Prof. Juris Meier

Juris Meier is a Professor of Medicine and heads up the Division of Diabetology and GI Endocrinology at the St. Josef-Hospital of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Germany. He received his medical degree with honors from the Medical School at the RUB and has performed research fellowships at the Panum-Institute at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and UCLA School of Medicine, California, USA. Prof. Meier has received numerous national and international scientific awards, including a “Rising star lecture” from the European Diabetes Association (EASD) and the “Werner Creutzfeldt Award” from the German Diabetes Association.

Prof. Meier has authored and co-authored over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as several book chapters. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of Diabetologia, and has been a member of the Editorial board of Diabetes and Regulatory Peptides, in addition to his role as a reviewer for journals including The Lancet, Diabetes Care the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Prof. Meier’s research interests include the regulation of insulin secretion in vivo, the physiological actions and therapeutic applications of incretin hormones and the mechanisms of beta-cell death in patients with diabetes.