2017 Diabetes Research Prize for Diabetologist from Kiel

31 May, 2017

Professor Matthias Laudes, a scientist from the Faculty of Medicine at Kiel University, member of the “Inflammation at Interfaces” Cluster of Excellence and senior physician at the I. Department of Internal Medicine at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), was awarded the 2017 Ferdinand Bertram prize. Laudes received the scientific prize endowed with €20,000 from the Deutsche Diabetes Gesellschaft (DDG, German diabetes association) for his work on the correlation between metabolism and inflammation. The prize was presented to him at this year’s diabetes conference of the DDG in Hamburg on Thursday, May 26.

Prof. Laudes is supervisor of two doctoral researchers (Isabelle Relling, Karina Kreutzer) and an important expert in clinical nutrition and metabolic medicine for the RTG network.