Prof. Hayashi, Prof. Cursiefen

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 ...

Prof. Hamrah – scientist of Cell Molecular & Developmental Biology, Immunology and Neuroscience

Prof. Pedram Hamrah from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, USA visited the University Clinic of Cologne in May 2019. He had meetings with the FOR2240 scientists Dr. Notara, Dr. Clahsen, Dr. Hos and Dr. Bock and they ...

Augenmodell

Pole position in Germany for the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Cologne

Number 1 in scientific publications and impact factor The demand for research within ophthalmology is and will be high. Today many conditions of the eye can be treated successfully – also thanks to intensive and continuing research. ...

Young Cologne Eye Researcher Dr. Yanhong Hou wins the Science Prize of the Eye Foundation of the DOG

(“Wissenschaftspreis der Stiftung Auge der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft”) In July 2019, Dr. Yanhong Hou was declared the winner of the Science Prize (“Wissenschaftspreis”) of the Eye Foundation (“Stiftung Auge”) of the ...

Visiting Professor from Harvard University is guest at FOR 2240 and CMMC in Cologne

On 21st of June 2019 Prof. Bruce Ksander visited the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 and the Center for Molecular Medicine at University Hospital Cologne. Prof. Ksander is Associate Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard ...

Claus Cursiefen

Prof. Cursiefen appointed visionary of the Quarter 2/2019

Expert made corneal transplantation more successful Univ.-Prof. Dr. Claus Cursiefen, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and speaker of DFG Research Unit 2240, has been appointed by the European Vision Institute (EVI), as ...

Ophthalmology department with the most “top physicians” in Germany

Five experts in the Focus health ranking The center of ophthalmology at the University Hospital Cologne made it again to the top of the ophthalmology section of the FOCUS magazine’s health ranking. With five top physicians the ...

Hope for UV-induced eye diseases

Special contact lenses protects stem cells from UV-damage/harm Scientists of the Dept. of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Cologne, and DFG Research Unit 2240 demonstrated that commercially available UV-blocking contact lenses are ...

RETINA Swiss AWARD for Dr. Anne Wolf

Recently Anne Wolf has been awarded with the Retina Suisse Award 2019 at the Swiss Eye Research Meeting in Lausanne (February 2019). Age –related macular degeneration (AMD) leads to hyperactivation of the immune system thus ...

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. ...