Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC)

The Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) at Helmholtz Zentrum München understands diabetes to be a systemic disease in which both genetic and environmental factors – in particular lifestyle – play a role. In its endeavor to develop new approaches to therapy, prevention and diagnosis, the research center cooperates closely with the two Munich universities. Emphasis is placed on an integrated research focus with close collaboration between basic and clinical research. A diabetes research matrix ensures that the existing expertise is optimally harnessed and disseminated in three research areas: translational research and clinical projects, molecular mechanisms of diabetes development, and systems biology and modeling.

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Department of Environmental Science (DES)

The Department of Environmental Sciences (DES) conducts interdisciplinary research and provides solutions to stewardship the natural resources plants, water and air in the view of the human perspective. By that we are contributing to providing high quality food and an intact environment. The goals are to understand the fundamental principles of ecosystem functioning. The department provides a bridge between the Helmholtz research fields ‘Health’ and ‘Earth and Environment’, and is integrated into the Munich university landscape.

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Department of Radiation Sciences (DRS)

Radiation research provides the scientific basis and the methods to protect man and his environment against ionizing radiation risks from natural and anthropogenic sources. The Department of Radiation Science (DRS) encompasses all main areas of current radiation research and radiation protection.

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Stem Cell Center (SCC)

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