Aging Research Center (ARC) Jena

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    Moleculare causes of aging The function of adult stem cells declines with age. Fundamental knowledge about the causes is the base for development of new therapies to improve healthy aging.

    (Image: Peter Michaelis / FLI)
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    New approaches for prevention and therapie The need for drugs to prevent and medicate age associated diseases for an aging society is contiously growing.

    (Image: Anna Schroll / Universitätsklinikum Jena)
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    Age-based living In the future the clearly growing group of active aged people in our society demands a fair intergenerational living and urban space.

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    Demographic change If and how someone is aging depends, beside from biomedicial aspects, also on psychological and social parameters, as well as personal and enviromental factors.

    (Image: Uschi Dreiucker /