Peter Koulen, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Basic Medical Science
University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, Germany
Peter Koulen, PhD, is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Basic Medical Science and also the Felix and Carmen Sabates Missouri Endowed Chair in Vision Research at University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, since January 2009. Dr. Koulen serves as Director of Basic Research at the UMKC\\\\s Vision Research Center. His research includes optical imaging, electrophysiology and biochemistry to elucidate mechanisms underlying basic physiology and pathophysiological processes at the molecular, cell and system levels. Dr. Koulen had served previously as a professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience and director of the North Texas Eye Research Institute at the University of North Texas.
Macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and cognitive decline during aging and Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, ischemia, polycystic kidney disease, and neurological disorders based on novel insights into the underlying physiology and pathophysiology.