Flechtner-Mors is currently head of the nutrition and obesity research group at Ulm University, in Ulm, Germany. She specializes in healthy nutrition and the relationship between obesity and associated metabolic disorders, and has undertaken substantial experimental research focusing on this subject, specifically the alleviation of obesity through energy-restricted and low-calorie diets, meal replacements, and medication. Part of her work includes epidemiology and co-morbidities of obesity in children and adolescents. Her research is dedicated to developing and evaluating long-term, weight-loss programs and preventative strategies for nutrition-related disorders
Flechtner-Mors is a graduate of Ulm University, where she earned a Ph.D. in human biology and a state doctorate in medicine as well as undergraduate studies focused on mathematics and chemistry. She also studied nutrition and earned a diploma degree at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany.
Flechtner-Mors began her career as a laboratory technician at the Fa. Reinz, Neu Ulm before taking a post in the biochemistry department at Ulm. She went on to become a researcher in the department of medicine at UIm prior to joining the School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Flechtner-Mors has also worked as a senior researcher in nutrition at the University of Hohenheim’s Institute of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition. Her research has been widely published throughout the world.
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