Collaboration between ARC and National University of Singapore (NUS)

Our ultimate goal is to understand and bridge the key knowledge gaps of health in aging, and of dementia in particular, between Asian and European populations. To achieve the goal, Dr Lei Feng, a senior researcher from National University of Singapore (NUS) who is specialized in geriatric and psychiatric epidemiology, is currently at ARC for … Continue reading Collaboration between ARC and National University of Singapore (NUS)


Aging Research Center in Almedalen

Mats Thorslund is giving a lecture in the seminar Äldres Liv – en ljusnande framtid! organised together with 1,6 & 2,6 miljonerklubben. The seminar takes place on July 8, at 16.00-18.00, in Europahusets paviljong. Read about the seminar on Almedalen’s website (In Swedish).


The Aging Research Center in the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology

The Aging Research Center (ARC) was well represented in the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology (23NKG) with keynote lecture, symposia, oral presentations, posters and a table in the exhibition. ARC brochures and activity reports were distributed and the table was well visited. ARC researchers were involved in several sessions, both as organizers: S 14 – Twenty-five … Continue reading The Aging Research Center in the 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology


Danish Minister for Health visited the Aging Research Center

Danish Minister for Health, Sophie Løhde with delegation, visited the Aging Research Center on Monday June 20 for presentations on healthy ageing and the epidemiology of dementia, interventions to decrease the risk of developing dementia, and the problems regarding polypharmacy / drug use among elderly persons. Participating from ARC were Martin Lövdén, Johan Fastbom and … Continue reading Danish Minister for Health visited the Aging Research Center


Open house in the House of Aging Research • Stockholm • October 27, 2016

The Aging Research Center, Stockholm Gerontology Research Center and The Swedish Dementia Centre invite you to an Open House Thursday October 27. Morning program at the House of Aging Research Take part of seminars (in Swedish) held by researchers from the House of Aging Research, try your hand strength and your sense of smell at … Continue reading Open house in the House of Aging Research • Stockholm • October 27, 2016


Stefan Fors has been appointed docent (associate professor) of Public Health at Stockholm University

ARC researcher Stefan Fors has been appointed docent (associate professor) of Public Health at Stockholm University. Stefan is trained in Sociology, and holds a PhD in Social Work. His primary research interests concerns health trends, and socioeconomic inequalities in health, in old age. He is also interested in the associations between social and financial conditions … Continue reading Stefan Fors has been appointed docent (associate professor) of Public Health at Stockholm University


Doctoral course: Integration of neuroimaging and cognition in normal aging and dementia

Time: October 10 – October 14, 2016 Place: Aging Research Center (ARC, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet & Stockholm University), Gävlegatan 16, Stockholm Credits: 2.0 This one-week course, offered to doctoral students, focuses on the study of the neural bases of cognitive decline in normal aging and dementia. The main neuroimaging methods included in this course are: Structural MRI … Continue reading Doctoral course: Integration of neuroimaging and cognition in normal aging and dementia