Journal Articles

17 publications, with 806 cites h-index=9; i10-index=8.
[updated Dec 2022]


  • M Llambrich, J Brezmes, R Cumeras (2022) The untargeted urine volatilome for biomedical applications: methodology and volatilome database. Biological procedures online 24:20. .
  •  J Brezmes, M Llambrich, R Cumerasǂ, J Gumà. (2022) Urine NMR metabolomics for precision oncology in colorectal cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 23:11171.
  • M Llambrich, E Correig, J Gumà, J Brezmes, R Cumeras, Amanida: An R package for meta-analysis of metabolomics non-integral data, Bioinformatics, 2022, 38(2):583-585,


  • C Mallafré-Muro†, M Llambrich†, R Cumerasǂ, A Pardo, J Brezmes, S Marco, J Gumà (†joint first authors, ǂ corresponding author), Comprehensive volatilome and metabolome signatures of colorectal cancer in urine: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Cancers, 2021, 13(11):2534,


Started new research topic which included a huge change of the know-how. From micro-sensors and gas-phase applications, to mass spectrometry (gas and liquid) and nuclear magnetic ressonance instrumention. Seemed like pursuing a new PhD.



  • R Cumeras, AA Aksenov, A Pasamontes, AG Fung, AN Cianchetta, H Doan, RM Davis, CE Davis. Identification of fungal metabolites from inside Gallus gallus domesticus eggshells by non-invasively detecting volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Anal Bioanal Chem, 2016, 408 (24), 6649-6658.
  • W.Filipiak, P.Mochalski, J.Troppmair, K.Unterkofler, A.Agapiou, C.E.Davis, R.Cumeras, C.Ager, A.Filipiak. A compendium of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released by human cell lines., Curr Med Chem, 2016, 23: 1-20.
  • M.M.McCartney, S.L.Spitulski, A.Pasamontes, D.J.Peirano, M.J.Schirle, R.Cumeras, J.D.Simmons, J.L.Ware, J.F.Brown, A.J.Y.Poh, S.C.Dike, E.K.Foster, K.E.Godfrey, C.E.Davis. Coupling a branch enclosure with differential Mobility Spectrometry to isolate and measure plant volatiles in contained greenhouse settings., Talanta, 2016, 146: 148-54. DOI:



  • R.Cumeras†, W.HK.Cheung†, F.Gulland, D.Goley, C.E.Davis. († joint first authors) Chemical analysis of whale breath volatiles: a case study for non-invasive field health diagnostics of marine mammals. Metabolites, 2014, 4 :790-806. DOI:10.3390/metabo4030790.  (PDF available here: metabolites-04-00790)


  • R.Cumeras, E.Figueras, I.Gràcia, S.Maddula, J.I.Baumbach.  What is a good Control Group?, Int. J. Ion Mobil. Spec., 2013, 16 (3): 191-198. DOI: 10.1007/s12127-012-0116-y.


  • R. Cumeras, P. Favrod, K. Rupp, E. Figueras, I. Gràcia, S. Maddula, J.I.Baumbach. Influence of Operational Background Emissions on Breath Analysis using MCC/IMS devices.,  Int. J. Ion Mobil. Spec., 2012, 15 (2): 69-78. DOI: 10.1007/s12127-012-0094-0.
  • R.Cumeras, T.Schneider, P.Favrod, E.Figueras, I.Gràcia, S.Maddula, J.I.Baumbach. Stability and Alignment of MCC/IMS devices., Int. J. Ion Mobil. Spec., 2012, 15(1): 41-46. DOI: 10.1007/s12127-012-0088-y.
  • R.Cumeras, I.Gràcia, E.Figueras, L.Fonseca, J.Santander, M.Salleras, C.Calaza, N.Sabaté, C.Cané. Modelling a P-FAIMS with Multiphysics FEM., J. Math. Chem., 2012, 50 (2): 359-373. DOI: 10.1007/s10910-010-9772-5.
  • R.Cumeras, I.Gràcia, E.Figueras, L.Fonseca, J.Santander, M.Salleras, C.Calaza, N.Sabaté, C.Cané. Finite-Element Analysis of a Miniaturized Ion Mobility Spectrometer for Security Applications., Sensor. Actuat. B-Chem., 2012, 170: 13-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2010.11.047.

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