Press Releases

August 07th, 2014

Toxic proteins cause neurodegeneration in motor neuron disease and dementia


Recent findings in basic biomedical research might pave the way towards novel...



April 01st, 2014

Age-related decline in sleep quality might be reversible


Sleep is essential for human health. But with increasing age, many people experience a decline in...



March 13th, 2014

How a small worm may help the fight against Alzheimer's


C. elegans roundworm

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biology of Ageing in Cologne have found that a...



October 18th, 2013

Ageing research cluster in Cologne moves closer together


Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing opens new research building



August 21st, 2013

Publication Nature: a mother's genes can hasten her child's ageing process


Researchers at the MPI for Biology of Ageing and Karolinska Institutet have shown that ageing ...



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