Frank G. Holz(he/him)

Frank G. Holz(he/him)

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Director & Professor

Eye Clinic, University Hospital Bonn

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Chairman of the department of ophthalmology, his main research interests include the pathogenesis, biomarkers and new therapies for macular and retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration. His major clinical interest is medical and surgical retina. A scholar of the German National Academic Foundation, he trained at the University of Heidelberg, and the University of Chicago/Pritzker School of Medicine, and passed a fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He co-founded the Priority Program AMD of the German Research Council (DFG) and founded the GRADE Reading Center Bonn to perform digital image analysis in multi-centre clinical natural history and interventional trials. He is a Board Member of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG), and EURETINA, Member of the Club Jules Gonin, the European Academy of Ophthalmology (EAO), the Macula Society, the Gass Club, Editor-in-Chief of Der Ophthalmologe, and serves a reviewer for many peer reviewed journals. He has received numerous awards and has published more than 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is editor of several books on retinal diseases.