Grants to ARC researchers from the Swedish Research Council (VR)

We proudly present and congratulate ARC researchers on being awarded grants from the Swedish Research Council (VR). See below descriptions of the projects: Amaia Calderon Larrañaga: Phenotypes of healthier aging: the role of environmental, behavioural and biological factors on health trajectories Biological changes that lead to aging are neither linear nor consistent and their association … Continue reading Grants to ARC researchers from the Swedish Research Council (VR)


Grants to Bettina Meinow and Ingemar Kåreholt from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte)

We proudly present and congratulate Bettina Meinow and Ingemar Kåreholt who have been awarded grants from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte). See below descriptions of the projects: Bettina Meinow: Longer lives, healthier lives? Patterns of severe health problems and dependency in the last years of life Evidence from Sweden and … Continue reading Grants to Bettina Meinow and Ingemar Kåreholt from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte)


A Good Life Your Whole Life

In connection with the United Nation’s International Day of Older Persons, Aging Research Center participates in the seminar “A good life your whole life.” In Sweden and other Nordic research reports increased life expectancy and better health in the older persons. But what about older people’s participation in society and work? What can the Nordic … Continue reading A Good Life Your Whole Life


Brain awareness week – September 7th to 11th

Hjärnfestivalen is a  one-week popular science event, focusing on the brain, taking place in different locations downtown Stockholm, from September 7th to 11th, 2016. Over a week, all Stockholmers, young and old, are invited to: • exciting talks given by leading researchers, • fun workshops • interactive activities • movie screenings • discussion cafés • … Continue reading Brain awareness week – September 7th to 11th


Alzheimer’s Association Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 to Bengt Winblad

The awards were presented during the opening session at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Professor Bengt Winblad was one of three leading scientists to be recognized for their contributions to advancing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research. The awards honor individuals who have made significant fundamental contributions to Alzheimer’s research, either through a … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Association Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 to Bengt Winblad


Miia Kivipelto has received the 2016 MetLife Foundation Award

Miia Kivipelto has, as one of four, received the 2016 MetLife Foundation Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer’s Disease. This is the 30th year that MetLife Foundation has presented these prestigious awards to outstanding researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s disease. At the heart of the program is a belief in research as the road … Continue reading Miia Kivipelto has received the 2016 MetLife Foundation Award


Interactive webinar on patterns of multimorbidity from two different European settings

ARC researcher Dr. Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga is part of the international discussion panel on current research in multimorbidity patterns in an interactive webinar. In contemporary medicine, older persons are no longer presenting with isolated illnesses but rather a pallet of chronic conditions. As health professionals adjust to meet the demands of this health transition, they often regress … Continue reading Interactive webinar on patterns of multimorbidity from two different European settings