PROF. SEBASTIAN WALDSTEIN
Sebastian Waldstein is the associate director of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Ophthalmic Image Analysis at the Department of Ophthalmology of the Medical University of Vienna, a worldwide leading research group in the field of artificial intelligence in Retinal Image Analysis under the lead of Prof. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth.
He is an MD graduate of Innsbruck Medical University and holds a PhD degree in Medical Physics obtained from the Medical University of Vienna. In 2016, he was appointed Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Medical University of Vienna. The author of over 55 peer reviewed publications and 4 book chapters, he serves as a peer reviewer for Major Ophthalmology and Engineering Journals as well as for funding agencies. In addition, he is the principal investigator of several public- and industry-funded research projects in the field of age-related macular degeneration and retinal image analysis. As a clinician, his main interests are the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases.