Prof. Daniel Pauleikhoff

Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology (St. Franziskus-Hospital Münster) and Professor of Ophthalmology (University of Duisburg-Essen), Germany

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Professor Daniel Pauleikhoff is currently Chair at the Department of Ophthalmology, St. Franziskus Hospital Münster, Germany; Professor of Ophthalmology at the Faculty of Medicine, Essen, Germany; and Honorary Professor at Moorfields Eye Hospital / UCL, London, UK. He was awarded his medical degree from the University of Münster, Germany, in 1983, and became research associate at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Essen, Germany. Professor Pauleikhoff passed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Essen, Germany, and a two-year fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital / UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London with Professor Alan Bird. His main research activities focus on pathogenesis, phenotyping and therapy of AMD.


Professor Pauleikhoff is principal investigator for various interventional clinical trials in AMD, diabetic retinopathy and RVO, and has received many scientific grants for basic science and clinical investigations. He has organized several international symposia on AMD and is serving on the editorial boards of several scientific ophthalmological journals.


He is an elected board member of the German Ophthalmological Society. He is also currently First Chairperson of the German Retina Society. Professor Pauleikhoff has authored more than 220 publications in peer-reviewed journals, is Editor/Co-editor on several books on macular diseases, and has delivered several honorary lectures.