Steinbeis Research Center

GRADE Reading Center

Ernst-Abbe-Str. 2
D-53127 Bonn
  • Management:
  • Prof. Dr. med. Frank Holz
    PD Dr. med. Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg


  • Evaluation of retinal images based on clinical studies conducted after standard operation procedures (SOP)
  • Instructions and support for producing retinal images using various imaging systems under standardized conditions
  • Design and coordination of clinical studies
  • Internet portal for the transfer and archiving of imaging data
  • Training for evaluation of retinal images

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Key Areas

  • Retinal imaging
  • Fundus auto-fluorescence
  • Clinical studies
  • Age-dependent macular degeneration
  • Geographic atrophy

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Project Examples

  • FAM study (NCT00393692)
  • Fenretinide study (NCT00429936)
  • GAP Study (NCT00599846)
  • GATE Study (NCT00890097)
  • Mahalo Study (NCT01229215)
  • Comrade  studies (NCT01396057/NCT01396083)

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Last update on 30. July, 2014  by sta(admin)