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Adam Antebi

Professor in Department of Molecular Genetics of Ageing at Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

Prof. Dr. Adam Antebi’s research group focuses on how evolutionarily conserved signal transduction pathways, hormonal mechanisms, and metabolism impact development and longevity in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Such new insights into mechanisms that regulate lifespan may lead to innovative approaches to improve human health into old age.

Prof. Adam Antebi and his research team focus on the effects of the endocrine system and metabolism on development and life span. Using the nematode C. elegans as a model organism, they unravel the molecular mechanisms of how dietary restriction extends health and life span. They also investigate how hormonal signals from the reproductive system alter animal development and longevity. Finally they explore how metabolism and quality control mechanisms impact maintenance of cellular organelles and organismal survival. From a molecular perspective they examine the influence of steroids, insulins and micro-RNAs on animal longevity. Additionally they explore how activation of the hexosamine pathway and other metabolic pathways stimulate protein quality control, which protects cells within the organism from age-related proteotoxicity and neurodegeneration.

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See also: Institute Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing - Scientific research institute dedicated to age research

Details last updated 12-Feb-2020

Adam Antebi is also referenced in the following:

Annual Scientific Meeting - Metabolism of Ageing

06-Sep-2021 to 08-Sep-2021

Jointly organised with the Biochemical Society - researcher disciplines include biochemistry, biology and medicine

ARDD 2021 - 8th Aging Research and Drug Discovery Meeting

31-Aug-2021 to 03-Sep-2021

Online event about latest progress in the molecular, cellular and organismal basis of aging organized by University of Copenhagen chaired by Morten Scheibye-Knudsen, Daniela Bakula and Alex Zhavoronkov, and with many speakers.

ARDD 2023 - 10th Aging Research & Drug Discovery Meeting

28-Aug-2023 to 01-Sep-2023

Event about latest progress in the molecular, cellular and organismal basis of aging organized by University of Copenhagen

Adam Antebi News

Ageing speeds up gene reading, reducing its accuracy

University of Cologne - 12-Apr-2023

Calorie restriction may extend lifespan by improving the quality of gene transcription


Scientists found a link to balance immunity and longevity

Max Planck Society - 24-Jun-2020

Gene changes in round worm lead an interesting evidence to longevity


Size Of Nucleolus Might Predict Lifespan

INVERSE - 21-May-2018

A smaller nucleolus may be a good indicator for aging


Nucleolus is a life expectancy predictor - 31-Aug-2017

The nucleolus is a major structure in a cell's nucleus responsilbe for ribosome biogenesis. Max ...