Curriculum Vitae

Viet Nhat Hung Le, MD

 
 
 

Department of Ophthalmology
Experimental Ophthalmology
University of Cologne
Kerpener Str. 62
50937 Cologne, GERMANY
Email: viet.le@uk-koeln.de

Visitor’s address: Building 13 (LFI), 4th floor

 
 
 

Scientific career

2015- Affiliated PhD student funded by the DAAD in Project 1 “Induction of transplant tolerance by antihem- and antilymphangiogenic therapies” 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

2016- Affiliated PhD student funded by the DAAD 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-  Affiliated PhD student funded by the DAAD 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

 
 

Selected publications

Le VNH, Schneider AC, Scholz R, Bock F, Cursiefen C (2018) Fine Needle-Diathermy Regresses Pathological Corneal (Lymph)Angiogenesis and Promotes High-Risk Corneal Transplant Survival. Scientific reports 8: 5707

Hou Y, Le VNH, Toth G, Siebelmann S, Horstmann J, Gabriel T, Bock F, Cursiefen C (2018) UV light crosslinking regresses mature corneal blood and lymphatic vessels and promotes subsequent high-risk corneal transplant survival. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Le VNH, Hou Y, Horstmann J, Bock F, Cursiefen C (2018) Novel Method to Detect Corneal Lymphatic Vessels In Vivo by Intrastromal Injection of Fluorescein. Cornea 37: 267-271

Hou Y, Le VNH, Clahsen T, Schneider AC, Bock F, Cursiefen C (2017) Photodynamic Therapy Leads to Time-Dependent Regression of Pathologic Corneal (Lymph) Angiogenesis and Promotes High-Risk Corneal Allograft Survival. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 58: 5862-5869