Coronavirus

Retreat 2020 in times of Corona

A few days before the FOR2240 wanted to have the retreat in a cozy cottage in Bedburg (https://danielshof.de/), the Corona wave started to hit Cologne. Consequently, every larger meeting had to be canceled and the FOR2240 held a small ...

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FOR 2240 Retreat 2019 Abbey Brauweiler

Thirdy-two members of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit FOR 2240 met on the 8th of March 2019 in the Abbey of Brauweiler. It was the first time the principal investigators of the FOR 2240 and associated scientists and ...

Aniridie – new project against blindness

Aniridie is a rare but very serious inherent eye disease which is difficult to treat. The iris of the affected is incomplete or has not been formed at all during pregnancy, additionally, patients often suffer from a vascularized, dull ...

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Cologne eye researchers sweep up prizes in Berlin (again!)

An astounding number of awards for outstanding scientific achievements, eight in total, went to scientists and clinician-scientists of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cologne and the DFG FOR2240 at the annual ...

Double triumph for cologne scientist.

This year’s DOG Patent 2019 award went to Dr. Thomas Clahsen for his exceptional inventions in the area of ophthalmology. Dr. Clahsen is working at the University Hospital Cologne in the Department of Ophthalmology (Experimental ...

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Alexander von Humboldt Fellow – Professor Dr. Takahiko Hayashi

Professor Dr. Takahiko Hayashi from the department of ophthalmology at Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital in Yokohama, Japan, is currently a guest and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow of experienced scientists at the Department of ...

PhD studentship 65% open in Project 5

Project 5 “Myeloid cell function in corneal hem- and lymphangiogenesis” ) in the Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” (Speaker: Univ.-Prof. ...