-19 Vakzinierung und Höhe der Antikörperspiegel im längerfristigen Verlauf. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 2022, 119(27-28): 484-485

177. Lukas A, Bienas M, Mayer B, Radbruch L, Gnass I. Responsive behaviors and pain management in hospital dementia care: a before and after comparison of the “Serial Trial Intervention”. Frontiers in Pain Research, section Geriatric Pain 2022, 3: 810804, doi: 10.3389/fpain.2022.810804

176. Zaczkiewicz M, Kostenzer K, Graf M, Mayer B, Zimmermann O, Torzewski J. Cardiac glycosides lower C-reactive protein plasma levels in patients with decompensated heart failure – results from the single-center C-reactive protein-Digoxin observational study (C-DOS). Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022, 11: 1762, doi: 10.3390/jcm11071762

175. Schwab AL, Mayer B, Bassler D, Hummler HD, Fuchs HW, Bryant MB. Cerebral oxygenation in preterm infants developing cerebral lesions. Frontiers in Pediatrics, section Neonatology 2022, 10: 809248, doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.809248

174. Mayer B, Kuemmel A, Meule M, Muche R. Introduction to medical statistics software using the flipped classroom approach: a pilot study. Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education 2022, doi: 10.1080/26939169.2022.2039085

173. Kapapa T, Koenig R, Mayer B, Braun M, Schmitz B, Mueller S, Schick J, Wirtz CR, Pal’a A. Adverse events and complications in continuous intra-atrial nimodipine infusion therapy after aneurysmatic subarachnoid haemorrhage. Frontiers in Neurology 2022, 12:812898, doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.812898

172. Pala A, Rush J, Kapapa T, Wirtz CR, Mayer B, Micah-Bonongwe A, Gladstone M, Kamalo P. Assessing neurodevelopmental outcome in children with hydrocephalus in Malawi: a pilot study. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2022, 212: 107091, doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2021.107091

171. Treff G, Mentz L, Mayer B, Winkert K, Engleder T, Steinacker JM. Initial Evaluation of the Concept-2 Rowing Ergometer’s Accuracy Using a Motorized Test Rig. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, section Exercise Physiology 2021, 3:801617. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.801617

170. Beger HG, Mayer B, Yang Y, Poch B. Duodenum‐preserving pancreatic head resection for benign tumors, cystic neoplasms and neuroendocrine adenomas‐an overview. Chinese Journal of Surgery 2021, 59(7): 608-617

169. Gross R, Zanoni M, Seidel A, Conzelmann C, Gilg A, Erdemci-Evin S, Mayer B, Beil A, Kroschel J, Jahrsdoerfer B, Schrezenmeier H, Kirchhoff F, Muench J, Mueller JA. Heterologous ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 and BNT162b2 prime-boost vaccination elicits potent neutralizing antibody responses and T cell reactivity against prevalent SARS-CoV-2 variants. EBioMedicine 2021, 75: 103761, doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2021.103761

168. Paľa A, Etzrodt-Walter G, Mayer B, Coburger J, Wirtz CR, Hlaváč M. Characteristisation of intraoperative tumor remnants after iMRI assisted microscopic and endoscopic transsphenoidal resection of less invasive pituitary adenomas. Neurosurgical Review 2021, 45(2): 1701-1708, doi: 10.1007/s10143-021-01705-z

167. Schick B, Barth E, Mayer B, Weber CL, Hagemeyer T, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C. A prospective, observational, single-center cohort study with an independent control group matched for age and sex aimed at investigating the significance of ChoLinergic Activity in patients with ScHizophrenia: study protocol of the CLASH-study. BMJ Open 2021, 11(12):e050501, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050501

166. Zujalovic B, Mayer B, Walter S, Gruss S, Stitz R, Stitz P, Barth E. Measurement of the nociceptive flexion reflex in critically ill patients - a randomized observational pilot study. BMC Anaesthesiology 2021, 21(1): 270, doi: 10.1186/s12871-021-01490-8.

165. Watanabe E, Takasu O, Teratake Y, Sakamoto T, Ikeda T, Kotani J, Kitamura N, Omori M, Teratani A, Honda G, Hatano M, Mayer B, Schneider M, Oda S. A thrombomodulin promoter gene polymorphism, rs2239562, influences both susceptibility to and outcome of sepsis. Frontiers in Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesiology 2021, 8: 762198, doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.762198

164. Abu-Rumeileh S, Mayer B, Still, V, Tumani H, Otto M, Senel M. Varicella zoster-induced neurological diseases after COVID-19 vaccination: a retrospective monocentric study. Journal of Neurology 2022, 269(4): 1751-1757, doi: 10.1007/s00415-021-10849-3

163. Schmidt-Hegemann NS, Zamboglou C, Bartkowiak D, Thamm R, Eze C, Kirste S, Spohn S, Li M, Stief C, Bolenz C, Schultze-Seemann W, Bartenstein P, Meyer PT, Prasad V, Ganswindt U, Grosu AL, Belka C, Bottke D, Mayer B, Wiegel T. A multi-institutional analysis of prostate cancer patients with or without PSMA PET/CT prior to salvage radiotherapy. Frontiers in Oncology, section Cancer Imaging and Image-directed Interventions 2021, 11:723536. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2021.723536

162. Vounotrypidis E, Freissinger S, Cereda M, Monteduro D, Kortüm K, Priglinger S, Mayer B, Wolf A. Intravitreal injection associated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: outcomes of a European analysis. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2021, doi: 0.1007/s00417-021-05261-6

161. Koerper S, Weiss M, Zickler D, Wiesmann T, Zacharowski K, Corman VM, Gruener B, Ernst L, Spieth P, Lepper P, Bentz M, Zinn S, Paul G, Kalbhenn J, Dollinger M, Rosenberger P, Kirschning T, Thiele T, Appl T, Mayer B, Schmidt M, Drosten C, Wulf H, Kruse JM, Jungwirth B, Seifried E, Schrezenmeier H, for the CAPSID trial group. Results of the CAPSID randomized trial for high-dose convalescent plasma in severe COVID-19 patients. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2021 Oct 15;131(20):e152264. doi: 10.1172/JCI152264

160. Enders C, Lang GE, Mayer B, Werner JU. Central serous chorioretinopathy: Morphological and functional outcome after subthreshold thermal laser coagulation with a frequency-doubled Nd:YAG continuous wave laser. Ophthamologica 2022, 245: 59–68, doi: 10.1159/000519234

159. Zolk O, von dem Knesebeck A, Graf N, Simon T, Hero B, Abdul-Khaliq H, Abd El Rahman M, Spix C, Mayer B, Elsner S, Gebauer J, Langer T. Cardiovascular health status and genetic risk in survivors of childhood neuroblastoma and nephroblastoma treated with doxorubicin: protocol of the pharmacogenetic part of the LESS-Anthra cross-sectional cohort study. JMIR Research Protocols 2022, 11(2): e27898, doi: 10.2196/27898

