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VOILA-Newsletter July 2021

Dear VOILA-partner, we are happy to publish our second VOILA-newsletter. You can read about updates from other RL's.  We wish you all a nice summer holiday and we hope to see you all soon. Best wishes, Eline, Marian, Frans and Joyce Open newsletter

By |2021-07-19T10:35:38+01:00July 19th, 2021|Newsletters, Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on VOILA-Newsletter July 2021

Prestigious ZonMw Open Competition grant awarded to LUMC, VU and RIVM

Prestigious ZonMw Open Competition grant awarded to LUMC, VU and RIVM Prestigious ZonMw Open Competition grant awarded to LUMC, VU and RIVM Our life expectancy keeps increasing on a global scale. The increase in healthy lifespan, however, is lagging behind. Members of long-lived families often remain disease-free into exceptionally old ages. How is [...]

By |2021-06-29T08:04:33+01:00June 29th, 2021|News, Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on Prestigious ZonMw Open Competition grant awarded to LUMC, VU and RIVM

EU-project Rise-Well – cRitIcal Solutions for Elderly WELL-being

The goal of RISE-WELL is to improve SWB and QOL of elderly European citizens to obtain positive individual health outcomes and to promote future translational research. The approach of the consortium has been to design cutting-edge WPs and ESR projects. Scientific need: Mental health and emotional well-being during old age (60+) should be regarded as [...]

By |2021-06-08T08:16:11+01:00June 8th, 2021|Leden in het nieuws, News, Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on EU-project Rise-Well – cRitIcal Solutions for Elderly WELL-being

Leiden-Brazil Summer School on Data Science in Health and Disease – June 7 -17th 2021

This online summer course will stimulate international collaborations between students from Brazil and Leiden. The course will provide an introduction to the use of big data analysis in health and disease. The programme, including theory and practical modules, will focus on diverse hospital data, “omics data” and application thereof in prediction, prognosis and understanding of [...]

By |2021-06-07T10:42:28+01:00June 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Leiden-Brazil Summer School on Data Science in Health and Disease – June 7 -17th 2021

Signatures DuSRA – researchers on the website

In recent years, the DuSRA has developed into a serious discussion partner. Discussions have taken place with subsidy providers, such as ZonMW and Health-Holland. Meetings have been organized to learn about each other's expertise and collaborations have been started. A good example of this is VOILA. Now is the time to think about the [...]

By |2021-04-19T14:53:57+01:00April 19th, 2021|News, Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on Signatures DuSRA – researchers on the website

Unlike dietary restriction, rapamycin fails to extend lifespan and reduce transcription stress in progeroid DNA repair-deficient mice

Aging Cell - February 2021 Dietary restriction (DR) and rapamycin extend healthspan and life span across multiple species. We have recently shown that DR in progeroid DNA repair-deficient mice dramatically extended healthspan and trippled life span. Here, we show that rapamycin, while significantly lowering mTOR signaling, failed to improve life span nor healthspan of [...]

By |2021-04-19T14:47:37+01:00March 2nd, 2021|News, Nieuws VOILA, Papers|Comments Off on Unlike dietary restriction, rapamycin fails to extend lifespan and reduce transcription stress in progeroid DNA repair-deficient mice

Welcome Trust Meeting on Longitudinal studies – March 9-12-2021

Due to the evolving situation with Covid-19, this meeting was postponed from 20-22 April 2020 and will now be held as a virtual conference. Longitudinal studies are ideal tools for studying many things including age-related functional changes, and the development and progression of chronic diseases. This conference will bring together scientists working on studies [...]

By |2021-02-02T10:28:37+01:00February 2nd, 2021|Meetings, News, Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on Welcome Trust Meeting on Longitudinal studies – March 9-12-2021

NWO Life2021 – call for abstracts staat open

Wat is NWO Life? Life is een uniek jaarlijks wetenschappelijk congres dat NWO organiseert voor alle levenswetenschappers binnen Nederland. In de volle breedte en op alle schaalniveaus: van femtometer tot kilometer, van cel tot planeet. NWO Life is bedoeld om senior en junior onderzoekers uit alle disciplines van het brede spectrum dat de Nederlandse [...]

By |2021-01-25T15:47:26+01:00January 25th, 2021|Meetings, News, Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on NWO Life2021 – call for abstracts staat open

VOILA – Annual meeting December 2th 2020

On December 2nd 2020, our first annual meeting will take place. It will be a Zoom-meeting. We will start at 13:00 with a session for all Phd-candidates. The rest of the program will start at 14:00 until 17:00. Do you want to join? Please register!

By |2020-12-07T14:52:00+01:00July 16th, 2020|Nieuws VOILA|Comments Off on VOILA – Annual meeting December 2th 2020

Emerging Role of C/EBPβ and Epigenetic DNA Methylation in Ageing

Trends in genetics - Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2020 Christof Niehrs (Institute of Molecular Biology), Cornelis F. Calkhoven (European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing) Ageing is closely associated with and influenced by energy metabolism, and C/EBPβ is emerging as a key regulator of energy metabolism and longevity. DNA hypermethylation in GADD45α/ING1 [...]

By |2020-01-15T09:25:06+01:00January 15th, 2020|News, Papers|Comments Off on Emerging Role of C/EBPβ and Epigenetic DNA Methylation in Ageing
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