Christian Wolfrum appointed full professor
By: Ruth Bürkli
The ETH Board has promoted Prof. Christian Wolfrum, currently Associate Professor at ETH Zurich, to Full Professor of Translational Nutrition Biology.
Quote ETH News: "Christian Wolfrum is an internationally recognised expert on obesity. His research concentrates on identifying factors that promote the development of obesity and its complications, such as diabetes. Its main focus is on the interaction of lipids and their derivatives with cellular receptors and the ensuing modulation of transcriptional processes. Christian Wolfrum has already received numerous awards for his work on this nutritional and metabolic disorder, which causes huge problems throughout the world, both for the individuals concerned and in terms of its economic impact."