158. Treff G, Leppich R, Winkert K, Steinacker JM, Mayer B, Sperlich R. Integrating off-training and training activity alters training volume and load analysis in elite rowers. Scientific Reports 2021, 11: 17218, doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-96569-0

157. Halbgebauer S, Steinacker P, Verde F, Weishaupt JH, Oeckl P, von Arnim CAF, Dorst J, Feneberg E, Mayer B, Rosenbohm A, Silani V, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Comparison of CSF and serum neurofilament light and heavy chain as differential diagnostic biomarkers for ALS. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2021, doi:10.1136/jnnp-2021-327129

156. Schoen M, Nosanova A, Jacob C, Kraus J, Kestler H, Mayer B, Feldengut S, Amunts K, Del Tredici K, Boeckers TM, Braak H. A comparative study of pre-alpha islands in the entorhinal cortex from selected primates and in lissencephaly. Journal of Comparative Neurology 2021, doi: 10.1002/cne.25233

155. Sokkar P, Harms M, Stuerzel C, Gilg A, Kizilsavas G, Raasholm M, Preising N, Wagner M, Staendker L, Weidinger G, Mayer B, Muench J, Sanchez-Garcia E. Computational modelling and experimental validation of the EPI-1 X4/CXCR4 complex allows rational design of small peptide 2 antagonists. Communications Biology 2021, 4: 1113, doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-02638-5

154. Sturm N, Perkhofer L, Schulte L, Mayer B, Seufferlein T, Wagner M, Walter BM. Improved team communication in endoscopic procedures by digital enhanced telecommunication during COVID-19 pandemic. Endoscopy International Open 2021, 10(1): E3-E8, doi: 10.1055/a-1555-3244

153. Halatsch M-E, Kast RE, Karpel-Massler G, Mayer B, Zolk O, Schmitz B, Scheuerle A, Maier L, Bullinger L, Mayer-Steinacker R, Schmidt C, Zeiler K, Elshaer Z, Panther P, Schmelzle B, Hallmen A, Dwucet A, Siegelin MD, Westhoff A, Beckers K, Bouche G, Heiland T. A phase Ib/IIa trial of 9 repurposed drugs combined with temozolomide for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma: CUSP9v3. Neuro-Oncology Advances 2021, 3(1): 1-11, doi: 10.1093/noajnl/vdab075

152. Zengerling F Jakob JJ, Schmidt S, Meerpohl JJ, Bluemle A, Schmucker C, Mayer B, Kunath F. Degarelix for treating advanced hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2021, doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012548.pub2

151. Hahn J, Barth I, Wigand MC, Mayer B, Hoffmann TK, Greve J. The surgical treatment of peritonsillar abscess – a retrospective analysis in 584 patients. The Laryngoscope 2021, 131(12): 2706-2712, doi: 10.1002/lary.29677

150. Muehler C, Mayer B, Bernabei R, Onder G, Lukas A. Gender differences in BPSD presentation regarding nursing home residents with cognitive impairment suffering from pain. Results of the Services and Health for Elderly in Long TERm Care (SHELTER) Study. JAMDA 2021 Jul;22(7):1442-1448. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2021.03.030

149. Backhus J, Neumann C, Perkhofer L, Mayer B, Seufferlein T, Müller M, Kleger A. A follow-up study of a European IgG4-related disease cohort treated with rituximab. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2021, 10: 1329, doi: 10.3390/jcm10061329

148. Wettstein L, Conzelmann C, Müller JA, Weil T, Groß R, Hirschenberger M, Seidel A, Klute S, Zech F, Prelli Bozzo C, Preising N, Fois G, Lochbaum R, Knaff P, Mailänder V, Ständker L, r Thal DR, Schumann C, Stenger S, Kleger A, Mayer B, Lochnit G, Sparrer K, Kirchhoff F, Frick M, Münch J. Alpha-1 antitrypsin inhibits SARS-CoV-2 infection. Nature Communications 2021, 12: 1726, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-21972-0

147. Lombardi J, Mayer B, Semler E, Anderl-Straub S, Uttner I, Kassubek J, Diehl-Schmid J, Danek A, Levin J, Fassbender K, Fliessbach K, Huppertz HJ, Jahn H, Volk A, Kornhuber J, Landwehrmeyer B, Lauer M, Prudlo J, Schneider A, Wiltfang J, Schroeter ML, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Quantifying disease progression in primary progressive aphasia with longitudinal structural neuroimaging. Alzheimer’s and Dementia 2021, 1-15, doi: 10.1002/alz.12323

146. Foschi M, D´Anna L, Abdelhak A, Tumani H, Mayer B, Otto M, Abu-Rumeileh S. Reply to: Epidemiological and cohort study finds no association between COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Brain 2021, letter to the editor, doi: 10.1093/brain/awab069

145. Beger HG, Mayer B, Vasilescu C, Poch B. Long-term metabolic morbidity and steatohepatosis following standard pancreatic resections and parenchyma-sparing extirpations for benign tumor – systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Surgery 2021, doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004757

144. Steinacker P, Feneberg E, Halbgebauer S, Witzel S, Verde F, Oeckl P, Barro C, Van Damme P, Gray E, Grosskreutz J, Jardel C, Kuhle J, Lamari F, del Mar Amador M, Mayer B, Morelli C, Petri S, Poesen K, Raaphorst J, Salachas F, Silani V, Stubendorff B, Tuner MR, Verbeek MM, Weishaupt JH, Weydt P, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Chitotriosidase as biomarker for incipient amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - A multicenter study. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration 2021 May;22(3-4):276-286. doi: 10.1080/21678421.2020.1861023

143. Speidel A, Woelfle L, Mayer B, Posovszky C. Increase of foreign body and harmful substance ingestion and associated complications in children: a retrospective study of 1199 cases from 2005 to 2017. BMC Pediatrics 2020, 20: 560, doi: 10.1186/s12887-020-02444-8

142. Seitel T, Cagol L, Prelog M, Frivolt K, Krahl A, Trenkel S, Speth F, Mayer B, Koletzko S, Debatin KM, Mertens T, Posovszky C. Varicella-zoster-virus vaccination of immunosuppressed children with inflammatory bowel disease or autoimmune hepatitis: a prospective observational study. Vaccine 2020, 38(5): 8024-8031, doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.10.028

141. Senel M, Rapp D, Mayer B, Jesse S, Süssmuth S, Otto M, Lewerenz J, Tumani H. Tick-borne encephalitis: Differences in CSF cytology and the pattern of intrathecal humoral immune response compared to other viral CNS infections. Cells 2020, 9: 2169, doi: 10.3390/cells9102169

140. Harms M, Gilg A, Ständker L, Beer AJ, Mayer B, Rasche V, Gruber CW, Münch J. Microtiter plate-based antibody-competition assay to determine binding affinities and plasma/blood stability of CXCR4 ligands. Scientific Reports 2020, 10: 16036, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-73012-4

139. Huss A, Senel M, Abdelhak A, Mayer B, Kassubek J, Ludolph AC, Otto M, Tumani H. Longitudinal serum neurofilament levels of multiple sclerosis patients before and after treatment with first-line immunomodulatory therapies. Biomedicines 2020, 8, 312; doi: 10.3390/biomedicines8090312

138. Langer T, Clemens E, Broer L, Uitterlinden AG, de Vries ACH, van Grotel M, Pluijm SFM, Binder H, Mayer B, von dem Knesebeck A, Byrne J, van Dulmen-den Broeder E, Crocco M, Grabow D, Kaatsch P, Kaiser M, Kenborg L, Winther JF, Rechnitzer C, Hasle H Kepak T, van der Kooi ALF, Kremer LC, Kruseova J, Kuehni CE, van der Pal H, Parfitt R, Deuster D, Matulat P, Spix C, Tillmanns A, Tissing WJE, am Zehnhoff-Dinnesen A, van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, Zolk O, on behalf of the PanCareLIFE consortium. Association of candidate pharmacogenetic markers with platinum-induced ototoxicity: PanCareLIFE dataset. Data in Brief 2020, 32: 106227

137. Mayer B, Tadler S, Rothenbacher D, Seeger J, Woehrle J. A hierarchical algorithm for multicentric matched cohort study designs. Current Medical Research and Opinion 2020, 36(11): 1889-1896, doi: 10.1080/03007995.2020.1808453

136. Bruno C, Sieverding K, Freischmidt A, Satoh T, Walther P, Mayer B, Ludolph AC, Akira S, Yilmazer-Hanke D, Danzer KM, Lobsinger CS, Brenner D, Weishaupt JH. Haploinsufficiency of TBK1 prepones age-associated neuroinflammatory changes without causing motor neuron degeneration in aged mice. Brain Communications 2020, 2 (2): fcaa133, doi: 10.1093/braincomms/fcaa133

135. Langer T, Clemens E, Broer L, Uitterlinden AG, de Vries ACH, van Grotel M, Pluijm SFM, Binder H, Mayer B, von dem Knesebeck A, Byrne J, van Dulmen-den Broeder E, Crocco M, Grabow D, Kaatsch P, Kaiser M, Kenborg L, Winther JF, Rechnitzer C, Hasle H Kepak T, van der Kooi ALF, Kremer LC, Kruseova J, Kuehni CE, van der Pal H, Parfitt R, Deuster D, Matulat P, Spix C, Tillmanns A, Tissing WJE, am Zehnhoff-Dinnesen A, van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, Zolk O, on behalf of the PanCareLIFE consortium. Usefulness of current candidate genetic markers to identify childhood cancer patients at risk for platinum-induced ototoxicity: results of the European PanCareLIFE cohort study. European Journal of Cancer 2020, 138: 212-224, doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2020.07.019

134. Perkhofer L, Strobel A, Gagiannis D, Seufferlein T, Schmid K, Mayer B, Kleger A, Müller M. Transcutaneous Carbone Dioxide Monitoring as a valid complementary method in acute respiratory failure. European Respiratory Journal 2020, doi: 10.1183/13993003.02137-2020

133. Zujalovic B, Mayer B, Hafner S, Balling F, Barth E. Significance of AChE activity in intensive care patients with suspected septic encephalopathy: a prospective, single-center study. BMC Anesthesiology 2020, 20: 287, doi: 10.1186/s12871-020-01204-6

132. Abdelhak A, Huss A, Brueck A, Siebert U, Mayer B, Mueller HP, Tumani H, Otto M, Althaus K, Ludolph AC, Kassubek J, Pinkhardt E, Neugebauer H. Optical coherence tomography-based assessment of retinal vascular pathology in cerebral small vessel disease. Neurological Research and Practice 2020, 2: 13, doi: 0.1186/s42466-020-00062-4

131. Walter B, Frank RM, Ludwig L, Dikopoulos N, Mayr M, Neu B, Hann A, Meier B, Mayer B, Caca K, Seufferlein T, Meining A. Smartphone application to reinforce education increases high-quality preparation for colorectal cancer screening colonoscopies in a randomized trial. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2021 19(2):331-338.e5, doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.03.051

130. Hlavac M, Knoll A, Mayer B, Etzrodt-Walter G, Coburger J, Wirtz CR, Pala A. JUNE - 10 years’ experience with intraoperative MRI-assisted transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. Neurosurgical Focus 2020, 48 (6):e14

129. Moran GS, Kalha J Mueller-Stierlin A, Kilian R, Krumm S, Slade M, Charles A, Mahlke C, Nixdorf R, Basangwa D, Nakku J, Mpango R, Ryan G, Shamba D, Ramesh M, Ngakongwa F, Grayzman A, Pathare S, Mayer B, Puschner B. Peer support for people with severe mental illness versus usual care: study protocol for a pragmatic multicenter randomised controlled trial (UPSIDES-RCT). Trials 2020, 21: 371, doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-4177-7

128. Lutz AK, Pfaender S, Foehr KJ, Cammerer J, Zoller M, Higelin J, Ioannidis V, Ottonelli I, Giona F, Stetter M, Stoecker N, Alami NO, Schoen M, Orth M, Liebau S, Barbi G, Grabrucker AM, Delorme R, Mayer B, Jesse S, Roselli F, Ludolph AC, Bourgeron T, Verpelli C, Demestre M, Boeckers TM. Autism-associated SHANK3 mutations impair maturation of neuro-muscular junctions and striated muscles. Science Translational Medicine 2020, 12: eaaz3267

127. Beger HG, Mayer B, Poch B. Resection of the duodenum causes long-term endocrine and exocrine dysfunctions after Whipple procedure for benign tumors - results of a systematic review and meta-analysis. HPB 2020, 22(6): 809-820, doi: 10.1016/j.hpb.2019.12.016

126. Cagol L, Seitel T, Ehrenberg S, Frivolt K, Krahl A, Lainka E, Gerner P, Ney D, Vermehren J, Radke M, Trenkel F, Mayer B, Koletzko S, Debatin KM, Mertens T, Posovszky C. Vaccination rate and immunity of children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease or autoimmune hepatitis in Germany. Vaccine 2020, 38: 1810-1817, doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.12.024

125. Zuegel M, Treff G, Steinacker J, Mayer B, Winkert K, Schumann U. Increased hepcidin levels during a period of high training load do not alter iron status in male elite junior rowers. Frontiers in Physiology, Exercise Physiology 2020, 10: 1577, doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.01577

124. Pfaue A, Schuler PJ, Mayer B, Hoffmann TK, Greve J, Hahn J. Clinical features of angioedema induced by renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition: a retrospective analysis of 84 patients. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives 2019, 9(6): 453–459, doi: 10.1080/20009666.2019.1698259

123. Mayer B, Guenther S. Common determinants of absence from work in employees and workers: a retrospective analysis of personal and economical aspects. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2020, 62(2): e22-e26, doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001785

