Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Steven

 
 
 

Department of Ophthalmology
Ocular Surface Group
Competence Center for Ocular GvHD
University of Cologne
50937 Cologne, GERMANY
Tel. (+49)-221-478 97790
Fax. (+49)-221-478 97536
Email: philipp.steven@uk-koeln.de

 
 
 

Scientific career

1996-2003 Study of Medicine at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

2000, 2003 Research sabbaticals at the Institute of Anatomy and Centenary Institute, University of Sydney, Australia

2003 M.D. (magna cum laude) at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

2004-2006 Resident of Ophthalmology and Head of the Laboratory for Experimental Ophthalmology, Eye Hospital, University of Lübeck

2006-2008 Postdoctoral fellow at Institute of Anatomy, University of Lübeck (Laboratory of Prof. Dr. Andreas Gebert)

2007- Principal Investigator, Ocular Surface Group

2009 Board Certificate (Facharzt) for Ophthalmology

2011 Habilitation and Venia Legendi at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lübeck

2011- Clinician-Scientist at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

2013-2015 Board Member, Section Young Ophthalmologists, German Ophthalmological Society

2014- Principal Investigator, Cluster of Excellence CECAD, University of Cologne

2014 Habilitation and Venia Legendi at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne

2014- Speaker and Director Competence Center for Ocular GvHD

2015- Principal Investigator of Central Project 1  “Cologne Experimental Eye Imaging Center (CEE-IC)” of the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

2016- Scientist in the Horizons 2020 research consortium ARREST BLINDNESS, funded by the European Union, an associated project of the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

2018- Principal Investigator of Project N1 “Lymph- and hemangiogenesis in ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease” of the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

2018- Co-Applicant of of Central Project C1  “Cologne Experimental Eye Imaging Center (CEE-IC)” of the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

 
 
 

Prizes and honors

2002 Dry Eye Research Prize, German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

2007 Dry Eye Research Prize, German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

2008 Dry Eye Research Prize, German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

2008 Heinrich Dräger Research Prize

2009 Dry Eye Research Prize, German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

2016 Clinical Applications part of the two-part Science Prize for Dry Eye and Blepharitis/Meibom-Gland-Dysfunction (MGD), German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

 
 
 

Selected publications

Cursiefen C, Bock F, Clahsen T, Regenfuss B, Reis A, Steven P, Heindl LM, Bosch JJ, Hos D, Eming S, Grajewski R, Heiligenhaus A, Fauser S, Austin J, Langmann T. [New Therapeutic Approaches in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye – Targeting Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity: Research Unit FOR 2240 Presents Itself]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2017 May;234(5):679-685.

Steven P, Braun T, Krösser S, Gehlsen U. [Influence of Aging on Severity and Anti-Inflammatory Treatment of Experimental Dry Eye Disease]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2017 May;234(5):662-669.

Gehlsen U, Braun T, Notara M, Krösser S, Steven P. A semifluorinated alkane (F4H5) as novel carrier for cyclosporine A: a promising therapeutic and prophylactic option for topical treatment of dry eye. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017 Apr;255(4):767-775.

Siebelmann S, Gehlsen U, Le Blanc C, Stanzel TP, Cursiefen C, Steven P. Detection of graft detachments immediately following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) comparing time domain and spectral domain OCT. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec;254(12):2431-2437.

Siebelmann S, Bachmann B, Lappas A, Dietlein T, Hermann M, Roters S, Cursiefen C, Steven P. [Intraoperative optical coherence tomography in corneal and glaucoma surgical procedures]. Ophthalmologe. 2016 Aug;113(8):646-50.

Siebelmann S, Bachmann B, Lappas A, Dietlein T, Steven P, Cursiefen C. [Intraoperative optical coherence tomography for examination of newborns and infants under general anesthesia]. Ophthalmologe. 2016 Aug;113(8):651-5.

Siebelmann S, Steven P, Cursiefen C. [Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography In Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2016 Jun;233(6):717-21.

Tahmaz V, Gehlsen U, Sauerbier L, Holtick U, Engel L, Radojska S, Petrescu-Jipa VM, Scheid C, Hallek M, Gathof B, Cursiefen C, Steven P. Treatment of severe chronic ocular graft-versus-host disease using 100% autologous serum eye drops from a sealed manufacturing system: a retrospective cohort study. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun 6. pii: bjophthalmol-2015-307666.

Engel LA, Wittig S, Bock F, Sauerbier L, Scheid C, Holtick U, Chemnitz JM,Hallek M, Cursiefen C, Steven P (2015) Meibography and meibomian gland measurements in ocular graft-versus-host disease. Bone Marrow Transplant. 50(7):961-7.

Gehlsen U, Szaszák M, Gebert A, Koop N, Hüttmann G, Steven P (2015) Non-Invasive Multi-Dimensional Two-Photon Microscopy enables opticalfingerprinting (TPOF) of immune cells. J Biophotonics. 8(6):466-79.

Siebelmann S, Gehlsen U, Hüttmann G, Koop N, Bölke T, Gebert A, Stern ME, Niederkorn JY, Steven P (2013) Development, alteration and real time dynamics of conjunctiva-associated lymphoid tissue. PLoS One. 8:e82355.

Steven P, Bock F, Hüttmann G, Cursiefen C (2011) Intravital two-photon microscopy of immune cell dynamics in corneal lymphatic vessels. PLoS One. 6:e26253.

Steven P, Rupp J, Hüttmann G, Koop N, Lensing C, Laqua H, Gebert A (2008) Experimental induction and three-dimensional two-photon imaging of conjunctiva-associated lymphoid tissue. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 49:1512-7.