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Peter Meyer


Cardiology
Zurich Heart House
Switzerland

Biography

Peter Meyer completed his medical studies in 1987 in Basel. He then continued his education in internal medicine for a year. It was until 1993, the training as a specialist in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery at the University Eye Clinic Basel. Between 1991 and 1994, as part of a national fund project, he had carried out several basic research work on vascular physiology on the eye under Prof. Lüscher at the University Hospital Basel. To assess the ocular microcirculation he developed a new perfusion system on animal eyes. In this way, various substances and drugs that are essential for the circulation of the eyes have been tested. These results formed the basis for his habilitation thesis (2001; "Studies on isolated blood vessels and on the perfused eye - a contribution to the physiology of ocular perfusion"). In 1995, Peter Meyer continued his education with Professor Daicker at the Eye Hospital Basel in opthalmopathology and, following his retirement, took over the management of the department at the end of 1995. In 1998 he completed a special training in ophthalmopathology and oncology for ophthalmology with Professor Naumann at the clinic in Erlangen. In addition to the management of the Department of Ophthalmopathology, Peter Meyer is clinically active and leads the consultation with a consultant. In 1998 he completed a special training in ophthalmopathology and oncology for ophthalmology with Professor Naumann at the clinic in Erlangen. In addition to the management of the Department of Ophthalmopathology, Peter Meyer is clinically active and leads the consultation with a consultant. In 1998 he completed a special training in ophthalmopathology and oncology for ophthalmology with Professor Naumann at the clinic in Erlangen. In addition to the management of the Department of Ophthalmopathology, Peter Meyer is clinically active and leads the consultation with a consultant. 2008 wurde er zum Titularprofessor an der Universität Basel ernannt. Seine aktuellen Forschungstätigkeiten umfassen neurodegenerative Erkrankungen der Sehnerven insbesondere des Glaukoms mit Grundlagenforschung meningothelialer Zellen der Optikusscheide sowie klinisch/pathologische Studien bei Augentumoren.

Research Interest

Focused on cardiovascular research.

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