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Prof. Dorothea Siegel-Axel

Research group leader

Fields of Work and Expertise

Adipose tissue crosstalk between adipose tissues and various organs  

Professional Background

since 2010

Research group leader “Adipose tissue and complications of diabetes” at the Department of Internal Medicine IV, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Nephrology University Hospital, Tübingen


Professor by special appointment


Co-founder and shareholder of the company Corlmmun/AdvanceCOR in Munich


Habilitation at the Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Tübingen

1993 - 2008

Research Group Leader, Medical Clinic III, Department of Cardiology of the University Hospital Tübingen

1990 - 1993

Researcher and PhD thesis, Physiology Institute I, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

1985 - 1990

Studies of Pharmacy, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

Honors and Awards

  • International Research Award „Le Prix de Mérite“ of the „Fondation internationale de la substitution de l’experimentation animale“

  • "Bundes-Tierschutz-Forschungspreis" of the Ministry of Health and ZEBET, Germany

  • BMBF GO-Bio round one winner: funding initiative of the BMBF, which supports life science researchers with innovative ideas who are looking to go into business

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