122. Grab-Kroll C, Schneider A, Keis O, Mayer B, Wirth T, Barth T, Oechsner W, Huber-Lang M. Welche Beiträge können strukturierte Promotionsprogramme zur Qualitätssicherung medizinischer Promotionen und wissenschaftlichen Karriereförderung/Nachwuchsförderung leisten? Eine Evaluation am Beispiel der Programminitiative „Experimentelle Medizin“ der Universität Ulm. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen 2019, 147: 110-119, doi: 10.1016/j.zefq.2019.10.001

121. Kiechle M, von Einem B, Hoefs L, Voehringer P, Grozdanov V, Markx D, Parlato R, Wiesner D, Mayer B, Sakk O, Baumann B, Lukassen S, Liss B, Ekici A, Ludolph AC, Walther P, Ferger B, McLean PJ, Falkenburger B, Weishaupt JH, Danzer KM. In vivo protein complementation demonstrates direct detection of presynaptic α-synuclein oligomerization and age-dependent accumulation of 8-16mer oligomer species. Cell Reports 2019, 29: 2862-2874, doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.10.089

120. Beger HG, Mayer B, Poch B. Die duodenumerhaltende Pankreaskopfresektion - Eine lokale parenchymsparende Therapie benigner und prämaligner Tumoren des Pankreaskopfes. Der Chirurg 2019, 90: 736–743, doi: 10.1007/s00104-019-0942-0

119. Scherer M, Pal’a A, Roder C, Senft C, Gessler F, Unterberg A, Mayer B, Jungk C, Synowitz M, Ahmeti H, Tatagiba MS, Wirtz R, Coburger J. Surgery for diffuse WHO grade II gliomas: volumetric analysis of a multicenter retrospective cohort from the German study group for intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging. Neurosurgery 2019, doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz397

118. Meßner EM, Sariyska R, Montag C, Mayer B, Serian A, Kannen C, Baumeister H. Insights - Zukünftige Anwendungsmöglichkeiten von passivem Smartphonetracking im therapeutischen Kontext. Verhaltenstherapie 2019, 29:155–165, doi: 10.1159/000501735

117. Smith N, Rodero MP, Bekaddour N, Bondet V, Bader-Meunier B, Quartier P, Bodemer C, Crow Y, Baudouin V, Mayer B, Dieudonné Y, Kirchhoff F, Charbit B, Jahrsdörfer B, Richard Y, Leboulanger N, Korganow AS, Münch J, Nisole S, Duffy D, Herbeuval JP. Control of TLR7-mediated type I IFN signaling in pDCs through CXCR4 engagement – a new target for Lupus treatment. Science Advances 2019, 5(7): eaav9019, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav9019

116. Iaconisi J, Hasselblatt F, Mayer B, Böckers TM, Böckers A. Effects of an educational film about body donors on students´ empathy and anxiety levels in gross anatomy. Anatomical Science Education 2019, 12(4):386-398, doi: 10.1002/ase.1880

115. Mayer B, Muche R. Reply to Jenny, Keller, and Gigerenzer: “Assessing minimal medical statistical literacy using the Quick Risk Test: a prospective observational study in Germany“, BMJ Open 2018, 8: e020847. BMJ Open 2019, see

114. Hossfeld B, Mahler O, Mayer B, Kulla M, Helm M. Necessity to depict variable neck anatomy for training of cricothyroidotomy – a pilot study evaluating a new hybrid training model. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 2019, doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000993

113. Bienas M, Gnass I, Mayer B, Radbruch L, Lukas A. Herausfordernde Verhaltensweisen und Schmerz bei Demenz - Erfahrungen von Pflegenden in einem Akutkrankenhaus. Der Schmerz 2019, 3, doi: 10.1007/s00482-019-0360-8

112. Hahn J, Hoess A, Schuler P, Hoffmann TK, Mayer B, Greve J. Survey on hereditary angioedema in a German cohort. Journal of Dermatology Research and Skin Care 2018, 2(1): 6-11

111. Paľa A, Schick J, Klein M, Mayer B, Schmitz B, Wirtz CR, König R, Kapapa T. The Influence of nimodipine and vasopressors on outcome in patients after spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery 2019, 8:1-9, doi: 10.3171/2018.11.JNS182891

110. Brenner D, Sieverding K, Bruno C, Lüningschrör P, Buck E, Mungwa S, Fischer L, Brockmann S, Ulmer J, Bliederhäuser C, Philibert CE, Satoh T, Akira S, Danzer K, Boillée S, Mayer B, Sendtner M, Ludolph AC, Danzer K, Lobsiger CS, Freischmidt A, Weishaupt JH. Heterozygous Tbk1 loss has opposing effects in early and late stages of ALS in mice. The Journal of Experimental Medicine 2019, 216(2):267-278, doi: 10.1084/jem.20180729

109. Dreyhaupt J, Mayer B, Kaluscha R, Muche R. Cluster-randomisierte Studien in der Rehabilitationsforschung: Grundlagen und methodische Aspekte. Die Rehabilitation 2019, doi: 10.1055/a-0801-5697

108. Lukas A, Hagg-Gruen U, Mayer B, Fischer TW, Schuler M. Pain assessment in advanced dementia. Validity of the German PAINAD - a prospective double-blind randomised placebo-controlled trial. Pain 2019, 160(3):742-753, doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001430

107. Allgoewer A, Schmid M, Radermacher P, Asfar P, Mayer B. Area under the curve-derived measures for the characterization of longitudinal patient responses. Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health 2018, 15(4): e12948-1 - e12948-11

106. Vogel M, Christow H, Manz I, Denkinger M, Amoah A, Schütz D, Brown A, Möhrle B, Schaffer A, Kalbitz M, Gebhard F, Mayer B, Huber-Lang M, Geiger H. Distinct dynamics of stem and progenitor cells in blood of polytraumatized patients. Shock 2019, 51(4):430-438, doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001198

105. Beger HG, Mayer B, Poch B. Parenchyma-sparing, local pancreatic head resection for premalignant and low-malignant neoplasms – a systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Surgery 2018, 216(6):1182-1191, doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.10.003

104. Kresz A, Mayer B, Zernickel M, Posovszky C. Carbon dioxide versus room air for colonoscopy in deeply sedated pediatric patients: A randomized controlled trial. Endoscopy International Online 2019, 7(2): E290–E297, doi: 10.1055/a-0806-7060

103. Mayer B, Nill S. Ein SAS-Makro für die Überprüfung der Balance zwischen ausgewählten Fällen und Kontrollen nach dem Matching von Beobachtungsdaten. KSFE 2017: Proceedings der 22. Konferenz der SAS-Anwender in Forschung und Entwicklung (KSFE), 177-188, Aachen: Shaker Verlag, 2018

102. Walter B, Klare P, Strehle K, Ludwig L, Dikopoulos N, Mayr M, Neu B, Mayer B, Meining A, von Delius S. Improving the quality and acceptance of colonoscopy preparation by reinforced patient education with Short Message Service (SMS) - Results from a randomized, multicenter study (PERICLES-II). Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2018, first published online, doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2018.08.014

101. Hahn J, Hoess A, Friedrich D, Mayer B, Schauff L, Hoffmann TK, Greve J. Unnecessary medical interventions in patients with hereditary angioedema – a retrospective analysis. Journal of the German Society for Dermatology 2018, 16(12):1443-1449, doi: 10.1111/ddg.13698.

