Research Topics

  • Genetics of type-2-diabetes
  • Pathophysiology of type-2-diabetes
  • Islet cell biology

Selected Publications


Aga, H., Hallahan, N., Gottmann, P., Jaehnert, M., Osburg, S., Schulze, G., Kamitz, A., Arends, D., Brockmann, G., Schallschmidt, T., Lebek, S., Chadt, A., Al-Hasani, H., Joost, H.-G., Schürmann, A., Vogel, H.: Identification of Novel Potential Type 2 Diabetes Genes Mediating β-Cell Loss and Hyperglycemia Using Positional Cloning. Front. Genet. 11:567191 (2020). [Open Access]

Kluth, O., Stadion, M., Gottmann, P., Aga, H., Jähnert, M., Scherneck, S., Vogel, H., Krus, U., Seelig, A., Ling, C., Gerdes, J., Schürmann, A.: Decreased Expression of cilia genes in pancreatic islets as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes in mice and humans. Cell Rep. 26, 3027-3036.e3 (2019). [Open Access]