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Aging Research Center

A multidisciplinary research center devoted to aging and health. Established in 2000 by Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University.

ARC’s mission

ARC’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of older individuals by contributing to the understanding of the aging process from a biomedical, and psychological and sociological perspective in relation to life-long social and physical contexts. ARC conducts research and education and spreads research findings within and outside the scientific community.

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New and improved website!

Welcome to ARC’s new website!

If you discover flaws (e.g. links not working or missing photos), or lack some information you think should be included in the website, please notify us by sending an email to

Doctoral thesis defense: Xin Li, October 28 at 14.00

“The relation between aging, dopamine-regulating genes, and neurocognition”. More information

ARC seminar series

Nov 3 at 11.00-12.00. “Comparing effect estimates in randomized trials and observational studies from the same population”. Schedule fall 2020

Job openings

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ARC seminar series

We have several interesting seminars coming up this semester – all online!