With selected press releases of the member institutes we inform you here about their research on ageing.

  1. Early Diagnosis of Brain Metastases
    26.03.2020 · FMP Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    New Contrast Agent

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  2. Newly confirmed biochemical mechanism in mouse, bat and naked mole rat cells is a key component of the anti-ageing program
    11.03.2020 · IZW Leibniz Institue for Zoo and Wildlife Research

    Ageing is an inevitable part of life, yet some species are ageing very differently than others, even than very similar ones.

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  3. Cancer cachexia
    25.02.2020 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Extracellular ligand helps to prevent muscle loss

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  4. Lipid Metabolism and Diabetes
    03.12.2019 · DIfE German Institute on Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

    In Sync with the Internal Circadian Clock

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  5. How intestinal cells renew themselves
    21.10.2019 · Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    the role of Klumpfuss in cell differentiation

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  6. New point of attack for the treatment of diabetes and cancer
    27.08.2019 · FMP Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    A new signaling pathway for mTor-dependent cell growth

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  7. A New Diabetes Classification?
    06.08.2019 · DDZ German Diabetes Center

    Subgroups of Type 2 Diabetes have Specific Risk of Diabetes-Associated Diseases such as Fatty Liver and Neuropathy

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  8. Immortal Planarians
    05.08.2019 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Better Stem Cells under Starvation

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  9. Increasing numbers of older individuals in Germany burdened by housing costs
    03.07.2019 · DIW Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung

    Two thirds of older renting households spend over 30 percent of their income on rent compared with 38 percent in 1996

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  10. Promising Approach
    03.07.2019 · DIfE Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke

    Prevent Diabetes with Intermittent Fasting

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  11. People who eat less live longer and healthier lives
    25.06.2019 · DIFE Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam-Rehbrücke

    Skipping Meat on Occasion May Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes

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  12. "Salt Prince" CC1
    18.02.2019 · FMP Leibniz-Forschungsinstut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    Newly discovered protein has important function in plants - and could also be important for Alzheimer's research

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  13. Volker Haucke receives Feldberg Prize
    10.01.2019 · FMP Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

    Prof. Volker Haucke, Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) receives the Feldberg Prize 2020, which is awarded annually by the Feldberg Foundation for anglo-german scientific exchange. The...

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  14. Cohesin down-regulation drives hematopoietic stem cell aging
    14.12.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    Organism aging is characterized by increases in inflammation and decreases in stem cell function. The relationship between these processes remains incompletely understood. Researchers of the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in...

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  15. Newly developed eczema during aging: What influence do genes and air pollution have?
    23.11.2018 · IUF – Leibniz-Institut für umweltmedizinische Forschung

    Little is known about eczema in the elderly. New insights on this topic were recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. They are based on a two-step investigation of researchers from the IUF in...

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  16. Inflammatory processes impair nerve regeneration in old age
    19.10.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    The regenerative capacity of the nervous system declines during aging; the risk to develop nerve pathologies increases. Researchers of the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena investigated the regeneration of aging nerves in...

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  17. New function of “kidney-gene” – WT1 plays a role in the central nervous system and controls movement
    16.10.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

    The WT1 gene fulfills a central role in the development of a healthy, proper functioning kidney. Mutations in WT1 lead to impairments in kidney development and cause Wilms tumors, a pediatric kidney cancer. Researchers of the...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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