ARC’s director, Laura Fratiglioni, will give a lecture in the park in beautiful Montemassi, Italy, on 29 July. The lecture begins at 21:00, and the topic will be “Can healthy lifestyle habits prevent cognitive decline and dementia in older people?” Refreshments will be served after the lecture.
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)
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 (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, 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
The CoSTREAM is an EU project on “Common mechanisms and pathways in Stroke and Alzheimer’s disease” in response to the H2020 call from European Commission. This project is lead by the Netherlands involving 11 partners from UK, France, Austria, Germany and Switzerland with the total budget of 4.6 million Euro. Laura Fratiglioni with Weili Xu … Continue reading ARC researchers involved in CoSTREAM
The junior researchers at ARC had a very successful retreat at Näsby slott on 13th of May. Juniors from the three different sectors presented their research and engaged in interesting and constructive discussions. In the afternoon, Anethe Mansén from the KI Careers Office had a presentation on career planning within and outside academia. Subsequently the juniors … Continue reading ARC Juniors – annual research retreat 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
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
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