Press Releases on Research

Press releases on research comprise news on FLI's current scientific publications or relevant research results.

Phytoplasma are a type of bacteria that live within the cells and cause devastating diseases with damaging effects. For example, in many cases plants…

International research team led by pharmacists of the University of Jena uncovers molecular regulation mechanism: toxic substance found in…

Neuronal critical periods are limited phases of lifetime during which the plasticity of neural connections is at its maximum and the development of…

Eine Studie von Wissenschaftler*innen der Universitätsmedizin Magdeburg deckt neue Mechanismen bei der Entstehung von Nierenfibrosen auf und bringt…

Aging is the main risk factor for dementia and Parkinson’s disease. As age progresses, toxic protein aggregates pile up in the brain and impair…

The small intestine is one of the most important interfaces between the environment and our body. It is responsible for nutrient absorption but also…

Cancer cachexia is a complex metabolic disease accounting for approximately one third of all cancer-related deaths worldwide. So far, there is no…

Pan-Cancer Project discovers causes of previously unexplained cancers, pinpoints cancer-causing events and zeroes in on mechanisms of development.

Fibrosis describes a pathological stiffening of organs or tissues that is caused by the increased synthesis of extracellular proteins. Fibrosis…

Stem cells are essential for homeostasis and cell renewal in organs like skin, lung or intestine. During the course of life, their function decreases…