October 8, 2021

CMMC Symposium 2021 – Goes Hybrid

From 26-28 September 2021 the CMMC Symposium “25 Years of Progress in Molecular Medicine: From Basic Research to Clinical Application” took place in Cologne. It was hosted as a hybrid meeting with live streaming and an interactive virtual meeting...
July 27, 2021

The Young Researcher Vision Camp 2021

FOR 2240 scientists Dr. Karina Hadrian, Alfrun Schönberg and Dr. Gwen Musial participated in the annual “Vision Camp 2021” organized by the European Vision Institute (EVI). The meeting took place online on 24th and 25th June 2021. The European Vision Institute (EVI) creates and implements programs and projects...
May 7, 2021

ARVO Meeting 2021: Strong presence of FOR researchers

ARVO is the largest organization for eye research and vision research worldwide. The virtual ARVO meeting 2021 took place in San Francisco from 1-7 May 2021. Researchers of the FOR 2240 were very active at this digital meeting: 19 FOR2240 members gave lectures or presented papers. FOR members were even present at Mini-symposia and Special interest groups (SIGs). Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Steven ran a special interest group (SIG) meeting about the topic “New-Perspective: Ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease is more than just another form of dry-eye disease” and presented results from his FOR [...]
February 25, 2021

Eye clinic to win two renowned awards in the beginning of 2021

Ms. Hanhan Liu and Dr. Rokohl from the Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital in Cologne were able to convince with their research and won renowned awards in the beginning of 2021. Ms. Hanhan Liu, employee of the eye [...]
December 17, 2020

2nd Shanghai-Cologne Ophthalmic Research Meeting

After the signature of a cooperation agreement in 2019 between the Departments of Ophthalmology of the Tongji University Shanghai and University Hospital Cologne, the 2nd Shanghai-Cologne Ophthalmic Research Meeting took place online on 5th December during the 2020 China-Germany New […]
November 6, 2020

FOR2240 Scientist Dr. Alexander C. Rokohl was selected for the Cologne Clinician Scientist Program

We are proud to announce that Dr. Alexander C. Rokohl was selected to attend the Cologne Clinician Scientist Program (CCSP) of the Medical Faculty at the University of Cologne. The outstanding scientific achievements of Dr. Alexander C. Rokohl attracted a […]
October 12, 2020

Young Cologne Eye Researcher Dr. Karina Hadrian wins Prize of the DOG

The department of ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Cologne is very proud to announce that Dr. Karina Hadrian won the Sicca advancement award for research of the dry eye and surface disease of the eye of the BVA. This […]
August 20, 2020

Elsevier Announces Most Cited Ophthalmology Articles

Consensus Definition for Atrophy Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration on OCT: Classification of Atrophy Report 3 is one of the most quoted papers according to the Elsevier Most Cited Ophthalmology Articles overview https://bit.ly/3224En0 As part of the Classification of Atrophy […]
June 10, 2020

New study identifies a novel role for TSPO in immune-related eye disease providing new treatment options for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

In a cooperative approach the team around Thomas Langmann (Laboratory of the Exp. Immunology of the Eye at the Center for Ophthalmology and the CMMC) together with the team of Michael Schramm (Inst. of Med. Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene) at […]