Artificial Vision 2017 REGISTRATION
Friday, 1st - Saturday, 2nd December, 2017
Aachen, Germany

FINAL PROGRAMME


Center for Technology
Aachen Europaplatz
www.artificial-vision.org

RWTH            Juelich

SponsorsBack to top

We thank the following companies for their generous support of the Artificial Vision Symposium 2017 in Aachen:


Pixium Vision
www.pixium-vision.com



Retina Implant AG
www.retina-implant.de



D.O.R.C. Deutschland GmbH
www.dorc.eu



Pharm-Allergan GmbH
www.allergan.de



VANDA Pharmaceuticals Germany GmbH
www.vandapharma.com


Second Sight Medical Products (Switzerland) Sàrl
www.secondsight.com



Bayer Vital GmbH
www.bayer.de



Alimera Sciences Ophthalmologie GmbH
www.alimerasciences.de



Fritz Ruck GmbH
www.ruck-gmbh.de


AACHEN, AND THE EUREGIO AREABack to top

The city of Aachen is the most western city in Germany close to the borders of The Netherlands and Belgium. Aachen has approx. 250,000 inhabitants and the University and the University Hospital are the largest workgiver here in Aachen. Aachen has a long history and you can still see significant witnesses of a time long ago, such as the cathedral with its beautiful and mystic octagon and the astonishing gothic city hall. But Aachen with its important historic phase of Charlemagne today is a young and vivid town with its university and the many students from various countries in the world. RWTH Aachen University is one of the leading technical universities in Europe with a strong focus on mechanical and electrical engineering but also on information technology and natural sciences. Aachen forms a cultural, industrial and also scientific cross border triangle together with Liege in Belgium and Maastricht in The Netherlands forming the EUREGIO area. Many cooperations exist between the institutions within this area.

The Artificial Vision Meeting is set to the beginning of December. Although the weather might not be perfect – in fact it could be cold and maybe rainy – it is worth to visit the cosy Christmas Market in the city. You should try “Printen”, a local biscuit speciality with a high “addiction” potential.

Aachen is also not far away from Cologne with its huge cathedral and its several concert halls and the province capital Düsseldorf with its important art and fashion scene. You can also reach the European capitals Paris and Brussels with a high speed train within a few hours.

There are also many more reasons to come and visit Aachen and we are looking forward to see you.


PrefaceBack to top

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

on behalf of the organizers of the 2017 Artificial Vision Meeting it is my pleasure to welcome you all here in Aachen/Germany. The Aachen Meeting on Artificial Vision was established to provide a platform for researchers to present and to discuss new data. It should also serve as a market place for people to meet, to exchange ideas and to fi nd partners for joint projects.

The meeting covers a broad spectrum of aspects from retinal physiology, technology and microsystems engineering, biophysics and clinical ophthalmology. In this respect the Artificial Vision Projects are best practice examples for interdisciplinary translational research projects.

The development of visual prostheses started early some 60 – 50 years ago in a first phase and was „re-launched“ in a second phase in the mid 90ies. Now we are looking forward to a third phase with emerging new technologies and deeper insights into the pathophysiology of the degenerated visual system. The second phase was extremely exciting because the ideas were transferred to clinical products and today we are able to analyze outcome data of the first and second generation retinal implants. Surely, the results are limited and maybe not within the range we all previously expected. However, there are previously blind patients performing extremely well with these implants. There is still a long and rough road ahead of us to further improve the concepts and the systems. What at least has been shown is that the concept of restoring visual percepts using implantable devices is working and that it is safe. Comparing the technological approach with genetic or cell based approaches it seems more and more evident that the biological approaches need some healthy structures in the retina. In the very advanced and late cases of retinal degeneration where all of the retinal photoreceptors are gone the prosthetic approach seems to be the only possible way.

We all wish that this symposium will be a great meeting for all the participants. We encourage everyone to attend this meeting and to get into contact with other researchers, making new contacts and friends. We are encouraging international networking between the groups and also between the worlds of ”epi-”, ”sub-”, ”supra-”, or cortical, or other approaches. At the end our goal is the same.

We are thankful for the industry for their generous support and also for the DFG for their support of this meeting.


