David N. Herrmann, M.B.B.Ch.

David N. Herrmann, M.B.B.Ch.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2559
Fax: (585) 273-1255

Professional Bio

Dr. Herrmann is Unit Chief of the Neuromuscular Unit & Director of the Peripheral Neuropathy Clinics and Cutaneous Innervation Laboratory at the University of Rochester. Clinically his interests are in the diagnosis and care of patients with various types of peripheral neuropathy. He has a particular interest in inherited neuropathies (Charcot Marie Tooth neuropathy and related disorders). Dr. Herrmann additionally established one of the first cutaneous innervation laboratories in the USA at University of Rochester in 2000, for diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy.

Research Bio

Dr. Herrmann's current research interests include inherited neuropathies and he is Principal Investigator in Rochester for the NIH sponsored Inherited Neuropathy Consortium Rare Disease Clinical Research Center. Dr. Herrmann focuses on new gene identification for inherited neuropathies, development of novel neuropathy outcome measures and biomarkers and experimental therapeutics.

Awards & Honors (National)

Who's Who in America 2010
Best Doctors in America 2007 - Present

Awards & Honors (Local)

Jack Baynash Prize in Medicine | The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School 1988
JH Hofmeyer Scholarship | The University of Witwatersrand Medical School 1986
JH Hofmeyer Scholarship | The Universtiy of the Witwatersrand Medical School 1985
University Entrance Scholarship | The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School 1984
Standard Bank Scholarship | The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School 1984

Patents

Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)

United States Serial NO.: 11/878,638
Filed Date: July 25, 2007
Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy
Invented by: David Herrmann, Jay Eastman, Christi Alessi-Fox, Neil Boger
Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)

United States Serial NO.: DE07813405.3
Filed Date: July 26, 2007
Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Invented by: David Herrmann, Jay Eastman, Christi Alessi-Fox, Neil Boger
Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)

United States Serial NO.: CH07813405.3
Filed Date: July 26, 2007
Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Invented by: David Herrmann, Jay Eastman, Christi Alessi-Fox, Neil Boger
Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)

United States Serial NO.: GB07813405.3
Filed Date: July 26, 2007
Title: Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy (Vivascope 1500, Lucid, Inc.)
Invented by: David Herrmann, Jay Eastman, Christi Alessi-Fox, Neil Boger

Recent Journal Articles

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2015 Aug
Fridman V, Bundy B, Reilly MM, Pareyson D, Bacon C, Burns J, Day J, Feely S, Finkel RS, Grider T, Kirk CA, Herrmann DN, LaurĂ¡ M, Li J, Lloyd T, Sumner CJ, Muntoni F, Piscosquito G, Ramchandren S, Shy R, Siskind CE, Yum SW, Moroni I, Pagliano E, Zuchner S, Scherer SS, Shy ME, . "CMT subtypes and disease burden in patients enrolled in the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium natural history study: a cross-sectional analysis." Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2015 Aug; 86(8):873-8. Epub 2014 Nov 27.
2015 Jun 10
Rossor AM, Oates EC, Salter HK, Liu Y, Murphy SM, Schule R, Gonzales MA, Scoto M, Phadke R, Sewry CA, Houlden H, Jordanova A, Tournev I, Chamova T, Litvinenko I, Zuchner S, Herrmann DN, Blake J, Sowden JE, Acsadi G, Rodriguez ML, Menezes MP, Clarke NF, Auer Grumbach M, Bullock SL, Muntoni F, Reilly MM, North KN. "Reply: The p.Ser107Leu in BICD2 is a mutation 'hot spot' causing distal spinal muscular atrophy." Brain : a journal of neurology. 2015 Jun 10; Epub 2015 Jun 10.
2015 Jun
Bramson C, Herrmann DN, Carey W, Keller D, Brown MT, West CR, Verburg KM, Dyck PJ. "Exploring the role of tanezumab as a novel treatment for the relief of neuropathic pain." Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. 2015 Jun; 16(6):1163-76. Epub 2015 Jan 16.
2015 Apr
Johnson NE, Sowden J, Dilek N, Eichinger K, Burns J, McDermott MP, Shy ME, Herrmann DN. "Prospective study of muscle cramps in Charcot-Marie-tooth disease." Muscle & nerve. 2015 Apr; 51(4):485-8. Epub 2015 Feb 11.
2015 Mar
Dolohanty LB, Richardson SJ, Herrmann DN, Markman J, Mercurio MG. "Trigeminal trophic syndrome with histopathologic correlation." Cutis. 2015 Mar; 95(3):E22-5.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, NMD (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)

Specialties

Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Neuromuscular Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MB BCh | Medicine | S Africa-U Witwatersrand Med Sch1989
MD | Medicine | The University of Witwatersrand Medical School1989
Valedictorian | Hyde Park High School1983

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Electromyography/Neuromuscular Disease at University of Michigan Medical Center07/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Neurology at University of Michigan Medical Center01/01/1995 - 01/08/1998
Residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland01/01/1993 - 12/31/1994
Internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland01/01/1992 - 12/31/1992