(Vienna, 16 June 2020) Florian Kiefer, endocrinologist at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism of MedUni Vienna's Department of Medicine III, has been appointed to the editorial board of the specialist journal "Endocrine Connections".
Florian Kiefer, the only Austrian on the editorial board of the journal, which belongs to the European Society of Endocrinology, is responsible for the specialist area of "Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes".
About Florian Kiefer
Florian Kiefer is an associate professor and co-director of the specialist clinic for hormonal diseases of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Medical University of Vienna. After completing his PhD at the Medical University of Vienna and the University of Heidelberg, he worked as a postdoc at Harvard Medical School. The primary focus of his research group is to identify novel molecular pathways and endocrine mediators of brown fatty tissue and the "browning" of white fat in connection with energy consumption and obesity. Florian Kiefer is currently Secretary of the Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism [Österreichische Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie und Stoffwechsel] and Secretary of the Austrian Obesity Society [Österreichische Adipositas Gesellschaft].