Peter Walter

Sincerely,

Peter Walter
RWTH Aachen University

together with Wilfried Mokwa, Frank Müller, and Andreas Offenhäusser


General InformationBack to top

Date

Friday, 1st December, 2017, 13:00 h – 18:40 h
Saturday, 2nd December, 2017, 09:30 h – 18:15 h

Opening hours congress office

Friday, 1st December, 2017, 12:00 h – 18:40 h
Saturday, 2nd December, 2017, 08:30 h – 18:15 h

Opening hours industrial exhibition

Friday, 1st December, 2017, 13:00 h – 18:40 h
Saturday, 2nd December, 2017, 08:30 h – 16:00 h

Official Language

English

Venue

Center for Technology Europaplatz
Dennewartstraße 25-27
52068 Aachen, Germany

Lecture hall

Auditorium

Homepage and Online Registration

www.artificial-vision.org

Registration

Hotel booking

See hotel on the registration form

Scientific programme and further information

Prof. Dr. Peter Walter
Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Aachen
RWTH Aachen University, Medical Faculty
Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 2 41 / 8 08-81 91
Fax: +49 (0) 2 41 / 8 08-20 47
E-Mail: pwalter@ukaachen.de

Organization

Congress-Organisation Gerling GmbH
Werftstraße 23
40549 Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone: +49 211 / 592244
Fax: +49 211 / 593560
E-Mail: info@congresse.de
Homepage: www.congresse.de

Attendance Fee

 

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Registration Before 1st December On site
International Symposium attendance fee EUR 200,- EUR 220,-
Reduced rate for PhD students and residents* EUR 120,- EUR 140,-

*PhD Students and residents must supply a letter of verification as proof of training. The letter has to be sent to the congress organization prior to the meeting.

The attendance fee covers the costs for coffee breaks, lunch, and the conference dinner (accompanying person EUR 50,–).
Incl. VAT and excl. foreign transfer fees.

Payment

by bank transfer (bank details are quoted on your confirmation and invoice. Please do not transfer money without noting your invoice number!) PayPal or by credit card: VISA, AMERICAN EXPRESS, MASTERCARD

Important notes for participants

If you register late or on site, we cannot guarantee for lunch and participation at the social program.

You are encouraged to apply for the meeting either online, by mail or by fax. Cancellation for the symposium has to be made via e-mail or via fax (+49 (0) 2 11 / 59 35 60) by 27th November, 2017. In any case an administration fee of EUR 22,– has to be paid.
After this date no refunds can be made.

Changes, errors and misprints excepted.

Information for speakers

Presentations

15 min presentation incl. discussion

Projection

Microsoft PowerPoint presentation on CD/DVD/USB-Stick or own notebook.
Video codecs: Quicktime 7.7.9®, Windows Media Player 12.0®



Social EventBack to top

Friday, 1st December, 2017

20:00 h

Conference Dinner

Drehturm Belvedere
Belvedereallee 5, 52070 Aachen

Quelle: Drehturm

Price per person (incl. dinner and drinks):
Participant: included in the attendance fee, but due for notification
Accompanying person: EUR 50,-

Bus transfer from the congress venue: 19:30 h
Return: approx. 23:30 h



Scientific ProgrammeBack to top

Friday, 1st December, 2017

13:00 h

Come Together

14:00 h

Prof. Dr. med. Peter Walter
(Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D)
Welcome Note

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Uhlig
(Dean of the Medical Faculty RWTH Aachen University)
Welcome Note

Dr.-Ing. Damian Dudek
(German National Research Agency DFG)
Welcome Note

Helma Gusseck
(Pro Retina Germany and Pro Retina Foundation)
Welcome Note

14:40 h
-
16:40 h

1st Session

Retinal Degeneration and Retina Stimulation – Basics
Chair:
Frank Müller (Jülich/D)
Daniel Rathbun (Tübingen/D)

01

Daniel Rathbun (University of Tübingen, Institut for Ophthalmic Resource, Tübingen/D)
Tickling the retina: Subthreshold stimulation of targeted ganglion cell types

