Our Team

CureDiab has a fully operative team in place including an outstanding scientific advisory board, external scientific consultant, and an experienced lab team. The founder of CureDiab, Prof. Juergen Eckel, acts as CEO and CSO, Peter Mitterhofer supports the team as CCO.
"Our vision is nothing more than the cure for diabetes..."
Juergen is Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at the German Diabetes Center with more than 40 years of experience in metabolic research. He holds several patents and has authored more than 200 scientific publications.

Prof. Dr. Juergen Eckel

Chief Executive Officer
"Innovation defines our future"
Peter is a Pharma Executive with strong global awareness and leadership with more than 25 year-track record of successful business leadership in top tier US and leading pharmaceutical and start-up companies.

Peter Mitterhofer

CCO of CureDiab

Scientific Advisory Board

GermanyProf. Dr. Michael Roden

He is the Scientific Director of the German Diabetes Center and an internationally recognised expert in the field of fatty liver.

GermanyProf. Dr. Dr. Hans-Georg Joost

He was the President of the German Diabetes Association, Scientific Director of the German Inst. of human Nutrition and a member of Leopoldina.

GermanyProf. Dr. Diethelm Tschöpe

He is the Director of the Diabetes Center Bad Oeynhausen and an expert in experimental and clinical cardio-vascular biology and complications.

IsraelProf. Dr. Arie-Lev Gruzman

He is Professor of Chemistry at Bar Ilan University and an expert in Medicinal Chemistry