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Ophthalmic Pharmacology

This is an interdisciplinary research group. A focus is directed towards the development of non-invasive technology in ophthalmology, particularly OCT (Center of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering).

At the Department of Clinical Pharmacology an animal unit as well as a clinical unit is available to also translate these technologies into clinics. At the Department of Clinical Pharmacology we have a long-standing experience in performing clinical trials (more than 200) with a specific focus on phase 1 trials.

Interest is also directed towards studies to understand the pathophysiology of disease such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and dry eye syndrome.

Methodology

  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Low coherence tissue interferometry
  • Neurovascular coupling

Scientific Cooperations

  • Cooperation 1
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Montreal, Cananda
  • Cooperation 2
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Cooperation 3
    Department of Applied Physics, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Cooperation 4
    Devers Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Cooperation 5
    School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Canada

Group Leader

Leopold Schmetterer
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Contact

Medical University of Vienna

Department of Clinical Pharmacology
Center of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

General Hospital Vienna
Währinger Strasse 18-20
1090 Vienna
Austria

Phone: 00431404002981
Fax:
00431404002998

E-mail:
leopold.schmetterer[at]meduniwien.ac.at

Website:
www.meduniwien.ac.at/klpharm/

www.meduniwien.ac.at/zbmtp/

Current Research Projects

  • Project 1
    Measurement of retinal blood flow using bi-directional Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Project 2
    Mechanisms of optic nerve head blood flow autoregulation in healthy human subjects
  • Project 3
    Retinal angiography using OCT
  • Project 4
    Low coherence tissue interferometry to study the biomechanics of the human eye
  • Project 5
    Thiomers in the treatment of dry eye syndrome

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