Prof. Dr. med. Sven Schinner, M.D.
Professor Schinner studied medicine at the University of Goettingen from 1992-1999. During this period he stayed abroad at the University of Padova (Italy) for an internship. He started his career with scientific studies on cellular aspects of insulin action in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Goettingen, thereafter at the University of Cambridge (UK).
Afterwards, he performed his clinical training at the University Hospital Duesseldorf where he has been working for overall 11 years. In 2009 he received the board certification for Internal Medicine; in 2010 for Endocrinology and Diabetology. In 2009 Prof. Schinner was appointed consultant physician in the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University Hospital Duesseldorf.
At the University Hospital Duesseldorf he founded his own research group and extended his scientific studies eventually leading to the postdoctoral dissertation („Habilitation“) and the appointment as a professor of medicine.
Prof. Schinner is author of various scientific publications in well-known international journals. He is a reviewer for many international scientific journals and funding bodies in the field of endocrinology and diabetes. He has received scientific awards for his research and he is member of the German Endocrine Association (DGE), the German Diabetes Association (DDG), the Endocrine Society (USA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.