Pär Schön has been appointed associate professor of social work

In June, Pär Schön, researcher at Aging Research Center, was appointed as an associate professor of Social Work at Stockholm University. Pär’s research covers the health and social care system for older people, social policy implications of the ageing population, and how this will affect future needs and demands for health and social care services. … Continue reading Pär Schön has been appointed associate professor of social work


“The tent of Aging Research” – ARC attended Järvaveckan 2019

ARC participated at Järvaveckan for the first time on June 12-13. Järvaveckan is alongside Almedalen the main arena for discussing current political issues. Besides from sharing an exibition area called “the Tent of Aging Research” with the Swedish Gerontology Research Center and the Swedish Dementia Center where Jonna Nilsson Horré, Johan Rehnberg and Stina Ek … Continue reading “The tent of Aging Research” – ARC attended Järvaveckan 2019


Inflammation workshop and open lecture was organized at ARC

On June 10th 2019, a workshop on the topic “Inflammation” was organized at ARC. After an open lecture held by Prof Marianne Schultzberg (Division of Neurogeriatrics, NVS department, KI), 16 researchers from the divisions ARC, Neurogeriatrics and Clinical Geriatrics of NVS, working on inflammation gathered and presented their work and ideas. The aim was to … Continue reading Inflammation workshop and open lecture was organized at ARC


The tent of Aging Research – ARC is attending Järvaveckan

Exhibition area and seminar together with the Swedish Gerontology Research Center and the Swedish Dementia Center at Järvaveckan June 12-13 ARC is participating at Järvaveckan for the first time, which alongside Almedalen is the main arena for discussing current political issues. We are attending two days, 12-13 June, at 14.00-21.00. Besides from sharing an exibition … Continue reading The tent of Aging Research – ARC is attending Järvaveckan


The Sino-Sweden network for aging research and the joint research project workshops were held in China

The international symposium on brain, health, and aging was held in May 9-10, 2019 in Beijing, China. The symposium was attended by nearly 100 researchers from Karolinska Institutet (KI), Boston University, University of Kentucky, Institute of Psychology at Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and several universities in China. The aim of this symposium was to … Continue reading The Sino-Sweden network for aging research and the joint research project workshops were held in China


ARC reseachers at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019 (IAGG-ER)

ARC reseachers are attending the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019 (IAGG-ER) in Gothenburg, May 23-25. One of the highlights is a symposium hosted by ARC researchers. Title of symposium: “Cognitive Reserve in Aging and Dementia: Extensions to Operationalization and Opportunities for Prevention” Chairs: Serhiy Dekhtyar and Anna Marseglia, Aging Research … Continue reading ARC reseachers at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019 (IAGG-ER)


Marc Guitart-Masip awarded grant from The Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council awarded in total SEK 2 400 000:- to Marc Guitart-Masip during the years 2019-2021 for the project “Uncontrollable stress, dopamine and decision-making in health and depression The purpose of the project is to set up a behavioural paradigm to test the effects of uncontrollable stress on the ability to perform value-based … Continue reading Marc Guitart-Masip awarded grant from The Swedish Research Council


Stefan Fors awarded grant from The Swedish Research Council

The Swedish Research Council awarded in total SEK 2 871 750:-  to Stefan Fors for the years 2019-2021 within the program “International cooperation within GENDER-NET Plus Co-Fund”. Stefans project: “Evolving gender differences in health & care across cohorts” (FUTUREGEN): Women live, on average, longer than men, but have more health problems. In old age (60+), … Continue reading Stefan Fors awarded grant from The Swedish Research Council