Staff

PD Dr. Andreas Beyerlein
Deputy Head Statistical Consulting

Phone: +49 89 3187-49692
E-mail
Building/Room: 58a / 113

 

News:

- October 2018: I have been appointed as Academic Editor for PLOS ONE.

- October 2018: Our article "Blood draws up to 3% of blood volume in clinical trials are safe in children" has been published in Acta Paediatrica (preprint pdf).

- October 2018: Our article "Physical activity is associated with lower insulin and C-peptide during glucose challenge in children and adolescents with family background of diabetes" has been published in Diabetic Medicine (press release, preprint pdf).

- October 2018: Our article "Progression from islet autoimmunity to clinical type 1 diabetes is influenced by genetic factors: results from the prospective TEDDY study" has been published in the Journal of Medical Genetics (postprint pdf).

- October 2018: Our publication "Associations of maternal type 1 diabetes with childhood adiposity and metabolic health in the offspring: a prospective cohort study" has been chosen to be featured 'Up Front' in the November issue of Diabetologia (press release, postprint pdf).

- September 2018: Our publication "Associations of maternal diabetes during pregnancy with overweight in the offspring - results from the prospective TEDDY study" has been selected as an Editors' Choice article for the September issue of Obesity (preprint pdf).

- August 2018: Our article "Fasting hypoglycemia is associated with disease progression in presymptomatic early stage type 1 diabetes" has been published in Pediatric Diabetes (preprint pdf).

- June 2018: Our article "No further improvement in pregnancy-related outcomes in the offspring of mothers with pre-gestational diabetes in Bavaria, Germany, between 2001 and 2016" has been published in Diabetic Medicine (preprint pdf).

- May 2018: I became a member of the LMU Open Science Center.

- April 2018: Our article "Genetic scores to stratify risk of developing multiple islet autoantibodies and type 1 diabetes: A prospective study in children" has been published in PLoS Medicine (press release, full text pdf).

 

Media coverage:

- May 2018: I gave an interview about the use and misuse of p-values (in German).

- June 2017: I gave an interview about the association of early gastrointestinal infections and development of celiac disease (in German).

- May 2016: I gave an interview about the association of early respiratory infections and development of type 1 diabetes.

- May 2016: The FAZ wrote a (somewhat strange) comment on our JAMA paper about the association of early respiratory infections and development of type 1 diabetes (in German).

- July 2013: I gave an interview about the association of early respiratory infections and development of type 1 diabetes related islet autoimmnity.

- December 2012: I gave an interview about whether obesity is a communicable disease (in German).



Curriculum Vitae:

Education 
2012-2014

Habilitation in Epidemiology, Technical University of Munich, Germany

2007-2010

PhD in Human Biology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

2001-2007

Diploma in Statistics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

                      

    

Positions
2018-

Deputy Head of the Core Facility Statistical Consulting, Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

2012-2018

Statistician / Epidemiologist / Working Group Leader at the Institute of Diabetes Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg, Germany

2011-2012

Consultant in the Bavarian State Office for Statistics, Munich, Germany

2007-2011

Research Assistant at the Institute of Social Pedatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

Publications:

Selected publications:

Pitchika A., Jolink M., Winkler C., Hummel S., Hummel N., Krumsiek J., Kastenmüller G., Raab J., Kordonouri O., Ziegler A.-G.*, Beyerlein A.*: Associations of maternal type 1 diabetes with childhood adiposity and metabolic health in the offspring: prospective cohort study. Diabetologia 2018; 61(11):2319-2332. IF 6.023 (press release, postprint pdf). * shared last authorship.

Beyerlein A., Lack N., von Kries R.: No further improvement in pregnancy-related outcomes in the offspring of mothers with pre-gestational diabetes in Bavaria, Germany, between 2001 and 2016. Diabetic Medicine 2018; 35(10):1420-1424. IF 3.132 (preprint pdf).

Bonifacio E., Beyerlein A., Hippich M., Winkler C., Vehik K., Weedon M. N., Laimighofer M., Hattersley A. T., Krumsiek J., Frohnert B. I., Steck A. K., Hagopian W. A., Krischer J. P., Lernmark Å., Rewers M. J., She J.-X., Toppari J., Akolkar B., Oram R. A., Rich S. S., Ziegler A.-G.; TEDDY Study Group: Genetic scores to stratify risk of developing multiple islet autoantibodies and type 1 diabetes: A prospective study in children. PLoS Med. 2018; 15(4):e1002548. IF 11.675 (press release, pdf).

