New therapeutic strategies for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy discovered

08.08.2016 | The team of scientists led by Brunhilde Wirth, Principal Investigator at the CMMC and director of the Institute for Human Genetics, uncovered unknown...


Decapitating non-physiological NFκB activity and repressing anti-apoptotic BCL2 signaling - a potential tool for novel targeted therapeutic strategies

04.08.2016 | Diffuse large B cell lymphoma - the most common and aggressive blood cancer in the Western world - remains a clinical challenge. Christian Reinhardt...


Regulatory key role for the polarity protein Par3 in the skin identified

03.08.2016 | The research team led by Sandra Iden, Principal Investigator at the CMMC and CECAD Cologne, uncovered a key role for the polarity protein  Par3 


Correlative genetic analysis shows: exon 44 skipping-amenable DMD has a later loss of ambulation (LoA)

31.07.2016 | - an important finding for the implementation of clinical trials. To specify the natural disease progession of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)...


Cologne Summer School on Multidisciplinary Ageing Research - July 25 – August 12, 2016

25.07.2016 | CMMC scientists offer courses and lectures related to aging research in the CSS - organized by the International Office of the University of Cologne. ...


New Mito-CRC 1218: Mitochondrial regulation of cellular function

15.06.2016 | In the newly established CRC 1218 nineteen project leaders from the University of Cologne, the University Hospital Cologne, the Max Planck Institute...


Mechanism that controls cilia length identified

08.06.2016 |  A basic cell biological question of how centriolar and ciliary lengths are regulated has remained unknown. Anand Ramani and Li Ming Gooi, members of...


Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action awarded to an international team led by Aleksandra Trifunovic from Cologne

03.06.2016 | Aleksandra Trifunovic (Principal Investigator at the Cluster of Excellence CECAD) will coordinate the REMIX project (REgulation of MItochondrial gene...


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