CBBM Lecture - Adipose tissue - a treasure box for discoveries

by Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher, Clinic for Endocrinology and Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig

will take place on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 from 17:15 hours to 18:15 hours in CBBM, Ground Floor, Seminar Room Levi-Montalcini.

Host: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schmid
Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology
University of Lübeck

Biosketch: Matthias Blüher is Professor of Molecular Endocrinology and Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center “Obesity mechanisms” at the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany. Matthias Blüher´s research is focused on the role of adipose tissue function and distribution in insulin resistance, the development of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.

Matthias´ work has been recognised both nationally and internationally, as he is a recipient of the Obesity Research Award of the German Obesity Society 2003, the Ferdinand-Bertram-Prize of the German Diabetes Association 2008, a European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Minkowski Award (2008), and the Minkowski Prize of the EASD 2015. Professor Blüher completed his medical studies at the University of Leipzig and his postdoctoral fellowship at the Joslin Diabetes Centre (C. R. Kahn), Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.