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In a society where people are living longer and longer the Cologne Cluster of Excellence CECAD at the University of Cologne explores the causes of aging processes and aging-associated disorders. read more…

Dementia, diabetes, chronic inflammation, cancer, infection, chronic kidney disease, arteriosclerosis … all medical conditions that become more common with age. read more…

Developing new treatments for aging-associated diseases needs basic scientific research. read more…

CECAD cooperates with leading research groups and institutions on a national and international basis. read more…

Defining immortality of stem cells to identify novel anti-aging mechanisms

With age, somatic cells such as neurons lose their ability to maintain the quality of their protein content. Pluripotent stem cells, on the...more


SFB 829 receives funding for four more years

The Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 829 “Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Skin Homeostasis” has successfully renewed its consortium and...more


New Publication: Solving the puzzle of necroptosis

Cells can die in many ways. Apoptosis is a regulated cell death process that ensures the orderly disassembly and removal of the dying cell....more


New Publication: Keeping skin integrity: Par polarity matters

The skin is confronted with various environmental stimuli and exhibits a remarkable pool of stem cells and differentiated cells to face...more


Publication in Nature Communications: Of fly, mouse and man – uncovering TOR signaling as evolutionary conserved pathway in wound healing and skin damage responses

mTOREKO mutants fail to form a stratified and protective epidermis. mTORC1 is activated during epidermal embryogenesis in controls but downstream targets such as S6 are attenuated in mTORC1EKO mice.

The research team led by Sabine Eming, Dermatologist at the University Hospital of Cologne and Principal Investigator at the CMMC and CECAD...more


32nd Ernst Klenk Symposium in Molecular Medicine

08.12.2016 | Category: Calendar

CMMC, Dec 08-10, 2016more


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