NWO life sciences congress: Life2019 

The first NWO life sciences conference called Life2019 will take place on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 May 2019 at the Postillion Convention Centre, Bunnik. The theme of the congress is: communication in life. Life2019 is meant to connect researchers covering the broad spectrum of the Dutch Life Sciences, to explore boundaries, to lively [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:04:42+00:00January 7th, 2019|Meetings, News|Comments Off on NWO life sciences congress: Life2019 

Nature Conference – Ageing, Health & Rejuvenation – June 23-26, 2019

Venue: De Doelen International Congress Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Organizers: Jan Hoeijmakers (Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands), Jasperina Erades (Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands), Joris Pothof (Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands), Judith Campisi (The Buck Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA), Thomas Rando (Stanford University, USA), Marie-Thérèse Heemels (Nature, UK), Michael Basson (Nature Medicine, [...]

By |2018-12-17T09:12:52+00:00December 10th, 2018|Meetings, News|Comments Off on Nature Conference – Ageing, Health & Rejuvenation – June 23-26, 2019

Cell Symposium on Aging and Metabolism – September 23-25 2018 | Spain

As organisms age, change over time occurs as a layered process, from molecular modifications to shifts in tissue homeostasis, ultimately leading to systemic transformations. Alterations in metabolism are found throughout the hierarchy of change and can be integral to the relationship between aging and disease as well as to the impact of aging on physiological [...]

By |2018-09-10T12:02:02+00:00August 13th, 2018|Meetings, News|Comments Off on Cell Symposium on Aging and Metabolism – September 23-25 2018 | Spain

Longevity mainly ascribed to an extremely long-lived mother

For many years, scientists in Leiden have been monitoring 421 exceptional families with several members who have lived way beyond the age of 90. A new analysis of these extremely long-lived persons, their siblings, and parents now shows that longevity in these families is passed on mainly through the mother. The researchers present their [...]

By |2018-04-11T08:20:15+00:00April 11th, 2018|Leden in het nieuws, News, persberichten|Comments Off on Longevity mainly ascribed to an extremely long-lived mother

Scientific Conference – Longitudinal Studies – Genome Campus Hinxton

30 May-1 June 2018 - Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK Longitudinal studies are ideal tools for studying age-related functional changes, and the development and progression of chronic diseases. This conference will bring together scientists working on studies in childhood, adult and late life to identify novel biomarkers of functional decline and development of disease [...]

By |2018-03-14T10:21:22+00:00March 14th, 2018|Meetings, News|Comments Off on Scientific Conference – Longitudinal Studies – Genome Campus Hinxton

News from the board – Public Private Partnership (PPPs)

One of the activities for 2018 that DuSRA is trying to launch,  is to set up a public private partnership in the field of ageing. The board submitted an initial concept to ZonMW to get the oppurtunity to be selected in the proposition of ZonMW and the Topsectors. The initiative called VOILA: Vitality Oriented Innovations [...]

By |2018-03-14T10:22:44+00:00March 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on News from the board – Public Private Partnership (PPPs)