News

How aging clocks tick

09.05.2024 TopNews Prof. Dr. Björn Schumacher

Two scientists from the University of Cologne have discovered that aging clocks are based on random events / publication in…

Protein responsible for genetic inflammatory disease identified

29.04.2024 TopNews Prof. Dr. Hirotsugu Oda

Scientists at the University of Cologne discover that the linear ubiquitin assembly complex (LUBAC) is essential for proper immune…

Once food is in sight, the liver is activated

26.04.2024 Prof. Dr. Jens C. Brüning TopNews Prof. Dr. Hirotsugu Oda

The brain sends signals to the liver earlier than previously assumed, which then adapts the sugar metabolism - publication in…

ERC Advanced Grants for the CECAD researchers Jens Brüning and Thorsten Hoppe

11.04.2024 Prof. Dr. Jens C. Brüning TopNews Prof. Dr. Hirotsugu Oda Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hoppe

Metabolism researcher Jens Brüning and geneticist Thorsten Hoppe, both working group leaders at the Cluster of Excellence for…

Fuelling nerve cell function and plasticity

05.04.2024 TopNews Prof. Dr. Matteo Bergami

New finding from scientists at the University of Cologne’s CECAD Cluster of Excellence in Aging Research discloses how…

Insights on DNA damage and aging shared in Forbes

27.03.2024 TopNews Prof. Dr. Jan H. J. Hoeijmakers

The new study recently published in Nature Genetics by Jan Hoeijmkers, Akos Gyenis, Jiang Chang, and Joris Pothof, has obtained…

Hoeijmakers’ aging and healthspan research, published on CORDIS, EU website

27.03.2024 TopNews Prof. Dr. Jan H. J. Hoeijmakers

Our genetic blueprint, DNA, faces constant damage—whether from UV light, chemicals, or spontaneous processes. When DNA repair…

Eating, socializing or exploring: How the brain switches between different behaviors

18.03.2024 TopNews

Project involving the University of Cologne (UoC) gives insights into a key brain function / publication in Nature Neuroscience

Keeping the immune system in check

07.03.2024 TopNews

Researchers from the University of Cologne (UoC) have discovered a regulatory mechanism that prevents an excessive and harmful…

Mechanism discovered that protects tissue after faulty gene expression

02.02.2024 TopNews

A study at the CECAD Cluster of Excellence in Aging Research has identified a protein complex that is activated by defects in the…