October 22, 2019

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 (DOG) held in Berlin from September 26th to 29th 2019. […]
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 only given once a year and honors outstanding translational research […]
October 21, 2019

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 Paul Chibret is given for exceptional engagement in international ophthalmology, […]
September 23, 2019

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 supervision of Prof. Dr. Claus Cursiefen. Professor Hayashi is an […]
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 discussed topics including “the role of limbal stem cells in […]
August 8, 2019

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

August 1, 2019

Young Cologne Eye Researcher Dr. Yanhong Hou wins the Science Prize of the Eye Foundation of the DOG

(“Wissenschaftspreis der Stiftung Auge der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft”) In July 2019, Dr. Yanhong Hou was declared the winner of the Science Prize (“Wissenschaftspreis”) of the Eye Foundation (“Stiftung Auge”) of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG). Dr. Hou will be awarded during a ceremony at the annual congress of DOG from […]
August 1, 2019

Visiting Professor from Harvard University is guest at FOR 2240 and CMMC in Cologne

July 1, 2019

Prof. Cursiefen appointed visionary of the Quarter 2/2019