Does a healthy lifestyle promote cognitive performance in old age? What new therapeutic approaches can be used to extend the health span in old age? What must the environment look like so that people can age healthy and satisfied? These are just a few examples of the pressing questions that society and politics are currently posing to science. The Leibniz Research Alliance Healthy Ageing wants to provide answers.
  1. 1. Jena Aging Meeting (JAM) from September 6-8 in Jena
    09/10/2018 · LRA Healthy Ageing

    Around 200 researchers from 16 countries meet in Jena from September 6-8 at the international “Jena Aging Meeting” to discuss latest research results and developments in the field of aging research. The very first JAM is organized by the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) together with the Leibniz Research Alliance “Healthy Ageing”.

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  2. More than just a DNA repair deficiency syndrome – impaired acetylation in Cockayne syndrome B
    08/31/2018 · IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine

    By studying the skin phenotype of the hereditary disease Cockayne syndrome researchers at the IUF and HHU Düsseldorf have found a mechanism which can prevent the loss of subcutaneous fat, i.e. one of the cardinal symptoms of Cockayne syndrome. This study was now published in “Science Translational Medicine”.

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  3. Scientists of the LRA Healthy Ageing at the University of California, Berkeley
    08/28/2018 · LRA Healthy Ageing

    Scientists of the LRA Healthy Ageing represented the research alliance at an interdisciplinary meeting of ageing researchers in Berkeley on August 17th. The Center for Research and Education on Aging (CREA) at the UC Berkeley organized together with other UC Berkeley organizations dedicated in ageing research a summit of ageing researchers in California. The participating disciplines were similar to the ones, which are working together in the LRA Healthy Ageing. George Brooks and Steve Garan from CREA invited scientists from biomedicine, adult education, social science and technologies to discuss questions of ageing. From the FLI Helen Morrison, Alessandro Ori and Wilfried Briest took part and informed the participants about the work in the LRA Healthy Ageing. Helen Morrison, speaker of the research alliance, is optimistic that the international cooperation between CREA and the LRA Healthy Ageing will develop.

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