From June 29-30, 2023, this year's annual meeting of the German Society for Research on Aging (DGfA) took place at the Volkshaus in Jena. It was organized on site by Prof. Helen Morrison and Prof. K. Lenhard Rudolph from the Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) and Prof. Hartmut Geiger from the DGfA. More than 170 participants from Germany and abroad attended this event.
Keynote speakers Barbara Rehermann (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, USA), Thomas Langer (Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany) and Miguel Soares (Institute Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal) presented their latest research results. In 26 short talks and 56 posters, the wide range of biomedical aging research was presented and discussed.
The best talks and posters were awarded with the Fritz Boege Prize at the end of the meeting.
- 1. Prize: Esther Rodriguez-Corre, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg
- 2. Prize: Martin Bagic, Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena
- 1. Prize: Asya Martirosyan, Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute, Jena
- 1. Prize: Ines Tomaskovic, Universität Frankfurt
- 2. Prize: Nensi Ikonomi, Ulm University
- 2. Prize: Ulrich Stifel, Ulm University
The annual meeting of the German Society for Research on Aging has become an important and regular event in the field of basic research on aging. It is open to all scientists in the field of biomedical aging research and offers numerous networking opportunities and space for professional exchange.