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Dr. rer. nat. Florian Haupt

Lead scientist of research area: Digital networking for type 1 diabetes research, Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Munich, German Research Center for Environmental Health

Scientific Career & Research Areas

Dr. rer. nat. Florian Haupt studied Biology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich in Germany and received his Diploma (2004) and PhD (2011). After several research visits abroad, he started as postdoctoral researcher and study coordinator at the Institute of Diabetes Research at Helmholtz Munich in 2012. In 2017, he became group leader for IT and logistics, focused on the setup and administration of the GPPAD platform software systems.

Since 2022, he leads the research area “Digital networking for type 1 diabetes research”.

Florian Haupt and his team at the Institute of Diabetes Research have implemented several software systems and logistic workflows to conduct large multinational and multisite screening studies for genetic risk for type 1 diabetes (GPPAD, Freder1k study) and pre type 1 diabetes (Fr1da study). The teams’ goal is to further digitalize and automatize the processes in type 1 diabetes research with multinational partners.

Florian Haupt is member of the Forschergruppe Diabetes e.V.

Fields of Work & Expertise

Type 1 DiabetesScreening StudiesResearch and Trial DatabasesClinical Trial LogisticsDigitalization and Automation

Academic & Professional Background

2022

Lead scientist research area “Digital networking for type 1 diabetes research”, Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Munich

2017 - 2022

Group leader IT and logistics, Helmholtz Munich

2012 - 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher, Helmholtz Munich

2011

Ph.D. in Biology (Doctor rerum naturalium), Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Aquatic Ecology group, Munich, Germany

2004

Diploma: Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany