Prof. Dr. Thomas Benzing was appointed to the renowned American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

Friday, 19.12.2014 | Category: TopNews

The international acknowleged expert for chronical kidney diseases is CECAD Cluster of Excellence scientist and Director of Department of Internal Medicine II at the University Hospital Cologne. [more]

Successful IRCAN/CECAD Joint Retreat

Wednesday, 17.12.2014 | Category: TopNews, Calendar

The first IRCAN/CECAD Joint Retreat for PhD students and postdocs took place on 1st and 2nd October 2014 in Nice, France.  International collaborations and the exchange of scientific knowledge are essential parts of... [more]

Prof. Björn Schumacher elected as new president of DGfA

Wednesday, 10.12.2014 | Category: TopNews, Calendar

Prof. Björn Schumacher has been elected as new president of the German Society for Aging Research (DGfA). He takes over from the past-president Prof. K. Lenhard Rudolph. Schumacher has served the DGfA previously as Secretary... [more]

Open call for applications:

Monday, 08.12.2014 | Category: TopNews

Laboratory space for independent junior group leaders in the CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne, Germany, read more… 

The new Family Room CECAD Minis is available for use!

Tuesday, 02.12.2014 | Category: TopNews

On December 19 at 10.30 am we would like to celebrate the inauguration with you in room 1.063 with kid’s punch and some cookies. 

Genome Damage Tolerance expends Lifespan

Monday, 24.11.2014 | Category: TopNews

Prof. Dr. Björn Schumacher today published on "Nature Cell Biology's" website 

Prof. Dr. Björn Schuhmacher

8th Herbstsymposium of the University Hospital Cologne and Bayer

Monday, 24.11.2014 | Category: Calendar, TopNews

Genomics & Co [more]

The Graduate Symposium 2014 of the Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research

Monday, 17.11.2014 | Category: TopNews

will take place on November 26 in MPI for Biology of Ageing. [more]

Cologne Seminars on Ageing, November 11, 5:30 p. m.

Wednesday, 05.11.2014 | Category: TopNews

by Ashley I. Bush, Neuropathology Laboratory, Mental Health Research Institute, Melbourne, AUS [more]

Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research: New Website

Tuesday, 28.10.2014 | Category: TopNews

Visit the new website of the Cologne Graduate School of Ageing Research! [more]

New Chair for Translational Research - Prof. Dr. Oliver Cornely accepted

Monday, 20.10.2014 | Category: TopNews

A new Chair for Translational Research was set up at the Cluster of Excellence CECAD (Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases) at the University of Cologne. Translational medicine provides the quik transfer of... [more]

Cologne Seminars on Ageing, September 19, 3:00 p. m.

Thursday, 18.09.2014 | Category: TopNews

by Ronald Kahn, Harvard University, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, USA [more]

GMDS Workshop 2014

Thursday, 18.09.2014 | Category: TopNews

„Computational Models in Biology and Medicine“ [more]

Mechanism to prevent excessive cell death and inflammation found

Monday, 18.08.2014 | Category: TopNews

The lab group of Prof. Dr. Pasparakis at the Cluster of Excellence CECAD at the University of Cologne was able to gain valuable findings on mechanisms of cell death and how it can cause or prevent inflammation. Read more... [more]

Dr. Matteo Bergami and Dr. David Vilchez, CECAD scientists, received Grant of the University of Cologne (UoC) 2014

Monday, 11.08.2014 | Category: TopNews

The UoC Postdoc Grant is part of the ‚UoC Graduate and Young Researcher Program‘ (GYRP) of the University of Cologne and is awarded to outstanding PhD students and young scientist in order to support their research projects. The... [more]

HORIZON2020 and beyond: EU collaborative research – Funding opportunities in the Life Sciences

Wednesday, 16.07.2014 | Category: TopNews

International collaborations are absolutely vital for the effective implementation of large research projects. In order to share its experiences  in EU funding applications for collaborative research, the Translational... [more]

„CECAD Campus Meets BioCampus Cologne“: New translational collaboration projects between CECAD scientists and Biotech-companies

Wednesday, 02.07.2014 | Category: TopNews

Cologne: International Hotspot on aging reserch. Dynamic and sparkling city – aging society. The City of Cologne invests in the development of ‚BioCampus Cologne’ – new prospects for exciting translational projects of CECAD... [more]

Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Wednesday, 02.07.2014 | Category: TopNews

