Dr Bernhard Ludvik

Bernhard is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna. He is Vice-chairman of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine III and acting Head of the Diabetes and Metabolism Outpatient Clinic of the General Hospital Vienna (AKH Wien). Dr Ludvik has published more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed journals and is currently the leader of the working group on obesity and endocrinology.

His research interest lies in basic and clinical research concerning the pathogenesis and clinical therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus, the metabolic syndrome, obesity and lipid-related disorders as well as nutritional medicine. He serves as principal investigator of clinical trials in phases 1, 2 and 3. Dr Ludvik is the immediate Past-President of the Austrian Diabetes Association, Past-President of the Austrian Obesity Association and member of the Editorial board of "Journal für Ernährungsmedizin" and Section Editor (clinical aspects and treatment) of Obesity Facts – The European Journal of Obesity.