DZD Next

With its unique focus on all aspects of translational research, the German Center for Diabetes Research is dedicated to educating a new generation of internationally competitive researchers and clinicians in the diabetes field. The DZD Training & Education Program for young scientists includes courses on important aspects of translational research.

Courses in management, leadership and communicationoffered by the graduate schools of the DZD partners round off the program.


The DZD Training & Education Program is supervised by a scientific chair consisting of a representative of each partner institute and an associated partner as well as of the DZD head office: Dr. Oana-Patricia Zaharia (Düsseldorf),  Dr. Siegried Ussar (München), Dr. Meriem Ouni (Potsdam), Dr. Nikolay Ninov (Dresden), Dr. Julia Sbierski-Kind (Tübingen), Prof. Dr. Henriette Kirchner (Lübeck)and Dr. Astrid Glaser, Dr. Brigitte Fröhlich and Dr. Leonie Herrmann (all head office).


Dr. Brigitte Fröhlich


+49 (0)89 3187-4716

Dr. Leonie Herrmann


+49 (0)89 3187-48840