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Open Call for HRD PhD program at Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada

The 2021 ADI / HRD Graduate Studentship Award competition is now accepting applications.  
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HRD Course in Diabetes Research

The two days HRD Course in Diabetes Research on 14th and 15th of April was a great success! 18 group leaders from the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich, Leipzig and Tübingen, as well as from the Helmholtz Pioneer Campus presented their research, current state-of-the-art technologies exisiting at the Helmholtz Center and hence the variety of excellence in diabetes research.
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HRD Grant Writing Challenge

Congratulations to the winners of the HRD Grant Writing Challenge! Sara Bilekova and Johanna Siehler won 6000€ for their research proposal!
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HRD Interview Symposium 8th-10th of March 2021

This year's HRD Interview Symposium took place virtually from the 8th - 10th of March 2021. We received over 150 applications for our HRD 2021 International PhD Program and invited 13 international candidates.
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HRD Course in Diabetes Research

16 HDC experts from Munich, Leipzig and Tübingen will introduce you to their research - offering lectures about latest research development at the HDC, state of the art technologies, clinical work and bridging aspects of T1D and T2D! Your chance to learn and ask all questions you have!
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HDC Data Blitz Session

On Tuesday, the HDC Data Blitz Session took place within the HDC Webinar series. Thanks to Luiza Lutomska, Monica Gomez und Lena Oppenlaender for presenting their very interesting project ideas!    
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HRD sponsors tickets for the Helmholtz Diabetes Conference

The HRD sponsors the HD conference registration fee for 16 HDC graduate students who won a ticket in our raffle.
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New HRD Student Representatives

Last week our election for the new HRD student representatives took place. Thank you for taking part in the 2021 HRD student representative election and also a big thank you to this year's candidates!  
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HRD Interview Symposium

This year's HRD Interview Symposium will take place virtually from the 8th - 10th of March 2021, and we have invited 16 international candidates.
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Personnel change at the HRD

With the start of the new year there are also some changes at the HRD. Prof. Stephan Herzig passed his position as HRD spokesperson now to Carolin Daniel! We are very happy to have her on board! We are also pleased to announce that Paul Pfluger has joined the management board as our new scientist representative. We look forward to working together for a successful new year 2021!   Prof....
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2nd Annual HRD / ADI Joint Symposium

Our 2nd Annual Joint Symposium between the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) and the Alberta Diabetes Institute (ADI) took place digitally in the format of a 2-day symposium on the 3rd and 4th of December, 2020, broadcasted from Munich.
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Win a ticket for the Helmholtz Diabetes Conference

Our HDC PhD students have the chance to win one of 10 tickets for the participation in the conference.
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Open Call for the HRD Grant Writing Challenge

Do you want to develop your own research project? Get a head start working on your own research ideas? Then join our HRD Grant Writing Challenge: Write a grant proposal and win prize money for your project! The call is open to HDC PhD students at the end of their 2nd year or higher.
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2nd Annual HRD / ADI Joint Symposium

3 rd and 4th of December 2020 16:30 – 18:30 CET 08:30 – 10:30 MST
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Online Data Blitz Session

Our next online data blitz session will take place on November 24, 2020.  
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The International Call for our PhD Program 2021 is open now!

Final deadline for applications is Friday, October 23rd, 2020!   We are looking forward to your application.
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2020 ADI/HRD Graduate Studentship Awardees

Congratulations to the four ADI Trainees who were awarded a 2020 ADI / HRD Graduate Studentship.
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DZD Diabetes Research School *Online*

Due to the current situation the DZD Diabetes Research School will turn into an interactive online lecture series in September and October.
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First Online HDC Data Blitz Session

Yesterday, our first Online HDC Data Blitz Session took place within the HDC Webinar series. Thanks to Julia Zuber, Anna Karolina Blöchinger, Ciro Salinno, Katharina Wißmiller and Guoli Ma for presenting their very interesting project ideas!      
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HRD Interview Symposium 10th & 11th of March 2020

Over the last two days the HRD Interview Symposium took place at the Helmholtz Zentrum München. We received applications for our HRD 2020 International PhD Program from over 44 different countries and invited 11 international candidates who had the chance to prove themselves through the Interview Symposium.
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Clinical Visit in Heidelberg

Many thanks to Prof. Nawroth and Dr. S. Kopf and the Heidelberg team for the excellent organinzation and implementation of the program. It was a great chance for our Doctoral Researchers to visit the hospital in Heidelberg for detailed clinical training from January 22nd-24th, 2020.
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HDC Flash Talks

Thanks to Perla Cota (IDR), Anna-Lena Amend (IEG), Selina Höckele (IEG) and Mohamed Ahmed Elhadad (EPI) for presenting their very interesting project ideas during our HDC Flash Talks!    
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes wishes you a warm and wonderful christmas and a very happy new year!  We are looking forward to continued success next year and we want to thank all our partners, colleagues and doctoral researchers for the great collaboration.
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First HRD Joint Symposium November 27-28,2019

Thanks to the Alberta Diabetes Institute for being such excellent hosts!
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Congratulations to our First and Second Winner!

Yesterday, we hosted our 1st HRD 3MT® Competition. Many thanks to all 13 participants who made this competition so successful. It was a great chance to present their thesis and practice their science communication skills.  Their talk needed to be aimed at a non-expert audience with a time limit of 3 minutes! The concept was received very well and we are looking forward to our next event.
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The 1st HRD hosted 3MT® Competition

  On 20th of November, we will host our first 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®)!    
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International Call for our 2020 PhD Program - Open Now!

If you would like to apply to the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes please use our online application system. For additional information please also see our research projects and application procedure.  
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Future Career Path? – Career Chances!

