Prof. Dr.

Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth

Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth

Professorin für Augenheilkunde und Optometrie an der Medizinischen Universität Wien

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2019

  • Department of Ophtalmology and Optometry, Medical University of Vienna




Research Areas:

  • Clinical Medicine
  • Ophthalmology



Selected Memberships:

  • European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Academy of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Sociecy of Retinal Specialists
  • Club Tules Gonin
  • European Sociecy of Retinal Specialists (EURETINA)

Selected Prizes:

  • Donald Gass Medal/USA
  • Achievement Award of the American Ophthalmological Society
  • Roger Johnson Award/University of Washington
  • Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award/Macula Society
  • Carl Zeiss Research Award/Stifterverband der Deutschen Wissenschaft

Selected Publications:

  • Schmidt-Erfurth, U.; Sadeghipour, A.; Gerendas, B. S.; Waldstein, S. M.; Bogunović, H. (2018) Artificial intelligence in retina. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, Bd. 67, S. 1-29.
  • Schmidt-Erfurth, U.; Waldstein, S. M.; Klimscha, S.; Sadeghipour, A.; Hu, X. et al. [..] (2018) Prediction of Individual Disease Conversion in Early AMD Using Artificial Intelligence. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Bd. 59 (8), S. 3199-3208.
  • Ritter, M.; Hummer, A.; Leodolter, A. A.; Holder, G. E.; Windischberger, C. et al. [..] (online: 2018) Correspondence between retinotopic cortical mapping and conventional functional and morphological assessment of retinal disease. British Journal of Ophthalmology (pii: bjophthalmol-2017-311443).
  • Schmidt-Erfurth, U.; Chong, V.; Loewenstein, A.; Larsen, M.; Souied, E. et al. [..] (2014) European Society of Retina Specialists Guidelines for the management of neovascular age-related macular degeneration by the European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA). British Journal of Ophthalmology, Bd. 98 (9), S. 1144-1167.
  • Schmidt-Erfurth, U.; Kaiser, P. K.; Korobelnik, J. F.; Brown, D. M.; Chong, V. et al. [..] (2014) Intravitreal aflibercept injection for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: ninety-six-week results of the VIEW studies. Ophthalmology, Bd. 121 (1), S. 193-201.