June 3, 2022

FOR 2240 scientists receive several honors at ARVO 2022

The scientist of the DFG research group 2240 again had a strong presence at the annual ARVO conference in 2022. ARVO is the largest organization for eye and vision research worldwide. The conference took place in person in Denver, Colorado from 1st – 4th May and virtually from...
March 22, 2022

FOR 2240 Scientist Dr. Alexander C. Rokohl was awarded the Brewitt Publication Prize

Dr. Alexander C. Rokohl, physician and clinician scientist at the Center for Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Cologne, was awarded the Brewitt Publication Prize at the Congress of the German Academy of Ophthalmology 2022...
February 18, 2022

Dr. Simona Schlereth wins RWA Science Award 2022

PD Dr. Simona Schlereth, Clinician Scientist at the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Cologne and member of the DFG FOR 2240, won the Science Award 2022 of the Rhineland-Westphalian Ophthalmologists in the amount of 10.000€ with her project "Strengthening the antitumoral immune response of dendritic...
January 24, 2022

Dr. Yongwei Guo wins DOG Doctoral Award for outstanding dissertation

Dr. Yongwei Guo, clinical scientist at the Department of Ophthalmology...
January 21, 2022

FOR 2240 scientist Dr. Alexander Rokohl wins DOG Science Prize “Dry Eye and Blepharitis/MGD”

Dr. Alexander Rokohl, clinician scientist at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital in Cologne, has been awarded the DOG Science Prize "Dry Eye and Blepharitis/MGD" at the annual meeting of the German...
November 26, 2021

Newly funded DFG project on ocular tyrosinase and lymphangiogenesis – affiliated to FOR2240

The project „Functional significance and molecular mechanisms of tyrosinase in the control...
November 23, 2021

3rd Shanghai-Cologne Ophthalmic Research Meeting

After the signature of a cooperation agreement in 2019 between the Departments of Ophthalmology at the Tongji University Shanghai and the University Hospital Cologne, the 3rd Shanghai-Cologne Ophthalmic Research Meeting took place online...
November 11, 2021

Leonhard Klein Prize 2021: Prof. Heindl won Germany´s top research award in Ophthalmology

Prof. Dr. Dr. Ludwig Heindl, head of the section of Ophthalmooncology and Ophthalmoplastic Surgery at the University Eye Hospital Cologne and FOR 2240 member, won the Leonard Klein Prize 2021 for his innovative work on improving laser-assisted...
November 10, 2021

Citation ranking Ophthalmology: Department of Ophthalmology with three scientists among the top 30

In their current citation ranking in the field of eye and vision research, the LABORJOURNAL evaluated the citation frequency of articles by eye and vision researchers in German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) from 2010 to 2019.