The right diet can safeguard against acute kidney injury

22.03.2022 | Discover Prof. Dr. Roman-Ulrich Müller

A research team led by Professor Dr Roman-Ulrich Müller has shown in an animal model that certain diets protect the kidneys from…

ERC Consolidator Grant for Leo Kurian


Prestigious EU research prize will support fundamental genetic research into the development of the human heart / In the long run,…

ERC Starting Grant for Joris Deelen

10.03.2022 | TopNews

Research on genetic mechanisms underlying healthy aging

The cellular cleaning program autophagy helps in wound healing

09.03.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Maria Leptin

Scientists at the University of Cologne have shown that the recycling program of cells, autophagy, leads to the fusion of several…

Mitochondrial diseases: Loss of a protein opens up new therapeutic options

04.03.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Trifunovic

A Cologne research team has demonstrated in an animal model that the loss of the protein CLPP alleviates mitochondrial diseases.…

How a protein controls the production of neurons in the brain

15.02.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Matteo Bergami Prof. Dr. Thomas Langer Prof. Dr. Elena I. Rugarli

Researchers at CECAD have discovered that the protein YME1L regulates the production of new nerve cells and the maintenance of…

Reproduction: Stress in the intestine influences chromosome inheritance

04.02.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Björn Schumacher

Scientists at the University of Cologne show in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans that intestinal cells check the quality of…

How our body controls inflammation during clean-up mechanisms of damaged cells

03.02.2022 | TopNews Discover Prof. Dr. Ana J. García-Sáez

Team from Osnabrück and Cologne investigates new perspectives for cancer treatment

CECAD Scientists win “start-up your idea” competition


Powering the fight against Cancer with AI – that is the vision of the “Cell ImAIging” Team. With this idea, Cell ImAlging…

Hostile takeover in the cell: Pathogens hijack host mitochondria

13.01.2022 | TopNews Discover

Mitochondria are known as energy suppliers for our cells, but they also play an important role in the defense against pathogens.…