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.
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...
July 21, 2021

Dr. med. Hanhan Liu appointed as new CCSP fellow

Dr. med. Hanhan Liu finished her medical studies at Tongji University in Shanghai in June 2013. After that, she worked for 2 years as an Ophthalmology resident at the Ophthalmology Department of Shanghai East Hospital and finished her master thesis.
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 21, 2020

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 and liaising with other public and private institutions. Furthermore, Professor […]
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 technology forum of Tongji Ophthalmology. Professor Dr. Claus Cursiefen, Chairman […]