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. A New Role for Autophagosomes in Neurodegeneration
    24.04.2017 · FMP Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    Autophagosomes are at the center of attention, at least since the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded for research on autophagy in 2016. The much talked about autophagosomes are small membrane vesicles in charge of waste...

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  2. Volker Haucke receives the Avanti Award in Lipids
    24.04.2017 · FMP Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recognises Volker Haucke for his outstanding scientific achievements in membrane biology.

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  3. Researchers Find Gene WT1 to Impact Women’s Fertility
    29.03.2017 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    It has been estimated that more than 80 million people in the world have an unfulfilled desire to have children. But for every 10th couple, the reasons therefor remain unclear. Now, researchers from the Leibniz Institute on Aging...

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