Paediatric Nutritional Medicine

The paediatric nutritional medicine is engaged scientifically in gastroenterological and nutrition-related diseases in children and adolescents.

The scientific focus lies on identification of the genetic basis of gastrointestinal diseases. For this purpose, tight scientific collaborations exist with numerous partners in Germany and abroad.

Main research interest is the identification of novel disease predisposing genes and the investigation of the functional consequences of selected genetic variants on protein function and gene regulation in