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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

Alter beeinträchtigt zelluläre Müllabfuhr

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

Ectoine reduces chronic lung inflammation: A new therapeutic approach against COPD

28/10/2016 IUF Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine

Researchers at the IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine demonstrate for the first time the efficacy of the natural compound ectoine against chronic lung inflammation in an... more info

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