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Thomas Ebert

Karolinska Institutet
CLINTEC, Div. of Renal Medicine

Research Interests

  • Adipocytokines as endocrine hormones linking adipose tissue and cardiometabolic complications
  • Pathogenesis and novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease
  • Novel biomarkers of the metabolic syndrome and its complications

Academic achievements/career

  • 2010-2018: Department of Endocrinology and Nephrology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    • Head: Michael Stumvoll
  • 2014: Visiting scholar - Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, US
    • Head: Ray Harris
  • 2019: Habilitation, Endocrinology board certification
  • 2019: Postdoc - Division of Renal Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Head: Peter Stenvinkel


  • Collaboratively work on a research project with world-leading experts in the field
  • Improve and advance indispensable leadership skills
  • Establish a wider network of international diabetes experts

…with the aim to translationally improve care for our patients with diabetes