Helmholtz Zentrum München, the German Research Center for Environmental Health, develops efficient methods for the early detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of important common diseases that arise from the interaction between the environment and individual genetic backgrounds. One major focus of the Center is on diabetes.
Helmholtz Zentrum München is an important partner of all German Centers for Health Research and plays a leading role within the German Center of Diabetes Research (DZD). It is a research institution of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Bavaria and one of the five Health Centers of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, contributing to long-term research goals on behalf of the state and society.
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The Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) is one of Europe’s largest diabetes research centers, associated with clinics and education. It is located at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and is combining the strength of a world-leading basic research center with the long-standing tradition of diabetes research in Munich. Well-renowned experts work together to find novel therapies, prevention and diagnosis for all forms of diabetes to fight this epidemic multifactorial disease and its various subtypes.