Frank G. Holz

Frank Holz, M.D., F.E.B.O., F.A.R.V.O. is a professor and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Bonn in Germany. He founded the Medical Imaging Center Bonn (MIB), the GRADE Reading Center Bonn and was a co-founder of the Priority Program AMD of the German Research Council. He has published over 600 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has authored or co-authored more than 20 book chapters on age-related macular degeneration, medical retina and retinal imaging. Dr. Holz is the recipient of multiple local, national and international awards including the Pro Retina Macular Degeneration Research Award, the Leonhard-Klein Award for Ocular Surgery, the Alcon Research Institute (ARI) Award, the Senior Achievement Award of the AAO and the Jules Gonin Award. He is a Board Member of the German Ophthalmological Society, and of the Club Jules Gonin and is past president of EURETINA. Dr. Holz trained at the University of Heidelberg, the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed a fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.