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Leibniz Research Alliance Healthy Ageing starts cooperation with Japan

15/06/2016 LFV Healthy Ageing

The population of Japan is ageing – just like that of Germany. Japanese scientists estimate that by 2030, 25.6 % of the country’s population will be aged 65 and over. The Federal Statistical Office... more info

„Healthy Ageing – Forschung aus erster Hand“ focuses on Japan-Cooperation

13/06/2016 LRA Healthy Ageing

The second edition of „Healthy Ageing – Forschung aus erster Hand“ is published today. This time the magazine of the Leibniz Research Alliance (LRA) Healthy Ageing focuses on the upcoming workshop... more info

Epigenetic Modification Increases Susceptibility to Obesity and Predicts Fatty Liver Later in Life

23/05/2016 DIfE German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

Scientists of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) led by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) have shown in a mouse model that the epigenetic* modification of the Igfbp2**... more info

Turn off Per2 – Turn on Healthy Aging

19/04/2016 FLi Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

Due to a loss of functionality in hematopoietic stem cells, immune defects occur during aging. Now, researchers from Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany,... more info

The Up- and Downside of Caloric Restriction for Aging and Health

16/03/2016 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

It’s already well known that a diet may have a life-extending effect. Researchers from Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena, Germany, now showed that besides improving... more info

Milestone for Parkinson's research: The amyloid protein α-synuclein has been visualised in the cell for the first time

26/01/2016 FMP Leibniz-Institut fürMolekulare Pharmakologie

The protein α-synuclein plays an important role in Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases. Although a considerable amount is known about the structure of the protein within the... more info

Fast Ageing and Time Machine: Genome of the Turquoise killifish sequenced

04/12/2015 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

The Turquoise killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri) is the shortest-lived vertebrate that can be kept under laboratory conditions. It exemplifies a rapid growth and aging in fast motion. Now,... more info