Scientists

PD Dr. Peter Achenbach

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Pathogenesis, prediction, and prevention of T1D
  • Characterization of humoral islet autoimmunity

peter.achenbach@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Jerzy Adamski

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy,Metabolomics

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Metabolism and signal transduction pathways
  • Biomarkers of disease and therapy monitoring
  • Development of safe and specific drugs

adamski@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Hadi AI-Hasani

RCB

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Complex genetics
  • Glucose metabolism
  • Muscle and fat cell biology

al-hasani@ddz.de

Dr. Ansarullah Ansarullah

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Beta cell regeneration
  • Humanized mice and Islet transplantation

ansarullah@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Mostafa Bakhti

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Endocrine lineage formation
  • Islet formation and regeneration
  • Cell biology
  • Developmental biology

mostafa.bakhti@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Johannes Beckers

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy,Genomics

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Functional genomics
  • Epigenomics
  • Diabetes

beckers@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Bengt Belgardt

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Beta cell dysfunction
  • Beta cell loss
  • Non-Coding RNA

Bengt-Frederik.Belgardt@ddz.de

Dr. Mauricio Berriel Diaz

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Metabolic dysfunction, diabetes and cancer
  • Pathophysiology of cancer-associated cachexia
  • Tumor metabolism

mauricio.berrieldiaz@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Andreas Birkenfeld

DZD Speaker, RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Lipid and glucose metabolism
  • Obesity, T2D, ageing
  • Mitochondrial dysfunction

andreas.birkenfeld@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Prof. Dr. Ezio Bonifacio

RCB

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Immunology
  • Biomarkers
  • Genetics

ezio.bonifacio@tu-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Stefan R. Bornstein

RCB

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Endocrinology, Metabolism
  • Biochemistry, molecular biology
  • Genetic heredity
  • Cell Biology
  • Neurosciences, Neurology

Stefan.Bornstein@Uniklinikum-Dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jens C. Brüning

RCB

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Universitätsklinikum und MPI für Stoffwechselforschung, Köln

Research Interest:
  • Insulin action and resistance
  • CNS-control of metabolism

bruening@nf.mpg.de

Prof. Dr. Volker Burkart

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy,Biobanking

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Immunomodulation
  • Innate immunity

volker.burkart@ddz.de

Dr. Ingo Burtscher

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Mouse embryo development
  • Generation of mouse models
  • Confocal imaging

ingo.burtscher@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Alexandra Chadt

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Pathophysiology of obesity and T2D
  • Mouse genetics
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Glucose metabolism

alexandra.chadt@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Triantafyllos Chavakis

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Inflammation
  • Immunology
  • Metabolism – insulin resistance – T2D
  • Obesity
  • Cardiovascular system

triantafyllos.chavakis@uniklinikum-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Claus Claussen

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

claus.claussen@uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Ünal Coskun

RCB, DZD NEXT Board

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy,Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Membrane biochemistry & biophysics
  • Cell biology
  • Lipidomics
  • Synthetic proteoliposomal systems

coskun@plid.de

Prof. Dr. Carolin Daniel

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Immunology
  • Diabetes
  • Immunometabolism

carolin.daniel@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckel

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Obesity
  • Adipose tissue biology
  • Organ crosstalk

eckel@uni-duesseldorf.de

Dr. Sara Forcisi

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy,Metabolomics

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Discovery-oriented metabolomics
  • High-resolution mass spectrometry
  • Clinical cohorts
  • High-throughput technologies
  • Metabolite identification
  • Dark chemical metabolome analysis

sara.forcisi@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Andreas Fritsche

Academy Head, RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Brain Academy,Prevention Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin secretion and action
  • Clinical studies T2D
  • Prevention of diabetes

andreas.fritsche@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Helmut Fuchs

DZD Research:

German Mouse Clinic

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Mouse phenotyping
  • Large scale biology
  • Mutagenesis

hfuchs@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Cristina Garcia Caceres

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • CNS-control of metabolism
  • Astrocyte-neuron signaling
  • Obesity
  • T2D

garcia-caceres@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Anthony Gavalas

RCB

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Stem Cells
  • Developmental biology
  • Pancreas development

Anthony.Gavalas@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

Dr. Jantje Gerdes

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Primary cilia
  • Energy metabolism
  • Insulin signaling

jantje.gerdes@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Felicia Gerst

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Beta cell function
  • Molecular mechanisms of beta cell failure
  • Organ crosstalk

felicia.gerst@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Harald Grallert

