Dr. Florian Sennlaub heads a research team at France’s national institute of health and medical research (INSERM) in Paris. Born in Germany, Dr. Sennlaub studied medicine in Germany, Scotland and France. He received his M.D. from the University of Humboldt in Berlin and a Ph.D. from René- Descartes University in Paris before devoting himself fulltime to research in ophthalmology.
He worked for three years at the research centre at Sainte-Justine Hospital in Montreal before putting together his own team to explore the mechanisms of ocular degeneration and neovascularization at the Cordelier Research Center in Paris. Dr. Sennlaub regularly publishes articles in journals specializing in biomedical research. His research is supported by French and European agencies.