Filip Knop

Director of Center for Clinical Metabolic Research

Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen, DK


Prof Filip Knop is Director of Center for Clinical Metabolic Research at the Gentofte Hospital in Copenhagen, and Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 

His research, for which he has received a number of grants and honors (e.g. named “Rising star” by the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), centers on the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, obesity, regulation of appetite and food intake, and the therapeutic role of incretins. He is particularly interested in the integrative role of the gut in human (patho)physiology and has authored more than 220 scientific publications. He serves as a referee for several international journals including The Lancet, British Medical Journal, Diabetes, and Diabetologia and he is a member of numerous professional societies and committees.