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Molecular epidemiology
  • Diabetes
  • Biomarkers

harald.grallert@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Stefanie Hauck

DZD Research:

Proteomics

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • proteomics
  • biomarkers
  • risk prediction

hauck@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans Ulrich Häring

DZD Emeritus of Excellence

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Pathogenesis of prediabetes and diabetes

Prof. Dr. Hans Hauner

Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Technische Universität München (TUM)

Research Interest:
  • Obesity/T2D
  • Nutrition
  • Functional genetics

hans.hauner@tum.de

Prof. Dr. Martin Heni

RCB

DZD Research:

Complications Academy,Brain Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Pathophysiology of T2D and obesity
  • Brain control of human metabolism
  • Regulation of insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion in humans
  • Clinical diabetes

martin.heni@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Prof. Dr. Christian Herder

RCB, DZD NEXT Board

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • T2D
  • Molecular epidemiology
  • Inflammation

Christian.Herder@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Stephan Herzig

Academy Head, RCB

DZD Research:

Complications Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Metabolic syndrome and cancer
  • Brown adipose tissue
  • Transcriptional regulation

stephan.herzig@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Susanna Hofmann

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Gender differences in Diabetes
  • Lipoprotein metabolism
  • Mechanisms of exercise-induced improvements on metabolic disease

susanna.hofmann@helmholtz-muenchen.de

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

DZD Speaker, RCB

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Functional Genetics and Epigenetics of Diabetes
  • Metabolism
  • Diabetes

hrabe@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Jong-Hee Hwang

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin resistance
  • Mitochondrial function
  • Clinical diabetes
  • MR spectroscopy and MRI in humans and animals

jong-hee.hwang@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. Andrea Icks MBA

RCB

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Complications Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Epidemiology
  • Health services and health outcome research
  • Health economic evaluation
  • Topical focus: chronic diseases, especially diabetes

Andrea.Icks@uni-duesseldorf.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. Hans-Georg Joost

RCB, DZD Emeritus of Excellence

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Metabolism
  • Genetics

joost@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Henriette Kirchner

DZD NEXT Board

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Universität zu Lübeck

Research Interest:
  • Insulin resistance
  • Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Epigenetics
  • Biomarkers

henriette.kirchner@uksh.de

Dr. André Kleinridders

RCB

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Brain insulin and leptin signaling
  • Mitochondrial function
  • Lipotoxicity
  • Pathophysiology of obesity and T2D

Andre.Kleinridders@dife.de

Dr. Birgit Knebel

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin resistance
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Functional genomics
  • Gene regulation

Birgit.Knebel@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Karsten Kretschmer

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Immune regulation
  • Autoimmunity / diabetes
  • Lymphocyte development
  • Regulatory T cells

karsten.kretschmer@crt-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Eckhard Lammert

RCB

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Pancreatic beta cells
  • Vascular endothelial cells
  • Pathomechanisms

lammert@uni-duesseldorf.de

PD Dr. Andreas Lechner

Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Research Interest:
  • human pathophysiology of T2D
  • T2D risk prediction
  • early prevention of T2D
  • gestational diabetes

andreas.lechner@med.uni-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Rainer Lehmann

DZD Research:

Metabolomics,Lipidomics,Clinical Chemistry

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Pre-diabetic metabolism
  • Metabolomics / lipidomics
  • Clinical chemistry / preanalytical aspects
  • Insulin signaling

rainer.lehmann@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Stefan Lehr

DZD Research:

Proteomics

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Functional proteomics
  • Secretome analysis
  • Metabolic diseases

stefan.lehr@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Heiko Lickert

RCB

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Beta cell development
  • Beta cell regeneration
  • Insulin signaling
  • Endocrine recruitment from gut stem cells

heiko.lickert@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Rachel Lippert

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Brain development
  • Maternal programming
  • Maternal nutrition (obesity and diabetes)
  • Neural circuit interaction

rachel.lippert@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Barbara Ludwig

RCB

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Transplantation
  • Molecular biology
  • Science technology

