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Barbara Wilhelm

Short CV

  • Medical Schools Freiburg and Uppsala
  • Clinical Research in Ophthalmology since 1990
  • Focus on Pupil Research and Clinical Trials
  • Technology Transfer Activities since 2002


CV of Barbara Wilhelm [pdf]

Scientifc Interest

  • Spontaneous pupillary oscillations as a measure of central nervous activation level
  • Pupillary light reaction to campimetric stimuli in glaucoma
  • Novel therapeutic approaches in degenerative retinal diseases

Further Activites

  • National campaigns against Sleepiness at the Wheel
  • Member of the women’s representative group of the medical faculty at the university Tübingen


  • German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG)
  • German Society of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicin (DGSM)
  • European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)
  • European Aviation Group for Occupational Safety and Health (EAGOSH)
  • German Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Research Group

Pupil Research Group

Heads: Prof. Dr. Helmut Wilhelm and Ass. Prof. Dr. Barbara Wilhelm


University Tuebingen

Centre for Ophthalmology
Institute for Ophthalmic Research

Schleichstr. 12-16
72076 Tuebingen

Phone: +49 7071 298 4898
Fax: +49 7071 295021


Key Publications

  1. Schmid R, Lüdtke H, Wilhelm BJ, Wilhelm H (2005)
    Pupil campimetry in patients with visual field loss.
    European J of Neurology 12, 602-608
  2. Wilhelm B, Lüdtke H, Wilhelm H and the BRAION study group (2005).
    Efficacy and tolerability of 0.2% Brimonidine-Tartrate for the treatment of acute non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION): a three-month, double-masked, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.
    Graefe’s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol Sep 8, 1-8
  3. Wilhelm H., Peters T., Lüdtke H., Wilhelm B.,
    The Prevalence of Relative Afferent Pupillary Defects in Normal Subjects
    J Neuro-Ophthalmol, Vol. 27, No. 4, 2007: 263-267
  4. Wilhelm B. J.,
    Pupillografie zur Messung von Fahrerschläfrigkeit
    Pupillography for the Assessment of Driver Sleepiness

    Klin. Monatsblätter Augenheilkunde 2008; 225: 791-798
  5. Wilhelm B., Lüdtke H., Brummund T., Durst W., Otto G.,
    Untersuchung altersbedingter Veränderungen von Schlaf- und Lebensqualität, Chronotyp und Tagesbefindlichkeit berufstätiger Männer und Frauen jenseits des 50. Lebensjahres
    Mentale Arbeitsmedizin, Ergo-Med 1/2008: 14-26

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