Schulze Diabetes Institute

Bernhard Hering

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Professor of Surgery
Scientific Director of the Schulze Diabetes Institute
Director, Islet Cell Transplantation Program
Eunice L. Dwan Diabetes Research Chair
  • Diabetes
  • Islet transplantat
  • Pancreatectomy and auto islet transplant
  • solid organ transplant
  • Research & Education
  • Patient Care

About Bernhard J. Hering, M.D.

Dr. Hering is internationally renowned for his expertise in islet cell transplantation. His research focuses on finding innovative cell-based therapies to restore blood glucose control and insulin independence for people with type 1 diabetes. Additionally, he is committed to exploring new sources of islet cells through xenotransplantation.

He is the medical director of the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR), and has also served as president of the Cell Transplant Society and as councilor of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association.

Dr. Hering also serves on steering committees of major clinical research programs in transplantation and diabetes such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Immune Tolerance Network, the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, and the Clinical Islet Transplant Consortium, which is the largest ever funded research activity in islet transplantation

Education

Justus Liebig University Medical School, Giessen, Germany
Medicine, Justus Liebig University Medical School, Giessen, Germany
Endocrinology, Justus Liebig University Medical School, Giessen, Germany

Care Philosophy

Dr. Hering is internationally renowned for his expertise in islet cell transplantation. His research focuses on finding innovative cell-based therapies to restore blood glucose control and insulin independence for people with type 1 diabetes. Additionally, he is committed to exploring new sources of islet cells through xenotransplantation.

He is the medical director of the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR), and has also served as president of the Cell Transplant Society and as councilor of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association.

Dr. Hering also serves on steering committees of major clinical research programs in transplantation and diabetes such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Immune Tolerance Network, the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, and the Clinical Islet Transplant Consortium, which is the largest ever funded research activity in islet transplantation

Education

Justus Liebig University Medical School, Giessen, Germany
Medicine, Justus Liebig University Medical School, Giessen, Germany
Endocrinology, Justus Liebig University Medical School, Giessen, Germany
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