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  • TIB/UB Hannover

    Abstract BookThe Bioelectromagnetics Society

    28 th Annual MeetingGran Melia Convention Center

    Beach & Spa ResortCancun, Mexico

    June 11 - 15,2006

  • CONTENTS

    Monday 19

    Plenary I: Immune receptors 19MEMBRANE DYNAMICS OF IMMUNE RECEPTORS IN CELL ADHESIONAND COMPLEMENT REGULATION 19

    Poster Session A 21PA-1 WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT FOR ICD WEARERS IN AN ELECTRICALCOMPANY 21PA-3 STUDY OF AN REAL INTERFERENCES CASE BETWEEN ANEUROSTIMULATOR AND A DISTRIBUTION SUBSTATION 22PA-5 TEMPERATURE INCREASE IN THE HEAD REGION CAUSED BY ACOMMERCIAL MOBILE PHONE 23PA-7 *SPECTRUM ANALYZER SETTINGS FOR EVALUATION OF EXPOSUREDUE TO WIMAX SIGNALS 23PA-9 BIOEFFECTS MODELING AND SIMULATION IN THE TERAHERTZREGION OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM 27PA-11 RADIO FREQUENCY DOSIMETRY USING RAY TRACING SOFTWARE 28PA-13 *NEAR FIELD MODELING OF COMPLEX SOURCES 29PA-15 ESTIMATES OF POWER ABSORPTION IN THE HUMAN HEAD FROMTYPICAL MOBILE TELEPHONES 30PA-17 A 1.9 GHz CYLINDRICAL WAVEGUIDE EXPOSURE SYSTEM FORSMALL RODENTS 31PA-19 A NUMERICAL REALISTIC MODEL OF MOUSE 32PA-21 COMPARISON OF SAR IN THE SPECIFIC ANTHROPOMORPHICMANNEQUIN AGAINST THE ICNIRP LIMIT IN THE USERS HEAD 34PA-23 NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDSIN A HUMAN BODY FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC HYPERSENSITIVITYEXPERIMENT 35PA-25 DEVELOPMENT OF FOUR TYPICAL SAR DISTRIBUTION IN AHUMAN HEAD IN THE PROXIMITY OF A CELLULAR PHONE FOR ANEXPOSURE ASSESSMENT FOR AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY 38PA-27 SAR LEVELS IN MULTI-LAYERED MODELS DERIVED FROMANATOMICAL HUMAN BODY MODEL 40PA-29 ASSESSMENT OF THE SAR IN THE SAM HEAD PHANTOM FORA PMR446 RADIO HELD IN FOUR TYPICAL POSITIONS CLOSE TO THEHEAD 42PA-31 AVERAGING METHODS FOR RELIABLE MEASUREMENTS OF THEELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD STRENGTH IN THE VICINITY OF MOBILECOMMUNICATIONS BASE STATIONS. 46PA-33 FDTD ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN EXPOSURE NEAR ELECTRONICARTICLE SURVEILLANCE DEVICES 49PA-35 PERSONAL DOSIMETRY OF RF EXPOSURE 51

  • PA-37 ANALYSIS OF ON SITE SAR EVALUATION BY MEASUREMENT OFINCIDENT FIELD 52PA-39 SPATIALLY AVERAGED SAR RELATIONSHIP TO THERMALRESPONSE DUE TO RF ENERGY DEPOSITION IN LOSSY HETEROGENEOUSMEDIUM 56PA-41 DEVELOPMENT OF WHOLE-BODY CHILD MODELS BASED ONJAPANESE BODY DIMENSIONS DATA 57PA-43 COMPARAISON BETWEEN SIMULATION AND MEASUREMENT FORFIELDS ASSESSEMENT 58PA-45 SURVEY OF RESIDENTIAL POWER FREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELDEXPOSURE AMONG CHILDREN IN TAIWAN 61PA-47 COMPARISON OF VARIOUS METHODS OF MEASURING DISTANCESBETWEEN RESIDENCES AND 154 KV POWER LINES 62PA-49 EVALUATION OF MOBILE PHONE HANDSET EXPOSURES USING APORTABLE PHANTOM SYSTEM 63PA-51 EVALUATION OF POWER OUTPUT OF SOFTWARE MODIFIEDMOBILE PHONES AS A FUNCTION OF TIME OF DAY 66PA-53 DEVELOPMENT OF METHODOLOGY FOR 2-DIMENSIONALGEL-BASED ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN MARKERS IN RAT PLASMA 67PA-55 *THE EFFECT OF EXTREMELY LOW FREQUENCY PULSINGMAGNETIC FIELD ON TOOTH PAIN THRESHOLD 69PA-57 LOW-FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD PROMOTE THEEXPRESSION OF DIFFERENTIATION MARKERS IN PLURIPOTENT HUMANMESENCHIMAL STEM CELLS (hMSC). 71PA-59 T H E EFFECTS OF EVENING MOBILE PHONE USE ON SUBSEQUENTMELATONIN PRODUCTION 72PA-61 *IS HUMAN HAND FINE MOTOR CONTROL AFFECTED BY APULSED 200 fiT MAGNETIC FIELD? 74PA-63 STUDIES ON HYPERSENSITIVITY TO NON-THERMAL RADIOFREQUENCYELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD IN JAPAN: SECOND REPORT 76PA-65 EXPOSURE TO INTERMEDIATE FREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELDSDID NOT HAVE CO-MUTAGENIC POTENTIAL IN MICROBIAL MUTATIONTEST 78PA-67 *EFFECTS OF PULSED 2.45 GHz ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS ONMICRONUCLEUS FORMATION AND HPRT MUTATIONS IN CHO-K1 CELLS 79PA-69 EFFECTS OF A TIME-VARYING MAGNETIC FIELD ON INTRACELLULARORGANELLS AND ACTIN FILAMENTS OF BOVINE ADRENAL CHROMAFFINCELLS. 81PA-71 900 MHZ RADIOFREQUENCY RADIATION INDUCES CASPASE-3 ACTIVATION IN PROLIFERATING HUMAN PERIPHERAL BLOODLYMPHOCYTES 82PA-73 ACUTE EXPOSURE TO 900 MHZ CW RADIOFREQUENCY DOESNOT AFFECT Ba2+ CURRENTS THROUGH VOLTAGE-GATED CALCIUMCHANNELS IN RAT CORTICAL NEURONS 84

