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Team of the NAKO Study Center Berlin-Sued/Brandenburg (© David Ausserhofer/DIfE)

Treasury of Epidemiology – NAKO Study Center Berlin-Sued/Brandenburg starts second round of examinations

With the 10,000th participant, Germany's largest health study started its second round of examinations in the south of Berlin. On 21 May 2019 Dr. Sylvia Gastell, Head of the Study Center, presented to a large audience so far successfully achieved milestones and the special role of the DIfE in the NAKO Health Study. Among the guests was Dr. Anke Weißenborn from the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL). The DIfE and the entire NAKO team thank all participants for their commitment in researching a healthier future.

German Institute of Human Nutrition

The mission of the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health. Scientists at the DIfE pursue these scientific goals by interdisciplinary cooperation comprising a broad spectrum of experimental, medical and epidemiological methods.

Therefore the researchers focus on three areas:

The aim is to understand the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent diseases, and to develop new strategies for prevention, treatment, and nutritional recommendations.

DIfE is an independent foundation and member of the Leibniz Association, an alliance of scientific institutions.

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