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Anne Kurtenbach

First nameAnne
Present position and titleResearch Associate

Business address

Institute of Ophthalmic Research
University Eye Hospital
Centre for Ophthalmology,
University of Tübingen
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Strasse 7
D-72076 Tübingen,

Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-87314
Fax: +49 (0)7071 29-5361
E-mail: anne.kurtenbach[at]uni-tuebingen.de

Academic Education

Year Degree University Field of study
2002 Habilitation University of Tübingen Physiology
1982 Dr. rer. nat University of Freiburg Biology
1976 M. Sc. Sussex Experimental Psychology
1973 B. Sc. (hons) Edinburgh Biological Science

Professional Experience

Period Institution Position Discipline
From 1989 University of Tübingen Research Associate Medicine
1977-1982 University of Freibug Research Assistent Biology
1974-1975 University of Utrecht Research Assistent Pharmacology
1973-1974 University of Edinburgh Research Assistent Psychiatry


  • Member of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV)

Major Publications

  1. Kurtenbach, A., H. Langrova, A. Messias, E. Zrenner and H. Jagle (2012). "A comparison of the performance of three visual evoked potential-based methods to estimate visual acuity." Doc Ophthalmol.
  2. Arden, G. B., M. K. Gunduz, A. Kurtenbach, M. Volker, E. Zrenner, S. B. Gunduz, U. Kamis, B. T. Ozturk and S. Okudan (2010). "A preliminary trial to determine whether prevention of dark adaptation affects the course of early diabetic retinopathy." Eye (Lond) 24: 1149-1155.
  3. Kurtenbach, A., T. Dietrich, E. Zrenner and H. Langrova (2010). "Topographical alterations of inner retinal activity during systemic hyperoxia-hypercapnia in normal subjects and patients with type 1 diabetes." Documenta Ophthalmologica 120(3): 229-241.
  4. Kurtenbach, A. and H. Jägle (2008). Multifocal oscillatory potentials of the human retina. Visual transduction and non-visual light perception. J. Tombran-Tink and C. J. Barnstable, Humana Press: 375-388.
  5. Kurtenbach, A., H. M. Mayser, H. Jagle, A. Fritsche and E. Zrenner (2006). "Hyperoxia, hyperglycemia, and photoreceptor sensitivity in normal and diabetic subjects." Vis Neurosci 23(3-4): 651-661.
  6. Kurtenbach, A., J. Heine and H. Jagle (2004). "Multifocal electroretinogram in trichromat and dichromat observers under cone isolating conditions." Vis Neurosci 21(3): 249-255.
  7. Kurtenbach, A., Langrova, H. & Zrenner, E. (2000). Multifocal oscillatory potentials in Type 1 diabetics without retinopathy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41, 3234-3241.
  8. Kurtenbach, A., S. Meierkord and J. Kremers (1999). "Spectral sensitivities in dichromats and trichromats at mesopic retinal illuminances." Journal of the Optical Society of America 16: 1541-1548.
  9. Kurtenbach, A., U. Schiefer, A. Neu and E. Zrenner (1999). "Development of brightness matching and colour vision deficits in juvenile diabetics." Vision Research 39: 1221-1229.
  10. Langrova, H., H. Jagle, E. Zrenner and A. Kurtenbach (2007). "The multifocal pattern electroretinogram (mfPERG) and cone-isolating stimuli." Vis Neurosci 24(6): 805-816.