Annette Grüters-Kieslich is professor of pediatrics and has made important scientific contributions to the field of endocrinology. Her work has provided significant insights into the molecular pathogenesis in rare congenital developmental disorders of the endocrine system and the pathophysiology and treatment of rare forms of childhood obesity. She currently focuses her research on the transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of important genes in human development and on studies of the structure and function of G-protein coupled receptors.
She has been actively involved in the improvement and development of scientific structures and careers paths in biomedicine as vice-president of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and member of Leopoldina and as Dean of the Medical Faculty at the Charité in Berlin. She is a dedicated European citizen and was member of the council of European societies for endocrinology and of the medical board of Science Europe.