Research Topics

  • Dietary Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Dietary Pattern Analysis
  • Biomarkers of Nutritional Intake
  • Gene-Diet Interaction
  • Biochemical and Genetic Predictors of Diabetes and its Complications
  • Risk Prediction Models
  • Metabolic Healthy Obesity

Selected Publications

Wittenbecher, C., Cuadrat, R., Johnston, L., Eichelmann, F., Jäger, S., Kuxhaus, O., Prada, M., Del Greco, F., Hicks, M. A. A., Hoffman, P., Krumsiek, J., Hu, F. B., Schulze, M.B.: Dihydroceramide- and ceramide-profiling provides insights into human cardiometabolic disease etiology. Nat Commun 13, 936 (2022). [Open Access]

Eckel, N., Li, Y., Kuxhaus, O., Stefan, N., Hu, F. B., Schulze, M. B.: Transition from metabolic healthy to unhealthy phenotypes and association with cardiovascular disease risk across BMI categories in 90 257 women (the Nurses’ Health Study): 30 year follow-up from a prospective cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 6, 714-724 (2018).

Schulze, M. B., Martínez-González, M. A., Fung, T. T., Lichtenstein, A. H., Forouhi, N. G.: Food based dietary patterns and chronic disease prevention. BMJ 361:k2396 (2018).

Eckel, N., Meidtner, K., Kalle-Uhlmann, T., Stefan, N., Schulze, M. B.: Metabolically healthy obesity and cardiovascular events: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur. J. Prev. Cardiol. 23, 956-966 (2016).

Stefan, N., Häring, H.-U., Hu, F. B., Schulze, M. B.: Metabolically healthy obesity: epidemiology, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Lancet/Diabetes Endocrinol. 1, 152-162 (2013).

Buijsse, B., Simmons, R. K., Griffin, S. J., Schulze, M. B.: Risk assessment tools for identifying individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Epidemiol. Rev. 33, 46-62 (2011).

Schulze, M. B., Schulz, M., Heidemann, C., Schienkiewitz, A., Hoffmann, K., Boeing, H.: Fiber and magnesium intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study and meta-analysis. Arch. Intern. Med. 167: 956-65 (2007).

Malik, V. S, Schulze, M. B, Hu, F. B.: Intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and weight gain: a systematic review. Am J Clin Nutr. 84: 274-88 (2006).

Schulze, M. B., Manson, J. E., Ludwig, D. S., Colditz, G. A., Stampfer, M. J., Willett, W. C., Hu, F. B.: Sugar-sweetened beverages, weight gain, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in young and middle-aged women. JAMA. 292: 927-34 (2004).