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Research priorities: Metabolic disease, prevention and treatment of obesity and diabetes
Matthias Tschöp is a German physician. His research focuses on dissecting the molecular underpinnings of diabetes and obesity in order to discover new preventive and therapeutic approaches for the metabolic syndrome.
Currently, the IDO team is aiming to develop innovative interdisciplinary approaches in collaboration with physicists, engineers and chemists for the personalized prevention and treatment of obesity, diabetes and concomitant diseases.