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Anatomy educator

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

  • Other Work

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

Membership

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

Connections

Married Henning Drecoll, May 23, 1969. Children: Jens, Axel.

father:
Johann Lütjen

mother:
Frieda (Meyer) Lütjen

spouse:
Henning Drecoll

child:
Jens Lütjen-Drecoll

child:
Axel Lütjen-Drecoll