Curriculum Vitae

Dr. med. Sebastian Siebelmann

 
 
 

Department of Ophthalmology
University of Cologne
Kerpener Straße 62
50937 Cologne, Germany

 
 
 

Scientific career

2006-2013 Study of Medicine at the University of Luebeck, Germany

2010 – 2012 Member of the Research Committee of the University of Luebeck

2011 – 2012 Member of the Committee for the Support of Junior Researchers

2011 Summer School for Immunology of the British Society for Immunology

2012 Research Stay Birmingham Medical School, Prof. G. Anderson, “Role of potential molecular regulators for the development of Conjunctiva-associated lymphoid”

since 2013 Resident at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

2014 Doctorate degree (Dr. med.) at the University of Cologne, Title: “Morphology, Development and Modulation of Conjunctiva-associated lymphoid tissue “, (PD Dr. med. P. Steven)

2014 Research Stay Birmingham Medical School, Prof. G. Anderson, “Evidence of Innate Lymphoid Cells in inflammatory Diseases of the ocular Surface”

2015 Exam of the International Council of Ophthalmology, “Optics and Refraction”

2015 Short-Term Scientific Mission (EU COST Action BM1302) “Joining forces in corneal regeneration”: Birmingham Medical School, Prof. G. Anderson, David Withers “Innate Lymphoid Cells as key players for the ocular surface integrity”

2015- Clinician-Scientist (Gerok) at the Post-Doc level in Project 1 “Induction of corneal transplant tolerance by anti(lymph)angiogenic therapy” 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- Affiliated Clinician-Scientist at the Post-Doc level in Project P1 “Induction of corneal transplant tolerance by anti(lymph)angiogenic therapy” in 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

2010 Travel Grant of the Society of Friends and Supporters of the University of Luebeck

2010 Dry Eye Research Award, German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

2010 Fellowship “Excellence in Medicine” of the Medical Faculty of the University of Luebeck

2011 International ARVO Travel Grant Award 2011

2011 Second place Poster-Award of the BSI Summer School 2011

2011 Travel Grant of the Society of Friends and Supporters of the University of Luebeck

2012 Erasmus Fellowship Switzerland

2012 Dry Eye Research Award, German Ophthalmological Society, Berlin

2013 Research Grant of the Section “Tissue transplantation and biotechnology” of the German Ophthalmological Society

2014  Research Award Dry Eye and Blepharitis/ MGD of the German Ophthalmological Society

2015 Gerok Research Fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye”

2015 Travel Grant EU COST Action BM1302: “Joining Forces in corneal regeneration”

2017 Winner of the „Young Ophthalmologist“ award sponsored by Bausch + Lomb GmbH, Berlin for the best solution to a clinical problem with surgical relevance: Intraoperative optical coherence tomography for the optimization of ophthalmo-surgical procedures for small children and infant

 
 
 

Selected publications

Horstmann J, Siebelmann S, Schulz-Hildebrandt H, Glasunow I, Schadschneider A, Hüttmann G. [Understanding OCT – Part 2: State of the Practice]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2017 Feb;234(2):233-247.

Horstmann J, Siebelmann S, Schulz-Hildebrandt H, Glasunow I, Schadschneider A, Hüttmann G. [Understanding OCT – Part 1: Basic Knowledge]. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2017 Jan;234(1):131-143.

Siebelmann S, Steven P, Cursiefen C. Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography In Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty. Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde. 2016;233(6):717-721.

Tóth G., Bucher F, Siebelmann S, Bachmann B, Hermann M, Szentmáry N, … Cursiefen C. In Situ Corneal Cross-Linking for Recurrent Corneal Melting After Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis. Cornea 2016;35(6):884-887.

Siebelmann S, Steven P, Hos D, Hüttmann G, Lankenau E, Bachmann B, Cursiefen C. Advantages of microscope-integrated intraoperative online optical coherence tomography: usage in Boston keratoprosthesis type I surgery. Journal of Biomedical Optics 2016;21(1):016005-016005.

Siebelmann S, Cursiefen C, Lappas A, Dietlein T. Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography Enables Noncontact Imaging During Canaloplasty. Journal of Glaucoma 2016;25(2):236-238.

Hoerster R, Stanzel TP, Bachmann BO, Siebelmann S, Felsch M, Cursiefen C. Intensified topical steroids as prophylaxis for macular edema after posterior lamellar keratoplasty combined with cataract surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2016;163:174-179.

Siebelmann S, Steven P, Cursiefen C. Intraoperative optical coherence tomography: ocular surgery on a higher level or just nice pictures?.JAMA Ophthalmology 2015;133(10):1133-1134.

Siebelmann S, Hermann M, Dietlein T, Bachmann B, Steven P, Cursiefen C. Intraoperative optical coherence tomography in children with anterior segment anomalies. Ophthalmology 2015;122(12): 2582-2584.

Siebelmann S, Jing B, Cursiefen C, Steven P. [Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease]. Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde  2015;232(5):652-657.

Heindl L M, Siebelmann S, Dietlein T, Hüttmann G, Lankenau E, Cursiefen C, Steven P. Future prospects: assessment of intraoperative optical coherence tomography in ab interno glaucoma surgery. Current Eye Research 2015;40(12):1288-1291.

Siebelmann S, Gehlsen U, Hüttmann, G, Koop N, Bölke T, Gebert A., … Steven P. Development, alteration and real time dynamics of conjunctiva-associated lymphoid tissue. PloS one 2013;8(12), e82355.