Staff members

Prof. Dr. Norbert Stefan
Medical doctor, Senior scientist

Phone: +49 7071 29-80390
E-mail

Further positions: 

  • Head of the Department Pathophysiology of Prediabetes of the IDM
  • Holder of the Chair and Heisenberg-Professorship for clinical and experimental Diabetology, University of Tübingen, Germany

Research interests: 

Prizes and Awards:

  • 2001 Silvia-King-Award from the German Diabetes Association
  • 2006 Award of the German Danone Institut für Gesundheit e.V.
  • 2007 Rising Star Award of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes
  • 2007 Adiposity Award of the German Society of Obesity
  • 2008 Hannes Schoberth Award of the German Society of Sports Medicine
  • 2008 Heisenberg Stipendium of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 2009 Dr.-Werner-Fekl Award of the German Society of Nutrition
  • 2010 Associate Editor of Diabetologia
  • 2010 Ferdinand-Bertram-Award of the German Diabetes Association
  • 2010 Innovation Award of the German Society for University Medicine
  • 2011 Heisenberg-Professorship for clinical and experimental Diabetology
  • 2012 Executive Board Member of the German Diabetes Association
  • 2014 Advisory Board Member of Diabetologia
  • 2015 Editorial Board Member of Diabetes Care
  • 2015 Editorial Board Member of The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • 2015 President of the 50th annual scientific meeting of the German Diabetes Association
  • 2016 Prevention Award of the German Society of Internal Medicine
  • 2017 Werner-Creutzfeldt-Award of the German Diabetes Association
  • 2020 Associate Editor of Diabetes 

Current projects: 

  • Pathophysiology and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Role of Body Fat Distribution for Metabolic Health
  • Pathophysiology and Treatment of NAFLD
  • Role of Hepatokines in Metabolism
  • Role of Obesity and impaired Metabolic Health in COVID-19

Publications: 

Orcid Norbert Stefan

Pubmed Norbert Stefan