New Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

Anne Schaefer explores the ageing brainmore

“We want to be as inclusive as possible”

A conversation with our Gender Equality Officersmore

Fountain of youth for ageing stem cells in bone marrow

Epigenetic changes in old age increase risk of osteoporosis and bone fracturesmore

MicroRNA miR-1 impacts protein aggregation and muscle function during ageing

miR-1 loss leads to improved motility in a worm model for Huntington’s Disease more

How do our cells react to starvation or stress?

Internal sensor coordinates the cellular stress response to alter the composition of extracellular proteinsmore

Stiffness of skin tissue determines the renewal capacity of stem cells

Old and young skin stem cells are both capable of renewing the skin and its hair follicles. A slower renewal turnover of aged skin and its hair ...more

Transparency Agreement for Animal Research

We are among the first signing members of the initiative of the DFG and "Tierversuche verstehen" for open communication about animals in research. more

Reduced food intake helps to stay healthier in old age

Questions and answers on animal experiments with reduced food intake at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing.more

"Welcome on Board!" - Working at the International Office

Voices of our employees: Andrea Veith and Claudia Konitzer from the International Office at the MPI for Biology of Ageing.more

The Secrets of Longevity

Photo exhibition provides insights into old agemore

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