Professor Meier is the chief physician at the Department of Internal
Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology at Augusta
Clinic. His research centres on physiological actions and therapeutic
applications of incretin hormones, mechanisms of beta-cell death in
patients with diabetes, kinetics of beta-cell turnover in humans,
diabetes secondary to chronic pancreatitis, and the regulation of
insulin secretion in vivo.
Prof. Meier has received several honours for his research, and he serves as a reviewer for several international journals. He is also a member of numerous professional societies and committees including the German Diabetes Association (DDG), European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).