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Poster & PhD Award for young scientists at the 2nd International Symposium Healthy Ageing

06/03/2017 LFV Healthy Ageing

During the 2nd International Symposium Healthy Ageing, young researchers received the Poster as well as the Presentation Award. more info

Pizza, burgers and the like: A single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism and prepare the path to fatty liver disease and diabetes

03/03/2017 DDZ Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum

In the current issue of the “Journal of Clinical Investigation”, DZD researchers working at the German Diabetes Center, in conjunction with the Helmholtz Center in Munich and colleagues from... more info

New Mechanisms of Gene Inactivation may prevent Aging and Cancer

03/03/2017 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

Every cell in our body contains the complete DNA library. So-called methyl groups regulate that in body tissues only the genetic information is expressed that is indeed needed in this tissue. Now,... more info

Combating Iron in the Brain: Researchers Find Anti-Aging Micromolecule

14/02/2017 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

During aging as well as during Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, iron accumulates in the human brain. Now, researchers from German Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena and Italian Scuola... more info

Back to the Start: Re-activation of Embryonic Genes Leads to Muscle Aging

02/12/2016 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

Developmental genes and pathways strictly regulate embryogenesis. The process is strongly driven by so-called Hox-genes. Now, researchers from the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena, Germany,... more info

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21/11/2016 DIfE Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke

Das Eiweißmolekül Ferritin ist ein wichtiger Eisenspeicher des menschlichen Körpers. Wie eine Studie des Deutschen Instituts für Ernährungsforschung (DIfE) nun zeigt, lassen sich die höheren... more info

1.60 Million Euro for Aging Researcher in Jena – Francesco Neri is awarded Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

16/11/2016 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

In acknowledgement of his research, junior researcher Francesco Neri from Jena, Germany, was awarded the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award on November 15, 2016, in Berlin. The prize, which is granted by the... more info

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