02

Anna-Marina van der Meer1, F. Müller2, S. Johnen1, P. Walter1 (1Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D, 2Institute of Complex Systems, Cellular Biophysics, ICS-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich/D)
Establishment and Characterization of a UV-induced Photoreceptor Degeneration Mouse Model

03

Jana Gehlen1, S. Esser1, C. Haselier2, K. Schaffrath2, S. Johnen2, P. Walter2, F. Müller1 (1Institute of Complex Systems, Cellular Biophysics, ICS-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich/D, 2Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D)
Pharmacological manipulation of oscillatory activity in the retina of the retinitis pigmentosa mouse model rd10

04

Archana Jalligampala1,2,3, C. Kelbsch1, K. Stingl2, T. Strasser2, T. Peters2, E. Zrenner1,3, B. Wilhelm2, D.L. Rathbun1,3 (1Experimental Retinal Prosthetics Group at Institute for Ophthalmic Research University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 2Pupil Research Group at the Centre for Ophthalmology, University Hospitals Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 3Centre for Integrative Neuroscience at University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D)
Acknowledging Non-monotonicity: Working towards understanding electrical response types in mouse retinas

05

Mahdi Sadeghi1,2, Z. Hosseinzadeh1,2, D.L. Rathbun1,2 (1University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 2Eye hospital, Experimental Retinal Prosthetics Group, Tübingen/D)
A discussion of the RGC classification toolbox and preliminary data

06

Wadood Haq, A. Speck, S. Basavaraju, J. Dieter, E. Zrenner (University of Tübingen, Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Tübingen/D)
Electrically Activated Dormant Photoreceptors Elicit Network-Mediated Responses in Different Types of Ganglion Cells

07

Kim Schaffrath1, S. Diarra1, J. Gehlen2, F. Müller2, P. Walter1, S. Johnen1 (1Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen/D, 2Institute of Complex Systems, Cellular Biophysics, ICS-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich/D)
Modulation of electrical activity in the retina of the rd10 mouse model using neuroprotective drugs

08

Christine Haselier1, S. Biswas2, S. Rösch3, G. Thumann4, F. Müller2, P. Walter1 (1Department of Ophthalmology RWTH Aachen University Aachen, Aachen/D, 2Institute of Complex Systems Cellular Biophysics ICS-4 Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich/D, 3Clinical Department of Small Animals University of Leipzig, Leipzig/D, 4Département des neurosciences cliniques Service d’ophthalmologie Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève, Geneva/CH)
The Electrical Stimulation Efficiency of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Degenerated Mouse Retina Depends on Specific Patterns of Spontaneous Activity

16:40 h

Coffee break in the industrial exhibition

17:10 h
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18:40 h

2nd Session

Systems, Tools and Technology
Chair:
A lfred Stett (Reutlingen/D)
Gregg Suaning (Sydney/AUS)

09

Kazim Hilmi Or (Private Office of Ophthalmology, Istanbul/TR)
Better Edge Perception through Acutance Use in Image Interpolation may be Beneficial for Artificial Vision Patients

10

Mahmut Emin Celik, E. Aydin (Electrical Electronics Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Gazi University, Ankara/TR)
MATLAB Based Computational Tool for Inductive Coil Link Parameters in Retinal Prosthesis

11

Pascal Raffelberg1, A. Erbslöh1, R. Viga1, R. Kokozinski1,2 (University Duisburg Essen, Electronic Components and Circuits, Duisburg/D, 2Fraunhofer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Duisburg/D)
Towards a Monolithic Integrated Stimulator with Integrated Image Sensor for a Wide Angle Retina Implant

12

Alfred Stett1, R. Daschner1, A. Rothermel2, R. Rudorf1, S. Rudorf1 (1Retina Implant AG, Reutlingen/D, 2Institute of Microelectronics, University of Ulm, Ulm/D)
Performance of the light-detecting and stimulating chip of the subretinal implant Alpha AMS

13

Andreas Erbslöh1, P. Raffelberg1, R. Viga1, R. Kokozinski1,2, A. Grabmaier1,2 (1University Duisburg Essen, Electronic Components and Circuits, Duisburg/D, 2Fraunhofer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Duisburg/D)
Evaluation of an Enhanced Electrical Charge Controlled Stimulation Method for Retinal Bipolar Cells

