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Elke Lütjen-Drecoll

Elke Lütjen-Drecoll, German anatomy educator. Recipient Alcon Research Institute award, 1986, 2005, Glaucoma award German Ophthalmol. Society, 1988, Albrecht v. Graefe award, 1992, Endre Balazs prize, 1996, Bay Maximilian's Order, 2003, Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, 2003, award IGS, Ernst Barany prize, award EVER, 2004, Helen Keller prize, 2007.


  • Lütjen-Drecoll, Elke was born on January 8, 1944 in Ahlersted, Germany. Daughter of Johann and Frieda (Meyer) Lütjen.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine magna cum laude, University Marburg/Lahn, Germany. Habilitation, Institute Anatomy, Marburg/Lahn.


    • Intern in internal medicine and surgery University Marburg, Germany, 1969-1971, research assistant anatomy Germany, 1969-1974. Associate professor anatomy University Erlangen, Germany, 1974-1983, professor, head department anatomy Germany, since 1984. Member committee Alcon Research Institute awart, Fort Worth, 1989-1995.


    • Member editoral board Journal of Glaucoma, Graefe's Archive, Current Eye Research, Experimental Eye Research, 2006.


    Member International Society Eye Research Glaucoma Society, Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz (Stifterverb award 1973, president 2005).


    • Married Henning Drecoll, May 23, 1969. Children: Jens, Axel.
    • father: Johann Lütjen
    • mother: Frieda (Meyer) Lütjen
    • spouse: Henning Drecoll
    • children: Jens Lütjen-Drecoll
    • Axel Lütjen-Drecoll
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    Born January 8, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1969 - 1971
      Intern, in internal medicine and surgery University Marburg
    • 1974 - 1983
      associate, professor anatomy University Erlangen