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. Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at FLI
    13.08.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Ukrainian cell biologist Dr. Yuliya Kurlishchuk has received a research fellowship for postdocs from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. With this funding, she is now a guest at the Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann...

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  2. Aggressive tumors - New regulator in breast cancer cells discovered
    06.08.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Triple-negative breast cancer is a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. Here, important receptors are missing, which often serve as targets for treatments. Thus, these tumors are unlikely to respond to current...

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  3. Back-to-back: Current Studies on the Longevity of Naked Mole-Rats
    02.08.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Naked mole-rats can live considerably longer than other rodents like mouse, rat or guinea pig. This makes them outliers among mammals, just as humans with their maximum lifespan of about 120 years. The identification of genetic...

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