14

Marta Airaghi Leccardi1, L. Ferlauto1, N.A.L. Chenais1, M. Bevilacqua1, T.J. Wolfensberger2, K. Sivula3, D. Ghezzi1 (1Medtronic Chair in Neuroengineering, Center for Neuroprosthetics, Institute of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne/CH, 2Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne/CH, 3Laboratory for Molecular Engineering of Optoelectronic Nanomaterials, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, School of Basic Science, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne/CH)
Design and validation of a foldable and photovoltaic wide-field epiretinal prosthesis

18:40 h

End of the scientific program on Friday

20:00 h

Conference dinner

Saturday, 2nd December, 2017

09:30 h
-
11:30 h

3rd Session

Data from preclinical experiments
Chair:
Takeshi Morimoto (Osaka/J)
Tibor Karl Lohmann (Aachen/D)

15

Gregg Suaning1, A. Barriga-Rivera2 (1University of Sydney, Sydney/AUS, 2University of Pable de Olavide, Division of Neuroscience, Sevilla/E)
Progress towards delivering visual percepts from the suprachoroidal space

16

Takeshi Morimoto1, H. Kanda1, K. Hozumi2, K. Nishida2, T. Fujikado1 (1Department of Applied Visual Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka/J, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka/J)
Development and evaluation of a wide-field dual-array suprachoroidal-transretinal stimulation (STS) prosthesis system

17

Tibor Karl Lohmann, F. Haiss, C. Barz1,3, C. Werner, A.M. van der Meer, K. Schaffrath, A.C. Schnitzler, G. Rößler, F. Waschkowski, W. Mokwa, P. Walter (Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen/D, Institute for Materials in Electrical Engineering I, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D, Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine INM-2, Research Centre Jülich/D)
The Very Large Array Retinal Stimulator: A final update

18

Seif Eldawlatly, E. Mounir, B. Abdullah, H.M.K. Mahdi (Computer and Systems Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo/EGY)
An encoding model of visual and electrical stimuli in rat lateral geniculate nucleus: A deep learning approach

19

Viviana Rincón Montes1, J. Gehlen2, S. Lück3, W. Mokwa3, F. Müller2, P. Walter4, A. Offenhäusser1 (1Institute of Complex Systems, Bioelectronics, ICS-8, Forschungszentrum Jülich/D, 2Institute of Complex Systems, Cellular Biophysics, ICS-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich/D, 3Department of Materials in Electrical Engineering 1, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D)
Retinal recordings with penetrating multielectrode arrays

20

Hiroyuki Kanda1, T. Miyoshi2, T. Morimoto1, T. Fujikado1 (1Dept. of Applied Visual Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita/J, 2Dept. Of Integrative Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita/J)
Temporal patterns of single-unit responses from on- and off-cells in the lateral geniculate nucleus elicited by suprachoroidal-transretinal stimulation

21

Larissa Höfling1,2, F. Jetter1,2, P. Berens3,4,5, G. Zeck1 (Neurophysics Research Group, Natural and Medical Sciences Institute, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 2Graduate School of Neural Information Processing, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 3Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 4Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 5Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D)
Temporal filters of electrically stimulated retinal ganglion cells

22

Daniel Rathbun (Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Centre for Ophthalmology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/Germany.)
Exploring the separation of ON and OFF responses in normal and degenerated mouse retina stimulated electrically

11:30 h

Coffee break in the industrial exhibition

12:00 h
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13:00 h

4th Session

Clinical Experiences:
Subretinal & Suprachoroidal approaches
Chair:
Takashi Fujikado (Osaka/J)
Florian Gekeler (Stuttgart/D)

23

Katarina Stingl1, R. Schippert2, K.U. Bartz-Schmidt1, D. Besch1, T.L. Edwards3, F. Gekeler1,4, R.E. MacLaren3, J. Roider5, H. Sachs6, E. Zrenner1,7 (1Centre for Ophthalmology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 2Retina Implant AG, Reutlingen/D, 3Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of Oxford, Oxford/UK, 4Klinikum Stuttgart – Katharinenhospital, Eye Hospital, Stuttgart/D, 5Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kiel, Kiel/Germany, 6Klinikum Dresden Friedrichstadt, University Teaching Hospital, Eye Hospital, Dresden/D, 7Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D)
Functional Results of the Subretinal Implant RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS

