December 21, 2020
Claus Cursiefen

German Ophthalmological Society (DOG) – Professor Dr. Claus Cursiefen elected as Secretary General

The German Ophthalmological Society (DOG) elected Professor Dr. Claus Cursiefen as Secretary General for the period of four years during their 118th annual meeting in Berlin. The renowned eye specialist´s tasks as Secretary General are assuring continuity of fundamental issues […]
November 17, 2020
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Antonia Howaldt accepted into the Cologne Clinician Scientist Program

We proudly announce that Antonia Howaldt has been accepted into the Clinician Scientist Program of the Medical Faculty of the University of Cologne. Designed for physician-scientists seeking careers that combine research with clinical training, the Cologne Clinician Scientist Program offers […]
May 13, 2020
Coronavirus

Retreat 2020 in times of Corona

A few days before the FOR2240 wanted to have the retreat in a cozy cottage in Bedburg (https://danielshof.de/), the Corona wave started to hit Cologne. Consequently, every larger meeting had to be canceled and the FOR2240 held a small full-day […]
May 13, 2020
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FOR 2240 Retreat 2019 Abbey Brauweiler

Thirdy-two members of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit FOR 2240 met on the 8th of March 2019 in the Abbey of Brauweiler. It was the first time the principal investigators of the FOR 2240 and associated scientists and […]
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. […]
October 22, 2019
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Cologne eye researchers sweep up prizes in Berlin (again!)

An astounding number of awards for outstanding scientific achievements, eight in total, went to scientists and clinician-scientists of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cologne and the DFG FOR2240 at the annual meeting of the German Ophthalmological Society […]
October 21, 2019

Double triumph for cologne scientist.

This year’s DOG Patent 2019 award went to Dr. Thomas Clahsen for his exceptional inventions in the area of ophthalmology. Dr. Clahsen is working at the University Hospital Cologne in the Department of Ophthalmology (Experimental Ophthalmology). This specific award is […]
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 […]
December 21, 2018

PhD studentship 65% open in Project 5