  • PA-75 EFFECT OF HIGH-FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS WITHA WIDE RANGE OF SARS ON CHROMOSOMAL ABERRATIONS IN MURINEM5S CELLS 87PA-77 "COMBINATION EFFECTS OF THE REPETITIVE PULSEDMAGNETIC STIMULATION AND THE ANTICANCER AGENT ON HUMANLEUKEMIA CELL LINE TCC-S 88PA-79 'POTENTIAL GENOTOXIC EFFECTS OF MOBILE PHONE SIGNALSON THE BRAIN: IN VITRO AND IN VIVO STUDIES 91PA-81 ESTIMATION OF BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS BY EXPOSURE TOCOMPLEX MAGNETIC FIELDS WITH STATIC AND 50HZ COMPONENTS 92PA-83 COMPLEX PERMITTIVITY MEASUREMENT OF BLOOD BY PROBEMETHOD 93PA-85 "CHARACTERIZATION OF A WOUND HEALING MODEL OFRECONSTRUCTED HUMAN SKIN PRODUCED BY TISSUE ENGINEERING:A FIRST STEP TOWARDS THE STUDY OF THE MECHANISMS BY WHICHTHE ELECTRIC FIELDS INFLUENCE THE REEPITHELIALISATION 96PA-87 GENE EXPRESSION IN MAMMARY GLAND TISSUE OF FEMALEFISCHER 344 RATS AFTER MAGNETIC FIELD EXPOSURE (50 Hz, 100 /xT)FOR 2 WEEKS 98PA-89 LONG TERM EXPOSURE OF SPRAGUE DAWLEY RATS TO 20 KHZTRIANGULAR MAGNETIC FIELD 100PA-91 THE GERMAN MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION RESEARCHPROGRAMME 100PA-93 EFFECTS OF GSM-MODULATED 900 MHZ EMF EXPOSURE ONBONE MARROW CELL DIFFERENTIATION IN VIVO 102PA-95 NO TRANSIENT EFFECTS OF RF-EMF EXPOSURE ON THE BRAINMICROCIRCULATION IN EITHER JUVENILE OR ADULT RATS. 104PA-97 EFFECTS OF UMTS RELATED EMISSIONS ON AUDITORY SYSTEM:EVALUATION OF DISTORTION PRODUCT OTOACOUSTIC EMISSIONS INEXPOSED RATS (EMF-NEAR PROJECT) 105PA-99 EFFECTS OF rTMS SIGNALS APPLIED ON THE RAT BRAIN:POTENTIAL GENOTOXICITY AND MECHANISM OF AN ANTIDEPRESSANTEFFECT 106PA-101 NERVE EXCITATION UNDER STRONG STATIC MAGNETIC FIELDS 107PA-103 MW PHITOSANITARY APPLICATIONS: WOOD PACKAGINGTREATMENT 108PA-105 MT2-WORKEN - EMF EXPOSURE RELATED RISK IN THEWORKING ENVIRONMENT; STATE OF ART REPORT 112PA-107 MEASUREMENTS AND RAY TRACING SIMULATIONS AT UMTSAND WI-FI FREQUENCIES IN INDOOR SETTINGS 113PA-109 SELF FIELD THEORY: MATHEMATICAL PERSPECTIVE 114PA-111 EFFECTS OF PRE-SOWING MAGNETIC TREATMENTS OFLETTUCE SEEDS ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF PLANTS 117PA-113 SELF-FIELD THEORY: A MATHEMATICS FOR BIOELECTROMAGNETICS 120

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  • PA-117 LARMOR PRECESSION, THERMAL NOISE AND MECHANISMS FORWEAK AC AND DC MAGNETIC FIELD BIOEFECTS. 122PA-119 *NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE RELAXATION STUDY OFPARAMAGNETIC LIPOSOMAL NANOCAPSULES AND IN VIVO EFFECTS INMICE 124PA-121 EFFECT OF A BACKPLATE ON FIELD STRENGTHS AT THEPOLEFACE AND NEAR TO A STATIC NEODYMIUM/IRON/BORONMAGNET 125PA-123 *THE INFLUENCE OF PULSED MAGNETIC FIELD ONMAGNETOTACTIC BACTERIA AMB-1 129PA-125 ELECTRICAL TRANSFER FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED WITHNORMAL AND MALIGNANT WHITE CELLS 132PA-127 ANALYSIS OF CELL DISTRIBUTION IN A CULTURE MEDIUMWITHIN A RF EXPOSURE SYSTEM 133PA-129 EMF-PORTAL OFFERS UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ONPUBLISHED SCIENTIFIC STUDIES 134PA-131 RADIOFREQUENCY SAFETY LIMITS AND TEMPERATURETHRESHOLDS FOR HEALTH EFFECTS 135PA-133 'DETERMINING THE INFLUENCE OF ADULT CRANIAL THICKNESSON COMPLIANCE WITH RADIOFREQUENCY EXPOSURE LIMITS 136PA-135 *B-FIELD EXPOSURE FROM INDUCTION COOKING APPLIANCES 139PA-137 TISSUE HEATING RESULTING FROM WHOLE-BODY EXPOSURE AT450 MHZ: MODELING RESULTS AND COMPARISON WITH EXPERIMENTS 141PA-139 *ROBUST, HIGHLY DETAILED MEDICAL IMAGE SEGMENTATION 144PA-141 *NEW CONFORMAL PEC FDTD MODEL AND ITS APPLICABILITYIN BIOELECTROMAGNETICS 147PA-143 THE MOLECULAR FIELD OF STRUCTURED WATER AFFECTSTHE STABILITY OF A MEMBRANE PORE 148PA-145 EXPRESSION OF THE IMMEDIATE EARLY GENE, C-FOS, IN FETALAND ADULT MOUSE BRAIN AFTER GSM-LIKE RF EXPOSURE 152PA-147 MEASUREMENT OF CHANGES IN TISSUE IMPEDANCE AS AMETHOD FOR RAPIDLY DETERMINING POST MORTEM DURATION ANDCAUSE OF DEATH 152

