In 2009 the German Center for Diabetes Research was founded in the legal form of an association.

The DZD consists of five equal scientific institutions, the five partners. The bodies of the DZD e.V. are the General Assembly, the Executive Board, the Commission of Public Grant Providers and the Scientific Advisory Board.

The head office is located at Helmholtz Zentrum München.

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Our research partners are the following non-university research institutes and universities. The Board is made up of one representative each from the Helmholtz center, the universities and the Leibniz institutes.

  • German Diabetes Center Düsseldorf
    Speaker: Prof. Dr.Dr. h.c. mult. Michael Roden
  • German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Annette Schürmann
  • Helmholtz Zentrum München
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Martin Hrabě de Angelis
  • University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Dr. Michele Solimena
  • University of Tübingen
    Speaker: Prof. Dr. Andreas Birkenfeld

Board of the DZD

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Martin Hrabě de Angelis

Prof. Dr. Andreas Birkenfeld

Prof. Dr. Annette Schürmann

Managing Director of the DZD

Dr. Astrid Glaser

DZD Head Office

German Center for Diabetes Research
Head Office at the Helmholtz Zentrum München
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Neuherberg

Phone: +49 (0)89 3187-2086
Fax: +49 (0)89 3187-2223
E-mail: contact(at)