Fewer antibody diversity as we age

Studies in African killifish reveal how the immune system agesmore

ERC Starting Grant for Joris Deelen

In his ERC-funded project “ElucidAge” he will investigate genetic variants that are unique to long-lived individuals. more

At the core of the MPI: Our core facilities

Britta Thewes interviewed Bettina Bertalan and Steffen Lawo who run two of the Core Facilities and share their experiences.more

Hostile takeover in the cell

Research Group led by Lena Pernas describes in Science Magazine that pathogens hijack host mitochondria. more

Linda Partridge on the "Global Highly Cited Researchers" list

Linda Partridge is included on Clarivate Analytics' annual Global Highly Cited Researchers list. The list contains a "Who's Who" of influential ...more

First steps on the academic road: Postdoc in the US

Interview with Hans-Georg Sprenger and Melanie Mittenbühler who both chose to follow an academic career after finishing their PhD thesis projects in ...more

New Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

Anne Schaefer explores the ageing brain and studies the mechanisms responsible for the longevity of nerve cells in the brain.more

“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