Maximilian Pfau

Maximilian Pfau

Group Leader

Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB)

Maximilian Pfau earned his Medical Degree from Heidelberg University, Germany. During this time, he conducted basic science biochemistry research in Prof. Söllner’s lab. Following graduation and a short-term research fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute, UCLA, he entered the ophthalmology residency program at the University of Bonn, Germany. Subsequently, Dr. Pfau pursued postdoctoral training in AI-based image analysis in Prof. Rubin’s lab at Stanford University, and in psychophysics and electrophysiology in Dr. Jeffrey’s lab at the National Eye Institute.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2020 - 2022

    National Eye Institute

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2019 - 2020

    Stanford University

  • Habilitation (Privatdozent), 2021

    University of Bonn

  • Ophthalmology Residency

    University of Bonn

  • Medical Degree and Doctorate (Dr. med.), 2015

    Heidelberg University