    Session 1: RF In Vivo Effects 156Sl-1 LIGHT INTENSITY AND WAVELENGTH ALTERS NOCICEPTIVEEFFECTS OF MAGNETIC FIELD SHIELDING 156Sl-2 A CIRCULAR POLARIZED IN VIVO EXPOSURE SYSTEM FOR BIO-EFFECT TESTING OF EM FIELDS RADIATED FROM MOBILE PHONE BASESTATIONS 159Sl-3 LACK OF EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE OF PATCHED1 HETEROZYGOUSKNOCKOUT MICE TO GSM, 900 MHZ 161Sl-4 EFFECTS ON THE BRAINS OF WISTAR-HAN RATS EXPOSEDHEAD-ONLY TO GSM-1800 OR UMTS SIGNALS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS. 162

  • Sl-5 DO GSM-900 SIGNALS AFFECT BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER PERMEABILITYAND NEURON VIABILITY ? 164Sl-6 *SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE TO 1439-MHZ TDMA SIGNAL DOES NOTMODULATE THE ESTROGENIC ACTIVITY IN FEMALE RATS 165Sl-7 EFFECT OF GSM-1800 AND UMTS EXPOSURES ON MICROGLIALACTIVATION AND HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS INDUCTION IN BRAIN: ACOMPARATIVE STUDY OF YOUNG ADULT AND ELDERLY RATS 166Sl-8 HYPOALGESIC EFFECT OF LOW POWER MILLIMETER WAVES IN 20WEEKS OLD MICE 171

    Session 2: Dosimetry I, SAR 173S2-1 USING SAR CALCULATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS FORCOMPLIANCE ZONE ASSESSMENT AROUND BASE STATION ANTENNAS 173S2-2 EFFICIENT SAR ESTIMATION METHOD USING SURFACE SCANNEDELECTRIC FIELD 174S2-3 SAR CORRECTION FOR DEVIATIONS IN COMPLEX PERMITTIVITYOF TISSUE EQUIVALENT LIQUIDS 176S2-4 THE INTERNATIONAL INTERCOMPARISON OF SAR MEASUREMENTSON CELLULAR TELEPHONES 179S2-5 *SAR ESTIMATION IN IMMATURE RAT-HEADS EXPOSED BY AN8-SHAPED LOOP ANTENNA 181S2-6 BANDWIDTH, EFFICIENCY AND SAR OF CANONICAL ANTENNAS 183S2-7 CHARACTERIZATION OF THE LIQUID AND THE PHANTOM USEDFOR THE SAR MEASUREMENTS OF BODY-MOUNTED DEVICES 186S2-8 RAPID SAR ESTIMATION USING RADIATED POWER MEASUREMENTS 190

    Session 3: EMF Exposure and Standards 193S3-1 THE EFFECT OF GSM MOBILE PHONE EMISSIONS ON ALPHAPOWER IN HUMANS 193S3-2 NEW IEEE C95.1-2005 RF SAFETY STANDARD 195S3-3 SHOULD FUTURE INTERNATIONAL RF SAFETY STANDARDSINCLUDE TEMPERATURE AS A BASIC RESTRICTION? 196S3-4 SETTING STANDARDS IN THE PRESENCE OF DEVELOPINGSCIENCINTIFIC UNDERSTANDING 198S3-5 ASSESSMENT OF SAR AND THERMAL CHANGES NEAR A COCHLEARIMPLANT SYSTEM FOR MOBILE PHONE TYPE EXPOSURES 201S3-6 APPLICATION OF STATISTICS IN BIOELECTROMAGNETICS AND ITSIMPACT ON RESEARCH QUALITY 205S3-7 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EU WORKERS DIRECTIVE: THE DUTCHAPPROACH 206S3-8 THE POSSIBLE EFFECTIVENESS OF PRECAUTIONARY REDUCTIONSTO OCCUPATIONAL ELF MAGNETIC FIELDS IN PREVENTING CANCER 209

