The Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) AdiposityDiseases is a joint center of the University Hospital Leipzig AöR and the Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig. It is legally represented by the University of Leipzig (Universität Leipzig).

Adress and contact

Leipzig University - Medical Center
IFB AdiposityDiseases
Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 27 (House M)
04103 Leipzig, Germany
Phone:  +49 341 97 15940
E-Mail:  info [at] ifb-adiposity [dot] com


1.  Prof. Dr. Michael Stumvoll (scientific director)
2.  Anja Landsmann (managing director)


Sales Tax Identification Number (UID)according to § 27a UStG [German Value Added Tax Act]: 
DE 237186520

Responsible with regards to the contents for the IFB AdiposityDiseases

is according to § 6 MDStV [German Treaty on Media Services]

Prof. Dr. Michael Stumvoll, phone:  +49 341 97-15940


Despite careful control of the contents we are not liable for the contents of external links. Only the operators are responsible for the contents of external web pages.

Internet pages

The web pages are created by the Media and Public Relations Section of the IFB Adiposity Diseases.
The use of any of the elements on the main homepage is only allowed upon approval of corporate communications.

Content of the online services

The information on the web pages of the IFB AdiposityDiseases are collected and updated carefully and to our best knowledge. In spite of that it cannot be guaranteed that the information is free of mistakes, complete, up to date and available at all times. A liability for possible direct or indirect material or ideational damages that are caused by using or not using the presented information is excluded. The use is strictly at the user’s own risk unless wrong information was included intentionally or grossly negligent. The IFB AdiposityDiseases reserves its right to change, add to or erase parts of or the entire web page without explicit notice or to cease publication temporarily or definitely.

External references and links

The web page of the IFB AdiposityDiseases does not include exclusively its own information but also offers references to other web pages. The IFB AdiposityDiseases cannot influence the contents and designs of those other web pages. The link to external web pages does not signify the approval, support or validation of their contents. On the contrary, the IFB AdiposityDiseases disassociates itself explicitly from the contents and designs of linked web pages. The information, opinions or statements of facts are the responsibility of the web pages‘ authors only. The IFB AdiposityDiseases therefore is not liable. The same goes for external entries in the guestbook, discussion forums and mailing lists.

Copyright and Trademark Law

The IFB AdiposityDiseases aims to consider the copyright of all used graphics, audio documents, videos and texts and to use graphics, audio documents, videos and texts that were created by the IFB or use public domain graphics, audio documents, videos and texts.

All trademarks that are mentioned on the web page are subject to the applicable trademark law and the right of ownership of their respective owner. Simple mentioning does not mean trademarks are not secured by third-party rights. The copyright for published objects that were created by the IFB remains with the IFB AdiposityDiseases. The copying or using of such graphics, audio documents, videos or texts in other electronic or printed publications is forbidden without explicit approval of the IFB AdiposityDiseases.

Data privacy

If there is the possibility to enter private data (e-mail address, name, address) on the web page, the entry is voluntary. It is allowed to use and pay all offered services without entering such data or stating anonymised data or an alias if technically possible. Furthermore the IFB AdiposityDiseases explicitly states that it will not forward personal data to third parties.

Legal effectiveness

This disclaimer is part of the web page of the IFB AdiposityDiseases. If any parts or individual formulations of this text should fail to conform the valid legal situation, this shall not affect the content or validity of the rest of the text.  

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