100. Verde F, Steinacker P, Weishaupt J, Kassubek J, Oeckl P, Halbgebauer S, Tumani H, von Arnim CAF, Dorst J, Feneberg E, Mayer B, Müller HP, Gorges M, Rosenbohm A, Volk A, Silani V, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Neurofilament light chain in serum for the diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2018, published online first, doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2018-318704

99. Steinacker P, Anderl-Straub S, Diehl-Schmid J, Semler E, Uttner I, von Arnim CAF, Barthel H, Danek A, Fassbender K, Fliessbach K, Foerstl H, Grimmer MD, Huppertz HJ, Jahn H, Kassubek J, Kornhuber J, Landwehrmeyer B, Lauer M, Maler JM, Mayer B, Oeckl P, Prudlo J, Schneider A, Volk AE, Wiltfang J, Schroeter ML, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Serum neurofilament light chain in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Neurology 2018, first published online, doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006318

98. Mendler MR, Schwarz S, Hechenrieder L, Kurth S, Weber B, Hoefler S, Kalbitz M, Mayer B, Hummler HD. Successful resuscitation in a model of asphyxia and hemorrhage to test different volume resuscitation strategies. A study in newborn piglets after transition. Frontiers in Pediatrics, section Neonatology 2018, 6: 192

97. Mendler MR, Mendler I, Hassan MA, Mayer B, Ruess S, Bode H, Hummler HD. Predictive value of Thompson score for long-term neurological and cognitive outcome in term infants with perinatal asphyxia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy undergoing controlled hypothermia treatment. Neonatology 2018, 114(4): 341-347, doi: 10.1159/000490721

96. Dorneburg C, Christner L, Barth TFE, Mueller-Klieser W, Fischer M, Hero B, Gecht J, Carter DR, de Preter K, Mayer B, Speleman F, Marshall GM, Debatin KM, Beltinger C. LDHA expression in neuroblastoma is associated with poor outcome and its depletion decreases neuroblastoma growth independent of aerobic glycolysis. Clinical Cancer Research 2018, published online first, doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-17-2578

95. Müller JA, Harms M, Krüger F, Joas S, Groß R, Hayn M, Sandi-Monroy N, Dietz AN, Lippold S, von Einem J, Schubert A, Michel M, Mayer B, Cortese M, Deniz M, Ebner F, Vapalahti O, Bartenschlager R, Herbeuval J-P, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Roan NR, Münch J. Semen inhibits Zika virus infection of cells and tissues from the anogenital region. Nature Communications 2018, 9: 2207, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04442-y

94. Huss A, Abdelhak A, Halbgebauer S, Mayer B, Senel M, Otto M, Tumani H. Intrathecal IgM production: a promising high risk marker in CIS patients. Annals of Neurology 2018, 83(5):1032-1036, doi: 10.1002/ana.25237

93. Mayer B, Allgoewer A, Muche R. Notwendige Standards der biometrischen Fallzahlplanung von Tierversuchen im Sinne der 3R. Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 2018, 131: 272-278, doi: 10.2376/0005-9366-17091

92. Beger HG, Mayer B. Early Postoperative and Late Metabolic Morbidity after Pancreatic Resections: an Old and New Challenge for Surgeons – A Review. American Journal of Surgery 2018, 216: 131-134

91. van Griensven M, Ricklin D, Denk S, Halbgebauer R, Braun CK, Schultze A, Hönes F, Koutsogiannaki S, Primikyri A, Reis E, Messerer D, Hafner S, Radermacher P, Biglarnia AR, Resuello RRG, Tuplano JV, Mayer B, Nilsson K, Nilsson B, Lambris JD, Huber-Lang M. Protective Effects of the Complement Inhibitor Compstatin Cp40 in Hemorrhagic Shock. Shock 2019 Jan;51(1):78-87. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001127

90. Beger HG, Mayer B. Letter-to-the-Editor zum Artikel “Pankreatoduodenektomie vs. duodenumerhaltende Pankreaskopfresektion bei chronischer Pankreatitis“ von Strobel und Büchler, veröffentlicht in Der Chirurg 2017,88:1062. Chirurg 2018, 89: 392, doi: 10.1007/s00104-018-0615-4

89. Schleker T, Jacobsen EM, Mayer B, Strauß G, Debatin KM, Posovszky C. Preserved in-vitro immunoreactivity in children receiving long-term immunosuppressive therapy due to inflammatory bowel disease or autoimmune hepatitis. Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics 2018, 5:1, doi:10.1186/s40348-018-0079-0

88. Xu Z, Lay B, Oexle N, Drack T, Bleiker M, Lengler S, Blank C, Müller M, Mayer B, Rössler W, Rüsch N. Involuntary psychiatric hospitalization, stigma stress, and recovery: a 2-year study. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences 2018, doi:10.1017/S2045796018000021

87. Mayer B, Braisch U, Meule M, Allgoewer A, Richter S, Muche R. Effect of data self-collection as an activating teaching method in a statistical software course in biostatistics - a pilot study. GMS Journal for Medical Education 2018, 35(1):Doc9

86. Halbgebauer R, Braun C, Denk S, Mayer B, Cinelli P, Radermacher P, Wanner GA, Simmen HP, Gebhard F, Rittirsch D, Huber-Lang M. Hemorrhagic shock drives glycocalyx, barrier and organ dysfunction early after polytrauma. Journal of Critical Care 2018, 44: 229-237

85. Gaus W, Muche R, Mayer B. Statistical considerations for lot-by-lot acceptance/rejection sampling with an attribute. International Journal of Quality Research 2017, 11(4): 799-816

84. Mayer B, Peter RS. Estimation of half-life periods in nonlinear data. Wiley Stats Ref Online 2018, doi: 10.1002/9781118445112.stat08077

83. Beth-Tasdogan NH, Mayer B, Hussein H, Zolk O. Interventions for managing medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD012432, doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012432.pub2

82. Brenner D, Hiergeist A, Adis C, Mayer B, Gessner A, Ludolph AC, Weishaupt JH. The fecal microbiome of ALS patients. Neurobiology of Aging 2018, 61: 132-137

81. Feneberg E, Oeckl P, Steinacker P, Verde F, Barro C, Van Damme P, Gray E, Grosskreutz J, Jardel C, Kuhle J, Lamari F, del Mar Amador M, Mayer B, Morelli C, Petri S, Poesen K, Raaphorst J, Salachas F, Silani V, Stubendorff B, Turner MR, Verbeek MM, Weishaupt JH, Weydt P, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Multicenter evaluation of neurofilaments in early symptom onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology 2018, 90: e22-30

80. Mayer B, Stahl V, Kron M. Statistical planning of animal experiments using gatekeeping procedures. ATLA 2017, 45: 1-12