    Session 4: Effects of nanosecond Pulsed High Voltage 213

  • S4-1 EFFECT OF NANOSECOND PULSED ELECTRIC FIELDS: EARLYRESPONSE GENES FOR DNA DAMAGE REPAIR AND CELL CYCLE ARREST 213S4-2 SINGLE NANOSECOND ELECTRIC PULSE ELEVATES INTRACELLULARCALCIUM IN BOVINE ADRENAL CHROMAFFIN CELLS 214S4-3 "STUDIES OF PERSISTENT PORATION DYNAMICS OF CELLMEMBRANES INDUCED BY ELECTRIC PULSES 216S4-4 IN SILICO BIOELECTROMAGNETICS: FROM MOLECULES ANDMEMBRANES TO MAN 220S4-5 PLASMA MEMBRANE VOLTAGE CHANGES DURING NANO-SECONDPULSED ELECTRIC FIELD EXPOSURE 222S4-6 SIMULATIONS OF CELL RESPONSE TO HIGH INTENSITY,ULTRASHORT ELECTRICAL PULSES 224S4-7 ACTIVATION OF APOPTOTIC AND ANTI-APOPTOTIC SIGNALINGPATHWAYS IN HUMAN LYMPHOBLASTOID CELLS BY NANOSECONDPULSED ELECTRIC FIELD EXPOSURES 226S4-8 ESCHERICHIA COLI INDUCES SPECIFIC REPAIR GENES IN RESPONSETO NSPEF 227

    Tuesday 229

    Plenary II: Nanosecond pulses and melanomas 229NANOSECOND PULSED ELECTRIC FIELDS STIMULATE MELANOMAS TOSELF-DESTRUCT 229

    Poster Session B 232PB-2 ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD THERAPY IN ALZHEIMERS DISEASEUSING MAGNETIC MOLECULAR ENERGIZING (MME) AND ABX THERAPY232PB-4 THE EFFECT OF TIME VARYING POWER LINE MAGNETIC FIELDSON THE CONCENTRATION OF NEUROTRANSMITTERS IN THE MOUSEBRAIN 233PB-6 "DISTURBANCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD OF BASE STATIONBY PROBES ABOVE GROUND PLANE 234PB-8 A GAIN MEASUREMENT OF ANTENNAS IN THE TISSUE EQUIVALENTLIQUID FOR THE SAR-PROBE CALIBRATION 237PB-10 DOES A MOUSE HAVE INPUT IMPEDANCE? 241PB-12 EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT AMONG SURGEONS USING ELECTROSURGICALUNITS 242PB-14 NEW HIGH RESOLUTION NUMERICAL MODEL OF INNER EARORGANS FOR RF-DOSIMETRY - PRELIMINARY RESULTS IN THE 900 MHz -10 GHz RANGE 243PB-16 BIOMEDICAL CRITERIA FOR DIGITALLY MODULATEDMICROWAVES 246PB-18 EVALUATION OF THE SAR BY TWO TYPES OF RF COILS FOR MRISYSTEM 247

  • PB-20 INVESTIGATIONS WITH PERSONAL RF DOSIMETER IN HUNGARY:PRELIMINARY RESULTS IN URBAN AREA 250PB-22 DEVELOPMENT OF A SAR-PROBE CALIBRATION SYSTEM IN VHFBAND BASED ON TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT 252PB-24 MEASUREMENTS OF MAGNETIC FIELDS SURROUNDINGDIFFERENT ELECTRONIC ARTICLE SURVEILLANCE (EAS) SYSTEMSIN SHOPS AND LIBRARIES 254PB-26 UNCERTAINTY ASSESSMENT OF SAR BASED ON THE THERMALMEASUREMENT INSIDE IMMATURE RAT PHANTOMS IN THE PROXIMITYOF AN 8-SHAPED LOOP ANTENNA EXCITED AT 1.5 GHZ BAND 256PB-28 UNCERTAINTIES DUE TO THE ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF THETISSUE-EQUIVALENT LIQUID IN SAR-PROBE CALIBRATION 258PB-30 OUTPUT POWER DISTRIBUTION OF 3G WCDMA MOBILE PHONESBASED ON NETWORK MEASUREMENTS 260PB-32 NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS FOR EVALUATION OF INDUCEDCURRENT DENSITIES IN WELDERS 261PB-34 RELATION BETWEEN SAR AND AVERAGED POWER DENSITYNEAR A TYPICAL UMTS BASE-STATION ANTENNA 263PB-36 "EVALUATION OF THE SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE INDUCEDBY THE HANDSET CLOSE TO THE BODY 266PB-38 APPLICATION OF THREE DIMENSIONAL VISUALIZATION OFTHE TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION TO ASSESSMENT OF LOCALIZEDEXPOSURE TO MICROWAVES FOR IN VIVO STUDY 270PB-40 ADONIS THE FRENCH RESEARCH PROGRAMME ON DOSIMETRICANALYSIS OF THIRD GENERATION MOBILE PHONES 272PB-42 EXPOSURE OF CELL MONO-LAYERS AND HIPPOCAMPAL SLICECULTURES INSIDE RADIAL WAVEGUIDES 273PB-44 INVESTIGATION OF TEMPERATURE INCREASE IN HUMAN EYESDUE TO DIFFERENT RF SOURCES 274PB-46 RELATION BETWEEN STATIONARY AND DYNAMIC MAGNETICFIELD EXPOSURE OF PEOPLE LIVING CLOSE TO POWER LINES 277PB-48 CASE-CONTROL STUDIES ON HUMAN EFFECTS OF WIRELESSPHONE RF IN KOREA 278PB-50 CORRELATION OF POWER CONTROL SETTING TO RF POWERLEVELS FROM SOFTWARE MODIFIED PHONES 282PB-52 QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF RADIOFREQUENCYELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AT INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS 283PB-54 OPTIMIZATION OF TECHNIQUES FOR LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY/MASSSPECTROMETRY/MASS SPECTROMETRY (LC/MS/MS) IDENTIFICATIONOF RAT PLASMA PROTEINS FROM 2-DIMENSIONAL GELS 286PB-56 "PROPOSAL TO STUDY BIOPHYSICAL EFFECTS OF A 60 HZMAGNETIC FIELD: FROM NEUROPHYSIOLOGY TO MOTOR BEHAVIORS 289

