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Research Group Prof Eule

Research Group Prof. Eule


Areas of Scientific Interest


  • Microbiota of the ocular surface in dogs, cats, rabbits and horses

  • Antibiotic stewardship and pre-operative disinfection in ophthalmic surgery

  • Pre-ocular tear film in dogs, cats and horses (e.g. Meibomian gland dysfunction, osmolarity, biochemistry)

  • Infectious diseases of the ocular surface in dogs, cats and cattle

  • Evaluation and calibration of various tonometers for the use in Veterinary Ophthalmology

  • Ophthalmic disorders in exotic species (e.g. Chinchilla lanigera, captive pinnipeds)

  • Orbital surgery in small animals

  • Ultrasonography of the equine eye

  • Equine recurrent uveitis (ERU)

  • Teaching and learning in the Veterinary Ophthalmology




Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, FU Berlin:

Institute for Microbiology, Animal Hygiene, Animal Pathology, Epidemiology and Statistics


National and International Universities:

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Germany

Charité, Berlin Germany

University Eye Hospital Tübingen, Germany

Experimentelle Ophthalmologie, Universität Mainz, Germany

Institut für experimentelle Chirurgie, Universität Rostock, Germany

University of Cambridge, UK

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

University of Saskatchewan, Canada


Numerous Cooperations with Industry / Private laboratories



Important Publications (last 5 years)


Peche, N.; Eule, J.C.

Intraocular pressure measurements in cattle, sheep and goats with two different tonometers.

Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, accepted


Sandhas, E.; Merle, R.; Eule, J.C.

Consider the eye in preventive health care – ocular findings, intraocular pressure and Schirmer tear test in ageing felines.

Journal Feline Medicine and Surgery, accepted


Herbig LE, Köhler L, Eule JC

High resolution imaging of the equine cornea using the DUB®-SkinScanner v3.9.

Tierarztl Prax Ausg G Grosstiere Nutztiere. 2016, 44(6), 360-367


Nerschbach, V.; Eule, J.C.; Eberle, N.; Höinghaus, R.; Betz, D.

Ocular manifestation of lymphoma in newly diagnosed cats.

Vet Comp Oncol. 2016, 14(1), 58-66


Herbig, L.E.; Eule, J.C.

Central corneal thickness measurements and ultrasonographic study of the growing equine eye.

Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2015, 18(6), 462-71


Christ, A.; Eule, J.C.; Bachmann, S.; Wallace, V.; Hammes, A.; Willnow, T.E.

LRP2 acts as SHH clearance receptor to protect the retinal margin from mitogenic stimuli.

Dev Cell. 2015, 35(1), 36-48


Vom Hagen, F.; Romkes, G.; Kershaw, O.; Eule, J.C.

Third eyelid fibrosarcoma in a three year old Rhodesian Ridgeback.

Clin Case Rep. 2015, 3(1), 50-6


Leppin, K.; Behrendt, A.-K.; Reichard, M.; Stachs, O.; Guthoff, R. F.; Eule, J.C.; Vollmar, B.

Diabetes mellitus leads to accumulation of dendritic cells and nerve fiber damage of the subbasal nerve plexus in the cornea.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014, 55(6), 3603-15


Romkes, G.; Klopfleisch, R.; Eule, J.C.

Evaluation of one versus two layered closure after wedge excision of 43 eyelid tumors in dogs.

Veterinary Ophthalmology 2014, 17(1), 32-40


Schumann, A.; Büttner, J.; Eule, J.C.

Anwendung von Antibiotika bei Erkrankungen der Augenoberfläche von Hunden und Katzen.

Kleintierpraxis 2013, 58(7), 341-352


Butovich, Igor A.; Lu, Hua; McMahon, Anne; Eule J. C.

Toward an Animal Model of the Human Tear Film: Biochemical Comparison of the Mouse, Canine, Rabbit, and Human Meibomian Lipidomes.

IOVS 2012, 53, 6881-96


Gerriets, W.; Joy, N.; Huebner-Guthardt, J.; Eule, J. C.

Feline Calicivirus: a possible cause of feline ocular surface infections?

Veterinary Ophthalmology 2012, 15(3), 172-179


Romkes, G.; Eule, J.C.

Follow up of a Dog with an Intraocular Silicone Prosthesis Combined with an Extraocular Glass Prosthesis.

Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine, Volume 2012, Article ID 762452