*Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany;
†Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan;
‡Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC), University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; and
§Department of Ophthalmology, Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue University, Hue, Vietnam.
Correspondence: Takahiko Hayashi, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany (e-mail: [email protected]).
Supported by DFG FOR 2240 (www.for2240.de), EU ARREST BLINDNESS (www.arrestblindness.eu), Japan Eye Bank Association (http://www.j-eyebank.or.jp), and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/home.html). However, they did not have any additional role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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