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Improving the Neuron Factory – New Modulator of Stem Cell Identity found

13.11.2017 | Category: TopNews

Since their discovery in 2006, induced pluripotent stem cells are a glimmer of hope for many diseases. But further research of the complex regulation of pluripotent stem cell identity revealed unexpected difficulties. A team of...more


Protect the skin, build barriers: Old acquaintance in a new role

08.11.2017 | Category: TopNews

To ensure the barrier function of the skin, mutual regulation of connections between epidermal cells and a receptor for growth factors is necessary. These findings can help to reduce the effects of inflammatory skin diseases and...more


Dario Valenzano and Alvaro Rada-Iglesias selected as EMBO Young Investigator

26.10.2017 | Category: TopNews

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) elected Dr Dario Riccardo Valenzano and Dr. Alvaro Rada-Iglesias as young investigator (YIP). With this they join a network of 47 current and 417 past young investigators who...more


Road map to a longer life

26.10.2017 | Category: TopNews

In old age a variety of cellular processes decline and the risk to develop age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Diabetes increases dramatically. But does ageing affect all organs and tissues in the body in the...more


"Secrets of the brain - what is it able to do, why does it age?" Public talk by Prof. Schumacher & Prof. Elger

26.10.2017 | Category: TopNews

The life span of humans is still increasing every year. But have we "learned" to become older and how too live a healthy life? "Not yet", says Björn Schumacher. Together with Prof Elger he will give answers in...more


One step further: CECAD invited to submit full proposal for Excellence Strategy

29.09.2017 | Category: TopNews

After two succesful funding periods of the Exzellence Initiative, the Cluster of Excellence CECAD is happy to be invited to submit the full proposal for the Exzellence Strategy of the federal government and states. „We are...more


Jan-Wilhelm Kornfeld takes over professorship in Odense

25.09.2017 | Category: TopNews

Jan-Wilhelm Kornfeld has been conducting his research as a CECAD PI and leading his junior research group at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research since 2013. His studies are supported by the German Research...more


Fast-forward Aging due to DNA Damage

30.08.2017 | Category: TopNews

In the course of time the DNA accumulates more and more damage – aging is one of the results. The manifold effects of DNA damage have now been shown in unprecedented complexity. The study by scientists led by Björn Schumacher at...more


Personal Coaching Program

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for female PhD students and Postdocmore