Born in Duisburg, married, 3 children

 

1986 - 1992

Study of Medicine, Frankfurt

1992

MD-Thesis: Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt

1992 - 1994 

Residency, University Eye Hospital Freiburg

1994

Full ECFMG-Certification

1994 - 1995

Fellow, Harvard Medical School

1995 - 1997 

Residency, University Eye Hospital Freiburg

1996

Board Certification, German Board of Ophthalmology

1997 - 2000 

Oberarzt, Universitäts-Augenklinik Freiburg

1998

Board Certification, European Board of Ophthalmology, FEBO

2000 - 2003

Commissionary department head

2003 - now

Section head

2004

Full Professor, University Freiburg

2005

Chairman of the committee for employee suggestions

 

 

Memberships

American Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

 

Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft

 

Berufsverband der Augenärzte Deutschlands

 

Bielschowsky Gesellschaft

 

Sektion Neuroophthalmologie der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft

 

Sektion Ophthalmoplastische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft

 

 

Awards

Preis der Dr. Heinz und Helene Adam-Stiftung Frankfurt, 1993

 

Young investigator award, North American Neuroophthalmology Society, 1999

 

Glaukom-Forschungspreis der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft, 2000

 

First Video Prize of the German Ophthalmic Surgeons, 2006

 

Innovative Ophthalmology Research Award, Merck & Co., Inc, 2009

 

 

Reviewer for

American Journal of Ophthalmology

 

Archives of Ophthalmology

 

Der Ophthalmologe

 

Graefe's Archive of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

 

Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

 

Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde

 

Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archive of Pharmacolcogy

 

Neuro-ophthalmology

 

Ophthalmologica

 

Survey of Ophthalmology

 

 

Short list positions

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