Research Subjects

The next call will be in 2018. Meanwhile please refer to the websites of the DZD partners.

In 2017 the DZD has been funding postdoc positions for the following research subjects starting in the first quarter of 2018.


Paul Langerhans Institute Dresden of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at the University Medical Center Carl Gustav Carus Dresden (IPI)

  • Beta cell function and plasticity
  • Beta cell protection and replacement
  • Immunology and prevention of type 1 diabetes
  • Membrane Biochemistry and Receptor Signaling


German Diabetes Center (DDZ)

  • Energy metabolism in insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetes mechanism of diabetes related comorbidity and complications
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in metabolic research


Heidelberg University Medical Center

  • Mechanism of diabetes mediated impaired DNA-repair


Gene Center Munich at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)

  • Multi-tissue, multi-omics analysis of the Munich MIDY pig biobank to study organ crosstalk in diabetes


Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)

  • Complications development in prediabetes and type 2 diabetes