• Matthias Blüher

Professor Matthias Blüher is Professor in Molecular Endocrinology and Speaker of the Collaborative Research Centre 'Obesity mechanisms' at the Universit of Leipzig. 

Professor Blüher has extensive practical experience in T2DM, obesity and endocrine disorders, conducting many clinical trials on pharmacologic interventions for diabetes and obesity, different exercise regimens, diet strategies and bariatric surgery. 

His research on adipose tissue function and distribution in insulin resistance, development of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic and cardiovascular diseases has resulted in ~400 research and review articles published. 

He established a large adipose tissue bank from well-phenotyped individuals, and his work has been recognised internationally, most recently with the Minkowski Prize at the EASD 2015. 

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