Florian Junne serves as chair and director of the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medicine Magdeburg. Florian’s translational clinical research focusses on novel targets and personalized therapeutic programs including large scale e-health research initiatives. Specific areas of interest are e.g. how to stimulate motivation for change through tailored psychotherapeutic interventions, the role of body image perceptions and affective symptoms in patients with eating or weight disorders and specific aspects of the physico-mental interplay. In the field of prevention research, Florian and his team are part of several multi-center initiatives on mental health promotion and (stress-) prevention in training and working contexts. Florian’s research has been funded e.g. by the DFG, BMBF, BMG, BMAS and the Innovation Fund of the German Federal Joint Committee.