Participation in the Cluster of Excellence

CiM Group Leader

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“I do research to help people see”

Prof. Nicole Eter works as an ophthalmologist and, parallel to this, investigates at the Cells-in-Motion Cluster of Excellence what mechanisms are at work behind diseases of the retina. Her great aim is to develop new forms of treatment and she is fascinated by processes which can stop cells ageing. Read the interview

CiM Papers


Li L, Heiduschka P, Alex AF, Niekamper D, Eter N. Behaviour of CD11b-Positive Cells in an Animal Model of Laser-Induced Choroidal Neovascularisation. Ophthalmologica 2017;237: 29-41. Abstract


Krause TA, Alex AF, Engel DR, Kurts C, Eter N. VEGF-production by CCR2-dependent macrophages contributes to laser-induced choroidal neovascularization. PLoS One 2014;9: e94313. Abstract