Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC)
The biomedical research and educational center, Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC), is located withing the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science at the University of Cologne (UoC).
The CMMCs mission is diagnosis and treatment of many common health problems as well as to advance our current understanding of the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms of human diseases as a prelude to improve prevention.
Prof. Cursiefen is member of the Executive Board of the CMMC and the Department of Ophthalmology is part of CMMC with several scientific projects:
- Maria Notara | Claus Cursiefen - A 09
Role and therapeutic potential of autophagy-related mechanisms in UV-induced blinding ocular stem cell disorders (Pterygium)
- Maria Notara - CAP 15
Effects of UV irradiation on corneal angiogenic privilege: pterygium as a UV-induced stem cell disease model: The limbal niche and corneal avascularity
- Deniz Hos - CAP 11
The contribution of myeloid cells to corneal neovascular disease
- Thomas Langmann - B 05
Microglia modulation as target for diabetic retinopathy
- Thomas Clahsen - assoc. RG 05
Identification of novel endogenous modulators of developmental and inflammatory lymphangiogenesis by analyzing mouse strain-specific differences