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    PB-58 *A PROPOSAL TO EVALUATE, IN HUMANS, POTENTIALMICRONUCLEI FORMATION IN LYMPHOCYTES AFTER ACUTE EXPOSURETO EXTREMELY LOW FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION 291PB-60 "EFFECTS OF INFORMATION AND 50 HZ MAGNETIC FIELDS ONCOGNITIVE PERFORMANCE AND THE REPORT OF SYMPTOMS 292PB-62 EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF 60HZMAGNETIC FIELD GENERATED BY ELECTRIC BLANKET DURING THESLEEP PERIOD 294PB-64 "EFFECTS OF MOBILE PHONE-LIKE RF EXPOSURE ON SUBJECTSWITH ATOPIC DERMATITIS 296PB-66 INTERFERENTIAL CURRENT: FROM THE FPR RECEPTOR TO THESECOND MESSENGER CYCLIC AMP 298PB-68 THE EFFECTS OF EXTREMELY LOW FREQUENCY MAGNETICFIELDS ON CYTOKINE-MEDIATED /3-CELL DYSFUNCTION 299PB-70 NO EFFECT OF 2.1425 GHZ BAND W-CDMA MODULATEDRADIOFREQUENCY FIELDS ON NEOPLASTIC TRANSFORMATION INBALB/3T3 CELLS 300PB-72 EFFECT OF GSM-900 RFR ON HSP EXPRESSION IN BRAIN IMMUNECELLS 301PB-74 DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION AT THE RF-EMF EXPOSEDBBB IN VITRO 303PB-78 EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS ON THE BIOLOGICAL FREERADICAL PRODUCTION IN HUMAN FIBROBLASTS DUE TO MICROWAVEEXPOSURE 304PB-80 "EXPOSURES AT A FREQUENCY OF WLAN 4-G DO NOT ALTERGENE EXPRESSION OF CHAPERONE PROTEINS 307PB-82 "HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AS A MESSENGER FOR NON-THERMALEFFECT OF MICROWAVES ON HEART CONTRACTILITY 308PB-84 "COMPLEX PERMITTIVITY MEASUREMENT OF SOME BIOLOGICALMATERIALS AT 33-50GHZ BY DIELECTRIC TUBE METHOD 312PB-86 "MICROARRAY ANALYSIS IN ELF MF AND NGF DIFFERENTIATEDRAT CHROMAFFIN CELLS 316PB-88 EFFECTS OF 915 MHz EXPOSURE ON NEURONAL VIABILITY 317PB-90 LACK OF PROMOTION OF MAMMARY, LUNG AND SKINTUMORIGENESIS BY 20 KHZ TRIANGULAR MAGNETIC FIELDS 318PB-92 ASSESSMENT OF THE THERMAL INSULT ON AQUEOUS HUMORCONVENTION UTILIZING 319PB-94 BREATH ANALYSIS APPLICATION IN PROLONGED MILLIMETERWAVE (MMW) EXPOSURE 320PB-96 EVALUATION OF HOUSEKEEPING GENES IN RAT SKIN FORUSE IN REAL-TIME QUANTITATIVE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION OFPOLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (Q-RT-PCR) 322

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    PB-98 UMTS-MODULATED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS DO NOT AFFECTHEMATOLOGICAL OR HISTOLOGICAL PARAMETERS IN LYMPHOMA-PRONE MICE. 323PB-100 EXPOSURE TO EXTREMELY LOW FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETICFIELDS MODIFIED LOCOMOTOR CIRCADIAN RHYTHM OF RATS 324PB-102 INFRADIAN RHYTHMICITY OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSESIN RATS WITH DIFFERENT MOBILE ACTIVITY IN OPEN FIELD UNDERINFLUENCE OF WEAK VARIABLE MAGNETIC FIELD OF EXTREMELYLOW FREQUENCY 325PB-104 COMPARISON OF MAGNETIC FIELD METERS USED FOR ELFEXPOSURE MEASUREMENT 326PB-106 AN ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDYING EFFECTS OF ELECTROMAGNETICISOLATION OR SPECIFIC ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS ON NOCICEPTIONIN MICE 327PB-108 SAR MEASUREMENT TIME REDUCING VIA OPTIMIZATIONALGORITHMS AND INTERPOLATION SCHEME 329PB-110 DOES DIRECTION OF INDUCED ELECTRIC FIELD OR CURRENTPROVIDE A TEST 332PB-112 EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF PROPOSED MECHANISM FORDETECTION OF WEAK ELECTRIC FIELDS 334PB-114 "SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO IONICCURRENTS DATA FOR THE EXTRACTION OF INFORMATION ONELECTROMAGNETIC COUPLING 339PB-116 CUMULATIVE NITROSATION EFFECTS OF 50HZ ELECTRICFIELDS ON DOUBLE DISTILLED WATER 342PB-118 DO MAGNETIC RF-FIELDS POSE A THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH? 345PB-120 WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE FOR MEDICAL DATATRANSPORT " 346PB-122 POLOXAMERS ARE ABLE TO REFOLD DENATURED PROTEINS 347PB-124 "EFFECTS OF PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS (PEMFS) ONTHE CELLULAR ACTIVITY OF OSTEOBLAST-LIKE CELLS 351PB-126 NANOSECOND PULSED ELECTRIC FIELDS ENHANCE IL-2EXPRESSION IN JURKAT CELLS 351PB-128 STRUCTURED SUMMARIES OF ALL EXPERIMENTAL MEDICALAND BIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON MOBILE COMMUNICATION: FREELYAVAILABLE AT THE "EMF-PORTAL" 352PB-130 EFFECTS OF THIRTY-MINUTE MOBILE PHONE USE ON VISUO-MOTOR REACTION TIME 353PB-132 APPLICATION OF "PRECAUTION" IN MOBILE PHONE-ANTENNA-SITING? 355PB-134 THE BBEMG WEB SITE: A COMMUNICATION TOOL FORSCIENTISTS AND THE PUBLIC 357PB-136 "BIOELECTROMAGNETICS" JOURNAL EDITORS REPORT 359PB-138 SELF FIELD THEORY: MATHEMATICAL OUTLINE 360

