March 19, 2020

Aniridie – new project against blindness

Aniridie is a rare but very serious inherent eye disease which is difficult to treat. The iris of the affected is incomplete or has not been formed at all during pregnancy, additionally, patients often suffer from a vascularized, dull cornea. […]
December 9, 2019
Claus Cursiefen

Prof. Cursiefen re-elected to DFG Review Board

Professor Dr. Claus Cursiefen, Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Cologne and Speaker of DFG FOR2240, has been re-elected to the DFG Review Board representing Ophthalmology . With him Professor Dr. Marius Ader from Regenerative Therapies […]
November 25, 2019
Prof. Steven, Prof. De Paiva, Prof. Cursiefen

Prof. De Paiva in Cologne

We were honored to welcome Prof. De Paiva last Tuesday (12th of November 2019) at the Hospital University of Cologne. The Ocular Surface Group, led by Prof. Philipp Steven and Dr. Uta Gehlsen invited Prof. De Paiva to collaborate on […]
November 20, 2019
Foto: IAPartnership

Physician attends international Young Physician Leaders Programm

Priv. – Doz. Dr. Sebastian Siebelmann, consulting physician at the department of ophthalmology of the University Hospital Cologne attended the Young Physician Leaders Program (YPL) of the Interacademy Partnership Alliance (IAP) and the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers and […]
October 22, 2019
Kick-Off

NEW European Union COST ACTION on Aniridia co-chaired in Cologne

ANIRIDIA-NET(https://aniridia-net.eu/) is a pan-European bottom-up network of researchers, ophthalmologist, trainees, aniridia patient organizations, industry and special interest groups funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) program (link) to improve aniridia clinical management and promote innovative research and […]
October 21, 2019
Claus Cursiefen

Médaille d’Or Paul Chibret for Prof. Cursiefen

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Claus Cursiefen, Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology at University Hospital Cologne has been awarded with the Médaille d’Or Paul Chibret during the 117. Conference of the Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft (German Society of Ophthalmology) in Berlin. The Médaille d’Or […]
September 23, 2019
Prof. Hayashi, Prof. Cursiefen

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow – Professor Dr. Takahiko Hayashi

Professor Dr. Takahiko Hayashi from the department of ophthalmology at Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital in Yokohama, Japan, is currently a guest and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow of experienced scientists at the Department of ophthalmology, University Hospital of Cologne, under the […]
September 23, 2019

Prof. Hamrah – scientist of Cell Molecular & Developmental Biology, Immunology and Neuroscience

Prof. Pedram Hamrah from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, USA visited the University Clinic of Cologne in May 2019. He had meetings with the FOR2240 scientists Dr. Notara, Dr. Clahsen, Dr. Hos and Dr. Bock and they […]
August 8, 2019
Augenmodell

Pole position in Germany for the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Cologne