Prof. Dr. Hanno Pijl
Dr. Hanno Pijl is a professor of diabetology at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). As a strong supporter of people managing their health proactively, he is currently co-chairing LUMC’s joint effort to set up an innovation center focusing on lifestyle changes that will boost people’s health. Throughout his academic career, Prof. Dr. Pijl has co-authored more than 250 research papers, primarily  covering obesity and type 2 diabetes. He has also collaborated in shaping government policy on nutrition as a member of the Dutch Health Council’s advisory committee.