KinderUni visits the Institute

How does a computer calculate and how do scientists use programs to “look inside” brains? In June, twelve children got the answers to these questions at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in a workshop of the Cologne’s Children University “Kölner KinderUni”. more

Insulin resistance impairs olfactory perception

New publication in Scientific Reports more

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Intervention in fat metabolism improves fatty liver disease and glucose metabolism of obese mice more
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Signaling pathway strengthens the intestinal barrier more
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Brain hungers for dopamine

January 07, 2019
Neurotransmitter release regulates our eating behaviour more
<p>Good preparation is half the digestion</p>

The digestion system of our body is already activated before we take the first bite. more

The Stifterverband and the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina have awarded Prof. Dr. Jens Claus Brüning the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Prize. more

<span>Wishful thinking is rewarded</span>

Wishful thinking is rewarded

October 12, 2018

We make judgements quite rationally or “by the gut”. Not only experience and relevant information play... more

Graduate Symposium October 30th 2018

On October 30, 2018, the 7th CGA Graduate Symposium will take place at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing.  more

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Jerome Posner, Angela Vincent and Josep Dalmau have uncovered new diseases and have improved outcomes for neurological deficits more
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