Professor and Chair, University Hospital Münster, Germany
Nicole Eter is Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Münster, Germany. She attended medical school at the University of Bonn, Germany, and completed her residency in ophthalmology at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn Medical Center. Her clinical interests include diagnostics and therapy of diseases of the anterior and posterior eye segment; vitreoretinal, cataract and glaucoma surgery; corneal transplantation; surgery of the ocular adnexa; and laser surgery of the anterior and posterior segment.
Since 2012, Professor Eter has been a member of the Quality Assessment Committee of the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, Westphalia; a member of the Board of Examiners of the Medical Association, Westphalia; and a member of the executive committee of the German Retina Society. Additionally, she is a member of the board of directors of the German Scientific Association of Ophthalmology, and Vice Chair of the Association of Department Chairs in Ophthalmology.
In addition to being an editorial board member and a reviewer for multiple scientific journals, Professor Eter has authored more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 6 book chapters. She has also given more than 500 scientific presentations.
Professor Eter’s major scientific interests are in pathogenesis and therapy of AMD; cellular imaging; stimulation and inhibition of proliferation in cell culture models; and therapeutic options of nanotechnology in neovascular eye diseases.