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Retinal Physiology of Glaucoma

Research Group of Prof. Dr. Jan Kremers in Erlange, Germany


  • Electrophysiology, including electroretinograms,
  • visual evoked potentials and single cell recordings, correlated with anatomical and psychophysical data


Cooperation 1:
Prof. Helmut Brandstätter, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Cooperation 2:
Prof. Luiz Silveira, Federal University of Pará, Belém, Brazil

Cooperation 3:
Dr. Neil Parry and Dr. Ian Murray, University of Manchester, UK

Cooperation 4:
Dr. Declan McKeefry, University of Bradford, UK

Cooperation 5:
Prof. Steve Shevell, University of Chicago, USA

Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Jan Kremers

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Deptartment of Ophthalmology
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Schwabachanlage 6
D-91054 Erlangen


Phone: +49 9131 8544595
Fax: +49 9131 8534415

Website Experimental Ophthalmology

Current Research Projects

Project 1:
Functional electrophysiology in the glaucomatous DBA/2J mouse

Project 2:
Asymmetries in the electroretinogram as a marker for post-receptoral mechanisms

Project 3:
Parvocellular activity in the electroretinogram

Project 4:
The electrophysiological consequences of altered synaptic transmission of the photoreceptors

Project 5:
The influence of centre-surround receptive field structures for the perception of flicker

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