Division II

Pathophysiology of Prediabetes

Prof. Dr. Norbert Stefan

Head of Division

Prof. Dr. Dr. Fritz Schick

Deputy Head of Division

Research Focus

  • Understanding the role of hepatokines linking NAFLD and cardiometabolic risk and identification of novel treatment approaches for NAFLD
  • Determining the impact of increased fat mass and disproportionate body fat distribution on cardiometabolic health and establishment of novel treatments to improve cardiometabolic health

Current Projects

  • Pathophysiology and treatment of NAFLD
  • Role of hepatokines in metabolism
  • Prediction, consequences and treatment of impaired cardiometabolic health