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Bianca S. Gerendas
Ap. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Bianca S. Gerendas, MSc, PhDManaging Director, Vienna Reading Center (VRC)

Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0001-8940-8130
T +43 1 40400 79630

Further Information


Artificial Intelligence; Clinical Medicine; Clinical Protocols; Clinical Trial; Diabetes Complications; Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetic Retinopathy; Diagnostic Imaging; Eye; Eye Diseases; Eye Manifestations; Imaging, Three-Dimensional; Multimodal Imaging; Optical Imaging; Retina; Tomography, Optical Coherence

Research group(s)

Research interests

  • Interdisciplinary Medical Image Analysis Methods
  • Computational Ophthalmic Image Analysis
  • Prevention strategies for retinal diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Imaging and Innovative Image Analysis
  • Translational Ophthalmic Research
  • Retinal structure-function correlation
  • Large Scale Data Analysis


Selected publications

  1. Gerendas BS, Waldstein SM, Simader C, Deak G, Hajnajeeb B, Zhang L, Bogunovic H, Abramoff MD, Kundi M, Sonka M, Schmidt-Erfurth U, 2014. Three-Dimensional Automated Choroidal Volume Assessment on Standard Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Correlation With the Level of Diabetic Macular Edema. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 158(5), pp.1039-1048.e1. Available at:
  2. Schmidt-Erfurth U, Sadeghipour A, Gerendas BS, Waldstein SM, Bogunović H, 2018. Artificial intelligence in retina. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 67, pp.1-29. Available at:
  3. Breger A, Ehler M, Bogunovic H, Waldstein SM, Philip AM, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Gerendas BS, 2017. Supervised learning and dimension reduction techniques for quantification of retinal fluid in optical coherence tomography images. Eye, 31(8), pp.1212-1220. Available at:
  4. Gerendas BS, Prager S, Deak G, Simader C, Lammer J, Waldstein SM, Guerin T, Kundi M, Schmidt-Erfurth UM, 2017. Predictive imaging biomarkers relevant for functional and anatomical outcomes during ranibizumab therapy of diabetic macular oedema. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 102(2), pp.195-203. Available at:
  5. Gerendas BS, Bogunovic H, Sadeghipour A, Schlegl T, Langs G, Waldstein SM, Schmidt-Erfurth U, 2017. Computational image analysis for prognosis determination in DME. Vision Research, 139, pp.204-210. Available at: