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Laboratory Study Shows that Father’s Age Can Affect Offspring Lifespan

How does the father’s age at conception affect his children? DZNE researchers have studied this question in mice, finding ageing-associated epigenetic changes that seem to be transferable from one generation to the next. Their results are published in the journal PNAS.

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Leibniz Prize for Bonn Immunologist

Eicke Latz, director of the Institute of Innate Immunity at the University of Bonn and scientist at the DZNE will be awarded the “Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize”, which is considered as the most prestigious research award in Germany. The awards ceremony will be held on 19...

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Abbildung des Gehirns einer Fruchtfliege (Drosophila melanogaster).

Insights into the Infancy of Neurons

In two studies, Gaia Tavosanis and fellow researchers at the DZNE have looked on mechanisms governing growth of neurons in fruit flies.

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Bonn Member of Parliament Ulrich Kelber visits the DZNE

Ulrich Kelber (MdB) visited the DZNE in Bonn and got informed about the translational research of the center.

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