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In a society where people are living longer and longer the Cologne Cluster of Excellence CECAD at the University of Cologne explores the causes of aging processes and aging-associated disorders. read more…

Dementia, diabetes, chronic inflammation, cancer, infection, chronic kidney disease, arteriosclerosis … all medical conditions that become more common with age. read more…

Developing new treatments for aging-associated diseases needs basic scientific research. read more…

CECAD cooperates with leading research groups and institutions on a national and international basis. read more…

Hans Christian Reinhardt, Principal Investigator at CECAD wins Theodor-Frerich-Prize

His cancer research about KRAS-Genes (Kirsten Rat Sarcoma-Genes) was honored by the German Society for Internal Medicin (DGIM). The prize...more


Deutsche Welle podcast produced at the 2nd Cologne Ageing Conference

During the 2nd Cologne Ageing Conference the Deutsche Welle produced a new episode of the Spectrum-podcast. The results and the podcast...more


Björn Schumacher on the SWR1 radio station (german)

On tuesday, 5th of April 2016 Björn Schumacher was interviewed for the german radio station SWR1. Topic of the talk was "On our way to...more



5th CECAD/MPI PhD and Postdoc Retreat on March 3 - 4, 2016 in Trier

In March of this year the junior scientists of CECAD again left Cologne for their fifth CECAD PhD/PostDoc retreat. This time, the retreat...more


16.06.2016: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Siegfried Hekimi: "Mitochondrial dysfunction and longevity in animals: Untangling the knot."more


10.11.2016: 5th Graduate Symposium Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research

10.11.2016 5th Graduate Symposium Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Researchmore


Further Information on Events

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