Members and employees

The researchers at the IFB AdiposityDiseases are members of the Center. They come from 16 different clinics and institutes of the University and University Hospital Leipzig. They are supported by staff in the core units, laboratories and administration.

Here you can find our members and some of the employees alphabetically listed with their contact details and activities. The informations show the position of the members in IFB junior research groups (research group) and research projects (head of project), as well as a potential membership in the board of directors, internal board or student career board of the IFB.

Prof. Dr. Annette G. Beck-Sickinger

Head of project

+49 341 97-36900

beck-sickinger [at] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher

Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher

Head of the obesity outpatient clinic for adults
Member: board of directors, internal board
Head of project

+49 341 97-13320

matthias [dot] blueher [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

PD Dr. med. Susann Blüher

Head of research group "Preventive Medicine"
Member: board of directors, internal board
Head of project

+49 341 97-26310

susann [dot] blueher [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Yvonne Böttcher

Head of research group "Functional genetics of adiposity"
Member: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-15377

yvonne [dot] boettcher [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Arne Dietrich

Head of the section bariatric surgery
IFB professorship for bariatric surgery
Head of project

+49 341 97-17230

arne [dot] dietrich [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Mathias Fasshauer

Prof. Dr. Mathias Fasshauer

Head of the obesity outpatient clinic for adults
IFB-Professorship „Endocrinology of adiposity“
Member: board of directors
Head of project

+49 341 97-13380

mathias [dot] fasshauer [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. Wiebke Kristin Fenske

Head of research group "Neuroendocrine obesity research"
Member: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-13306

wiebkekristin [dot] fenske [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hegerl

Director of the Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy

+49 341 97-24530

ulrich [dot] hegerl [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Swen Hesse

IFB-Professorship "Molecular imaging"
Head of project

+49 341 97-18081

swen [dot] hesse [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Anja Hilbert

IFB-Professorship "Behavioral medicine"
Member: board of directors, internal board
Head of project

+49 341 97-15361 and -15360

anja [dot] hilbert [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Hubertus Himmerich

Endowed Chair of the Claussen-Simon Foundation for Neurobiology of Affective Disorders
Head of project

+49 341 97-24490

hubertus [dot] himmerich [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. rer. nat. Annette Horstmann

Head of research group "Decision making in obesity"
Member: student career borad, internal board
Head of project

+49 341 9940-2258

horstmann [at] cbs [dot] mpg [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Anette Kersting

Member: internal board
Director Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Leipzig
Head of project

+49 341 97-18850

anette [dot] kersting [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Klitzing

Prof. Dr. Kai von Klitzing

Director Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine for Children and Adolescents
Head of project

+49 341 97-24010

kai [dot] vonklitzing [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. rer. med. Nora Klöting

Core Unit "Animal Models in Obesity"
Members: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-13401

nora [dot] kloeting [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Körner, Antje

Prof. Dr. Antje Körner

Member: board of directors
Head of project

+49 341 97- 26501

antje [dot] koerner [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Kosacka, Joanna

PhD Joanna Kosacka

Head of project

+49 341 97- 22051

joanna [dot] kosacka [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Peter Kovacs

IFB-Professorship "Adiposity and diabetes genetics"
Member: internal board
Head of project

+49 341 97-15892

peter [dot] kovacs [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Krumbiegel, Sandra

Sandra Krumbiegel, M.A.

Controlling

+49 341 97-15946

controlling [at] ifb-adipositas [dot] de

Landgraf, Kathrin

Dr. Kathrin Landgraf-Kluge

Member: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-26507

kathrin [dot] landgraf [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Geschäftsführerin Anja Landsmann (Foto: Straube / UKL)

Anja Landsmann

Management
Member: board of directors

+49 341 97-15941

anja [dot] landsmann [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Liebscher, Ines

Dr. Dr. Ines Liebscher

Member: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-22176

ines [dot] liebscher [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. Dennis Löffler

Head of project

+49 341 97-26310

dennis [dot] loeffler [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Markus Löffler

IFB Core Unit "Data Center"
Director Institute for Medical Computing, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE)

+49 341 97-16100

markus [dot] loeffler [at] imise [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. oec. troph. Jana Markert

Member: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-26315

jana [dot] markert [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Jane Neumann

Head of research group "Computational modelling of reward-related and decision-making processes"
Member: board of directors, internal board
Head of project

+49 341 99-402621

neumann [at] cbs [dot] mpg [dot] de

Dr. rer. nat. habil. David Petroff

Biometrician at the Clinical Trial Centre
Member: board of directors, internal board

+49 341 97-16354

david [dot] petroff [at] zks [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Pleger, Burkhard

Prof. Dr. Burkhard Pleger

Head of project

+49 341 99-40135

bpleger [at] cbs [dot] mpg [dot] de

Riedel-Heller, Steffi

Prof. Dr. Steffi Riedel-Heller

Member: board of directors
Director of the Institute of Social Medicine, Occupational Health and Public Health (ISAP)

+49 341 97-15406

steffi [dot] riedel-heller [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. rer. nat. Tatjana Schütz

Core Unit "Nutrition and Clinical Phenotyping"

+49 341 97-15957

tatjana [dot] schuetz [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Sarah V. Schwalm, M.Sc.

SOP-Management

+49 341 97-15365

sarahvictoria [dot] schwalm [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. rer. med. Claudia Luck-Sikorski

Head of research group "Stigmatization and internalized stigma in obesity"
Member: student career board
Head of project

+49 341 97-24471

claudia [dot] sikorski [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Claudia Silbermann

Claudia Silbermann

Career Coach, qualification programs for junior researchers

+49 341 97-15948

karriere [at] ifb-adipositas [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Michael Stumvoll

Prof. Dr. Michael Stumvoll

Scientific director
Member: board of directors
Director Clinic for Endocrinology and Nephrology

+49 341 97-13380

michael [dot] stumvoll [at] uniklinik-leipzig [dot] de

Dr. rer. nat. Doreen Thor

Head of project

+49 341 97-22175

doreen [dot] thor [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Arno Villringer

Head of the department neurology at the Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Head of project

+49 341 9940-2220

villringer [at] cbs [dot] mpg [dot] de

Wagner, Birgit

Prof. Dr. Birgit Wagner

Head of project

+49 341 97- 18861

birgit [dot] wagner [at] medicalschool-berlin [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Ulf Wagner

Head of project

+49 341 97-24710

ulf [dot] wagner [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Prof. Dr. Hermann Wrigge

Head of project
Deputy director of the Clinic for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

+49 341 97-17704

hermann [dot] wrigge [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de

Zeplin, Philip

PD Dr. Philip Zeplin

Head of project

+49 341 97-17188

philip [dot] zeplin [at] medizin [dot] uni-leipzig [dot] de