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    PB-140 VIRTUAL PROTOTYPING AND FAILURE SYNTHESIS: RF DESIGNAND OPTIMIZATION OF MOBILE DEVICE TERMINALS 361PB-142 "THREE DIMENSIONAL CONFORMAL ALTERNATING DIRECTIONIMPLICIT FINITE-DIFFERENCE TIME-DOMAIN SOLVER (C-ADI-FDTD) 363PB-144 CALCULATION OF INDUCED CURRENT IN RAT MODEL EXPOSEDTO 20KHZ MAGNETIC FIELDS 364PB-146 "THE DEPENDENCE OF ELF EMF EFFECT ON PHYSICOCHEMICALPROPERTIES OF WATER ON THE LEVEL OF BACKGRAOUND RADIATION 367PB-148 HIGH FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD 900 AND 1800 MHzCHRONIC EFFECTS ON PATHO-PHYSIOLOGICAL INDUCED PROCESSESIN RATS- PRELIMINARY EXPERIMENTS SYSTEMS EXPOSED BY EMF invivo 369

    Session 5: Exposure Studies 372S5-1 DOSIMETRY EVALUATION OF RATS EXPOSED TO GSM-900 SIGNALSIN SALFORD-USED TEM CELL 372S5-2 CELLULAR PHONES, CORDLESS PHONES AND THE RISK OF BRAINTUMORS, INTERPHONE, GERMANY 373S5-3 ASSESSMENT OF CELLULAR TELEPHONE USE IN EPIDEMIOLOGICSTUDIES, A COMPARISON BETWEEN A CASE-CONTROL STUDY AND ARETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY IN DENMARK 375S5-4 MAGNETIC FIELD EXPOSURE AND SURVIVAL AMONG CHILDRENWITH LEUKEMIA 376S5-5 "MAGNETIC FIELDS AND HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS 378S5-6 "THE EFFECT OF STATIC MAGNETIC FIELD ON BRAIN TISSUEHYDRATION AND PAIN THRESHOLD OF RATS 380S5-7 BLOOD-CEREBROSPINAL BARRIER IN RATS IS NOT AFFECTED BY1.5 GHz RF-EMF EXPOSURE AT NON-THERMAL LEVEL 384S5-8 CANCER RISK ASSESSMENT FOR POWER-LINE MAGNETIC FIELDS(MF): USING LIFETIME LABORATORY-ANIMAL RESULTS TO IDENTIFY ASCREENING GUIDELINE 385

    Session 6: Medical I - Healing 387S6-1 PEMF DOSIMETRY IN AN ION BINDING PATHWAY: APPLICATIONTO TENDON REPAIR IN A RAT MODEL 387S6-2 BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDSSTIMULATION ON BONE CELLS 389S6-3 PEMF STIMULATES BMP PRODUCTION IN A PRIMARY OSTEOBLASTCULTURE: DEPENDENCE UPON SIGNAL CONFIGURATION ANDEXPOSURE DURATION. 390S6-4 EFFECTS OF ELF MAGNETIC FIELDS ON DIFFERENTIATION OFCULTURED OSTEOBLAST-LIKE CELLS 392S6-5 A CAPACTIVELY COUPLED PEMF SIGNAL STIMULATES CARTILAGECELLS THROUGH A MECHANISM THAT MAY INVOLVE NITRIC OXIDE 393

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    S6-6 PEMF HAVE NEUROTROPHIC EFFECTS ON CULTURED DOPAMINERGICNEURONS: MECHANISTIC STUDIES 395S6-7 EFFECT OF ELFMF STIMULATION ON REPLICATION ANDDIFFERENTIATION OF ADULT INTESTINAL NEURAL STEM CELLS 396S6-8 CONTROL OF IMMUNE CELL MORPHOLOGY AND FUNCTION BYVERY WEAK ULTRA-LOW FREQUENCY PULSED MAGNETIC FIELDS 397

    Session 7: Pulsed Electric and Magnetic Fields 399S7-1 SUMMARY OF IN VITRO EXPLORATORY RESEARCH OF HIGH-PEAKPOWER MICROWAVE BIOEFFECTS AT BROOKS AFB, TX: THE KNOWNSAND UNKNOWNS 399S7-2 DNA-BINDING FLUOROCHROME PHOTOLUMINESCENCE INNANOELECTROPULSED LIVING CELLS 400S7-3 "DESIGN AND FINITE-DIFFERENCE TIME -DOMAIN CHARACTERIZATIONOF A NOVEL IN VITRO EXPOSURE DEVICE FOR REAL-TIME MONITORINGOF CHANGES IN INTRACELLULAR CALCIUM DUE TO PULSEDRF/MICROWAVE ELECTRIC FIELDS 403S7-4 HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN RATS EXPOSED TO ULTRA-WIDEBAND PULSES 406S7-5 HIGH-FIELD MRI MICROWAVE PULSES INDUCE SOUND PRESSUREWAVES IN HUMAN HEADS 408S7-6 ANALGESIC EFFECTS OF A COMPLEX NEUROELECTROMAGNETICPULSE (CNP) ON TRANSFORMING MIGRAINE PATIENTS 410S7-7 "EM FIELD DISTRIBUTION ON COMPLEX CELLULAR STRUCTURES:A FREQUENCY ANALYSIS FROM ELF TO MW RANGE 411S7-8 PROTEOMIC ASSESSMENT AFTER 10 NANOSECOND (ULTRAWIDEBAND)PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD EXPOSURE OF HUMAN 244B HUMANLYMPHOBLASTOID CELLS 415

