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CURRICULUM VITAE


Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin
Institute für Anatomie
Lehrstuhl für Humananatomie und Embryologie
Curriculum Vitae

 


Education

 

1993

Habilitation (Dr. med. habil., Doctor of Medical Sciences)

1987

Doctor of Medicine (Dr. med.)

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in Medical Sciences

1986

Licence to Practice Medicine

1979 - 1986

Medicine and Medical Sciences, Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

Professional Experience

 

2004 -

Full Professor and Chairman, Institute of Human Anatomy, Universitiy of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

1999 - 2004

Associate Professor and Head of Section Molecular Anatomy and Embryologie, Departement of Anatomy, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

1998

Visiting Scientist (Heisenberg Fellow) at the Departement of Ophthalmology, Duke Univerity Medical Center, Durham,              North Carolina                                                                              (Chairman: David L. Epstein, M.D.)

1995 - 1998

Visiting Scientist (Heisenberg Fellow) at the Laboratory of  Molecular and Developmental Biology, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland                    (Chief: Joram Piatigorsky, Ph.D)

1994 - 1999

Heisenberg Fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn, Germany

1993 - 1995

Assistant Professor (Privatdozent) for Anatomy and Embryology at the Departement of Anatomy, Friedrich -Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

1987 - 1993

Research Fellow at the Departement of Anatomy,                  Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany   (Chairperson: Prof. Dr. Elke Lütjen-Drecoll)

1986 - 1987

Research Associate at the Departement of Anatomy,           Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany (Chairman: Prof. Dr. Johannes W. Rohen)

 

Science Recognition

 

2013 -2015 Dean Faculty Biology and Preclinical Medicine, University of Regensburg
2013 Program Chair ISER Sarasota Meeting "Molecular Mechanisms of Glaucoma"
2012 - 2015

Vice President Europe International Society for Eye Research

Permanent Member Study Section (Fachkollegiat) of the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft,                "Basic Science in Biology and Medicine")

2012

Member Guidelines Committee European Glaucoma Society

Program Chair Biennial Meeting International Society of Eye Research, Berlin

Local Co-Organizer XV. International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration, Bad Gögging, Germany

Since 2011

Member Editorial Board "Molecular Vision"

Dean Students' Affairs Preclinical Medicine University of  Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Scintific Advisory Board, Regensburg, International Graduate School in Life Sciences (Chair)

2010 - 2014 Board of Governors Anatomische Gesellschaft
2010 - 2011

President Anatomische Gesellschaft

Since 2010

Fellow of the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (FARVO)

2008 - 2015 Coordinator Research Unit 1075 of the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn, Germany)   "Regulation and Pathology of Homeostatic Processes for Visual Function"
2006 - 2008 Member Council International Society Eye Research            (Councilor Europe)
Since 2005

Member Editorial Board "Journal of Glaucoma"

Since 2002

Invited Active Member "Glaucoma Research Society"

Since 2001

Member Editorial Board "Experimental Eye Research",               Section Editor "Aqueous Humor and Outflow Pathways"

Member Editorial Board "Current Eye Research",

Since 1997

Member Scientific Advisory Committee of the Glaucoma Research Foundation, San Francisco, CA

 

Awards

 

2011

Pfizer Glaucoma Award of the World Glaucoma Association

2001 and

2003

Ruth Salta Junior Investigator Achievment Award of the National Glaucoma Research Programm, American Health Assistance Foundation, Rockville, Maryland, USA

2000 Finalist MSD-2000 "Millenium"-Award
1995

Walther Kalkhof-Rose-Award of the Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz, Germany

Glaucoma Award of the German Ophthalmological Society

1994

Ria Freifrau von Fritsch-Award, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlagen-Nürnberg, Germany

1988

Travel Award, International Society of Eye Research

1981

Oscar-Karl Forster Scholarship

1979 - 1986

State of Bavaria Scholarship

 

  1. Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin
  2. Faculty Research

Prof. Dr. med. Ernst T. Tamm

 

Tamm Ernst