Board of Directors

The Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) is led by a two-person team: Prof. Dr. K. Lenhard Rudolph and Dr. Daniele Barthel.

Prof. Dr. K. Lenhard Rudolph has been in responsibility of the strategic research orientation and the enhancement of FLI’s international reputation within the scientific community since 2012. As Scientific Director, he is the public face of FLI, being the key contact for politics, funders and cooperation partners as well. Currently PD Dr. Matthias Platzer is the alternate director.

His work is supported by Dr. Daniele Barthel, who has been the Administrative Director of FLI since 2006. She is in charge of creating and maintaining the administrative environment that makes it possible for our scientists to conduct world-class research.

Daniele Barthel and K. Lenhard Rudolph, Board of Directors at FLI
Dr. Daniele Barthel, Prof. K. Lenhard Rudolph, FLI


Birgit Oechsner

Birgit Oechsner
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