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Prof. Dr. Kristina Norman

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P2: Trace element interaction with aging phenotypes, inflammation and wound healing disorders


German Institute of Human Nutrition
Dept. Nutrition & Gerontology
Arthur-Scheunert-Allee 114-116
14558 Nuthetal



Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Working Group
Nutrition and Body Composition
within the Charité Research Group
on Geriatrics
Reinickendorfer Str. 61
13347 Berlin

Specific Qualification in TraceAge

The Department of Nutrition and Gerontology at the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE), together with the AG Nutrition and Body composition at the Charité Universitätsmedizin both led by Kristina Norman, focusses on age-related changes in nutritional physiology, malnutrition, frailty and sarcopenia research in age-advanced clinical and community-dwelling cohorts, including both diagnostic aspects, research into consequences and clinical outcome as well as on intervention studies.

Qualifications and Scientific Career

Since  2018

Head of Dept. Nutrition & Gerontology at the German Institute of Human Nutrition, DIfE- Potsdam-Nuthetal


Professor of Nutrition & Gerontology at the University of Potsdam


Head of Working Group “Nutrition & Body Composition” within the Charité Research Group on Geriatrics, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Associate Professorship, Venia Legendi (in Experimenal Medicine)


PhD at the Medical Faculty Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Researcher (until 2007) and postdoctoral fellow at the Dept of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin


Researcher at the Dept of. Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Medical University of Vienna


MSc in Nutritional Science at the University of Vienna, Austria


Memberships and positions

Since 2005
Member of the German Society of Nutritional Medicine (DGEM)

Board member/ General Secretary

Since 2011
Member of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)
Member of ESPEN Faculty
Member of ESPEN Scientific Committee

Member of German Society/Association for Nutritional Sciences (VDÖ)

Since 2014
Associate Editor of Clinical Nutrition (IF 6.4)

Since 2012
Section Editor of the Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition Metabolic Care (Assessment of Nutritional & Metabolic Status/Analytical Methods)

Since 2017
Member of the German Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology