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Koch Lab - Retinal Plasticity

Physiological Genomics

kochResearch Topics

  • Retinal degeneration
  • Gene therapy
  • Remodeling
  • Retinitis pigmentosa


Dr. Susanne Koch

phone: +49 (0)89 - 2180 71924

Photo: Jan Greune

We are interested in retinal plasticity in the healthy, diseased and rescued retina. Our studies range from investigating mouse models for retinal neurodegenerative diseases to identifying mechanisms that lead to changes in the neural circuitry and rescuing vision through gene based treatments. We strive to understand retinal remodeling and to develop a critical knowledge for designing vision rescue strategies. Read more...


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Scientific vita

since 2018 Emmy Noether Group leader Dept. Physiological Genomics, Biomedical Center, LMU Munich
2017-2018 Postdoctoral researcher Antje Grosche Lab, Biomedical Center, LMU Munich
2013-2017 Postdoctoral researcher Stephen Tsang Lab, Columbia University, New York, USA
2013 PhD LMU Munich, Advisor: Martin Biel