Press Releases

Here, you can find an overview on the press releases published by the Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) - sorted by releases on General Topics and Research.


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,…

General Topics

Professor Julia von Maltzahn will conduct research on stem cell biology of aging at the BTU Senftenberg campus starting in April.

Jeder Mensch altert. Aber jeder Mensch altert individuell, sodass wir uns alle voneinander unterscheiden. Das trifft auch auf die psychische…

Fungi, bacteria, archaea and viruses – trillions of microorganisms colonize the skin, mucous membranes and organs of humans. Together, they constitute…


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