    Session 8: Mechanisms k, Analysis 417S8-1 ANALYSIS OF THE INTERNAL FIELDS DISTRIBUTION AND SAREVALUATION IN A MODEL OF IMPLANTED COCHLEA EXPOSED TO 900MHZ 417S8-2 PAIN AND DISCOMFORT IN THE HEAD ATTRIBUTED TO MOBILEPHONES. A DOUBLE BLIND PROVOCATION STUDY OF A HIGHLYSELECTED GROUP OF USERS 418S8-3 "ACTIVE OPTICAL SENSOR FOR FIELD MEASUREMENT IN TIMEAND FREQUENCY DOMAIN 420S8-4 "FAST DOSIMETRIC ASSESSMENT SYSTEM FOR PRE-COMPLIANCE,RAPID PROTOTYPING AND PRODUCTION LINE TESTING 422S8-5 NEW MEASUREMENT SYSTEM FOR ASSESSMENT OF EMFEXPOSURE IN ARC AND RESISTANCE WELDING APPLICATIONS. 426S8-6 SOUND PROCEDURES FOR COMPLIANCE TESTING OF ACTIVEIMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES WITH SAFETY LIMITS FOR RFEXPOSURE 428

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    S8-7 "NEW MODEL TO SIMULATE EM INDUCED TEMPERATUREDISTRIBUTIONS AND THE INFLUENCE OF BLOOD FLOW 430S8-8 INCORPORATING WHOLE-BODY THERMOREGULATION EFFECTSINTO SIMULATION OF PARTIAL-BODY RF HEATING 431

    Wednesday 437

    Plenary IV: Neutrophil responses to electric fields 437ION CHANNEL CLUSTERING AND MYELOPEROXIDASE PARTICIPATE INNEUTROPHIL RESPONSES TO WEAK ELECTRIC FIELDS 437

    Session 9: RF Threshold Responses 438S9-1 "EFFECTS OF 872 MHz RADIOFREQUENCY RADIATION ONCELLULAR OXIDATIVE STRESS AND CELL DEATH 438S9-2 INDUCTION OF ANEUPLOIDY FOLLOWING 800MHZ CW RADIATIONFOR 72 AND 24 HOURS 439S9-3 "A STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF MICROWAVE EXPOSURE ON HSP70GENE EXPRESSION 441S9-4 EFFECT OF MILLIMETER WAVES ON TUMOR METASTASIS ANDNATURAL KILLER CELLS 444S9-5 MODELING THE EFFECT OF BLOOD FLOW ON LOCAL HEATING OFHUMAN SKIN BY MILLIMETER WAVES 446S9-6 SPATIAL-DEPENDENCE OF WARMTH SENSATION CAUSED BYMILLIMETER-WAVE EXPOSURE 447S9-7 EFFECTS OF UMTS BASE STATION LIKE EXPOSURE ON WELLBEING AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE IN HUMANS 450S9-8 DOSE-DEPENDENT EFFECTS OF PULSED RF EMF ON SLEEP, THESLEEP EEG AND COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE 451

    Session 10: Electro-manipulation 453S10-1 THE EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO EXTREMELY LOWFREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELDS ON INSULIN SECRETING CELLS 453S10-2 "THE EFFECT OF A SPECIFIC PULSED MAGNETIC FIELD ONMUSCLE MICROVASCULATURE STIMULATED BY A VASODILATOR 454S10-3 GENE EXPRESSION CHANGES IN LIVER AND LUNG OF RATSEXPOSED TO SUSTAINED 35-GHZ MILLIMETER WAVE ENERGY 457S10-4 SUBTYPES OF ENDOGENOUS OPIOIDS AND OPIOID RECEPTORSIN THE MILLIMETER WAVE-INDUCED HYPOALGESIA IN MICE 459S10-5 LONG TERM EFFECTS OF MICROWAVES FROM GSM MOBILEPHONES ON THE RAT BRAIN 462S10-6 "ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD EFFECTS ON CALCIUM CHANNELSACTIVATION CAN AFFECT OUTPUT FIRING IN A REALISTIC NEURONMODEL 463S10-7 Magnetic Nanoparticles as Effective Energy Transducers to ActivateBiological Nanomachines by means of RF Electromagnetic Signals 467

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    S10-8 REMOTE CONTROL OF BIOMOLECULES BY RADIOFREQUENCY: ATEST STUDY 471

