ARC Juniors’ Christmas-themed study circle

This year, ARC Juniors held a Christmas-themed study circle where we included elements and activities of Christmas spirit, such as gingerbread house making. Among other things discussed at the study circle were upcoming courses at KI, and questions regarding authorship for articles. All three sectors (social gerontology, medical and psychology) were present at this Christmas … Continue reading ARC Juniors’ Christmas-themed study circle


New course for PhD students: “Aging Societies: Challenges and Opportunities”

Program: Public Health Science Time: April 9 – 27, 2018 Place: Aging Research Center (ARC, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet & Stockholm University), Gävlegatan 16, Stockholm Credits: 3 This course approaches the challenges and opportunities of an aging population from a public health perspective. It focuses on the lifelong heterogeneous aging process, and health and welfare in … Continue reading New course for PhD students: “Aging Societies: Challenges and Opportunities”


Ways to evaluate how well people are aging taking the complexity of their health status into account

Hi Giola Santoni, PhD student at the Aging Research Center. On 6 June you defended your thesis “How well are we aging? Capturing the complexity of health trajectories of older adults”, what’s the main focus of the thesis? “The aim of this thesis was to evaluate how well people are aging, taking the complexity of … Continue reading Ways to evaluate how well people are aging taking the complexity of their health status into account


Well attended course on “Application of Epidemiological Methods in Aging Research” at ARC

The course “Application of Epidemiological Methods in Aging Research” organised by Laura Fratiglioni, Debora Rizzuto and Amaia Calderón Larrañaga from ARC’s Medical Group ended last Friday (12th May). Around thirty students participated in this one-week course covering fundamental aspects of health in older age -such as cognitive and physical function, frailty, chronic diseases and multimorbidity-, … Continue reading Well attended course on “Application of Epidemiological Methods in Aging Research” at ARC


Doctoral course: Integration of Neuroimaging and Cognition in Normal Aging and Dementia

Program: Neuroscience Time: November 20th – November 24th, 2017 Place: Aging Research Center (ARC, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet & Stockholm University), Stockholm Credits: 2 The purpose of the course is to provide methodological tools to link neuroimaging data to cognitive performance and interpret such relationships in the field of normal and pathological aging. After attending … Continue reading Doctoral course: Integration of Neuroimaging and Cognition in Normal Aging and Dementia


Doctoral course: Application of epidemiological methods in aging research

Time: 2017-05-08 — 2017-05-12 Place: Aging Research Center (ARC), Gävlegatan 16, floor 7 (Room: Tokyo), Stockholm Credit: 1.5 An increasing share of the population in our countries lives to very advanced age. This calls for a better understanding of the ageing process, identifying possible preventive and treatment strategies to ensure that these extra years of life gained … Continue reading Doctoral course: Application of epidemiological methods in aging research


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


Winter school on psychiatric epidemiology, Wengen, Switzerland

Sign up now for the  Winter school on psychiatric epidemiology, Wengen, Switzerland, from 21 to 23 January, 2016. The Global Mental Health Movement has come to age and its rapidly acquired scientific maturity is underpinned by sound, cross-culturally valid epidemiological methods. The importance of mental health in the global health agenda is now widely recognized, and … Continue reading Winter school on psychiatric epidemiology, Wengen, Switzerland


Doctoral course: Integration of Neuroimaging and Cognition in Normal Aging and Dementia

Time: November 9th – November 13th, 2015 Place: Aging Research Center (ARC, NVS Department, Karolinska Institutet & Stockholm University), Gävlegatan 16, Stockholm Credits: 1.5 This one-week course, offered to doctoral students, will focus on the study of the neural bases of cognitive decline in normal aging and dementia. The main neuroimaging methods included in this … Continue reading Doctoral course: Integration of Neuroimaging and Cognition in Normal Aging and Dementia