Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Susanne Koch
Molecular Pharmacology

Phone +49 89 2180 77654
Room-Nr. C4.024

Research Interests

  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Gene Therapy and Repair
  • Retinal Plasticity and Remodeling
  • Retinal Vascular Function in Disease

Short CV

  • 2020 W2 Professor, Department of Pharmacy, LMU Munich
  • 2018 - 2023 Emmy Noether Group Leader, Biomedical Center, LMU Munich
  • 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, Biomedical Center, LMU Munich
  • 2013-2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University, New York, USA
  • 2009 - 2013 PhD, LMU Munich

Key publications

  • Koch SF, Tsang SH (2018): Successes of gene therapy in late-stage and low-efficiency treatments. Accepted at Adv Exp Med Biol.
  • Koch SF, Duong JK, Hsu CW, Tsai YT, Lin CS, Wahl-Schott CA, Tsang SH (2017): Genetic rescue models refute nonautonomous rod cell death in retinitis pigmentosa. PNAS 16;114(20):5259-5264 
  • Koch SF, Tsai YT, Duong JK, Wu WH, Hsu CW, Wu WP, Bonet-Ponce L, Lin CS, Tsang SH (2015): Halting progressive neurodegeneration in advanced retinitis pigmentosa. J Clin Invest. 125(9):3704-13 
  • Koch S, Sothilingam V, Garcia Garrido M, Tanimoto N, Becirovic E, Koch F, Seide C, Beck SC, Seeliger MW, Biel M, Mühlfriedel R, Michalakis S (2012): Gene therapy restores vision and delays degeneration in the CNGB1-/- mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa. Hum Mol Genet. 21(20):4486-96