Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne

PD Dr. Felix Bock - Curriculum Vitae

Education and professional career

since 2018: DFG principal investigator (BO4489/1-3)
since 2017: Co-Principal Investigator, B3 “Novel therapeutic role of myeloid cell-derived VEGF-C and lymphangiogenesis in resolution of corneal inflammation and reestablishment of corneal transparency”, Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC)
since 2017: Member of the Young Academics Committee/Faculty-Tenure Committee of the Medical Faculty of the University Cologne
2016: abilitation and obtaining the venia legendi for Experimental Ophthalmology
since 2015: DFG principal investigator (FOR 2240 TP1/BO4489/1-1)
since 2011: Laboratory Leader CorneaLab, Experimental Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne Director of the Readings Centre CORIC (Cologne Ophthalmological Reading and Image Analysis Center)
2009: IZKF-foreign exchange scholarship at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA (Laboratory of Prof. Sharmila Masli)
2008-2011: DFG Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Ophthalmology, University of Erlangen (Laboratory of Prof. Claus Cursiefen)
2005-2008: PhD (summa cum laude) at the University of Erlangen
2002-2004: Study of Biology at the University of Saarland Diploma in Biology
2001-2002: Study of Biology at the University of Erlangen

Awards, distinctions and professional activities

2011: Sicca-Research Award 2011 DOG Ressort Dry Eye  
2010: Streilein Foundation Travel Grant
2009: Sicca-Research 2009 DOG Ressort Dry Eye  
2009: 2009 ARVO ISOCB Conference Travel Grant
2007: Young Investigator Publication Award IZKF Erlangen
2006: Travel Award of the ‘Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society’ (TFOS)

Publications

Link to PubMed