The accumulation of the metabolite fumarate in the mitochondrion, the powerhouse of a cell, can cause inflammation associated with…
Dr. Débora Trentini Schmidt received the €10,000 Research Award of the Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation in January 9, 2023.
Dr. Leo Kurian will start his W1 professorship in Regulation of Cellular Identity in Embryonic Development, Homeostasis and in the…
Coenzyme Q distribution within the cell is regulated by mitochondria
As life expectancy increases, our society is changing - the proportion of older people is growing. For the future of mankind and our society, it is therefore important to be able to prevent and treat the rapidly increasing age-related diseases in the future. read more
The podcast series "Exzellent erklärt – Spitzenforschung für alle" ("Excellently Explained - Cutting-Edge Research for All") by the Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) regularly reports from one of the 57 research clusters funded under the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments. In the current episode the focus is on aging research, with CECAD members Prof. Dr. Cristina Polidori and Prof. Dr. Björn Schumacher.
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.