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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Anke Hinney

Professor , Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie des Kindes- und Jugendalters, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Universitätsklinikum Essen

Network Professorship

Molecular genetics of obesity and eating disorder with focus on genderspecifical aspects

Vita

Professorship (W2) for "Molecular genetics of obesity and eating disorder with focus on genderspecifical aspects" at the Department of Child- and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen; Since 2004:Head of the research division ‘Molecular Genetics’, Department of Child- and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, 1995 – 2004: Head of the molecular genetics laboratory of the Clinical Research Group "Genetic Mechanisms of Body Weight Regulation", Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Philipps-University of Marburg, Marburg; 1993 – 1995: Post Doc, Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf; Education: 2008: Habilitation (associated professor) for "molecular genetics in child- and adolescent psychiatry"; Department of Child- and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Duisburg-Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen; 1993: Doctoral thesis at the Institute of Anthropology and Human Genetics, University of Tübingen, Tübingen; 1984 – 1990: Study of biology (diploma) at the Universities of Bielefeld, Tübingen and Sussex/UK; Important Scientific Prizes/Functions; 2010: August-Homburger Prize; 2002: Obesity Research Prize of the German Obesity Association; Since 1995: Main Research projects: DFG (clinical research group, see above), EU 5th 6th FP (e.g. ‘Factors in healthy eating’), BMBF (joint program with ANR, DHGP, NGFN1, 2), NGFNplus (Obesity-net)  

Focus of Work

Molecular genetic investigations of early-onset obesity, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Publications (selection)

Researcher ID (Thomson Reuters)

Researcher ID: D-6953-2011

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Keywords

Genetics, Obesity, Eating Disorders, ADHD

Casegroup

Medicine and Health