Citizens' and Patients' Advisory Board

The DZD Citizens' and Patients' Advisory Board advises the DZD on translational research strategy and on research projects from the perspective of citizens and patients. The board consists of seven members. Semi-annual advisory board meetings are held with presentations and discussions on relevant topics.

Board members

Hansgünter Bischoff

Christa Froitzhuber (not in picture)

Nicola Irmer

Marian Meinhardt-Schönfeld

Erika Pozsar

Karin Seyffarth


April 8, 2024

  • LECTURE "Transplantation of artificial pancreases"
  • DISCUSSION "Communicating research results that offer hope for a cure to the public"

November 3, 2023

  • LECTURE "Patient participation in clinical studies and presentation of clinical studies at the DZD"
  • DISCUSSION "How can and would like the Patients' Advisory Board contribute to this topic"

July 3, 2023

  • LECTURE "DZD Core Data Set for Clinical Trials"
  • DISCUSSION on optimizing patient involvement: appropriate tools

November 7, 2022

  • LECTURE "Patient-oriented communication at"
  • DISCUSSION about features, contents and further aspects of

July 6, 2022

  • LECTURE "Clinical Studies"
  • DISCUSSION of the planned LIFETIME study


Dr. Astrid Glaser


+49 (0)89 3187-1619

Dr. Daniela Kaspar


+49 (0)89 3187-43910