Staff members

Dr. Anja Moller
Medical doctor, Senior scientist

Phone: +49 7071 29-82711 (reception)

Research interests:

  • Non-response to exercise
  • Metabolically healthy obesity
  • Adipose tissue/Adipocytes

Education and Career:

2016 – today                  research fellowship “Clinician Scientist”

                                      of the Medical Faculty of the University of Tübingen,

                                      medical doctor (Medical Clinic IV, University of Tübingen)

                                      and post-doc (IDM Tübingen, Helmholtz Center Munich)

2019                              diabetologist (Diabetologin DDG)

2016                              specialist in internal medicine

2015                              research fellowship (MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme)

                                     at the Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism, Denmark

2012 - 2016                   Medical and research assistant, Medical Clinic IV,

                                     University of Tübingen and IDM Tübingen

2012                              Dissertation at the University of Tübingen 

2011-2012                     Research assistant at the Helmholtz Center Munich and

                                     the University of Tübingen

2009-2010                     Medical assistant, University of Lübeck, Medical Clinic I 

Prices and Awards:

  • Project funding DDG (Deutsche Diabetesgesellschaft) 2021, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, and 2012
  • 2016    Clinician Scientist of the Medical Faculty Tübingen
  • 2016    Travel award DDG
  • 2014    Grant of the DZD (Deutsches Zentrum für Diabetesforschung)
  • 2014    Research fellowship abroad (MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme)
  • 2013    Funding of the Medical Faculty Tübingen (“fortune”)
  • 2012    Travel award EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) 

Current projects:

  • Deciphering molecular mechanisms of non-response to exercise, systemically as well as particularly in adipose tissue
  • Ongoing investigation of metabolically healthy obesity, in especially adipocyte-specific alterations   


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