Barbara.Ludwig@uniklinikum-dresden.de

PD Dr. Jürgen Machann

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)
  • Tissue segmentation
  • Metabolic imaging of ectopic lipids

juergen.machann@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Timo Müller

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes

timo.mueller@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Peter Nawroth

RCB

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

Research Interest:
  • Diabetes and its complications

peter.nawroth@med.uni-heidelberg.de

Dr. Nikolay Ninov

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy,Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Biochemistry, molecular biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Cell biology

nikolay.ninov@crt-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Margriet Ouwens

DZD Research:

Proteomics

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin action
  • Adipose tissue biology
  • Intra organ cross talk

margriet.ouwens@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Soyoung Park

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Gut-brain interaction
  • Type 2 Diabetes

soyoung.park@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Andreas Peter

RCB, Biobanking Board

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy,Clinical Chemistry

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Pre-diabetic metabolismmetabolism
  • Hepatokines / NAFLD and insulin signaling
  • Lipid profiling / fatty acid metabolism
  • Clinical chemistry / preanalytical aspects

andreas.peter@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Prof. Dr. Annette Peters

RCB

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • T2D and Cardiovascular disease
  • Aging

peters@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Andreas F.H. Pfeiffer

RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Nutrition & metabolism
  • Diabetes & endocrinology
  • Ageing

afhp@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Paul Pfluger

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Neurobiology of T2D
  • Hypothalamic leptin signaling
  • REDOX control of metabolism

paul.pfluger@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Hubert Preißl

Academy Head, RCB

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Neuroimaging
  • Cerebral insulin sensitivity
  • Metabolic programming

hubert.preissl@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Gerhard Przemeck

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Developmental genes in adult pancreas
  • Mouse genetics
  • Insulin secretion

przemeck@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rathmann

RCB

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • T2D epidemiology
  • Prediction of T2D and diabetes complications

rathmann@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael Roden

DZD Speaker, Academy Head, RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin resistance
  • Mitochondrial function
  • Clinical diabetes
  • MR spectroscopy

Michael.Roden@ddz.de

Dr. Joachim Rosenbauer

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Incidence of T1D in young age
  • Risk factors of T1D
  • Diabetes care in T1D
  • Clinical and psychosocial outcomes in T1D

joachim.rosenbauer@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. Fritz Schick

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin resistance
  • MR imaging and spectroscoy
  • Muscle and liver physiology

fritz.schick@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Silvia Schirge

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Generation of mouse models
  • Developmental Biology
  • Humanized mouse models

silvia.schirge@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Erwin Schleicher

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Endocrine regulation of metabolism
  • Fatty acid metabolism
  • Diabetic vascular diseases

erwin.schleicher@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schmid

Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Universität zu Lübeck

Research Interest:
  • CNS control of energy metabolism
  • Clinical diabetes
  • Chronobiology of glucose metabolism
  • Brown adipose tissue

Sebastian.Schmid@uni-luebeck.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin

DZD Research:

Metabolomics

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Meta-metabolomes
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Novel biomarkers

schmitt-kopplin@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider

RCB

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Epigenetics
  • Inheritance
  • Metabolic impact on gene expression

robert.schneider@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Tim Julius Schulz

RCB

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Brown adipose tissue
  • Ageing
  • Metabolic diseases

tim.schulz@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Matthias Schulze

RCB

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Complications Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • T2D Epidemiology
  • Risk Prediction Modeling

mschulze@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Annette Schürmann

DZD Speaker, Academy Head, RCB

DZD Research:

Complications Academy,(Epi)Genetics Academy,Fatty Liver Academy,Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke (DIfE)

Research Interest:
  • Pathophysiology of obesity and T2D
  • Mouse genetics
  • Beta cell failure
  • Lipid metabolism
  • Lipid storage

schuermann@dife.de

Prof. Dr. Peter Schwarz

Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Endocrinology, Metabolism
  • Biochemistry, Molecular biology
  • Genetics, heredity
  • Pharmacology
  • Cardiovascular system

peter.schwarz@uniklinikum-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Jochen Seißler

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Complications Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Research Interest:
  • Clinical studies
  • Islets and beta cells

Jochen.Seissler@med.uni-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Henrik Semb

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Organogenesis (B)
  • Islet development (B)
  • Stem cell-based cell therapy in T1D (F)

henrik.semb@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Dorothea Siegel-Axel

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Vascular and perivascular cells
  • Fat cells
  • Adipokines, chemokines, angiogenic proteins
  • Renal fat cells, podocytes and renal complications of diabetes and obesity

dorothea.axel@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. Michele Solimena