79. Zondler L, Kostka M, Garidel P, Heizelmann U, Hengerer B, Mayer B, Weishaupt JH, Gillardon F, Danzer KM. Proteasome impairment by α-synuclein. PLOS ONE 2017, 12(9): e0184040

78. Klotz D, Schneider H, Schumann S, Mayer B, Fuchs H. Non-invasive high frequency oscillatory ventilation in preterm infants: a randomised controlled cross-over trial. Archives of Diseases in Childhood, Fetal and Neonatal Edition 2017, published online first, doi: doi:10.1136/archdischild-2017-313190

77. Beger HG, Poch B, Mayer B, Siech M. New Onset of Diabetes and Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency after Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Benign and Malignant Tumors - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Long-term Results. Annals of Surgery 2018, 267(2):259-270, published online first: doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002422

76. Richter V, Muche R, Mayer B. How much confidence do we need in animal experiments? Statistical assumptions in sample size estimation. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 2018, first published online doi:10.1080/10888705.2018.1423972

75. Fuchs H, Rossmann N, Schmid M, Hoenig M, Thome U, Mayer B, Klotz D, Hummler HD. Permissive hypercapnia for severe ARDS in immunocompromised children: A single center experience. PLOS ONE 2017, 12(6): e0179974

74. Gietz L, Mayer B. A resampling approach for sample size estimation in animal experiments. Journal of International Translational Medicine 2017, 5(2): 53-62

73. Woelfle-Roos J, Dautel L, Mayer B, Bieger R, Woelfle K, Reichel H. Vascular calcifications on the preoperative radiograph: harbinger of tourniquet failure in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty? Skeletal Radiology 2017, doi: 10.1007/s00256-017-2681-y

72. Mayer B, Nill S, Rothenbacher D. Simulation eines zweistufigen Matching-Algorithmus in SAS auf der Basis von Propensity Scores für Beobachtungsdaten aus verschiedenen Registern. KSFE 2017: Proceedings der 21. Konferenz der SAS-Anwender in Forschung und Entwicklung (KSFE), 175-186, Aachen: Shaker Verlag, 2017

71. Allgoewer A, Mayer B. Sample size estimation in animal experiments using a Markov Chain Monte Carlo approach. ATLA 2017, 54: 83-90

70. Friedrich DT, Duerselen L, Mayer B, Hacker S, Schall F, Hoffmann TK, Schuler PJ, Greve J. Features of haptic and tactile feedback in TORS- a comparison of available surgical systems. Journal of Robotic Surgery 2017, doi:10.1007/s11701-017-0702-4

69. Mayer B, Pohl M, Hummler H, Schmid M. Cerebral oxygenation and desaturations in preterm infants – a longitudinal data analysis. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2017

68. Loos S, Clarke E, Jordan H, Puschner B, Fiorillo A, Luciano M, Ivánka T, Magyar E, Krogsgaard Bording M, Østermark Sørensen H, Rössler W, Kawohl W, Mayer B, Slade M. Recovery and decision-making involvement in people with severe mental illness from six countries: prospective observational study. BMC Psychiatry 2017, 17:38, doi: 10.1186/s12888-017-1207-4

67. Müller JA, Harms M, Schubert A, Mayer B, Jansen S, Michel D, Mertens T, Vapalahti O, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Münch J. Development of a high-throughput colorimetric ZIKV infection assay. Medical Microbiology and Immunology 2017, 206: 175

66. Jakob JJ, Schmidt S, Kunath F, Meerpohl JJ, Mayer B, Bluemle A, Schmucker C, Zengerling F. Degarelix for treating advanced hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012548

65. Dreyhaupt J, Mayer B, Keis O, Öchsner W, Muche R. Cluster-randomisierte Studien in der Lehrforschung: Grundlagen und methodische Aspekte. GMS Journal of Medical Education 2017, 34(2):Doc26

64. Gruener B, Kern P, Mayer B, Graeter T, Hillenbrand A, Barth T, Muche R, Henne-Bruns D, Kratzer W, Kern P. Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of alveolar echinococcosis: A single-center, long-term observational study of 312 patients in Germany. GMS Infectious Diseases 2017, 5: 1-12

63. Nagel G, Erdmann E, Heier M, Meisinger C, Mayer B, Fallah M. Registerbasierte Studien: Potentiale noch nicht ausgeschöpft? Deutsches Ärzteblatt 2017, 114(16): A 783–6

62. Schmieder M, Henne-Bruns D, Mayer B, Knippschild U, Rolke C, Schwab M, Kramer K. Standardized risk classification for gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the stomach and the small intestine - comparison of different classification systems in 558 patients. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2016, 7: 504

61. Arnold K, Loos S, Mayer B, Clarke E, Jordan H, Fiorillo A, Del Veccio V, Krogsgaard Bording M, Égerházi A, Ivánka T, Kawohl W, Rössler W, Østermark Sørensen H, Puschner B and the CEDAR study group. Helping alliance and outcome in routine care of people with severe mental illness across Europe: a prospective longitudinal multicentre study. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 2017,205(4): 329-333

60. Beth-Tasdogan NH, Mayer B, Hussein H, Zolk O. Interventions for managing medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD012432, doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012432

59. Nyakarahuka L, Kankya C, Krontveit R, Mayer B, Mwiine F, Lutwama J, Skjerve E. How severe and prevalent are Ebola and Marburg viruses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of case fatality rates and seroprevalence. BMC Infectious Diseases 2016, 16: 708, doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-2045-6

58. Böckers A, Grab C, Waller C, Schulze U, Gerhardt-Szep S, Mayer B, Böckers T, Öchsner W. Implementation and evaluation of a longitudinally integrated, gender-specific medical curriculum. Education for Health 2017, 30(1): 50-59

57. Steinacker P, Huss A, Mayer B, Grehl T, Grosskreutz J, Borck G, Kuhle J, Lulé D, Meyer T, Oeckl P, Petri S, Weishaupt J, Ludolph AC, Otto M. Diagnostic and prognostic significance of neurofilament light chain NF-L, but not progranulin and S100B, in the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Data from the German MND-net. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration 2017, 18(1-2): 112-119, doi: 10.1080/21678421.2016.1241279

56. Mendler MR, Weber C, Hassan M, Huang L, Mayer B, Hummler HD. Tidal volume delivery and endotracheal tube leak during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in intubated newborn piglets with hypoxic cardiac arrest exposed to different modes of ventilatory support. Neonatology 2017, 111: 100-106

55. Xu Z, Mayer B, Müller M, Heekeren K, Theodoridou A, Dvorsky D, Metzler S, Oexle N, Walitza S, Rössler W, Rüsch N. Stigma and suicidal ideation among young people at risk of psychosis after 1 year. Psychiatry Research 2016, 243: 219-224, doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.06.041

