Prof. Lorenz Hofbauer

Partner DO-HEALTH novel biomarker study

Prof. Lorenz Hofbauer is Head of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Diseases, Department of Medicine III at the Technical University Medical Center at Dresden, Germany.

His interest in bone research was stimulated during a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester (USA) under the mentorship of Drs Larry Riggs and Sundeep Khosla from 1996 to 1999. In 1999 he moved to Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany, where he established his own research group focusing on the role of the RANKL/OPG pathway in bone disease, malignant disease, and vascular diseases. In parallel, he completed his clinical education in internal medicine, gastroenterology, endocrinology, and diabetes with board exams.

As a partner of DO-HEALTH, Prof. Hofbauer measures novel biomarkers of muscle and bone communication.