LGSA News

50 to 60 doctoral candidates are currently doing research within the framework of the LGSA.

Brain aging

Several PhD candidates contributed to a publication in Molecular Systems Biology. Aging is the main risk factor for dementia and Parkinson’s disease.…

Proteome of the intestinal epithelium

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…

Several PhD candidates contributed to a publication in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Organism aging is characterized by increases in…

The regenerative capacity of the nervous system declines during aging; the risk to develop nerve pathologies increases. Our PhD candidate, Robert…

The 3rd General Assembly in September 2018 was organized by the collaboration of three Leibniz Institutes, the Leibniz Institute of Photonic…

The results of the thesis from Danny Schnerwizki have been published in Life Science Alliance.

The WT1 gene fulfills a central role in the…

Our third year PhD candidates Dana Elster published her second first author paper in Nature Communications.

Triple-negative breast cancer is a…

Martin Bens published his results from his dissertation in BMC Biology.

Naked mole-rats can live considerably longer than other rodents like mouse,…

The Thüringer Forschungspreis was awarded to aging researchers and their fish N. furzeri as a new animal model.

Dr. Arne Sahm from FLI was awarded for his dissertation during the "Noble Talks" event on April 13, 2018.

Arne Sahm published his findings in PLoS Genetics.

The genetic basis of lifespan determination is poorly understood. Most research has been done on…

Abinaya Nathan published her astonishing results from the thesis in the journal Human Molecular Genetics. It has been estimated that more than 80…