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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…

Scientists in Cologne identify important lysine-acetylation regulatory mechanisms for Ran protein

The team of scientists led by Dr. Michael Lammers at CECAD, the Cluster of Excellence at the... more


CECAD Annual Report 2015 published now!

The CECAD annual report 2015 has been published recently. It provides information about CECAD´s... more


NonCode 2015 | CECAD Mini-Symposium on regulatory RNAs

August 24, 2015 | CECAD Research Center more


5 CECAD Travel Grants available

CECAD offers up to 5 travel grants (€1,500 each) to CECAD postdocs and last year PhD students. more


Two CECAD Career-promoting Postdoctoral Grants Available

CECAD offers two postdoctoral grants to support an independent research career more


19.11.2015: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Martin Hetzer: "Proteome deterioration during aging"more


21.10.2015: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Eline Slagboom: "Linking Omics and Environment to understand the hallmarks of healthy ageing and longevity in humans"more


07.10.2015: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Harm Kampinga: "Heat shock proteins: the brains of protein quality control?"more



26.08.2015: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Ehud Cohen: "Lipid assemblies and post translational modifications as key regulators of aging and proteostasis in the nematode C. elegans"more


12.08.2015: Cologne Seminars on Ageing

Satchin Panda: "Eating pattern in health and diseases"more


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