October 26, 2017

Retreat 2017: Eye researchers meet again at Kloster Steinfeld

Over thirty members of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit FOR 2240 met on the 30th of June and the 1st of July 2017 in the Salvatorian Monastery of Steinfeld (Kloster Steinfeld). Already for the second time the principle […]
October 25, 2017

A visit from Montreal

On April 6th, 2017 Przemyslaw (“Mike”) Sapieha, PhD came to the Dept. of Ophthalmology of the University of Cologne as a Visiting Scientist in the German Research Foundation Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases […]
October 25, 2017

Eye on Innovation

October 25, 2017

A visit from London

On April 18th, 2017, Christiane Ruhrberg of the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology came to Cologne as Visiting Professor to the German Research Foundation Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye”. […]
October 25, 2017

Lab meeting par excellence

In the framework of her visit to Cologne as Visiting Professor in the German Research Foundation Research Unit FOR 2240, Prof. Christiane Ruhrberg of the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology in the United Kingdom spent ample time with PD […]
June 13, 2017

DFG research unit FOR 2240 in the press: Special issue in Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde

In May 2017, the journal Klinische Monatsblätter Augenheilkunde (engl. Clinical Monthly for Ophthalmology, founded in 1863) devoted a special issue to the Research Unit FOR 2240, whose main seat is in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cologne. […]
May 19, 2017

New associated DFG project investigates a micro-RNA target to treat Fuchs endothelial dystrophy

Set to begin in July/August of 2017, PD Dr. med. Mario Matthaei, FEBO has landed a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a project that will investigate a micro-RNA target to treat Fuchs endothelial dystrophy.  The project is […]
February 17, 2017

Californian retinal imaging expert visits Cologne

Dr. SriniVas Sadda came to Cologne to visit the Cologne Image Reading Center (CIRCL) on January 27th, 2017. Dr. Sadda is President & Chief Scientific Officer of the Doheny Eye Institute in Los Angeles, CA, USA and an internationally highly […]
February 17, 2017

Foundational paper of DFG research unit FOR 2240 in top 5 highly cited papers

One of the chief foundational papers for the DFG research unit FOR 2240 at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cologne has been awarded a “Highly Cited Research” certificate. The paper, “Novel anti(lymph)angiogenic treatment strategies for corneal and […]