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 [...]
Tenured and Tenure-Track Biogerontology Faculty Positions: University of Michigan The University of Michigan Geriatrics Center is seeking to hire one or more tenure track faculty members to carry out research focused on the biology of aging and the relationship of aging processes to late life diseases. We are interested in considering both new investigators, [...]
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We are pleased to announce the 3rd Meeting on the Molecular Biology of Ageing that will take place from Thursday afternoon till Saturday Evening, October 10-12, 2019, in Groningen, The Netherlands. We cordially invite you to attend the meeting on the Molecular Biology of Ageing and submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation. This [...]
Nature Communications - Augustus 2019 Human longevity is heritable, but genome-wide association (GWA) studies have had limited success. Here, we perform two meta-analyses of GWA studies of a rigorous longevity phenotype definition including 11,262/3484 cases surviving at or beyond the age corresponding to the 90th/99th survival percentile, respectively, and 25,483 controls whose age at [...]
LUMC | August 20 - 2019 | PRESSRELEASE Researchers on ageing led by Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have identified a combination of biomarkers in the blood which could help estimate the vulnerability of elderly people consistently across five European countries, equally in men and women of all ages above 60 years. The scientists [...]
Getting older is a process that is different from person to person, it incurs physical wear and tear. Over the past few years scientific research has shown that not all decline is inevitable. We can increasingly manipulate the signs of ageing and that is why a large team of doctors, biologists, diet experts and [...]
In samenwerking met de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gerontologie: Kennisnetwerk Ouder Worden en Samenleving wordt op 01-11-2019 het 15e Nationaal Gerontologiecongres georganiseerd. SAMEN WORDEN WE OUDER Op vrijdag 1 november 2019 wordt voor de 15e keer het Nationaal Gerontologiecongres georganiseerd. Het 2-jaarlijkse Nationaal Gerontologiecongres is dé ontmoetingsplek voor iedereen die veroudering en de gezondheid en [...]
In Europe and around the world, people are living longer than ever before. This is one of the greatest achievements of the past century, but it also brings challenges for European societies and the EU as a whole. We must adjust to an ageing and shrinking workforce, and find financially viable ways to deliver [...]
On the 29th of November 2019 the DuSRA Annual meeting will take place. Soon you will find more information about the program and the registration.