Hummel S.*, Beyerlein A.*, Tamura R., Uusitalo U., Aronsson C. A., Yang J., Riikonen A., Lernmark Å., Rewers M. J., Hagopian W. A., She J.-X., Simell O. G., Toppari J., Ziegler A.-G., Akolkar B., Krischer J. P., Virtanen S. M., Norris J. M., and the TEDDY study group: First infant formula type and risk of islet autoimmunity in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study. Diabetes Care 2017; 40(3):398-404. IF 13.397 (postprint pdf). *shared first authorship

Beyerlein A., Donnachie E., Ziegler A.-G.: Infections in early life and development of celiac disease. Am J Epidemiol 2017; 186(11):1277-1280. IF 4.322 (press release, postprint pdf).

Heninger A.-K., Eugster A., Kuehn D., Buettner F., Kuhn M., Lindner A., Dietz S., Jergens S., Wilhelm C., Beyerlein A., Ziegler A.-G., Bonifacio E.: A Divergent Population of Pre-TH1/TH17/TFH-Like Autoantigen-Responsive CD4+ T Cells in Infants Prior to β Cell Autoimmunity. Sci Transl Med 2017; 9(378). IF 16.710 (press release).

Köhler M., Ziegler A.-G., Beyerlein A.: Development of a simple tool to predict the risk of postpartum diabetes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Acta Diabetol 2016; 53(3):433-7. IF 3.340 (press release, postprint pdf, risk score calculation).

Beyerlein A., Donnachie E., Jergens S., Ziegler A.-G.: Infections in early life and development of type 1 diabetes. JAMA 2016; 315(17):1899-901. IF 44.405 (press release, pdf).

Beyerlein A., Krasmann M., Thiering E., Kusian D., Markevych I., D’Orlando O., Warncke K., Jochner S., Heinrich J., Ziegler A.-G.: Ambient air pollution and early manifestation of type 1 diabetes. Epidemiology 2015; 26(3):e31-2. IF 6.075 (press release, postprint pdf ).

Beyerlein A.: Quantile regression – opportunities and challenges from a user’s perspective. Am J Epidemiol 2014; 180(3):330-1. IF 5.230 (postprint pdf).

Beyerlein A., Chmiel R., Hummel S., Winkler C., Bonifacio E., Ziegler A.-G.: Timing of gluten introduction and islet autoimmunity in young children: Updated results from the BABYDIET study. Diabetes Care 2014; 37(9):e194-5. IF 8.420 (postprint pdf).

Beyerlein A., Kusian D., Ziegler A.-G., Schaffrath-Rosario A., von Kries R.: Classification tree analyses reveal limited potential for early targeted prevention against childhood overweight. Obesity 2014; 22(2): 512-7. IF 3.734 (postprint pdf).

Beyerlein A., Wehweck F., Ziegler A.-G., Pflueger M.: Respiratory Infections in Early Life and the Development of Islet Autoimmunity in Children at Increased Type 1 Diabetes Risk: Evidence From the BABYDIET Study. JAMA Pediatrics 2013; 167(9): 800-7. IF 4.282 (press release, pdf).

Riedel C., von Kries R., Fenske N., Strauch K., Ness A. R., Beyerlein A.: Interactions of genetic and environmental risk factors with respect to body fat mass in children: Results from the ALSPAC study. Obesity 2013; 21: 1238-42. IF 4.389 (postprint pdf).

Beyerlein A., Toschke A. M., von Kries R.: Risk factors for childhood overweight: shift of the mean body mass index and shift of the upper percentiles: results from a cross-sectional study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2010; 34(4):642-8. IF 5.125 (postprint pdf).

Beyerlein A., Toschke A. M., von Kries R.: Breastfeeding and childhood obesity: Shift of the entire BMI distribution or only the upper parts? Obesity 2008; 16(12):2730-3. IF 2.762 (postprint pdf).

An almost complete list of my publications can be found in Pubmed, in ORCID, or in Researchgate.


Memberships / other stuff

- I am member of the German Society for Epidemiology.
- I am member of the LMU Open Science Center.
- Here is some program code from recent publications.
- Here you can find my Publons Reviewer Merit.
- Here you can find a calculator of the risk to develop type 2 diabetes after a pregnancy with gestational diabetes.

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