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Prof. Dr. med. Claus CursiefenCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

1988-1995 Study of Medicine, Universities of Regensburg, Würzburg, Dundee/St. Andrews and London, German Medical State Exam, USMLE
1995-2001 Resident Ophthalmology, Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Erlangen (Prof. Gottfried Naumann)
1997 MD-thesis, Dept. of Anatomy, University of Würzburg: “summa cum laude” (Prof. Detlev Drenckhahn)
2001 European and German Board Exam in Ophthalmology, International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Exam
2002-2004 DFG Postdoctoral fellow at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston (Prof. Wayne Streilein; Prof. Reza Dana)
2003 Habilitation and Venia Legendi, University of Erlangen
2004-2011 Privatdozent and Staff member (Oberarzt), Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Erlangen, Director of Cornea Bank
2005-2011 Principal Investigator, Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF) Erlangen. Member and later head of Commission for Junior Scientists.
2008-2012 Principal Investigator, SFB 643 (Strategies for cellular immune intervention)
2009- Adjunct Associate Scientist and Visiting Professor, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
2011- Member of the Board, Section Cornea, German Ophthalmological Society
2011 University Professor (W2) for Ophthalmology, University of Erlangen
2011- University Professor (W3) Ophthalmology, University of Cologne
2011- Chairman, Dept. of Ophthalmology and University Eye Hospital Cologne
2012- President, European Network for Excellence in Corneal Regeneration (NEXCR), Leiden
2012- Member of CIO (Center for Integrated Oncology), Cologne-Bonn
2014- Member of the Board, Novaliq GmbH, Heidelberg
2014- Chair, EU COST Action BM1302 “Joining Forces in corneal regeneration”
2015- Speaker, DFG Research Group FOR 2240


University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology offers both outpatient and inpatient treatment of all eye diseases. The main focuses of the department include corneal surgery, treatment of glaucoma, cataract and refractive eye surgery.

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Multispecialty Hospital PAN Clinic

9/10 from 14 Votes

Department of Ophtalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology offers the entire spectrum of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures aimed at maintaining, improving or restoring eyesight.

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