54. Mayer B, Gaus W, Braisch U. The fallacy of the Passing-Bablok-regression. Jökull Journal 2016, 66(6): 95-106

53. Stammler L, Uhl A, Mayer B, Keller F. Renal effects and carcinogenicity of occupational exposure to uranium: A meta-analysis. Nephron Extra 2016, 6: 1-11, doi:10.1159/000442827

52. Beger HG, Mayer B, Rau B. Parenchyma-sparing, limited pancreatic head resection for benign tumors and low-risk periampullary cancer: A systematic review. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2016, 20(1):206-217

51. Mendler MR, Weber C, Hassan MA, Huang L, Waitz M, Mayer B, Hummler HD. Effect of different respiratory modes on return of spontaneous circulation in a newborn piglet model of hypoxic cardiac arrest. Neonatology 2016, 109(1): 22-30, doi:10.1159/000439020

50. Gaus W, Mayer B, Muche R. Interpretation of statistical significance – a discussion on exploratory versus confirmative testing in clinical trials, epidemiological studies, meta-analyses, and toxicological screening (Ginkgo biloba as an example). Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology 2015, 5(4): 1000182, doi: 10.4172/2161-1459.1000182

49. Mayer B, Sander S, Paschke S, Henne-Bruns D, Link K-H, Kornmann M. Stratified survival analysis after adjuvant chemotherapy of colon cancer reveals a benefit for older patients. Anticancer Research 2015, 35(10): 587-593

48. Mayer B. Review of the book The Art of Data Analysis: How to Answer Almost Any Question Using Basic Statistics by K. H. Jarman. Biometrical Journal 2015, doi: 10.1002/bimj.201500140

47. Freischmidt A, Müller K, Zondler L, Weydt P, Walther M, Bonin M, Mayer B, von Arnim C, Dorst J, Otto M, Holzmann KH, Ludolph AC, Danzer KM, Weishaupt JH. Serum microRNAs in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurobiology of Aging 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.06.003

46. Rüsch N, Heekeren K, Theodoridou A, Müller M, Corrigan PW, Mayer B, Metzler S, Dvorsky D, Walitza S, Rössler W. Stigma as a stressor and transition to schizophrenia after one year among young people at risk of psychosis. Schizophrenia Research  2015 Aug;166(1-3):43-8. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.05.027

45. Mendler MR, Maurer M, Hassan MA, Huang L, Waitz M, Mayer B, Hummler H. Different techniques of respiratory support do not significantly affect gas exchange during CPR in a newborn piglet model. Neonatology 2015, 108: 73-80, doi: 10.1159/000381416

44. Hummler H, Parys E, Mayer B, Essers J, Fuchs H, Schmid M. Risk Indicators for Air Leaks in Preterm Infants Exposed to Restrictive Use of Endotracheal Intubation. Neonatology 2015, 108: 1-7

43. Mayer B, Ring C, Muche R, Rothenbacher D, Schmidt-Straßburger U. A blended learning module in an online master study programme in oncology. Education for Health 2015, 28(1): 1-5

42. Lukas A, Mayer B, Onder G, Bernabei R, Denkinger M. Schmerztherapie deutscher Pflegeeinrichtungen im europäischen Vergleich – Ergebnisse der SHELTER Studie. Der Schmerz 2015, doi: 10.1007/s00482-015-0004-6

41. Kramer K, Knippschild U, Mayer B, Bögelspacher K, Spatz H, Henne-Bruns D, Agaimy A, Schwab M, Schmieder M. Impact of age and gender on tumor related prognosis in gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). BMC Cancer 2015, 15: 57, doi:10.1186/s12885-015-1054-y

40. Beger HG, Nakao A, Mayer B, Poch B. Duodenum preserving total and subtotal pancreatic head resection for benign tumors – systematic review and meta-analysis. Pancreatology 2015, 15: 167-178, doi: 10.1016/j.pan.2015.01.009

39. Beger HG, Siech M, Poch B, Mayer B, Schoenberg M. Limited surgery for benign tumors of the pancreas – a systematic review. World Journal of Surgery 2015, doi: 10.1007/s00268-015-2976-x

38. Puschner B, Becker T, Mayer B, Jordan H, Maj M, Fiorillo A, Égerházi A, Ivánka T, Munk-Jørgensen P, Krogsgaard Bording M, Rössler W, Kawohl W, Slade M, on behalf of the CEDAR study group. Clinical decision making and outcome in the routine care of people with severe mental illness across Europe. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences 2014, doi: 10.1017/S204579601400078X

37. Kramer K, Wolf S, Mayer B, Schmidt S, Agaimy A, Henne-Bruns D, Knippschild U, Schwab M, Schmieder M (2014) Frequency, spectrum and prognostic impact of additional malignancies in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Neoplasia 2014, 17(1): 134-140, doi: 10.1016/j.neo.2014.12.001

36. Lott S, Schmieder M, Mayer B, Henne-Bruns D, Knippschild U, Agaimy A, Schwab M, Kramer K. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the esophagus: evaluation of a pooled case series regarding clinicopathological features and clinical outcome. American Journal of Cancer Research 2014, 5(1): 333-343

35. Zirafi O, Kim K-A, Roan NR, Kluge SF, Jiang S, Mayer B, Greene WC, Kirchhoff F, Münch J. Semen-mediated enhancement of HIV infection markedly impairs the antiviral efficacy of microbicides. Science Translational Medicine 2014, 6(262):262ra157, doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009634

34. Uenal H*, Mayer B*, Du Prel JB. Choosing methods for missing data in medical research. Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods 2014, 9(4): 10-21

33. Mayer B, Puschner B. Propensity score adjustment of a treatment effect with missing data in psychiatric health services research. Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health 2015, 21(1): e102141-1 - e10214-7, doi: 10.2427/10214

32. Mayer B. On the risk of stepping into a cowpat when crossing a pasture. Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability 2014, 6(1): 124-131

31. Mayer B, Danner B. Von Naschkatzen und Nagetieren – Eine interaktive Einführung in die Medizinische Biometrie mit der NANA-Studie. In: Rauch G, Muche R, Vonthein R (Hrsg.). Zeig mir Biostatistik! Ideen und Material für einen guten Biometrie-Unterricht. Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2014

30. Peter R, Mayer B, Concin H, Nagel G. The effect of age on the shape of the BMI-mortality relation and BMI associated with minimum all-cause mortality in a large Austrian cohort. International Journal of Obesity 2014, doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.168

29. Freischmidt A, Müller K, Zondler L, Weydt P, Volk A, Walther M, Bonin M, Mayer B, Otto M, von Arnim C, Holzmann KH, Andersen PM, Ludolph AC, Danzer KM, Weishaupt JH. Serum microRNAs in genetic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients and pre-manifest mutation carriers. Brain 2014, doi:10.1093/brain/awu249

28. Konrad J, Loos S, Neumann P, Zentner N, Mayer B, Slade M, Jordan H, De Rosa C, Del Vecchio V, Egerhazi A, Nagy M, Krogsgaard Bording M, Østermark Sørensen H, Kawohl W, Rössler W, Puschner B, for the CEDAR study group. Content and implementation of clinical decisions in the routine care of people with severe mental illness. Journal of Mental Health 2014, early online: 1-5

