Prof. Karl-Heinz Herzig MD, PhD is an outstanding scientist, a laureate of many awards, a member of committees and scientific societies and editorial committees of many international scientific journals, the author of several hundred publications, a coordinator of many research projects. Maininterests and research topics of Prof. Karl-Heinz Herzig MD, PhD relate to the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pancreatitis, immunology of the digestive system, gastrointestinal tract peptides,intestinal nervous system, obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Karl-Heinz Herzig has been appointed as the University of Oulu physiology professor office from 01.09.2006.
Karl-Heinz Herzig has a PhD in the Georg-August-University Göttingen since1989. 1987-90 heworked as a visiting researcher at Michigan and Stanford universities in the United States. He has worked as a researcher in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and oncology at the University of Kiel, 1990-2001, and then research director of the University of Kuopio Virtanen Institute.
He has been appointed associate professor at the University of Kiel in 1998 and associate professor atthe University of Kuopio, 2001. In 2004 he was appointed acting Kiel, Christian-Albrechts-Universityprofessor of internal medicine.