Professor of Nutritional Science, Senior Researcher, University Hospital of Ulm, on behalf of Herbalife Nutrition
Marion Flechtner-Mors, Ph.D. is a professor of Nutritional Science at the Division of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospital Ulm, Germany. She studied nutrition at the University of Hohenheim and was awarded a diploma. She received her Ph.D in human biology from Ulm University, working on fat tissue lipolysis in patients under different nutritional conditions. She is a pioneer in the development of nutritional strategies for weight management. She has conducted extensive experimental research on this topic, in particular to alleviate obesity and maintain healthy weight through personalized diets with meal substitutes in a suitable macronutrient composition. Part of her work involves epidemiology and co-morbidities of obesity in children and adolescents, which are implemented in public health programmes, but also malnutrition in older adults. Further, her research interest encompasses the development of modern pharmaceuticals using nanotechnology. She is a member of Herbalife's Nutritional Advisory Board. Her research has been published widely all over the world.