24

Florian Gekeler1,2, K. Stingl2, R. MacLaren3, H. Sachs4, E. Zrenner2, K.U. Bartz-Schmidt2 (1Department of Ophthalmology, Katharinenhospital, Stuttgart/D, 2Center for Ophthalmology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen/D, 3Oxford University, Oxford/UK, 4Städtisches Klinikum Dresden, Dresden/D.)
Explantations and Re-implantations in Patients with Active Subretinal Implants

25

Takashi Fujikado1, T. Endo2, K. Hozumi2, H. Kanda1, T. Morimoto1, M. Hirota2, M. Ozawa3 (1Applied Visual Science, Osaka University, Osaka/J, 2Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka/J, 3Nidek Co., Gamagori/J)
Outcome measure of clinical trial of retinal prosthesis by suprachoroidaltransretinal stimulation (STS) for patients with hand-motion vision

26

Matthew Petoe1,2, D. Nayagam1,2,3, M. Shivdasani1,2, J. Villalobos1,2, O. Burns1, P. Thien1,2, S. Epp1, C. McGowan1, R.A. Williams3,4, C.M. Salinas-LaRosa4, C. Abbott5,6, A. Brandli5,6, J. Yeoh5,6, M. Korikkar1, S. Titchener1, P. Seligman1,2, W. Kentler7, N. Barnes8,9, J. Walker8, R. Dengate8, A. Scott8, C. Luu5,6, L. Ayton5,6, C. Williams1,2, R. Shepherd1,2, P. Allen5,6 (1Bionics Institute, East Melbourne/AUS, 2Medical Bionics Department, University of Melbourne, Mebourne/AUS 3Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne/AUS, 4Department of Anatomical Pathology, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne,Melbourne/AUS, 5Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne/AUS, 6Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery, Melbourne/Australia, 7School of Engineering, University of Melbourne/AUS, 8Data61, Canberra/AUS, 9Research School of Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra/AUS)
Engineering and Evaluation of a Suprachoroidal Retinal Prosthesis

13:00 h

Lunch break in the industrial exhibition

14:00 h
-
15:45 h

5th Session

Clinical Experiences:
Epiretinal and Cortical Approaches
Chair:
Eduardo Fernandez (Elche/E)
Peter Walter (Aachen/D)

27

Emin Özmert, B. Baskak, R. Arslanta, Y. Kır, A. Kuşman, Z. Baran (Ankara University Department of Ophthalmology and Brain Research Center, Ankara University, Ankara/TR)
Measurement of visual cortex activity with near infrared spectroscopy after endoscope assisted ARGUS II epiretinal prosthesis implantation in retinitis pigmentosa patients

28

Laura Cinelli, S. Rizzo (Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi SOD Oculistica, Firenze/I)
Argus II Implant in Patients Presenting a Posterior Staphyloma

29

Arnaud Lesimple, M. Flourence, Argus II study group (Second Sight Medical Products, Lausanne/CH)
Visual function performances and outcomes of patients with some residual vision implanted with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis

30

Nilufer Koyluoglu Unal1, F. Akkan2, E. Altındag3, R. Arslantas4, Y.Z. Arslan5 (1Medical School of Istinye University, Liv Hospital International, Istanbul/TR, 2Etiler Dunyagoz Hospital, Istanbul/TR, 3Medical School of Istanbul Bilim University, Istanbul/TR, 4Baskent University, Ankara/TR, 5Department of Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul University, Istanbul/TR)
ARGUS II retinal implant application in a patient with history of epilepsy

31

Dilek Güven, M. Demir, D. Özcan, S. Tiryaki Demir, H. Kacar, S. Cevher (Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital Department of Ophthalmology, Istanbul/TR)
Clinical evaluation of two retinitis pigmentosa (RP) patients implanted with Argus II retinal prosthesis

