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Speaker - Monika Kellerer
Professor Monika
Department of Diabetology and Endocrinology, Angiology, Intensive Care Unit, Cardiology Marienhospital Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Professor Dr Monika Kellerer is Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Department of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Angiology, Intensive Care Unit and Cardiology at Marienhospital Stuttgart, a teaching hospital of the University of Tübingen, Germany.


She earned her MD degree from Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany and her PhD (habilitation thesis) from Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. She is board certified in endocrinology, diabetology and internal medicine by the German Physician Board.


She is 2021–2023 Senior President and Guideline Coordinator of the German Diabetes Association (DDG), and a member of the DDG board on scientific statements and healthcare policy. Her research interests are clinical diabetology, the insulin signalling mechanism, specific effects of insulin analogues, mechanisms of lipotoxicity and beta cell dysfunction. She is also involved in clinical research for diabetes as a national lead investigator.


She is the recipient of prestigious awards including the Förderpreis of the DDG (1992), the Ferdinand Bertram Award (1996) and the Helmut Otto Medal (2015). She has published numerous articles in medical literature and is the author or co-author of several books and book chapters in the field of diabetes.