The Lancet: Healthy eating, exercise, and brain‐training programme results in slower mental decline for older people

A comprehensive programme providing older people at risk of dementia with healthy eating guidance, exercise, brain training, and management of metabolic and vascular risk factors appears to slow down cognitive decline, according to the first ever randomised controlled trial of …

NordForsk grant to ARC researcher Johan Fritzell

We proudly present and congratulate Johan Fritzell who will be PI for one of the five Nordic consortium that has been awarded funding from NordForsk Programme on Health and Welfare. The project title is: “Social Inequalities in Ageing (SIA); Health, …

The Swedish National Study of Aging and Care – Newsletter #1, 2015

The Swedish National Study of Aging and Care (SNAC), has published a new issue of its twice-yearly Swedish-language newsletter. SNAC was started at the request of the Swedish government in 2001 to help determine health and social services needs of …

In memory of Francesca Clerici

Today is a very sad day at ARC. We have to announce that our colleague and friend Francesca Clerici, an MD and neurologist from Hospital Sacco in Milan, has passed away in a tragic accident in the Alps. Francesca has …

Exchange-retreat between research groups at ARC and AgeCap

Members from the Aging Research Center (ARC) at Karolinska Institutet/Stockholm University and the Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology group (EPINEP) at the Centre for Ageing and Health (AgeCap) at the University of Gothenburg had a very successful and rewarding retreat, the 4-5th of …

ARC researcher Lena Dahlberg joined Forte delegation to India

Forte has recently started a collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) around ageing and health. As a starting point for this collaboration, a workshop was held in New Delhi on November 24-25. Lena Dahlberg, guest researcher at ARC …

Laura Fratiglioni is re-elected for KI’s Board of Research

We are proud to present Laura Fratiglioni, director of the Aging Research Center, has been re-elected as faculty representative for KI’s Board of Research, Read more about the faculty representations.

Forte grants to Kristina Johnell and Johan Fastbom

We proudly present and congratulate Kristina Johnell and Johan Fastbom for approved grants from Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare. See below descriptions of the projects: Kristina Johnell: Drug Prescribing in End-Of-Life care in nursing homes …

Marti Parker et al. was one of four nominees for 2014’s ‘best original article of the year’ in Läkartidningen [the Swedish Medical Journal]

Marti Parker et al. was one of four nominees for 2014’s ‘best original article of the year’ in Läkartidningen [the Swedish Medical Journal] with her article about the Swedish Centenarian Survey – A study of Swedish 100 year olds health …