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…

2nd Cologne Ageing Conference

April 3-5, 2016. Free admission – please register now!

Graduate School: Apply now!

Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research

The online application for 12 fully funded PhD student positions at the Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research is now available!

David Vilchez received ERC Starting Grant

David Vilchez, a junior group leader of the CECAD Cluster of Excellence Cologne, was very successful in receiving one of the highly coveted...more

Nobel Prize in Chemistry: the Importance of Aging Research

This year's Nobel prize in chemistry was awarded for new results in the research of aging. PI Björn Schumacher was mentioned in these...more

University Hospital Cologne: Introducing ourselves.

The CECAD Research Center is located on the campus of the University Hospital Cologne, giving CECAD scientists the opportunity to...more

01.01.2016: Cologne Seminars on Ageing 2016 schedule

Please find attached the schedule of the Cologne Seminars on Ageing of the year 2016more

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