Yosef Shiloh: "The DNA damage response: a crossroads of genomic stability, cancer and ageing" Date: Thursday, 3. July 2014, 5 p.m.  Venue: CECAD Research Center Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 26Lecture Hall, Ground... [more]

CECAD Workshop at ESOF 2014

Thursday, 26.06.2014 | Category: TopNews

CECAD Workshop "Young scientists fighting age-related diseases" at ESOF 2014 Copenhagen, June26, 2014, 8:30-9:45 AM. Organiser: Lene Juel Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen.  Speaker: Prof. Dr. Björn... [more]

CECAD Translational Event

Monday, 23.06.2014 | Category: TopNews

Workshop "CECAD Campus meets BioCampus Cologne" [more]

Prof. Cornely reaches second selection phase of Horizon 2020

Monday, 16.06.2014 | Category: TopNews

Prof. Oliver Cornely, Principal investigator and Head of the Translational Platform at CECAD, was able to reach the second selection phase of Horizon 2020. Horizon 2020 is an EU-programme for Research and Innovation. Its aim is... [more]

Personal Coaching Program for female PhD students and Postdocs

Monday, 16.06.2014 | Category: Calendar, TopNews

Are you still unsure about your career development? Apply for our well-established SFB 829 & CECAD Personal Coaching Program! [more]

XI. KölnAlumni-Symposium „Klimapolitik und Energiewende: Was kostet die Welt?“

Friday, 23.05.2014 | Category: TopNews, Calendar

Date: 23.05.14, 7:00 p.m. Venue: Aula at the University of Cologne Meteorologist Dr. Susanne Crewell, researcher into climate impact Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer, Chairman of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen-Bundestagsfraktion Dr. Anton... [more]

Prof Oliver Cornely Elected ECMM President

Monday, 19.05.2014 | Category: TopNews

Fungal infections are often associated with the aging process and research in this area is highly relevant given our aging population. Confirmation of Cologne Mycologist Prof Oliver Cornely's role as President of the ECMM - the... [more]

Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (CIG) awarded to CECAD Scientist Dr. David Vilchez

Friday, 09.05.2014 | Category: TopNews

Dr. David Vilchez investigates along with his CECAD research team aging-related changes of the proteostasis network. Now, he received the Marie Curie Career Integration Grant. (more) [more]

Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Wednesday, 23.04.2014 | Category: TopNews, Calendar

Jürg Bähler: "Genome-wide analyses of cellular regulation, diversity and ageing in fission yeast" [more]

CECAD Seminar

Friday, 11.04.2014 | Category: TopNews, Calendar

Dominik Boos: “Initiation of Vertebrate DNA Replication: Molecular Mechanisms and Regulations" [more]

CECAD Minisymposium "Noncoding RNAs – Biology and Disease"

Friday, 21.03.2014 | Category: TopNews

April 28, 2014 | CECAD Research Center [more]

New principle in cancer treatment found

Thursday, 20.03.2014 | Category: TopNews

Interdisciplinary Team of CECAD scientists of the University of Cologne and the University Hospital on 2014, March 20 in EMBO. Read more … [more]

Thorsten Hoppe´s statement on SPIEGEL ONLINE

Thursday, 20.03.2014 | Category: TopNews

Yesterday Thorsten Hoppe, Principal Investigator at CECAD, was asked for his opinion on a new study by Bruce Yankner and his research group. Their results show, that the REST-Protein has a protective function on brain cells,... [more]

Bayer Workshop with CECAD scientists

Monday, 24.02.2014 | Category: TopNews, Calendar

Volker Burst and Prof. Thomas Benzing from CECAD Cluster of Excellence will give lectures on the 7th workshop held by University Clinic of Cologne and Bayer. The focus of the workshop will be on „Chronic kidney... [more]

Cologne Mycology Professor Oliver Cornely honoured with “Prof Pushpa Talwar Memorial Oration” for his research

Sunday, 19.01.2014 | Category: TopNews

Cologne mycology Prof Oliver A. Cornely, Director of the Clinical Trials Center and the Translational Research Platform at the CECAD Excellence Cluster at the University of Cologne, has been honoured with the Prof Pushpa Talwar... [more]

ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Cologne: New insights into aging- associated diseases

Monday, 16.12.2013 | Category: TopNews

Prof Thorsten Hoppe has received the ERC Consolidator Grant 2013 for his exceptional research in protein quality control. The European Research Council’s (ERC) programme supports scientists in the EU by funding risky research... [more]