32

Kim Schaffrath, H. Schimitzek, P. Walter (Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen/D)
Surgery-associated adverse events of Argus II retinal prosthesis system

33

Eduardo Fernandez1,2, A. Alfaro2,3 (1Bioengineering Institute, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Elche/E, 2CIBER-BBN, Madrid/E, 3Department of Neurology, Hospital Vega Baja, Orihuela/E)
Development of a Cortical Visual Prosthesis for the Blind: Pre-clinical studies

15:45 h

Coffee break in the industrial exhibition

16:00 h
-
18:00 h

6th Session

Improvements, Modifications and New Ideas
Chair:
S helley I. Fried (Boston/USA)
Gislin Dagnelie (Baltimore/USA)

34

Kenta Hozumi1, T. Endo2, M. Hirota3, H. Kanda3, T. Morimoto3, K. Nishida1, T. Fujikado3 (1Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka/J, 2Osaka Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Osaka/J, 3Department of Applied Visual Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka/J)
Evaluation of reaching movement and mobility with a prosthetic vision simulator

35

Gislin Dagnelie1, M. Barry1, A. Caspi2, A. Roy2, P. Gibson3, K. Kramer3 (1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore/USA, 2Second Sight Medical Products, Sylmar/USA, 3Minnesota Health Solutions & Advanced Medical Electronics Corp, Minneapolis/USA)
Visual prostheses with higher functionality by simplifying the visual input

36

Shelley I. Fried1,2, S.W. Lee2 (1Boston VA HealthCare System, Boston/USA, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston/USA)
Towards a micro-coil based cortical visual prosthesis

37

Christine L. Zolli1,2 (1Rutgers University, New Jersey/USA, 2Wills Eye Hospital – Jefferson Medical School, Philadelphia/USA)
Monoconal (Vertical) Theory of Color Vision Emphasizing Physics – Glaucoma Artificial Vision Prosthesis

38

Manuela Schiek1, O.S. Abdullaeva1, F. Balzer2, M. Schulz3, A. Luetzen3, J. Parisi1, K. Dedek4 (1Institute of Physics, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg/D, 2University of Southern Denmark, Denmark/DK, 3Kekule Insitute for Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bonn, Bonn/D, 4Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg/D)
Design of Model Artificial Organic Photoreceptors for Photo-Electrical Stimulation of Neuronal Cells

39

Sabine Diarra1, F. Waschkowski2, A. Garcia Moreno2, Z. Izsvák3, Z. Ivics4, G. Thumann5, U. Schnakenberg2, F. Müller6, W. Mokwa2, P. Walter1, S. Johnen1 (1Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen/D, 2Institute for Materials in Electrical Engineering I, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D, 3Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Society, Berlin/D, 4Paul-Ehrlich-Institute, Langen/D, 5University of Geneva, University Hospitals of Geneva, Department of Ophthalmology, Geneva/CH, 6Institute of Complex Systems, Cellular Biophysics, ICS-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich/D)
The use of microelectrode arrays for non-viral, transposon-mediated, electroporation- based gene transfer in rd10 mouse retinae – An interdisciplinary approach

40

Michael Oeverhaus, D. Dekowski, M. Stöhr, J. Holtemeyer, B. Schaperdoth-Gerlings, J. Esser, A. Eckstein (Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Essen, Essen/D)
Evaluation of a retinal imaging laser eye wear

41

Peter Walter (Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D)
Prerequisites for future vision implants

18:00 h

Peter Walter (Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/D)
Closing Remarks & Farewell

18:15 h

End of Artificial Vision 2017
The International Symposium on Visual Prosthetics



AuthorsBack to top

Marta Airaghi Leccardi
EPFL
Chemin des Mines 9
1202 Genf
Switzerland

Laura Cinelli
Azienda Ospedaliero
Universitaria Careggi
SOD Oculistica
Largo Brambilla 3
50134 Florence
Italy

Dr. Gislin Dagnelie
Johns Hopkins University
Lions Vision Center
1800 Orleans St, Wilmer
Woods 358
MD 21287 Baltimore
USA

Dipl.-Biol. Sabine Diarra
Augenklinik der RWTH
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

Dr. Ing. Damian Dudek
Deutsche
Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V.
(DFG)
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn
Germany

