Else Kröner-Fresenius-Zentrum für Ernährungsmedizin

The Else Kröner-Fresenius-Zentrum für Ernährungsmedizin (EKFZ) was established in 2003 at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and is the EKFS’s most significant individual activity to date.
Else Kröner-Fresenius-Zentrum für Ernährungsmedizin

Initially, three professorships in the fields of clinical, molecular and paediatric nutritional medicine were funded until 2014, which were dedicated to the following objectives:

  • combining experimental and clinical research,
  • developing concepts for the prevention, treatment of obesity, type 2 diabetes or cancer,
  • training, further education and patient information.
Manuela Hubersberger beim Pipettieren/Manuela Hubersberger pipetting a solution
Beratungsgespräch mit Prof. Thomas Skurk/Consultation with Prof. Thomas Skurk
Petrischale mit anaeroben Kulturen/Anaerobic atmosphere in petri dish
Prof. Thomas Skurk beim Blutdruckmessen/Prof. Thomas Skurk measuring blood pressure

Since 2012 EKFS has been supporting the thematic development of the concept, with the addition of the factor of “movement” as another important lifestyle factor for health. Read more

Dr. Ulrike Schneider
Head of Else Kröner-Fresenius-Zentrum für Ernährungsmedizin
Portrait Dr. Ulrike Schneider
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