VASCage presented itself as a new research centre and company to the life science community with a spectacular kickoff meeting. Around 200 participants filled the lecture hall at the Landeskrankenhaus Innsbruck.
Neues Forschungszentrum VASCage will Blutgefäße gesund halten. Das neue Forschungszentrum VASCage nimmt daher Gefäßalterung und Schlaganfall gemeinsam unter die Lupe und ist in dieser Kombination weltweit einzigartig.
Prof. Steve Horvath of the University of California, Los Angeles, was invited by Jerome Mertens, Frank Edenhofer (both Institute of Molecular Biology, University Innsbruck) and VASCage CSO Stefan Kiechl to give a lecture on ’DNA methylation-based biomarkers and the epigenetic clock theory of ageing’ in Innsbruck.
Public health education is an important issue in VASCage. CEO Stefan Kiechl took the opportunity to inform laypersons in a casual atmosphere during the “Wissensdurst Festival“ in Innsbruck.
As part of the Minimed lecture series for laypersons VASCage CSO Stefan Kiechl gave a lecture on beneficial or detrimental effects of nutrion on the brain function. The definition of healthy nutrition has changed during the last 3-4 years.