    Session 11: In-Vitro & In-Vivo Research 473Sll -1 OVERVIEW OF THE PRESENT STATUS OF TRANSCRIPTOMICS ANDPROTEOMICS RESEARCH INTO BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF EMF AND THEOUTCOME OF THE 2005 WHO WORKSHOP IN HELSINKI 473Sl l -2 "THE DOSE-DEPENDENT EFFECT OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE ONNEUROMEMBRANE CHEMOSENSITIVITY 475SI 1-3 EFFECTS OF ELF AND STATIC MAGNETIC FIELDS ON THE 5-HT1BSEROTONIN RECEPTOR 477Sl l -4 "IN VITRO EXPOSURE OF HUMAN SPERMATOZOA TO 900MHZ GSMRADIATION: EFFECT ON APOPTOSIS AND FUNCTIONALITY 478Sl l -5 A NOVEL NIOBIUM SALT BRIDGE FOR IN VITRO PEMF STUDIES 483Sl l -6 NO INDUCTION OF HSP27 AND P53 PHOSPHORYLATION IN HUMANCELLS EXPOSED TO 2-GHZ BAND CW OR W-CDMA MODULATEDRADIOFREQUENCY FIELDS. 484Sl l -7 BETA-ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR AGONISTS DELAY WHILEANTAGONISTS ACCELERATE CORNEAL WOUND HEALING: EVIDENCEFOR A NOVEL HORMONAL NETWORK IN THE CORNEA 486SI 1-8 ASYMMETRIC ELECTROPORATION AND NON-EQUILIBRIUMMOLECULAR. UPTAKE 487

    Session 12: Dosimetry II 490S12-1 "POSSIBLE NON-COMPLIANCE OF ONE WALK THROUGH METALDETECTOR FOR PREGNANT WOMEN MODELS AS COMPARED TO ICNIRPGUIDELINES 490S12-2 AN INVESTIGATION ON THE CONSERVATIVENESS OF REFERENCELEVELS FOR ADULT AND CHILD-SCALED HUMAN BODY MODELS ATMOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FREQUENCIES 493S12-3 DOSIMETRIC EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT FOR RF DIELECTRICHEATERS 498S12-4 EM ABSORPTION MECHANISM OF HUMAN BODY MODEL FORFAR-FIELD EXPOSURE IN WHOLE-BODY RESONANCE FREQUENCY ANDGHZ REGIONS 501S12-5 INDIVIDUAL RF EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT - NEW RESULTSOBTAINED IN AUSTRIA BY USING EXPOSIMETERS 503S12-6 NUMERICAL DETERMINATION OF TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTIONINSIDE FREE-RUNNING RODENTS DUE TO WHOLE-BODY RF-EXPOSURE 505S12-7 RF EXPOSURE FROM MULTIPLE MOBILE PHONES IN AN ENCLOSEDENVIRONMENT 507S12-8 WIFI EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT 511

    Symposium on EMF, Research and the Precautionary Principle 515

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    SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE ON ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND THEPRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE 515HOW THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE HAS BEEN IMPLEMENTED WITHRESPECT TO ELF AND RF/MW EXPOSURE SOURCES IN RECENT YEARS 516EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ELF AND RF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS IS THEREA CAUSAL INTERPRETATION OF THE ASSOCIATION WITH CANCER? 517

    Thursday 519

    Plenary V: Stem cell responses to electric fields 519MANIPULATION OF STEM CELL RESPONSES BY NONINVASIVEELECTRICAL STIMULUS 519

    Session 13: Measured & Estmtd. Thresholds for Response 520S13-1 INFLUENCE OF HUMAN BODY SHAPE AND POSING ON EMFEXPOSURE 520S13-2 "A PRECISE ESTIMATION METHOD FOR THE ELECTROMAGNETICFIELD DISTRIBUTION EXCITED BY CELLULAR RADIOS IN ELEVATORS 523S13-3 IN-DEPTH EVALUATION OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDDISTRIBUTIONS AND INDUCED TEMPERATURE RISE OF EXPOSEDAREAS IN SUBJECTS IN NOKIA 6110-BASED EXPOSURE SETUPS 526S13-4 INDUCTION OF TAMOXIFEN RESISTANCE IN BREAST CANCERCELLS BY ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS DEPENDS ON ALTEREDEXPRESSION OF ESTROGEN RECEPTOR COFACTORS 528S13-5 REGULATION OF BIOPHOTONIC WATER OXIDATION IN T CELLSBY 60 AND 120 HERTZ ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS: MECHANISM, MODELAND CELLULAR IMPACT 530S13-6 MODELLING NEURONAL ACTIVITY UNDER REALISTICELECTROMAGNETIC EXPOSURE: EVIDENCE OF FREQUENCYSENSITIVITY 532S13-7 HIGH Q DOUBLY RESONANT CAVITY TO DETECT NONLINEAR RFDEMODULATION IN BIOLOGICAL CELLS 537S13-8 "BIOPHYSICAL MODIFICATIONS IN STRUCTURAL STATE OFARTIFICIAL MEMBRANES UNDER MILLIMETER WAVE EXPOSURE AT 60GHZ 539

    Session 14: Medical II: Human Applications & Research 542S14-1 TEMPERATURE RISE IN EYES OF JAPANESE MALE AND FEMALEMODELS DUE TO FAR-FIELD MICROWAVE EXPOSURES 542S14-2 HEART RATE AND BLOOD PRESSURE IN RELATION TO MOBILEPHONE USE WITH AND WITHOUT HANDS FREE DEVICE 543S14-3 "THE INFLUENCE OF MOBILE PHONE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDSON THE HUMAN SLEEP EEG OVER AN ENTIRE NIGHT 545S14-4 THE SHEFFIELD MOBILE PHONE BLOOD PRESSURE / CARDIOVASCULARSTUDY 546

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    S14-5 EVIDENCE OF A NONLINEAR HUMAN MAGNETIC SENSE. 550S14-6 "EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INTERSTITIAL MICROWAVE HYPERTHERMIABY USE OF COAXIAL-SLOT ANTENNAS 554S14-7 THE EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX MAY BE THE TRANSDUCTIONSITE FOR ELECTRIC FIELD EFFECTS ON CARTILAGE 557S14-8 FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR DEVELPOMENT OF A DEVICE FORDETECTING BREAST CANCER 558

    Index 561