New publication of Dr Matteo Bergami in Cell Metabolism:

Friday, 22.11.2013 | Category: TopNews

New Perspectives for Patients suffering from Brain Injury – Cologne CECAD researchers investigate metabolic processes in inflamed nerve tissue [more]

Prof. Dr. Elena Rugarli has been awarded new E-Rare coordinator

Friday, 22.11.2013 | Category: TopNews

CECAD scientist Prof. Dr. Elena Rugarli has recently been awarded as an european E-Rare (ERA-Net for Research Programmes on Rare Diseases) coordinator.E-Rare coordinates scientific projects throughout Europe investigating... [more]

CECAD Graduate Symposium

Wednesday, 20.11.2013 | Category: Calendar, Graduate School


Care-for-Rare Prize goes to Dr. Tina Wenz, CECAD Cluster of Excellence

Wednesday, 06.11.2013 | Category: TopNews

Dr. Tina Wenz, scientist of CECAD Cluster of Excellence from Cologne University, today receives a prize for her outstanding scientific achievements. Her research focuses on mitochondrial dysfunctions leading to serious diseases.... [more]

Moving ahead!

Tuesday, 05.11.2013 | Category: TopNews

Yesterday, on November 4th, the Nephrolab moved, as the first of all labs, into the new CECAD Research Center. Many other labs will be following over the next few weeks. The moving oft he CECAD labs has been of interest not only... [more]

CECAD intensifies efforts for its internationalisation

Friday, 01.11.2013 | Category: TopNews

CECAD has been trying to intensify its international contacts. In this context the CECAD-IRCAN Symposium took place in Nizza on September 21st.   Please see the following program: 8:45 Welcome Adress: E. Gilson & B.... [more]

Opening of "Oliveri Bistro & Café" at the new CECAD building.

Wednesday, 23.10.2013 | Category: TopNews

Café "Oliveri" has now been opened!Opening hours are Mo.-Thu. from 7:30 until 17:00 and Fr. from 7:30 until 16:00. If you would like to place a reservation or want more information, please contact: Oliveri Bistro... [more]

Presentation of ERC Grant–recepient Aleksandra Trifunovic at the kick-off event of Horizon 2020

Monday, 30.09.2013 | Category: TopNews

ERC (European Research Council) Grant–recepient Aleksandra Trifunovic presented her current research project at the kick-off event of Horizon 2020 on September 30th in Düsseldorf. In this project, she and her CECAD research... [more]

2nd CECAD Graduate Symposium

Tuesday, 24.09.2013 | Category: Graduate School, TopNews

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 in Cologne Free admission – no registration required! 

Genemutation prevents pain perception. Cologne genome researchers came up with important discovery.

Monday, 16.09.2013 | Category: TopNews

Current publication of Peter Nürnberg in Nature Genetics. 

Newly associated CECAD Member: Dr. Jan-Wilhelm Kornfeld

Monday, 09.09.2013 | Category: TopNews

Dr. Jan-Wilhelm Kornfeld joins CECAD as a new Principal Investigator. [more]

Gene Mutation as Common Reason for Childhood-Epilepsy

Sunday, 11.08.2013 | Category: TopNews

Current publication reveals new findings in neurological research-studies about epilepsy. [more]

"Multidisciplinary Aging Research": Summer School for International Alumni of the University of Cologne

Wednesday, 07.08.2013 | Category: TopNews

Prof. Dr. Thomas Benzing presents the research focus and the aims of CECAD of the Summer School. [more]

CECAD Offers Medical Student Fellowships

Monday, 29.07.2013 | Category: TopNews, Graduate School

Apply now! [more]

New Study Reveals Mechanisms Possibly Leading To Skin Diseases Such As Skin Cancer Or Psoriasis

Monday, 29.07.2013 | Category: TopNews

Current publication of Carien Niessen in Developmental Cell [more]

CECAD in Swiss Media

Monday, 15.07.2013 | Category: TopNews

SFR Kultur [more]

Artikel über Alternsforschung ausgezeichnet mit dem ersten Platz im Wissenschaftler-Journalisten-Wettbewerb „Hauptsache Biologie“

Thursday, 11.07.2013 | Category: TopNews

Die freie Journalistin Ulrike Viegener und Prof. Dr. Rudolf Wiesner, Alternsforscher in CECAD, dem Exzellenzcluster an der Universität zu Köln, gewannen den ersten Platz bei dem renommierten Wissenschaftsjournalismus-Wettbewerb... [more]