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Portrait Prof. Schweigert

Prof. Florian J. Schweigert

Professor for Physiology and Pathophysiology of Nutrition

After studying Veterinary Medicine in Munich and obtaining his doctoral degree, Prof. Schweigert conducted several postdoctoral research fellowships, before receiving the professorship at the University of Potsdam. The field of International Nutrition is an important focus point for his research.

Portrait Dr. Ina M. Henkel

Dr. Ina M. Henkel

Postdoctoral research fellow

After studying Nutritional Science at the University of Potsdam, Ina Henkel obtained her doctoral degree in 2013. Next to her research about the relationship of kidney pathophysiology and diabetes, she is also an expert for e-Learning and the organization of Summer Schools.

Portrait Katrin Kühn

Katrin Kühn, M. Sc.

Project management

Katrin Kühn completed her studies on Nutritional Science and obtained her Master degree in 2014. Already during her years of study she focused on International Nutrition and is now responsible for the project management of the Potsdam Summer School of International Nutrition.

To learn more about ongoing research, visit also the following websites:

Chair of Physiology and Pathophysiology of Nutrition

The focus points of research next to the field of International Nutrition are Nutritional Biomarkers, Nutriproteomics and Companion Animals.

Institute of Nutritional Science

Here you can find the relevant information about the Institute of Nutritional Science and its belonging professorships.