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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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ARC seminar (internal speaker): Johan Rehnberg, Tuesday 20 September, 11:00

Title: The association between education and cognitive performance varies at different levels of cognitive performance: a quantile regression approach
Speaker: Johan Rehnberg, postdoc (social gerontology)
Venue: ARC’s large conference room, floor 10, Widerströmska, Tomtebodavägen 18a, and online via Zoom (permanent link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/6019910648)
Host: Malin Ericsson

Doctoral Thesis Defense: Marguerita Saadeh, Thursday 22 September 2022, 09:30
International Forum (ARC seminar series) with Michelle Kelly-Irving, Friday 23 September 2022, 10:00-11:30 (Please observe date and time)

Title: Health inequalities over the life course: understanding social-to-biological processes
Speaker: Michelle Kelly-Irving, Director, Equity Research Team, University of Toulouse and French Institute of Health and Medical Researcch (INSERM), Unit of Epidemiology and Public Health, France
Venue: ARC’s large conference room, floor 10, Widerströmska, Tomtebodavägen 18a, and online via Zoom (permanent link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/6019910648)
Host/contact: Serhiy Dekhtyar

ARC online seminar with Rich Jones, Tuesday 27 September 2022 at 11:00

“The Generation of Cognitive Reserve”
Speaker: Rich Jones, Professor of Neurology, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, USA
Venue: Online via Zoom (permanent link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/6019910648)
Host/contact: Serhiy Dekhtyar

ARC seminar (internal speaker): Robin Pedersen, Tuesday 4 October 2022, 11:00

Preliminary title: Functional connectivity in the aging brain
Speaker: Robin Pedersen, PhD student, Psychology unit, ARC and Department of Integrative Medical Biology (IMB), Umeå University
Venue: ARC’s large conference room, floor 10, Widerströmska, Tomtebodavägen 18a, and online via Zoom (permanent link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/6019910648)
Host/contact: Ingrid Ekström

International Forum (ARC seminar series) with Marco Canevelli, Tuesday 11 October 2022, 13:00-14:30 (please observe time)

Title: Dementia, migration, diversity
Speaker: Marco Canevelli, Researcher, Sapienza University of Rome and National Center for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Italian National Institute of Health, Italy
Venue: ARC’s large conference room, floor 10, Widerströmska, Tomtebodavägen 18a, and online via Zoom (permanent link: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/6019910648)
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ARC upcoming events

Seminars at the Aging Research Center

ARC seminars – Fall 2022

Hosts and contact persons

Venue

  • On location: ARC conference room on floor 10, Widerström building, Tomtebodavägen 18a, Solna
  • Via Zoom: permanent Zoom link (unless otherwise specified): https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/6019910648

See all upcoming ARC events on the KI calendar.

 

 

Job openings

No current job openings.

Available positions at ARC are also advertised on the Job openings page. All open academic and administrative positions are listed on Karolinska Institutet’s website – including all open positions for doctoral students and post docs.