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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…

Johanna Wanka visits CECAD and Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

As part of her summer tour "The future of growing old" the Federal Minister for Education and Research, Johanna Wanka, will visit...more


Stem cells feel the force - New publication in Nature Cell Biology

A team of scientists led by Sara Wickström, Principal Investigator at CECAD, the Cluster of Excellence in Cellular Stress Responses in...more


New SFB 1218 at CECAD receives funding for next four years

Mitochondria play an important role in cells for the production of energy. Latest findings suggest that their role is more complex than...more


Björn Schumacher at the NRW-Fortschrittslecture in Berlin

On Monday, 30th of May 2016 Prof. Björn Schumacher, Principal Investigator at CECAD, Prof. Christiane Woopen, managing director of ceres...more


International Team Led by the Researcher on Aging Aleksandra Trifunovic from Cologne Wins Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action worth 3.9 Million Euros

Aleksandra Trifunovic, Principal Investigator at the Cluster of Excellence CECAD, will coordinate the REMIX project (REgulation of...more


25.08.2016: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Jan Vijg: "Genome instability: A conserved mechanism of aging?" 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


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