Andreas Fritsche Elected Vice President of the German Diabetes Association

The German Diabetes Association (DDG) has a new leadership. The new president of the DDG is Professor Andreas Neu, MD. The DZD scientist Professor Andreas Fritsche, MD was elected Vice President.

Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Fritsche. Source: DZD

Andreas Fritsche is deputy director of the Institute for Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases of Helmholtz Zentrum München at the University of Tübingen, a partner of the DZD. At Tübingen University Hospital, he heads the research group “Prevention and Therapy of Type 2 Diabetes”. He also coordinates the DZD research focus area on the prevention of type 2 diabetes. The diabetologist has won numerous prizes and awards – including the Ernst Pfeiffer Prize, the Werner Creutzfeldt Prize and the Bürger Büsing Prize.