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. GSCN awards “Young Investigator Award“ for FLI-Scientist Francesco Neri
    21.08.2017 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Francesco Neri, PhD, research group leader at the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena, receives the „GSCN 2017 Young Investigator Award“ of the German Stem Cell Network.

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  2. New therapeutic attack point: Scientists find off-switch for the mTor complex
    06.06.2017 · FMP Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    As the cell's molecular control center, the mTor kinase regulates cellular metabolism, growth and division. However, in cells affected by pathological change, the regulation goes array. Therefore, it would be helpful if the...

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  3. 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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