Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD

Research Interests

  • Age-related Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Imaging
  • Fundus Autofluorescence
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Structural-Functional Analysis Including Fundus-Controlled Perimetry

Languages

  • English
  • German

Academic Information

  • Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Adjunct Professor

Board Certification

  • European Board of Ophthalmology
  • Medical Association of North Rhine-Ophthalmology

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Bonn
Ophthalmology
Fellow
Research Fellow University College London Institute of Ophthalmology
Research Fellow
Residency University of Bonn
Ophthalmology
Resident
Professional Medical Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
Medicine
M.D.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Fellowship University of Bonn
Ophthalmology
Fellow Germany
Research Fellow University College London Institute of Ophthalmology
Research Fellow United Kingdom
Residency University of Bonn
Ophthalmology
Resident Germany
Professional Medical Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
Medicine
M.D. Germany

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Gale RP, Pearce I, Eter N, Ghanchi F, Holz FG, Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Balaskas K, Burton BJL, Downes SM, Eleftheriadis H, George S, Gilmour D, Hamilton R, Lotery AJ, Patel N, Prakash P, Santiago C, Thomas S, Varma D, Walters G, Williams M, Wolf A, Zakri RH, Igwe F, Ayan F (2019). Anatomical and functional outcomes following switching from aflibercept to ranibizumab in neovascular age-related macular degeneration in Europe: SAFARI study. (Epub ahead of print) Br J Ophthalmol.
  2. von der Emde L, Pfau M, Dysli C, Thiele S, Mller PT, Lindner M, Schmid M, Fleckenstein M, Holz FG, Schmitz-Valckenberg S (2019). Artificial intelligence for morphology-based function prediction in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Sci Rep, 9(1), 11132.
  3. Meyer JH, Larsen PP, Strack C, Harmening WM, Krohne TU, Holz FG, Schmitz-Valckenberg S (2019). Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) in an animal model of laser-induced choroidal neovascularization. Exp Eye Res, 184, 162-171.
  4. Grassmann F, Harsch S, Brandl C, Kiel C, Nrnberg P, Toliat MR, Fleckenstein M, Pfau M, Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Holz FG, Chew EY, Swaroop A, Ratnapriya R, Klein ML, Mulyukov Z, Zamiri P, Weber BHF (2019). Assessment of Novel Genome-Wide Significant Gene Loci and Lesion Growth in Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration. (Epub ahead of print) JAMA Ophthalmol.
  5. Terheyden JH, Finger RP, Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Agostini H, Dahlke C, Kuehlewein L, Lang GE, Pauleikhoff D, Wolf A, Boettger MK, Luhmann UFO, Asmus F, Holz FG, MACUSTAR-Konsortium (2019). [Development and validation of novel clinical endpoints in intermediate age-related macular degeneration in MACUSTAR]. (Epub ahead of print) Ophthalmologe.
  6. Lindner M, Pfau M, Czauderna J, Goerdt L, Schmitz-Valckenberg S, Holz FG, Fleckenstein M (2018). Determinants of Reading Performance in Eyes with Foveal-Sparing Geographic Atrophy. Ophthalmol Retina, 3(3), 201-210.
  7. von der Emde L, Pfau M, Thiele S, Mller PT, Hassenrik R, Fleckenstein M, Holz FG, Schmitz-Valckenberg S (2018). Mesopic and Dark-Adapted Two-Color Fundus-Controlled Perimetry in Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Transl Vis Sci Technol, 8(1), 7.