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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 at the annual meeting of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG) held in Berlin from September 28th to October 1st 2017. Cologne eye researchers also won many prizes in ... Read More
 
FOR 2240 Symposium 2017 Photo Gallery

FOR 2240 Symposium 2017 Photo Gallery

Cologne 2017 Symposium: Innovative concepts in anti-inflammatory and anti(lymph)angiogenic therapies in the eye C. Cursiefen, K. Alitalo, T. Krieg, T. Langmann:Augenklinik, DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 Dept. of Ophthalmology Symposium,Innovative concepts in anti-inflammatory and anti(lymph)angiogenic therapies in the eye U. Gehlsen, D. Hos, C. Cursiefen, J. Horstmann, M. Coroneo, J. ... Read More
 
FOR 2240 Symposium: “Innovative concepts in anti-inflammatory and anti(lymph)angiogenic therapies in the eye”

FOR 2240 Symposium: “Innovative concepts in anti-inflammatory and anti(lymph)angiogenic therapies in the eye”

On the 20th and 21st of October 2017, the FOR 2240 symposium “Innovative concepts in anti-inflammatory and anti(lymph)angiogenic therapies in the eye” took place on the campus of the University of Cologne in the rooms of the Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (http://www.cmmc-uni-koeln.de/home).The meeting was co-sponsored by the European Union (EU COST BM1302 “Joining Forces ... Read More
 
Retreat 2017: Eye researchers meet again at Kloster Steinfeld

Retreat 2017: Eye researchers meet again at Kloster Steinfeld

Over thirty members of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit FOR 2240 met on the 30th of June and the 1st of July 2017 in the Salvatorian Monastery of Steinfeld (Kloster Steinfeld). Already for the second time the principle investigators of the FOR 2240 and associated scientists and clinicians met in this quiet and ... Read More
 
A visit from Montreal

A visit from Montreal

On April 6th, 2017 Przemyslaw (“Mike”) Sapieha, PhD came to the Dept. of Ophthalmology of the University of Cologne as a Visiting Scientist in the German Research Foundation Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye”. Dr. Sapieha is Director of the Neurovascular Eye Disease Lab and holds ... Read More
 
Eye on Innovation

Eye on Innovation

On June 21st, 2017, Dr. Ilva Rupenthal of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Auckland, was a visiting scientist in the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye”. Dr. Rupenthal’s current research, co-funded by a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the ... Read More
 
A visit from London

A visit from London

On April 18th, 2017, Christiane Ruhrberg of the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology came to Cologne as Visiting Professor to the German Research Foundation Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye”. Prof. Ruhrberg is Professor of Neuronal and Vascular Biology at UCL and holds a Wellcome ... Read More
 
Lab meeting par excellence

Lab meeting par excellence

In the framework of her visit to Cologne as Visiting Professor in the German Research Foundation Research Unit FOR 2240, Prof. Christiane Ruhrberg of the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology in the United Kingdom spent ample time with PD Dr. med. Franziska Bucher, FEBO (pictured center from left) and other Cologne scientists of the ... Read More