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Management Board

The research school's management board decides on all organisational affairs that are related to the structure, academic activities, and curriculum of the International Helmholtz Reserach School for Diabetes. In addition, it approves the selection of candidates invited for interview symposium as well as candidates offered positions at the HMGU.

The management board consists of the two spokespersons, the HELENA director, the coordinators and graduate student representatives from HMGU and ADI, respectively, and one additional scientist each:


Dr. Stephan Herzig

Institute for Diabetes and Cancer

Helmholtz Diabetes Institute

Dr. Peter Light

Department of Pharmacology

Alberta Diabetes Institute


Dr. Carolin Daniel

Institute of Diabetes Research

Helmholtz Diabetes Center

Student Representatives

Lea Bühler

Institute for Diabetes and Cancer

Helmholtz Diabetes Center

Luke Harrison

Institute for Diabetes and Obesity

Helmholtz Center Munich


Dr. Sofia Sasse

HDC Coordinator


Dr. Vincent Rogers

ADI Coordinator

Dr. Monika Beer

HELENA Director