27. Mayer B, Faul M, Helm M. Capabilities and validity of graphical methods in explorative data analysis. Journal of Applied Medical Sciences 2014, 3(2): 1-9

26. Brockschmidt C, Koeksal E, Mayer B, Henne-Bruns D, Wittau M. The Minimal Access Kidney Transplant-technique in living-donor transplantation: results from a retrospective analysis. Transplantation Proceedings 2014, 46(5): 1286-1289

25. Hübers A, Marroquin N, Schmoll B, Aulitzky A, Vielhaber S, Just M, Mayer B, Högel J, Dorst J, Mertens T, Just W, Ludolph AC, Kubisch C, Weishaupt JH, Volk AE. PCR- and Southern blot-based analysis of the C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat in different motor neuron diseases. Neurobiology of Aging 2014, 35(5): 1214.e1-1214.e6

24. Mayer B, Keller F, Syrovets T, Wittau M. Estimation of half-life periods in nonlinear data with fractional polynomials. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2013, published online, doi:10.1177/0962280213502403

23. Mayer B, Holubarsch C, Muche R, Gaus W. Prognostic Factors for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure – An Extended Evaluation of the SPICE-Study. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2013, 3(4): 1952-1964

22. Mayer B. Hot deck propensity score imputation for missing values. Science Journal of Medicine and Clinical Trials 2013, 2: sjmct-248, doi: 10.7237/sjmct/248

21. Mayer B, Muche R. Die limitierte Aussagekraft formaler Fallzahlplanung im Rahmen von Tierversuchen. Tierärztliche Praxis Kleintiere 2013, 6: 367-374

20. Posovszky C, Pfalzer V, Lahr G, Niess JH, Klaus J, Mayer B, Debatin KM, von Boyen G. Greater influence of NOD2/CARD15 gene variants on disease activity, bone mineral density and response to therapy in pediatric-onset than in adult-onset Crohn‘s disease. BMC Gastroenterology 2013, 13: 77, doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-13-77

19. Lukas A, Mayer B, Fialová D, Topinkova E, Gindin J, Onder G, Bernabei R, Nikolaus T, Denkinger M. Treatment of pain in European nursing homes - Results from the Services and Health for Elderly in Long TERm care (SHELTER) study. JAMDA 2013, 14(11): 821-831, doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2013.04.009

18. Schmid M, Reister F, Mayer B, Hopfner R, Fuchs H, Hummler H. Halbierung der Hirnblutungsrate bei Frühgeborenen durch prospektive Surveillance von Risikofaktoren. Deutsches Ärzteblatt 2013, 110(29-30): 489-496

17. Mayer B, Muche R. Leserbrief zum Artikel von Haupt C, Günster C: „Statistische Risikomodelle – Anwendungsmöglichkeiten zur Optimierung der Patientenversorgung“ in Monitor Versorgungsforschung 01/2013, 36-39. Monitor Versorgungsforschung, 2: 17

16. Almaazmi M, Schmid M, Havers S, Reister F, Lindner W, Mayer B, Hummler H, Fuchs H. Cerebral near infrared spectroscopy during transition of healthy term newborns. Neonatology 2013,103: 246-251

15. Lukas A, Niederecker T, Günther I, Mayer B, Nikolaus T. Self-report or observational pain assessment tools in people with and without dementia – experience from a geriatric acute hospital. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie 2013, 46(3): 214-221

14. Muche R, Janz B, Einsiedler B, Mayer B. Semesterbegleitende Prüfungen im Fach Biometrie mit einem automatisierten Prüfungstool: ein Beispiel für die gute Zusammenarbeit von Biometrikern und Dokumentarinnen. MDI 2013, 15(1): 20-23

13. Mayer B, Muche R. Chancen und Hindernisse von Pilotprojekten im Tierversuchswesen der medizinischen Grundlagenforschung. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Klinische Forschung 2013, 3: 43-47

12. Muche R, Janz B, Einsiedler B, Mayer B. Ein (halb-)automatisiertes Prüfungstool für semesterbegleitende Prüfungen im Fach Biometrie (Q1) im Medizinstudium. GMS Med Inform Biom Epidemiol 2013, 9(3): Doc11

11. Lukas A, Mayer B, Fialová D, Topinkova E, Gindin J, Onder G, Bernabei R, Nikolaus T, Denkinger M. Pain characteristics and pain control in European nursing homes: cross-sectional and longitudinal results from the Services and Health for Elderly in Long Term care (SHELTER) study. JAMDA 2013, 14(6): 421-428, doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2012.12.010

10. Moßhammer D, Mayer B, Joos S. Local anaesthetics injection therapy for musculoskeletal disorders – a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Journal of Pain 2013, 29(6): 540-550, doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318261a474

9. Weishaupt JH, Waibel S, Birve A, Mayer B, Meyer T, Ludolph AC, Andersen P. A novel optineurin truncating mutation and three glaucoma-associated missense variants in patients with familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Germany. Neurobiology of Aging 2013, 34: 1516.e9-1516.e15

8. Mayer B, Muche R. Chances and obstacles of pilot projects in animal research for statistical sample size calculation. International Journal of Biological and Medical Research 2012, 3(4): 2319-2323

7. Mayer B. Fehlende Werte in der Versorgungsforschung. Monitor Versorgungsforschung 2012, 3: 39-42

6. Mayer B, Muche R, Hohl K. Software for the Handling and Imputation of Missing Data – An Overview. Journal of Clinical Trials 2012, 2:103. doi:10.4172/ jctr.1000103

5. Niess JH, Klaus J, Stephani J, Pflueger C, Degenkolb N, Spaniol U, Mayer B, Lahr G, von Boyen GBT. NOD2 polymorphism predicts response to treatment in Crohn´s disease - First steps to a personalized therapy. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2012, 57: 879-886

4. Mihatsch WA, Braegger C, Decsi T, Kolacek S, Lanzinger H, Mayer B, Moreno L, Pohlandt F, Puntis JW, Shamir R, Stadtmueller U, Szajewska H, Turck D, van Goudoever J. Critical systematic review of the level of evidence for routine use of probiotics for reduction of mortality and prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis and sepsis in preterm infants. Clinical Nutrition 2012, 31: 6-15

3. Wittau M, Scheele J, Bulitta JB, Mayer B, Kaever V, Burhenne H, Henne-Bruns D, Isenmann R, Brockschmidt C. Pharmacokinetics of ertapenem in colorectal tissue. Chemotherapy 2011, 57: 437-448

2. Wittau M, Mayer B, Scheele J, Henne-Bruns D, Dellinger P, Isenmann R. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of antibiotic prophylaxis in severe acute pancreatitis. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 2011, 46: 261-70

1. Mayer B, Muche R, Hohl K. Software zur Behandlung und Ersetzung fehlender Werte. GMS Med Inform Biom Epidemiol 2009, 5(2): Doc15

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