Responsibilities

  • Manager of the DIfE NAKO Study Center Berlin-South/Brandenburg
  • Person in charge of the NAKO research program "7-days-accelerometry”

 

Short Profile

In June 2017, Dr. Sylvia Gastell took over the management of the NAKO Study Center after she had previously held the position of deputy for over 3 years. She started her carrier as a staff member in the Department of Epidemiology under the guidance of Prof. Heiner Boeing. During this time, she completed a master's degree in epidemiology at the Berlin School of Puplic Health.

Mrs. Gastell completed her studies in ecotrophology in Kiel and subsequently received her doctor´s degree in the field of gastrointestinal food allergies at the Gastroenterology Department of the Hannover Medical School.

 

Key Publications

Leitzmann, M., Gastell, S., Hillreiner, A., Herbolsheimer, F., Baumeister, S., Bohn, B., Brandes, M., Greiser, H., Jaeschke, L., Jochem, C., Kluttig, A., Krist, L., Michels, K., Pischon, T., Schmermund, A., Sprengeler, O., Zschocke, J., Ahrens, W., Baurecht, H., [...], Schulze, M., [...], Steindorf, K.: Körperliche Aktivität in der NAKO Gesundheitsstudie: erste Ergebnisse des multimodalen Erhebungskonzepts. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 63, 301–311 (2020).

Jaeschke, L., Steinbrecher, A., Boeing, H., Gastell, S., Ahrens, W., Berger, K., Brenner, H., Ebert, N., Fischer, B., Greiser, K. H., Hoffmann, W., Jockel, K. H., Kaaks, R., Keil, T., Kemmling, Y., Kluttig, A., Krist, L., Leitzmann, M., Lieb, W., Linseisen, J., Loffler, M., Michels, K. B., Obi, N., Peters, A., Schipf, S., Schmidt, B., Zinkhan, M., Pischon, T.: Factors associated with habitual time spent in different physical activity intensities using multiday accelerometry. Sci Rep 10(1):774 (2020).

Kluttig, A., Zschocke, J., Haerting, J., Schmermund, A., Gastell, S., Steindorf, K., Herbolsheimer, F., Hillreiner, A., Jochem, C., Baumeister, S., Sprengeler, O., Pischon, T., Jaeschke, L., Michels, K., Krist, L., Greiser, H., Schmidt, G., Lieb, W., Waniek, S., [...], Schulze, M., [...], Brandes, M.: Messung der körperlichen Fitness in der NAKO Gesundheitsstudie – Methoden, Qualitätssicherung und erste deskriptive Ergebnisse / Measuring physical fitness in the German National Cohort—methods, quality assurance, and first descriptive results. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 63, 312–321 (2020).

Fischer, B., Sedlmeier, A. M., Hartwig, S., Schlett, C. L., Ahrens, W., Bamberg, F., Baurecht, H., Becher, H., Berger, K., Binder, H., Bohn, B., Carr, P. R., Castell, S., Franzke, C. W., Fricke, J., Gastell, S., Greiser, K. H., Gunther, K., Jaeschke, L., Kaaks, R., Kemmling, Y., Krist, L., Kuss, O., Legath, N., Lieb, W., Linseisen, J., Loffler, M., Michels, K. B., Mikolajczyk, R., Niedermaier, T., Norman, K., Obi, N., Peters, A., Pischon, T., Schikowski, T., Schipf, S., Schmidt, B., Schulze, M. B., Stang, A., Stojicic, J., Tiller, D., Volzke, H., Waniek, S., Leitzmann, M. F.: Anthropometric measures in the German National Cohort - more than weight and height. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 63(3), 290-300 (2020).

Knüppel, S., Clemens, M., Conrad, J., Gastell, S., Michels, K. B., Leitzmann, M., Krist, L., Pischon, T., Krause, G., Ahrens, W., Ebert, N., Jöckel, K.-H., Kluttig, A., Obi, N., Kaaks, R., Lieb, W., Schipf, S., Brenner, H., Heuer, T., Harttig, U., Linseisen, J., Nöthlings, U., Boeing, H.: Design and characterization of dietary assessment in the German National Cohort. Eur. J. Clin. Nutr. 73, 1480-1491 (2019).