DZD Speaker, Academy Head, RCB

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy,(Epi)Genetics Academy,Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Cell biology, endocrinology and metabolism
  • Biochemistry, neurosciences, immunology

Michele.Solimena@tu-dresden.de

Prof. Stephan Speier

RCB

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy,Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Physiology
  • Cell biology
  • Diabetes
  • Islets of Langerhans
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolism

stephan.speier@tu-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Norbert Stefan

RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Complications Academy,Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Causes and con-sequences of T2D
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Metabolically healthy obesity

norbert.stefan@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Kerstin Stemmer

DZD Research:

Brain Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Extracellular vescicles / Exosomes
  • Disease Biomarkers
  • Bariatic surgary
  • Drug safety / toxicology and cancer
  • Pathophysiology of obesity and T2D

kerstin.stemmer@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Michael Stumvoll

RCB

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Universitätsklinikum Leipzig

Research Interest:
  • Genetics of diabetes and obesity
  • Predictors and regulators of insulin resistance and ß cell function
  • Neuroimaging studies in obesity and its complications

michael.stumvoll@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

PD Dr. Julia Szendrödi

RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Complications Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Insulin resistance
  • Mitochondria
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy

julia.szendroedi@ddz.de

Dr. Raffaele Teperino

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

raffaele.teperino@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. Fabian Theis

DZD Research:

Computational Biology

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Systems medicine
  • Gene regulation and dynamical modeling
  • Biostatistics and network analyses

fabian.theis@helmholtz-muenchen.de

PD Dr. Barbara Thorand

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy,Complications Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Nutrition

thorand@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Dr. Sandra Trenkamp

Biobanking Board

DZD Research:

Biobanking

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Metabolomics
  • Clinical chemistry

Sandra.Trenkamp@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Henriette Uhlenhaut

DZD Research:

(Epi)Genetics Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Nuclear hormone receptors

henriette.uhlenhaut@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Susanne Ullrich

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Beta cell function
  • Molecular mechanisms
  • Organ-cross talks
  • Molecular diabetology

susanne.ullrich@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Siegfried Ussar

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Adipose Tissue
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Environment/ Host interactions
  • Organ cross-talk

siegfried.ussar@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Robert Wagner

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Phenotypic heterogeneity of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Glucagon secretion and action
  • Genetic causes of disturbed insulin secretion

robert.wagner@uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Rui Wang-Sattler

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Metabolism
  • Diabetes
  • Biomarkers

rui.wang-sattler@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Cora Weigert

RCB, DZD NEXT Board

DZD Research:

Prevention Academy

Location:
Institut für Diabetesforschung und Metabolische Erkrankungen des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der Universität Tübingen (IDM)

Research Interest:
  • Biochemistry of exercise
  • Insulin signal transduction
  • Functional,Metabolomics

cora.weigert@med.uni-tuebingen.de

Dr. Jürgen Weiß

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Cell Biology
  • Ultrastructure of cells and tissues
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Confocal Imaging

juergen.weiss@ddz.de

Prof. Dr. Juergen Weitz

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplantation

juergen.weitz@uniklinikum-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Thilo Welsch

DZD Research:

Beta Cells Academy

Location:
Paul Langerhans Institut Dresden des Helmholtz Zentrum München an der TU Dresden (PLID)

Research Interest:
  • Gastroenterology, pancreatology, surgical oncology
  • Endocrinology, metabolism
  • Cell biology

thilo.welsch@uniklinkum-dresden.de

Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wolf

RCB

DZD Research:

Brain Academy,Beta Cells Academy,Large Animal Models

Location:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Research Interest:
  • Diabetes
  • Early development
  • Pig models of human diseases

ewolf@lmb.uni-muenchen.de

Dr. Anja Zeigerer

DZD Research:

Fatty Liver Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • Intracellular regualtion of metabolism
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Mitochondria function
  • Hepatocellular lipid and glucometabolism

anja.zeigerer@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Anette-Gabriele Ziegler

Academy Head, RCB, Clinical Study Board

DZD Research:

Type 1 Diabetes Academy

Location:
Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU)

Research Interest:
  • T1D
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Immunophenotyping

anette-g.ziegler@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Dan Ziegler

DZD Research:

Complications Academy

Location:
Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum Düsseldorf (DDZ)

Research Interest:
  • Diabetic neuropathy

Dan.Ziegler@ddz.de