Curriculum Vitae

Dr. med. Simona Schlereth

Department of Ophthalmology
University of Cologne
Kerpener Straße 62
50937 Cologne, GERMANY

Scientific career

2015- Clinician-Scientist (Gerok) at the Post-Doc level in Project 4 “Tumor-associated lymphangiogenesis and its inhibition as a novel therapeutic strategy in conjunctival melanomas” in the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

2018- Affiliated Clinician-Scientist at the Post-Doc level in Project P4 “The role of midkine in tumor-associated lymphangiogenesis and metastasis of ocular malignant melanoma” in the DFG Research Unit FOR 2240 “Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye” at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne

Prizes and honors

2016 Science Prize of the Eye Foundation (“Wissenschaftspreis Stiftung Auge”) awarded for outstanding original publications in ophthalmology

Selected publications

Schlereth SL, Iden S, Mescher M, Ksander BR, Bosch JJ, Cursiefen C, Heindl LM. A Novel Model of Metastatic Conjunctival Melanoma in Immune-Competent Mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015;56(10):5965-73.

Refaian N, Schlereth SL, Koch KR, Notara M, Hos D, Mescher M, Iden S, Bosch JJ, Jager MJ, Cursiefen C, Heindl LM. Comparing the Hem- and Lymphangiogenic Profile of Conjunctival and Uveal Melanoma Cell Lines. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015;56(9):5691-7.

Hos D, Schlereth SL, Bock F, Heindl LM, Cursiefen C. Antilymphangiogenic therapy to promote transplant survival and to reduce cancer metastasis: what can we learn from the eye? Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2015;38:117-30.

Schlereth SL, Refaian N, Iden S, Cursiefen C, Heindl LM. Impact of the prolymphangiogenic crosstalk in the tumor microenvironment on lymphatic cancer metastasis. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:639058.

July 4, 2016

Simona Schlereth

Dr. med. Simona Schlereth
July 4, 2016

Christian Büttner

Christian Büttner, Erlangen
July 4, 2016
for2240 | Mario Matthaei

Mario Matthaei

PD Dr. med. Mario Matthaei, FEBO
July 4, 2016

Thomas Clahsen

Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Clahsen
July 4, 2016
for2240 | Dr. med. Silvia Schrittenlocher

Silvia Schrittenlocher

Dr. med. Silvia Schrittenlocher
July 4, 2016

Maria Notara

Dr. rer. nat. Maria Notara
June 28, 2016
for2240 | Philip Steven

Philipp Steven

Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Steven
June 28, 2016
for2240 | Felix Bock

Felix Bock

PD Dr. rer. nat. Felix Bock
June 28, 2016
Thomas Langmann

Thomas Langmann

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Langmann