Medicine: Prof. Matthias Tschöp
Prof. Matthias Tschöp (formerly of the University of Cincinnati) is one of the world’s leading researchers for the metabolic diseases diabetes and obesity. His work focuses on molecular signaling pathways, which play a role in diabetes and insulin resistance. Matthias Tschöp will be a valuable addition to the Diabetes Research Group, which TUM and Helmholtz Zentrum München have earmarked as a long-term research priority. Prof. Tschöp is the first MD to be awarded a Humboldt Professorship.
A film of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation:
German version of this video: http://youtu.be/3dDHZjQbWHo