Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Nephrology
University of Tübingen
Konstantinos Kantartzis received his MSc and MD in endocrinology and metabolism from the University of Athens, Greece, and his “habilitation” (postdoctoral degree with lecturing qualification) from the University of Tübingen, Germany. He is Consultant in Internal Medicine and Senior Research Scientist of the Clinical Research Team in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Nephrology and in the Paul-Langerhans-Institute for Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases of the Helmholtz Center Munich at the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tübingen, Germany. His research interests include genetics and prevention of type 2 diabetes and the impact of adiposity and body fat distribution, in particular fat accumulation in the liver (NAFLD), on the production and action of adipokines and eventually on insulin sensitivity. He has published over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals, with a cumulative impact factor over 400 and has received over 3000 citations (h-index: 26).
Genetics and prevention of type 2 diabetes and the impact of adiposity and body fat distribution, in particular fat accumulation in the liver (NAFLD), on the production and action of adipokines and eventually on insulin sensitivity
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