Research Highlights

Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis earns an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant for the second time.
Nektarios Tavernarakis, a researcher at the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), has recently been awarded for the second time the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Investigator Grant for his research proposal titled “MacroAutophagy and Necrotic Neurodegeneration in Ageing”.
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IMBB researchers uncover a novel mechanism that controls longevity by coordinating mitochondrial biogenesis and turnover in the cell, during ageing
Research at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, published today in the premier international scientific journal Nature, reveals an intricate molecular mechanism that coordinates the biogenesis and selective elimination of mitochondria, to regulate cellular energy homeostasis during ageing.
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