On September 9th, from 16:00-17:15, our keynote speaker will be Prof. Dr. Stephan Herzig. He will be joined by Dr. Dicky Struik of the UMCG.
Prof. Dr. Stephan Herzig (Helmholtz Diabetes Center Munich and the Institute for Diabetes and Cancer)
Professor Herzig’s paramount objective is to help people with diabetes. To achieve this, he holds key positions for bringing different research areas together and optimizing their orientation. He is director of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center and heads the Institute for Diabetes and Cancer. He is also speaker of the Helmholtz Graduate School Environmental Health (HELENA), coordinator of the Helmholtz program AMPro (Aging and Metabolic Programming), co-speaker of the Collaborative Research Center “Reactive Metabolites as a Cause of Diabetic Complications” and chairholder at Technische Universität München. “My personal research vision is to develop an effective prevention or treatment of diabetes using the findings of our basic research.”