Helmut Schröder, PhD in Human Biology, Diploma in Nutritional Sciences, Specialist in Nutritional Epidemiology is Head of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Nutrition Research Group,
CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, and
Senior Investigator of the IMIM- Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain. His basic research interest is the analysis of lifestyle-disease relationships. This includes studies of the effects of nutrition on obesity and other cardiovascular risk factors. He is involved in several large epidemiological and clinical intervention studies.