Klinikum der Universität München

Klinikum der Universität München

Dr. von Haunersches Kinderspital
Abt. Stoffwechsel- und Ernährungsmedizin

Lindwurmstr. 4
80337 München


Project Leader

Prof. Dr. Berthold Koletzko

Phone number: +49 89 440 052 826
Fax: +49 89 440 057 742

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Project Staff

Dr. Peter Rzehak

Phone number: +49 89 440 057 904

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Dr. Veit Grote

Pediatrician (Dr. med., MS) at Hauner Children’s Hospital

Phone number: +49 89 4400 53428
Fax: +49 89 440 057 742

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Institute presentation

LMU is one of the leading research universities in Europe, with a more than 500-year-long tradition, and committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. As one of the largest universities in Germany, LMU runs a yearly budget of 580 Mio EUR to employ 746 professors at 18 faculties, and to provide higher education to over 50,000 students. LMU has a classical academic profile ranging from the humanities and cultural sciences, law, economics, and social sciences to medicine and natural sciences. LMU was a founder member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), Venice International University (VIU), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Bavarian International Academic Centers.

LMU- Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, Department for Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine (LMU)

The working group of Prof. is currently one of the leading, strongest and most productive groups in the critically important area of paediatric nutrition research in Europe, and also among the top groups in this field globally. Their work in the field of LC-PUFA metabolism, early nutrition and metabolomics has been ground-breaking, as was their work in showing the importance of breastfeeding as protection against later obesity. Moreover, one of the core competencies is the management of national and large scale international research and translational application projects.