Book your appointment at the Career Center  The HMGU Career Center offers Postdocs and Doctoral Students a wide range of services at each step of the career development process such as flexible personal consultation sessions, company visits, career meetups with peers as well as online resources. Visit our website to book a consultation appointment or to stay informed about upcoming events and...
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1st Data Blitz Session successfully started

Yesterday our first Data Blitz Session has started within the HDC Seminar Series!
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Women in Science

Next week we are starting our new session "Women in Science" with our HDC guest Prof. Chantal Mathieu from KU Leuven (Belgium).
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Association of HDC PhD students

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes (HRD) has officially launched on the 01.07.2019!  
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DZD Diabetes Research School in Barcelona, Sep 14-16, 2019

The 7th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Barcelona right before the start of the EASD Annual Meeting.
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Diabetes Research – An Introductory Course in Lund

Thanks to the support by the DZD Next program and DZD networks to the coordinators of young scientist program at the Lund University, the first 6 HRD PhD students joined an introductory post-graduate course at the Lund Diabetes Center for one week, March 25th-29th, 2019, as part of their graduate studies.       Lectures, discussion and clinical visits provided a great overview on all areas of...
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7th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference - Registration Open Now!

For the 7th time, the Helmholtz Zentrum München is organising this annual high-impact conference series. Internationally leading scientists in diabetes research are joining us here in Munich to present and discuss their most recent data and achievements during this event.      
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Open Call for HRD PhD program at Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada

The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes (HRD) opened a call for PhD students at the Alberta Diabetes Institute, Canada.  
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Join the EASD Annual Meeting 2019 in Barcelona

The 55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes will take place from September, 16th to 20th 2019 in Barcelona.
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Top-class Course in Clinical and Experimental Diabetes Research in Sweden

Great news for our  HDC doctoral students. Thanks to the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) they can participate in the "Post Graduate Program in Diabetes Research" at the Diabetes Center of the University of Lund (LUDC), Sweden. The DZD has a well-established and successful cooperation with the LUDC. In a well-designed and established training course run by international diabetes experts,...
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Wageningen Student Visit

This year, the Wageningen University European Study Trip 2019 visited the Helmholtz Zentrum München during their 1-week tour to research institutions around Munich and Vienna.
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Apply now - travel grants for the conference of the German Diabetes Society (DDG)

If you are interested to join the autumn conference of the German Society for Diabetes (DDG): The German Society for Diabetes has 50 travel grants - each 250 € including free entrance - for their conference on November 9th - 10th, 2018 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Deadline for application is September 7th 2018!
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Call 2018 now closed!

The call for applications to the International Helmholtz Research School 2018 is now closed. We received applications from over 40 different countries. Thank you all for submitting your applications! We will start the reviewing process now and will get back to all applicants soon. Please stay tuned for upcoming information.
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6th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference 2018

The 6th Helmholtz Diabetes Conference will take place from September 26 to 28 2018 at Palais Lenbach Munich. The meeting brings together international top leaders in the field of diabetes to enable the identification of, and potential solutions to, the preeminent scientific challenges facing the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Moreover the conference will feature two award...
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APPLY NOW - 6th DZD Diabetes Research School

The 6th DZD Diabetes Research School will take place in Berlin from September 29 to October 1, 2018. The School's speakers list includes renowned diabetes scientists who will give exiting insights of the current translational diabetes research. Attendees of the DZD Diabetes Research School will again have the opportunity to present their own research and discuss the current research trends with...
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Graduate Students visiting the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada

After one week at the Alberta Diabetes Center (ADI) in Canada eight graduate students of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) returned back to Munich with new experiences. During the intensive program together with ADI students they presented their research, discussed their ideas together with experts in the diabetes field, and visited and trained in ADI labs.
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Join the EASD Annual Meeting 2018 in Berlin – Explore the latest results in diabetes research

The 54th EASD Annual Meeting (EASD 2018) in Berlin, Germany will again present science of the highest caliber. From 1 to 5 October 2018, the programme will comprise six parallel tracks which will include stimulating symposia, keynote lectures and debates covering basic and clinical science in diabetes research.
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First visit at the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada starts this weekend

The first Munich-Canada Diabetes Research Exchange with graduate students from the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich and the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Edmonton will start this weekend. Graduate students will be sharing their research, hearing lectures from Institute scientists, taking part in technical training and attending career development workshops. During the 10-day visit student...
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Joint forces for a new international diabetes research school

The Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Alberta, Edmonton and Helmholtz Diabetes Center are joining forces to establish the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes. Networking on an international scale, innovative translational approaches and new interdisciplinary collaborations will provide an excellent training setting for future leaders in diabetes research.  
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New Logo for the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes

The new logo for the International Helmholtz Research School is now here!  
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New Graduate Student Representatives

The first Graduate Student Representatives of the International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes are Lea Bühler from the Institute for Diabetes and Cancer and Luke Harrison from the Institute for Diabetes and Obesity.  As this, they are invaluable members of the management board where they represent the interests of all graduate students of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center and promote the...
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First Munich - Canada Diabetes Research PhD Exchange

The first Munich - Canada Diabetes Research PhD Exchange offers highly motivated Phd students from the Helmholz Diabetes Center in Munich and the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada to network and discuss their research and ideas on all aspects from basic to translational diabetes research. The Munich - Canada Diabetes Research PhD Exchange will take place at the University of Alberta, Canada...
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International Call Coming Soon!

The International Helmholtz Reserach School for Diabetes focuses on scientific and translational training providing future research leaders with an excellent environment to study the diverse aspects of diabetes. Our international call opens from May 4th 2018 to 29th June 2018.
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New Coordinator for the Research School

Dr. Sofia Sasse is the new coodinator of the International Helmholtz Research School. As the contact person she offers support in all matters for PhD students and supervisors - not only of the research school but also of the Helmholtz Diabetes Institutes.
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