Press Releases on Research

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

Researchers from the Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) in Jena combined the use of mouse pluripotent stem cells and flatworms…

Metformin is a common type 2 diabetes drug. Recently, it was found to extend life span of young non-diabetic animals but the responses of old…

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.