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. Increased Blood Flow triggers Liver Regeneration
    16.10.2018 · DDZ German Diabetes Center

    The liver is one of the most important human organs. It is essential for metabolism, blood detoxification and the functioning of the immune system. Moreover, the liver is the only organ which can fully regenerate its cell mass...

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  2. 1. Jena Aging Meeting (JAM) from September 6-8 in Jena
    10.09.2018 · 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...

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  3. More than just a DNA repair deficiency syndrome – impaired acetylation in Cockayne syndrome B
    31.08.2018 · 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...

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