Alessandro Cellerino (Group Leader)
Development of the short-lived fish Nothobranchius furzeri as a model system for age research. The group has pioneered the use of N. furzeri in ageing research.
For more information look at the Biology of Ageing Group page of the Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI).
Terzibasi E, Valenzano DR, Benedetti M, Roncaglia P, Cattaneo A, Domenici L, Cellerino A:
Large differences in aging phenotype between strains of the short-lived annual fish Nothobranchius furzeri.
PLoS One. 2008; 3:e3866.
Valenzano DR, Terzibasi E, Cattaneo A, Domenici L, Cellerino A:
Temperature affects longevity and age-related locomotor and cognitive decay in the short-lived fish Nothobranchius furzeri.
Aging Cell. 2006; 5:275-8.
Valenzano DR, Terzibasi E, Genade T, Cattaneo A, Domenici L, Cellerino A:
Resveratrol prolongs lifespan and retards the onset of age-related markers in a short-lived vertebrate.
Curr Biol. 2006; 16:296-300.