Portrait Felix Beuschlein

Felix Beuschlein
Prof. Dr. med.

Director of Department, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

Other functions at USZ

  • Center Manager
  • Co-management
  • Representative: Pancreas / islet cells


  • Endocrine hypertension
  • Adrenal gland diseases
  • Endocrine tumors


Tel. +41 44 255 36 25

Other competencies

Diagnostics and non-surgical therapy of endocrine diseases


since 2017 Chair and Director of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospital Zurich
2006 – 2017 Head of Endocrinology Research at the Medical Clinic and Polyclinic IV, University Hospital of Munich
2012 – 2017 Head of the Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic at the Medical Clinic and Polyclinic IV, University Hospital Munich
2014 – 2017 Head of the Center for Endocrine Tumors (ZET), Munich University Hospital
2005 – 2006 Attending Physician and Head of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Freiburg University Medical Center
2000 – 2002 DFG Research Fellowship (Emmy Noether Phase I), Visiting Research Fellow, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Professor Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D.)
2002 – 2005
1998 – 2000
Resident at the Medical University Clinic Freiburg, Department II (Director: Prof. Dr. Drs. h.c. mult. H.E. Blum) and in Endocrinology and Diabetology (Head: Prof. Dr. M. Reincke)

Most important memberships

German Society for Endocrinology (DGE)

  • DGE-Junge Forschung aktiv (founding member, member 1998 – 2004)
  • Section Adrenal Gland, Hypertension and Steroids of the DGE (founding member, advisory board 2004-2006 and 2014-2017, chairman 2006 – 2001)
  • Board of Directors (Vice President 2011-2014)

Endocrine Society (USA)

  • Member of the Research Affairs Core Committee (2012 – 2014)
  • Member of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee (2015 – 2018, overall chair 2020)

European Society of Endocrinology

  • Executive committee member (2017 – 2021)

European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors (ENS@T)

  • Founding member and member of the Steering Committee (since 2007)
  • Chairman (since 2008-)

Walter Siegenthaler Society for Advances in Internal Medicine (since 2013)

European Society of Hypertension (since 2017)

Swiss Society for Endocrinology and Diabetology (SGED) (since 2017, Board member since 2018)

Research focus

  • Endocrine tumors (co-lead Immuno-TargET)
  • Endocrine hypertension (co-lead HYRENE, member H2020 consortium ENSAT-HT)
  • Primary hyperaldosteronism (SNF individual funding, member of NNCR Kidney, Transregio-SFB Adrenal)
  • Sleep-associated hormone disorders (member SleepLoop)


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2019 Society for Endocrinology European Medal
2017 Ray A. Croc and Robert L. Croc Visiting Professorship
2013 European Journal of Endocrinology Award
Rolf Becker Prize
2009 Teaching award of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
2005 Merck Senior Fellow Award of the Endocrine Society
2003 Schöller-Junkmann Prize of the German Society for Endocrinology
2002 Marius Tausk Prize of the German Society for Endocrinology
Travel Grant of the Endocrine Society
2000 Promotion of young scientists by the German Society for Endocrinology
Funding as part of the first phase of the Emmy Noether Program of the German Research Foundation I
1999 Doctoral Prize of the “Lower Franconian Memorial Year Foundation for Science”
1998 Poster prize at the annual meeting of the German Society of Endocrinology
1995 Poster prize at the 101. Meeting of the German Society for Internal Medicine

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