Alberto Zucchelli awarded by the Italian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Alberto Zucchelli, geriatrician from Brescia (Italy), associated to the Medical Group at ARC has been awarded with the prize for the best abstract and oral presentation by the scientific board of the Italian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SIGG), during the last national conference in Rome (28 Nov – 1 Dec 2018). The title of … Continue reading Alberto Zucchelli awarded by the Italian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology


Report from the ARC-day 2018

Another successful ARC-day was held in Elite Carolina Tower Hotel on December 5th and Goran Papenberg acted as our excellent moderator throughout the day. Maria Eriksdotter, Head of Department at NVS, Johan Fritzell and Kristina Johnell held an introduction where they informed about a changing future due to KI and ARC reorganization. Maria Eriksdotter will … Continue reading Report from the ARC-day 2018


Music seminar 4/12: “Dance as an opportunity to delay dementia” with Laura Fratiglioni

Laura is not only a professor, she is also a Tango Dancer! Come listen to her seminar about how to use dance as an opportunity to delay dementia in connection to the Milonga Musical arranged by Tango Norte, the Swedish-Argentine Tango Association. Tuesday, December 4 at 18:30 – 19:30 at Stallet, Stallgatan 7, Stockholm See … Continue reading Music seminar 4/12: “Dance as an opportunity to delay dementia” with Laura Fratiglioni


Four out of eight VR-grants awarded to KI was given to ARC!

Four out of eight grants awarded to Karolinska Institutet from the Swedish Research Council within the area of Humanities and Social sciences was given to researchers at the division of Aging Research Center! Johan Fritzell “Does inequality increase among older persons in Sweden? A multidimensional perspective” 3 years, 3 503 000 SEK Grégoria Kalpouzos ”The … Continue reading Four out of eight VR-grants awarded to KI was given to ARC!


KI Discovers with Laura Fratiglioni 21/11

The KI Discovers series aims to highlight outstanding new research at Karolinska Institutet to provide insight into the latest scientific achievements across a variety of disciplines. On Wednesday, November 21 at 11:30 – 13:00 (Flemingsberg, Neo building),  Professor Laura Fratiglioni will present the research behind the publication Trajectories of functional decline in older adults with … Continue reading KI Discovers with Laura Fratiglioni 21/11


FORMAS supports Cecilia Stenfors project about access to natural environments

FORMAS has awarded more than SEK 6 500 000 during 3 years to a project led by Cecilia Stenfors: “Estimating the Role of Exposure and Access to Natural Environments for Wellbeing, Mental & Cognitive Health Outcomes in a Swedish Population-Based Cohort”. Emotional disorders, chronic stress and cognitive dysfunction are major public health concerns associated with … Continue reading FORMAS supports Cecilia Stenfors project about access to natural environments


Great interest when participants in long-term study SNAC-K met researchers

SNAC – The Swedish National Study on Aging and Care – is a national longitudinal study of aging and the care society and welfare of the elderly, where SNAC-K stands for the Stockholm part of the study (Kungsholmen) SNAC-K: http://www.snac-k.se/   On October 17, 2018, the “Proband day” was held in Aula Medica. The Proband … Continue reading Great interest when participants in long-term study SNAC-K met researchers


Press release in Neurology – Irregular heartbeat may increase the risk of Dementia

Press release in Neurology: New article “Atrial fibrillation, antithrombotic treatment, and cognitive aging: a population-based study” by Mozhu Ding et al.  included in the American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) press release program. In this study of older adults, we found that people with atrial fibrillation, a particular kind of irregular heartbeat, may experience faster decline … Continue reading Press release in Neurology – Irregular heartbeat may increase the risk of Dementia