Dr. Seif Eldawlatly
Faculty of Engineering,
Ain Shams University
1 El-sarayat st, Abbassia
11517 Cairo
Egypt

Andreas Erbslöh
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Fakultät
für Ingenieurwissenschaften
Fachgebiet Elektron.
Bauelemente und Schaltungen
Bismarckstraße 81
47057 Duisburg
Germany

Prof. Dr. Eduardo Fernandez
University Miguel Hernández
Bioengineering Institute
Avda de la Universidad, s/n
3202 Elche
Spain

Shelley Fried MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts
General Hospital
Fried Lab -
Neural Prosthetic Research
50 Blossom Street
MA 02114 Boston
USA

Prof. Takashi Fujikado
Osaka University
Graduate School of Medicine
Department of
Applied Visual Science
2-2 Yamadaoka Suita
565-0871 Osaka
Japan

Jana Gehlen
Forschungszentrum
Jülich GmbH
Institute of Complex Systems
Zelluläre Biophysik (ICS-4)
Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße
52425 Jülich
Germany

Prof. Dr. Florian Gekeler
Katharinenhospital
Augenklinik
Kriegsbergstraße 60
70174 Stuttgart
Germany

Helma Gusseck
Erlenweg 9
53227 Bonn
Germany

Dr. Dilek Güven
Sisli Hamidiye Etfal
Teaching and Research
Hospital
Eye Diseases Clinic
Halaskargazi cad. Etfal sok.
34371 Istanbul
Turkey

Dr. Wadood Haq
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Forschungsinstitut
für Augenheilkunde
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Dr. rer. nat. Christine Haselier
Ladenspelderstraße 72
45147 Essen
Germany

Larissa Höfling
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Forschungsinstitut
für Augenheilkunde
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Kenta Hozumi
Osaka University Graduate
School of Medicine
Dept. of Ophthalmology
2-2 Yamadaoka G4
565-0871 Suita
Japan

Archana Jalligampala M.Sc.
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Forschungsinstitut
für Augenheilkunde
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Hiroyuki Kanda
Osaka University
Graduate School of Medicine
Department of
Applied Visual Science
2-2 Yamadaoka Suita
565-0871 Osaka
Japan

Prof. Dr. Nilufer Koyluoglu Unal
Medical School
of Istinye University
Liv Hospital International
Adnan Saygun Cd, Canan Sk,
No: 5 Ulus-Besiktas
34340 Istanbul
Turkey

Arnaud Lesimple
Second Sight Medical
Products
(Switzerland) Sàrl
EPFL-PSE A
Route de Jean-Daniel Colladon
1015 Lausanne
Switzerland

Tibor Karl Lohmann
Augenklinik der RWTH
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

Takeshi Morimoto
Osaka University
Graduate School of Medicine
Department of
Applied Visual Science
2-2 Yamadaoka Suita
565-0871 Osaka
Japan

Prof. Dr. Frank Müller
Forschungszentrum
Jülich GmbH
Institute of Complex Systems
Zelluläre Biophysik (ICS-4)
Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße
52425 Jülich
Germany

Michael H. Oeverhaus
Universitäts-Augenklinik
Hufelandstraße 55
45122 Essen
Germany

Dr. Kazim Hilmi Or
Valikonagi Cad. Sinoplu Sehit
Cemal Sok. 7/5
34365 Nisantasi Istanbul
Turkey

Prof. Dr. Emin Özmert
Ankara University
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Mamak Yolu Dikimevi
6100 Ankara
Turkey

Dr. Matthew Petoe
Bionics Institute
384-388 Albert St
3002 East Melbourne, VIC
Australia

Pascal Raffelberg M.Sc.
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Fakultät für
Ingenieurwissenschaften
Fachgebiet Elektron.
Bauelemente und
Schaltungen
Bismarckstraße 81
47057 Duisburg
Germany

Dr. Daniel L. Rathbun
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Forschungsinstitut
für Augenheilkunde
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Viviana Rincón Montes
Forschungszentrum
Jülich GmbH
Institute of Complex Systems
Zelluläre Biophysik (ICS-4)
Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße
52425 Jülich
Germany

