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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 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
Foundation1960
CEO and PresidentProf. Dr. Günther Wess
CFOHeinrich Baßler
CTODr. Alfons Enhsen
AddressIngolstädter Landstr. 1; 85764 Neuherberg
Locations

Neuherberg
Großhadern, Munich
Gmunder Str., Munich
Heidemannstr., Munich
Trogerstr./ Schneckenburgerstr., Munich
Garching
Hannover
Neuperlach
Augsburg
Dresden
Tübingen
Leipzig

Institutes and Departments56 (as of April 11, 2017)
Employees Total: 2264 (as of Dec. 31, 2016)
Trainee positions48 (Dec. 31, 2016)
Publications1464 (2016)
spin-offs and joint venture companies14
patent families125 (Dec. 31, 2016)
Finance Volume (2016)270 million Euro



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