Claus Cursiefen, MD, Phd
Prof. Dr. med. Claus Cursiefen, FEBO
Chairman and Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, Germany.
Adjunct Associate Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute/Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Speaker of DFG research Group FOR 2240 “Lymphangiogenesis and cellular Immunity in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye”.
Medical Studies at the Universities of Regensburg/Germany, Würzburg/Germany, King’s College/London, University of Dundee/St. Andrews/Scotland and Malta. MD thesis at Department of Anatomy, University of Würzburg. Residence at Department of Ophthalmology in Erlangen/Germany. Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Schepens Eye Research Institute in Boston.
Mechanisms of corneal hem- and lymphangiogenesis and their implications for corneal transplant immunology. Modern lamellar corneal transplant surgery. Clinical focus: novel lamellar surgical techniques in corneal transplantation, cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgery as well as ocular surface reconstruction and dry eye disease. Publications: more than 250, amongst them in PNAS, JEM, JCI and Nature Medicine. Research funding by DFG, EU and industry.
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