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Hendrik Scholl

  • Dr. Frieda Derdeyn Bambas Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Director of the Visual Neurophysiology Service


CV of Hendrik Scholl [pdf]

Scientifc Interest

  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Panretinal and Macular Dystrophies
  • Genetics/Phenotype-Genotype-Correlation
  • Electroretinography
  • Psychophysics
  • Retinal Imaging Techniques

Key Publications

  1. Weismann D, Hartvigsen K, Lauer N, Bennett KL, Scholl HPN, Charbel Issa P, Cano M, Brandstätter H, Tsimikas S, Skerka C, Superti-Furga G, Handa JT, Zipfel PF, Witztum JL, Binder CJ (2011)
    Complement factor H binds malondialdehyde epitopes and protects from oxidative stress.
    Nature 478: 76-81.
  2. Lauer N, Mihlan M, Hartmann A, Schlötzer-Schrehardt U, Keilhauer C, Scholl HPN, Charbel Issa P, Holz F, Weber BH, Skerka C, Zipfel PF (2011)
    Complement regulation at necrotic cell lesions is impaired by the age-related macular degeneration-associated factor-h his402 risk variant.
    J Immunol. 187: 4374-83.
  3. Finger RP, Fimmers R, Holz FG, Scholl HPN (2011)
    Prevalence and causes of registered blindness in the largest federal state of Germany.
    Brit J Ophthalmol. 95: 1061-7.
  4. Charbel Issa P, Troeger E, Finger R, Holz FG, Wilke R, Scholl HPN (2010)
    Structure-function correlation of the human central retina.
    PLoS One. 22;5(9): e12864.
  5. Finger RP, Porz G, Fleckenstein M, Charbel Issa P, Lechtenfeld W, Brohlburg D, Scholl HPN, Holz FG (2010)
    The Retina Hotline – 18 months results from a telephone hotline for patients with retinal diseases.
    Retina 30:635–639.
  6. Scholl HPN, Fleckenstein M, Fritsche LG, Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Göbel A, Adrion C, Herold C, Keilhauer CN, Mackensen F, Mößner A, Pauleikhoff A, Weinberger AWA, Mansmann U, Holz FG, Becker T, Weber BHF (2009)
    CFH, C3 and ARMS2 are significant risk loci for susceptibility but not for disease progression of geographic atrophy due to AMD.
    PLoS ONE 4:e7418.
  7. Scholl HPN, Charbel Issa P, Walier M, Janzer S, Pollok-Kopp B, Börncke F, Fritsche LG, Chong NV, Fimmers R, Wienker T, Holz FG, Weber BHF, Oppermann M (2008)
    Systemic complement activation in age-related macular degeneration.
    PLoS ONE 3(7):e2593.
  8. Charbel Issa P, Helb HM, Rohrschneider K, Holz FG, Scholl HPN (2007)
    Microperimetric assessment of patients with type 2 idiopathic macular telangiectasia.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48: 3788-3795.
  9. Ebermann I, Scholl HPN, Charbel Issa P, Becirovic E, Lamprecht J, Jurklies B, Millan JM, Aller E, Mitter D, Bolz H (2007)
    A novel gene for Usher syndrome type 2: mutations in the long isoform of whirlin are associated with retinitis pigmentosa and sensorineural hearing loss.
    Hum Genet. 121: 203-211.
  10. Scholl HPN, Bellmann C, Dandekar SS, Bird AC, Fitzke FW  (2004)
    Photopic and scotopic fine matrix mapping of retinal areas of increased fundus autofluorescence in patients with age-related maculopathy.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:574-583. 

Hendrik Scholl
Hendrik Scholl

Research Group

Director of the Visual Neurophysiology Service


The Johns Hopkins University

Wilmer Eye Institute,
Johns Hopkins University Medical School

748 Maumenee Building
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: +1-443 287 5495
Fax: +1-410-614-2186


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