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Foundational paper of DFG research unit FOR 2240 in top 5 highly cited papers

Foundational paper of DFG research unit FOR 2240 in top 5 highly cited papers

One of the chief foundational papers for the DFG research unit FOR 2240 at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cologne has been awarded a “Highly Cited Research” certificate. The paper, “Novel anti(lymph)angiogenic treatment strategies for corneal and ocular surface diseases” was co-authored by PD Dr. rer. nat. Felix Bock, Dr. Kazuichi Maruyama, ... Read More
 
Harvard ocular immunologist points to the micro-environment

Harvard ocular immunologist points to the micro-environment

On the 1st of December, 2016, the Cologne-based DFG research unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis and cellular immunity in inflammatory diseases of the eye” hosted Visiting Professor Dr. Reza Dana (photo right), who is a widely cited, prize-winning cornea expert and ocular immunologist. He holds the Claes Dohlman Chair in Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, ... Read More
 
Immunologist from Erlangen shares his expertise on the soluble CD83 molecule

Immunologist from Erlangen shares his expertise on the soluble CD83 molecule

Visiting Professor Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Steinkasserer (photo center right) came to Cologne on the 17th of November, 2016 and met with several projects of Cologne-based DFG research unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, lymphangiogenesis and cellular immunity in inflammatory diseases of the eye”. Professor Steinkasserer is the Head of the Immune Modulation Department at the University ... Read More
 
New research inspirations from Scotland

New research inspirations from Scotland

Professor David Hume came to Cologne to visit the research unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” on October 24th, 2016. Professor Hume is the director of the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Mammalian Functional Genomics there as well. As an international authority ... Read More
 
Thank you, Professor Cursiefen!

Thank you, Professor Cursiefen!

In the framework of DOG 2016, the annual conference of the German Ophthalmological Society, Prof. Dr. med. Claus Cursiefen, FEBO, the director of the Eye Clinic of the University Hospital of Cologne and the Speaker of the DFG research unit FOR 2240, received a mentoring award from the Young Investigator’s Network. This network is an ... Read More
 
Four sciences prizes for five Cologne eye researchers

Four sciences prizes for five Cologne eye researchers

At the awards sessions of DOG 2016 in Berlin (29.09-2.10.2016), four different science prizes were awarded to research ophthalmologists from the Department of Ophthalmology in the Medical Faculty of the University of Cologne. DOG 2016 is the annual conference of the German Ophthalmological Society. All five prize-winning research ophthalmologists are connected to the DFG research ... Read More
 
Lymphangiogenesis and GvHD: hematology meets ophthalmology

Lymphangiogenesis and GvHD: hematology meets ophthalmology

The DFG research unit FOR 2240 at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne hosted hematologist PD Dr. Olaf Penack from Berlin on the 18th of August, 2016. He met with the Speaker of FOR 2240 (Prof. Dr. Claus Cursiefen) and the Principle Investigators of central project 1 (PD Dr. Philipp Steven), project 1 (PD ... Read More
 
Retreat 2016: Eye researchers meet at Kloster Steinfeld

Retreat 2016: Eye researchers meet at Kloster Steinfeld

Twenty-six members of the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 met from 8-9 July, 2016 in the Salvatorian Monastery of Steinfeld (Kloster Steinfeld). It was a chance for a rich exchange of ideas and opinions concerning work in progress and strategic planning for the future. The scientists also enjoyed renewing their friendships with other members of ... Read More