Press Release

15.05.2021

Ferdinand Bertram Prize 2021 for Prof. Dr. med. Robert Wagner

Prof. Dr. med. Robert Wagner, scientist at the IDM, senior physician and head of the endocrinology outpatient unit at the Department of Internal Medicine 4 (Diabetology, Endocrinology and Nephrology) of the University Hospital Tübingen, presented a new risk classification system to identify people who have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and its complications at an early stage.

The new findings of Prof. Wagner can help to better predict the individual risk for developing type 2 diabetes and related complications prior to manifestation. The work was published in the renowned journal Nature Medicine (Link).

For his pioneering work, Prof. Dr. med Robert Wagner has been awarded with the Ferdinand Bertram Prize 2021 by the German Diabetes Association (DDG).