1997 …2023

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Professor Witt (b. 1966) conducts research on the molecular causes of gastroenterological diseases in childhood and adolescence, focusing on the identification of disease genes that predispose them to the development of pancreatic diseases, such as chronic pancreatitis. His research interests also include the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease, various liver diseases and fructose malabsorption. After studying medicine and earning his MD (1998) at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Professor Witt acquired his post-doctoral teaching qualification (Habilitation) at the Charité (2004). In 2008, he assumed a professorship position funded by the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation (EKFS) at TUM. Professor Witt is a member of the German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ), the German Society of Digestive and Metabolic Disorders (DGVS), the Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (GPGE), the European Pancreas Club (EPC), the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) and the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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