Mahdi Sadeghi
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Forschungsinstitut
für Augenheilkunde
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Kim Schaffrath
Augenklinik der RWTH
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

Dr. Manuela Schiek
Universität Oldenburg
Institut für Physik
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11
26129 Oldenburg
Germany

Dr. Alfred Stett
Retina Implant AG
Gerhard-Kindler-Straße 13
72770 Reutlingen
Germany

Katarina Stingl
Universitäts-Augenklinik
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Straße 7
72076 Tübingen
Germany

Prof. Gregg J. Suaning
University of Sydney
School of Aerospace
Mechanical and Mechatronic
Engineering
J07 2006 Sydney, NSW
Australia

Univ. Prof. Dr. Stefan Uhlig
RWTH Aachen
Dekanat der
Medizinischen Fakultät
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

Anna-Marina
van der Meer M.Sc.
Augenklinik der RWTH
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

Prof. Dr. Peter Walter
Augenklinik der RWTH
Pauwelsstraße 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

Dr. Christine Zolli
NJMS Rutgers University
Newark
Institute of Opthalmology
& Visual Science
90 Bergen Street
NJ 07103 Newark
USA



ExhibitorsBack to top

Alimera Sciences Ophthalmologie GmbH
Cicerostraße 21
10709 Berlin
www.alimerasciences.de

Bayer Vital GmbH
Geb. K56
51366 Leverkusen
www.bayer.de

D.O.R.C. Deutschland GmbH
Schießstraße 55
40549 Düsseldorf
www.dorc.eu

Geuder AG
Hertzstraße 4
69126 Heidelberg
www.geuder.de

Heidelberg Engineering GmbH
Max-Jarecki-Straße 8
69115 Heidelberg
www.HeidelbergEngineering.de

Pharm-Allergan GmbH
Westhafenplatz 6-8
60327 Frankfurt
www.allergan.de

Pixium Vision
74 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine
75012 Paris, Frankreich
www.pixium-vision.com

PRO RETINA Deutschland e. V.
Vaalser Straße 108
52074 Aachen
www.pro-retina.de

Retina Implant AG
Gerhard-Kindler-Straße 13
72770 Reutlingen
www.retina-implant.de

Santhera (Germany) GmbH
Arnulfstraße 199
80634 München
www.santhera.com

Second Sight Medical Products (Switzerland) Sàrl
EPFL - Innovation Park A - CP 30
1015 Lausanne, Schweiz
www.SecondSight.com

Ursapharm Arzneimittel GmbH
Industriestraße 35
66129 Saarbrücken
www.ursapharm.de

VANDA Pharmaceuticals Germany GmbH c/o Satellite Office
Französische Straße 12
10117 Berlin
www.vandapharma.com

ZEISS
Rudolf-Eber-Straße 11
73447 Oberkochen
www.zeiss.com



Your way to AachenBack to top


International Airports. High Speed Train System

From Frankfurt: Take the ICE High Speed train from Frankfurt Airport Station to Cologne Main Station (approx. 1h) and continue to Aachen Main Station (approx. 45 – 60 min).

From Düsseldorf: Take the train from Düsseldorf Airport Station to Düsseldorf Main Station (approx. 10 min) and than continue to Aachen Main Station (approx. 1.5 h).

From Cologne. Take the train from Cologne Airport Station to Cologne Main Station (approx. 15 min) and than continue to Aachen Main Station (approx. 45 – 60 min).

From Aachen Main Station take a taxi to Technologiezentrum at Europaplatz


By car

From Frankfurt Airport you can drive highway A3 to Cologne and then change to A4 direction to Aachen. At AK Aachen please change to A544 direction Aachen Europaplatz (approx. 3 h).

From Düsseldorf Airport. A52 Z A61 Z A44. Then A544 direction Europaplatz (approx. 95 km, 1 h)

From Cologne Airport. Take the A59, then change to A599 followed by A4 towards Aachen. Then A544 direction Europaplatz. (approx. 82 km, 1 h)


Meeting address

Technologiezentrum Europaplatz. Dennewartstraße 25-27. 52068 Aachen, Germany.