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Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

+44 1223 790975

Josef Flammer

Josef Flammer

Prof. Josef Flammer Department of Ophthalmology University of Basel Switzerland.

Biography
Josef Flammer, MD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Basel, Switzerland. He studied medicine at the Universities of Fribourg and Bern and submitted his thesis in the field of neurobiology in 1975. After the residency in neurology, medicine, and ophthalmology in Switzerland, he became a Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Since 1987, he has been Head of the Department of Ophthalmology in Basel and also served two years as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. He has been the recipient of many awards, including the International Chibret Award, the Alfred Vogt Award, the Alcon Award, the William MacKenzie Award, the Montgomery Award, the Medal of the University of Helsinki, the Gold Medal of the Saudi Arabia Ophthalmological Society, and the Georg Bartisch Award among others. He has been an invited Professor and guest lecturer in many places and an honoree member of various organizations. He has been the lead author or co-author on numerous articles as well as a number of books.
Research Interest

Different aspects on glaucoma, both basic research and clinical research.

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