Alexa Klettner

University of Kiel & University of Cairo

Professor and researcher

Prof. Dr. Alexa Klettner is a biologist and a professor for Experimental Retinology at the University of Kiel (Germany) and University of Cairo (Egypt). Her main research topic is the blinding disease age-related macular degeneration and she investigates the potential of bio-marine compounds as new treatment options. She is the project coordinator of the FucoSan project, dedicated to research and development concerning the marine polysaccharide fucoidan, a mentor in the Baltic Blue Biotechnology Technology Alliance, and a member of Kiel Marine Science.