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Dr. med. Matthias TSCHÖP Chief Executive Officer, HelmholtzZentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich; Professor and Chair, Department of Metabolic Diseases, Technical University of Munich

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1995-1999 Research Fellow, Neuroendocrine Unit, Innenstadt University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich
1999-2002 Postdoctoral Scientist, Discovery Research (Nature 2000. Cit.: 2335), Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN
2002-2003 Senior Scientist, Department of Pharmacology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Nuthetal
2003-2009 Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine, Obesity Research Center and Genome Research Institute, University of Cincinnati, OH
2009-2011 Professor, Institute for Metabolic Disease, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH
2009-2011 Research Director, Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH
2009-2011 Arthur Russell Morgan Endowed Chair of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH
since 2011 Director, Institute for Diabetes and Obesity, HelmholtzZentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich
since 2011 Scientific Director, Helmholtz Diabetes Center, Munich
since 2012 Alexander von Humboldt Professor and Chair, Division of Metabolic Diseases; Professor of Medicine, Technical University of Munich
since 2012 Adjunct Professor, Yale University, CT
since 2016 Director of Biomedicine, Helmholtz Pioneer Campus, HelmholtzZentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich
since 2018 CEO, HelmholtzZentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Munich

Memberships

Elected member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2009
Elected member, German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), 2013
Elected member, Academia Europaea (AE), 2016
Ordinary member, Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BAWD), 2018

Publications

García-Cáceres C, Quarta C, Varela L, Gao Y, Gruber T, Legutko B, Jastroch M, Johansson P, Ninkovic J, Yi CX, Le Thuc O, Szigeti-Buck K, Cai W, Meyer CW, Pfluger PT, Fernandez AM, Luquet S, Woods SC, Torres-Alemán I, Kahn CR, Götz M, Horvath TL, Tschöp MH.: "Astrocytic insulin signaling couples brain glucose uptake with nutrient availability.", 2016
Finan B, Yang B, Ottaway N, Smiley DL, Ma T, Clemmensen C, Chabenne J, Zhang L, Habegger KM, Fischer K, Campbell JE, Sandoval D, Seeley RJ, Bleicher K, Uhles S, Riboulet W, Funk J, Hertel C, Belli S, Sebokova E, Conde-Knape K, Konkar A, Drucker DJ, Gelfanov V, Pfluger PT, Müller TD, Perez-Tilve D, DiMarchi RD, Tschöp MH.: "A rationally designed monomeric peptide triagonist corrects obesity and diabetes in rodents.", 2015
Finan B, Yang B, Ottaway N, Stemmer K, Müller TD, Yi CX, Habegger K, Schriever SC, García-Cáceres C, Kabra DG, Hembree J, Holland J, Raver C, Seeley RJ, Hans W, Irmler M, Beckers J, de Angelis MH, Tiano JP, Mauvais-Jarvis F, Perez-Tilve D, Pfluger P, Zhang L, Gelfanov V, DiMarchi RD, Tschöp MH. "Targeted estrogen delivery reverses the metabolic syndrome.", 2012
Tschöp MH, Smiley DL, Heiman ML. "Ghrelin induces adiposity in rodents.", 2000

Awards

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, 2012
Erwin Schrödinger Prize, Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren, 2014 Honorary doctorate degree (Dr. h.c.), University of Leipzig, 2017
Carus Medal, National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), 2017