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Lectures2016-12-20T10:46:06+01:00

Lectures

Pol Grootswagers – PhD Wageningen University & Research

Background Ageing research now seems to exist of two different disciplines: (1) slowing down / preventing ageing, and (2) improving quality of life of aged people. Sometimes, this leads to conflicting messages. For instance, to slow down ageing one can argue that lowering protein intake is an effective strategy, [...]

3 Molecular Biology of Ageing Meeting – October 10 – 12, 2019 Groningen, The Netherlands

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 [...]

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies multiple longevity genes

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 [...]

Blood-based biomarkers help to estimate vulnerability of the elderly

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 [...]

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