Professor with special responsibilities, Clinical Associate Professor
Jagtvej 160, 2100 København Ø
Department of Clinical Medicine
2200 København N.
Professor Miriam Kolko is chief physician and glaucoma specialist at the Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet and Professor of Translational Eye Research at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology at the University of Copenhagen. She is also president of the Danish Glaucoma Society and a board member of Fight for Sight, Denmark. In addition, Professor Kolko is the glaucoma chair of EVER, she sits in the WGA Associate Advisory Board is co-chair for the EGS neuroprotection SIG.
At the University of Copenhagen, Professor Kolko heads the Personalised Medicine research cluster and Eye Translational Research Unit. As a clinician-scientist, she bridges the gap between maintaining a clinical career with glaucoma patients and investigating basic, translational and clinical research models that help understand to pathophysiology of glaucoma and to improve glaucoma care.