Helmholtz Zentrum München is the German Research Center for Environmental Health. It investigates important common diseases which develop from the interaction of lifestyle, environmental factors and personal genetic background, focusing particularly on diabetes mellitus, allergies and chronic lung diseases.

Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research institution of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Free State of Bavaria. It is a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers.

Name Helmholtz Zentrum München – Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt
Form of organizationGmbH
CEO and PresidentProf. Dr. Matthias H. Tschöp
CFOKerstin Günther (acting)
CTOKerstin Günther
AddressIngolstädter Landstr. 1; 85764 Neuherberg
Großhadern, Munich
Gmunder Str., Munich
Heidemannstr., Munich
Trogerstr./ Schneckenburgerstr., Munich
Institutes and Departments48
Employees Total: 2546 (2018)
Trainee positions60
Publications1374 (2018)
spin-offs and joint venture companies20 (since 1997)
patent families139
Finance Volume (2017)304 million Euro (2018)



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