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DFG Contacts

Stand: March 2, 2021

Dr. Georg Munz

Programme Director
Life Sciences 3: Medicine

E-Mail: Georg.Munz@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2243
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Support of DFG Statutory Bodies

Permanent Senate Commission on Food Safety
Sektion 4

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

205-05   Nutritional Sciences
205-17   Endocrinology, Diabetology, Metabolism

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

205-15   Gastroenterology
205-16   Nephrology
205-33   Anatomy

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1656 INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA - a microbial ecosystem at the edge between immune homeostasis and inflammation

Research Units

2558 Interactions of essential trace elements in healthy and diseased elderly (TraceAge)
5146 Defining the osteohepatic axis in the context of iron homeostasis - FerrOs

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


127 Biology of xenogeneic cell, tissue and organ transplantation - from bench to bedside
205 The Adrenal: Central Relay in Health and Disease
296 Local control of TH action (LocoTact)

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2030 CECAD - Excellent in Aging Research

Collaborative Research Centres

1052 Obesity Mechanisms
1118 Reactive metabolites as a cause of diabetic complications
1371 Microbiome Signatures -- Functional Relevance in the Digestive Tract

International Research Training Groups

1874 Diabetic Microvascular Complications
2251 Immunological and Cellular Strategies in Metabolic Disease (ICSMD)

Research Training Groups

1957 Adipocyte - Brain - Crosstalk
2576 vivid - in vivo investigations towards the early development of type 2 diabetes