Baptist Gallwitz is Professor of Medicine at Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in Germany and Deputy Medical Director of the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology in the Department of Internal Medicine.

His main scientific focus is the physiology of incretin hormones and he has published over 250 original articles and reviews in international and national journals and specialist books. 

Professor Gallwitz is a member of the board of the Deutsche Diabetes Gesellschaft (DDG; German Diabetes Society) and a number of other professional associations, including the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).

He has been given numerous awards and prizes for his advances in the diabetes field, including the Galileo Innovators in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Award and the Werner Creutzfeldt Prize awarded by the DDG for scientific work in the field of incretin hormones.

Duality of interest: none declared

Date: Summer 2023