Prof. Dr. med. Alexandra Lazuk (Moskau)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: Alexandra Lazuk

Date of birth: January 14, 1965

Place of birth: Moscow

Languages: Russian, German, English, Portuguese

Education:

Studied medicine at the I-st Moscow Medical Institute; graduated in 1988.

MD Degree from the Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute for Eye Diseases                            (1995). Thesis: The Role of Autoimmune Factors in Myopia Progression and the development of its Complications.

2nd Degree (2004): The system of nonsurgical methods for the treatment of progressive and complicated myopia.

Employment experiences:

1988-1991: Junior research worker at the Russian Academy of Medical Science Institute of Eye Diseases

1991-1994: doctoral student of the Department of Protection of Vision of the same Institute.

03.1995: defined the doctoral thesis “The Role of Autoimmune Factors in Myopia Progression and the development of its Complications”.

1995-1999: post-doctoral researcher at the Helmholtz Research Institute for Eye Diseases

03.1999-01.2007: senior researcher of the Department of Pathology of Refraction, Binocular Vision and Ophthalmoergonomy of the same Institute.

12.2004: defined the 2nd doctoral thesis: “The patogeneticaly based system of nonsurgical methods for the treatment of progressive and complicated myopia”.

01.2008 – present time: professor of Medical Department (faculty of the surgical illness) of Tula State University. Tula, Russia

Employment experiences abroad:

04-06.2001 doctor in training in Eye Clinic “Neukölln”, Berlin, Germany

11-12.2003 scientific research in the Eye Clinic, Rosenheim, Germany

Fields of research:

  • Pathogenesis, clinical findings and treatment of progressive and complicated myopia
  • Immunological, biochemical, biomechanical aspects of eye diseases.
  • New possibilities of using stem-cell therapy for different eye diseases.

Memberships:

  • Moscow and Russia Society of Ophthalmology
  • International Society for Eye Research (ISER) (wave member)
  • European Association of Vision and Eye Research (EVER) (regular member)

Participation in International Meetings:

  • X-th Congress of the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) (Milan, 1995)
  • XI-th Congress of SOE (Budapest, 1997)
  • XII International Congress of Eye Research (Yokohama, 1996)
  • VII International Conference on Myopia (Hakone, 1996)
  • XIII International Congress of Eye Research (Paris, 1998)
  • VIII International Conference on Myopia (Boston, 2000)
  • XV International Congress of Eye Research (Geneve, 2002)
  • Congress of European Association for Vision and Eye Research (Alicante, 2003)
  • Congress of European Association for Vision and Eye Research (Vilamoura 2005)
  • Congress of European Association for Vision and Eye Research (Vilamoura 2006)
  • Congress of European Association for Vision and Eye Research (Portoroz,  2007)

Publications: 82