Press Releases on Research

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

Mild, persistent inflammation in tissue is considered one of the biological hallmarks of the aging process in humans – and at the same time is a risk…

Proteins that are frequently altered in tumors play a prominent role in cancer research. The protein RFX7, a largely unknown transcription factor, has…

Throughout one’s life, the blood is constantly being replenished from blood stem cells. However, these cells lose their functionality in old age.…

Researchers have identified a fundamental mechanism in human cells: the lipid PI(18:1/18:1) interrupts typical stress reactions and prevents cell…

The chronic nutritional and metabolic disease of obesity is characterized by an excessive increase in body fat and its accumulation in tissues. Those…

To maintain organ functions, the proteins in the cells need to be kept in balance (proteostasis). This state is disturbed with increasing age. One…

As we age, our immune system works less well. We become more susceptible to infections and vaccinations no longer work as effectively. A research team…

African mole-rats possess very remarkable characteristics for aging research. They almost never develop cancer, are largely healthy even in old age,…

The cells of our body all have the same genetic material. Their genome is identical, but the cells are different, because their genes are differently…

Forschende an der Klinik für Endokrinologie der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Duisburg-Essen konnten erstmals zeigen, wie komplex die…