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Pupil Research Group

Our group deals with the Physiology and Pathophysiology of the pupil and its relationship to visual functions as well as central nervous activation.

Heads of the group: Prof. Dr. Helmut Wilhelm and Ass. Prof. Dr. Barbara Wilhelm


  • Pupillographic sleepiness test (PST)
  • Fit-for-duty (F2D)
  • Pupil Campimetry

Scientific Cooperations

  • Cooperation 1:
    Dr. M. Urschitz, Pädiatrische Schlafmedizin, Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin, Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
  • Cooperation 2:
    Dr. Ch. Grüner, Landesgesundheitsamt Stuttgart, Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart
  • Cooperation 3:
    Dr. P. Strohbeck-Kuehner, Institut fuer Rechts- und Verkehrsmedizin, Klinikum der Universität Heidelberg

Group Leader

Barbara Wilhelm
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University Tuebingen

Centre for Ophthalmology
Institute for Ophthalmic Research

Schleichstr. 12-16
72076 Tuebingen

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


Current Research Projects

  • Project 1:
    Pupillographic sleepiness test for the assessment of excessive daytime sleepiness in field studies: truck drivers.
  • Project 2:
    Pupillographic sleepiness test for the detection of daytime sleepiness in school children
  • Project 3:
    Pupil Campimetry in Glaucoma patients compared to healthy normals

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