Visual Processing Lab
(Sektion für klinische und experimentelle Sinnesphysiologie)

Processing Lab

(Sektion für klinische und experimentelle Sinnesphysiologie)
Professor Dr. rer. nat. habil. Michael B. Hoffmann

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Haus 60b - map
Leipziger Str. 44
39120 Magdeburg
Fon: +49 391 67 13585
Fax: +49 391 67 13570

We are part of the Ophthalmic Department of the University of Magdeburg and use electrophysiological, psychophysical, and magnetic resonance imaging methods for two main purposes: For further information use the navigation bar on the left to inspect our site.
NEWS . . .
· accepted
(05/21) Al Nosairy et al.
Non-invasive electrophysiology in glaucoma, structure and function - a review.
Eye (in press)
(research assistant - HIWI)
(04/21) wissenschaftl. studentische Hilfskraft (m/w/d) "HIWI"
- zur Unterstützung elektrophysiologischer Patientenstudien
- zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt
Stellenausschreibung HIWI
(technical assistant)
(04/21) Optometrist/Optiker/Orthoptist/MTAF (m/w/d)
- zur Unterstützung der klinischen Elektrophysiologie
- zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt
Stellenausschreibung Optometrist/Optiker/Orthoptist
(technical assistant)
(04/21) Orthoptist (m/w/d)
- zur Unterstützung der Orthoptik
- zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt
Stellenausschreibung Orthoptist
· accepted
(03/21) Al-Nosairy et al.
Structure-function relationship of retinal ganglion cells in multiple sclerosis.
International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2021)
· accepted
(03/21) van den Bosch et al.
Implanted microsensor continuous IOP telemetry suggests gaze and eyelid closure effects on IOP - a preliminary study.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences (in press) IOVS (in press)
· OPtiVisT
Project Kick OFF

EU Logo OptiVisT Logo
(03/21) The European HORIZON 2020 Innovative Training Network OptiVisT has kicked-off.
We are currently in the recruitment process - Two PhD students will start their projects soon in summer in the Visual Processing Lab.
Pressrelease: "Augenforscher von morgen"
· accepted
(02/21) Hoffmann et al.
Neuro-computational approaches for objective visual function assessment.
Ophthalmologe (in press)
(PhD positions)
EU Logo OptiVisT Logo
(12/20) Within the unique european HORIZON 2020 Innovative Training Network OptiVisT
we are offering EU-funded PhD positions (duration: 3 years) for two projects
  • PhD 1 (Project 2):
    Visual evoked potential-based assessment of functional vision via natural stimulus perception
  • PhD 2 (Project 7):
    Assessment of functional vision for daily life locomotion and navigation using VR
  • Informal enquiries are welcome by Prof. Michael Hoffmann
    Check out OptiVisT-Recruitment for application process, employment and elegibility conditions.
    Deadline for applications is February 28th 2021.
    PhD projects will start between July and October 2021.
    · accepted
    (12/20) Hoffmann et al.
    ISCEV standard for clinical multifocal electroretinography (mfERG) (2021 update)
    Documenta Ophthalmologica (in press)
    · accepted
    (12/20) Pollmann et al.
    Preserved contextual cueing in realistic scenes in patients with age-related macular degeneration
    Brain Sciences (2020)
    · in press
    (12/20) Puzniak et al.
    Tracking the visual system - from optic chiasm to primary visual cortex
    Zeitschrift für Epileptologie (in press)
    · Defense (11/20) Congratulations to Francie Kramer - MSc-Thesis: "Virtual-Reality-basierte Untersuchung des Orientierungsverhaltens bei Patienten mit glaukomatöser Sehbeeinträchtigung"
    · Defense (11/20) Congratulations to David Muranyi - PhD-Thesis: "Skotopische multifokale visuell evozierte kortikale Potenziale"
    · Completion (10/20) EGRET/EGRET+ HORIZON ITN Program (2016-2020)
    · Online
    (09/20) 5th European Days of Albinism
    2020 November 4th-7th
    · Studien-
    (09/20) Interesse an Teilnahme an unserer aktuellen Studie "Gehen mit Glaukom"?
    Kontakt: Anruf unter 0391 67 17770
    · accepted
    (09/20) Al-Nosairy et al.
    Diagnostic performance of multifocal photopic negative response, pattern electroretinogram and optical coherence tomography in glaucoma
    Exp Eye Res (in press)
    · accepted
    (09/20) Al-Nosairy et al.
    Combined multi-modal assessment of glaucomatous damage with electroretinography and optical coherence tomography/angiography
    TVST ( in press)
    · accepted
    (08/20) Prabhakaran et al.
    Foveal pRF properties in the visual cortex depend on the extent of stimulated visual field.
    Neuroimage (in press)
    · in press
    (07/20) Hamilton et al.
    ISCEV extended protocol for VEP methods of estimation of visual acuity.
    Documenta Ophthalmologica (in press)
    · accepted
    (06/20) Al-Nosairy et al.
    Use of a novel telemetric sensor to study interactions of intraocular pressure and ganglion cell function in glaucoma.
    British Journal of Ophthalmology (in press)
    · accepted
    (05/20) Hamilton et al.
    VEP estimation of visual acuity: a systematic review
    Documenta Ophthalmologica (in press)
    · Defense (05/20) Congratulatioins to Phillip Freundlieb - PhD-Thesis: "Konventionelle Sehschärfe und Übersehschärfe: Vergleich photopischer und skotopischer Bedingungen"
    · accepted
    (04/20) Ahmadi et al.
    Triple visual hemifield maps in a case of optic chiasm hypoplasia.
    Neuroimage (in press)
    =cancelled =
    (due to COVID19)
    (04/20) Sehen Verstehen - Week-end seminar (Nationalpark Sächsische Schweiz)
    Date: 24-26th April 2020

    Last update by Michael Hoffmann 28.05.2021