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 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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2014 Sep 4
Herrmann DN, Horvath R, Sowden JE, Gonzales M, Sanchez-Mejias A, Guan Z, Whittaker RG, Almodovar JL, Lane M, Bansagi B, Pyle A, Boczonadi V, Lochm├╝ller H, Griffin H, Chinnery PF, Lloyd TE, Littleton JT, Zuchner S. "Synaptotagmin 2 mutations cause an autosomal-dominant form of lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome and nonprogressive motor neuropathy." American journal of human genetics. 2014 Sep 4; 95(3):332-9.
2014 Jul 5
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. 2014 Jul 5; Epub 2014 Jul 05.
2014 Jun 27
Johnson NE, Heatwole CR, Dilek N, Sowden J, Kirk CA, Shereff D, Shy ME, Herrmann DN, . "Quality-of-life in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: The patient's perspective." Neuromuscular disorders : NMD. 2014 Jun 27; Epub 2014 Jun 27.
2014 May
Travis LB, Fossa SD, Sesso HD, Frisina RD, Herrmann DN, Beard CJ, Feldman DR, Pagliaro LC, Miller RC, Vaughn DJ, Einhorn LH, Cox NJ, Dolan ME, . "Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neurotoxicity and ototoxicity: new paradigms for translational genomics." Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2014 May; 106(5)Epub 2014 Mar 12.
2014 Mar
Logigian EL, Villanueva R, Twydell PT, Myers B, Downs M, Preston DC, Kothari MJ, Herrmann DN. "Electrodiagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow (Une): a Bayesian approach." Muscle & nerve. 2014 Mar; 49(3):337-44. Epub 2013 Jun 26.

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