New report: Health and living conditions of those aged 65+ in Stockholm county

On behalf of Region Stockholm and the Center for Epidemiology and Social medicin (CES), researchers at ARC together with the Stockholm Gerontology Research Center (Stockholms Läns Stiftelse Äldrecentrum) compiled a report about health and living conditions of those aged 65+ in Stockholm county. The report describes the distribution of these factors within different population groups … Continue reading New report: Health and living conditions of those aged 65+ in Stockholm county


Two out of four VR grants awarded to KI were given to ARC researchers!

Two out of four grants awarded to Karolinska Institutet from the Swedish Research Council within the area of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 were received by ARC researchers Goran Papenberg and Carin Lennartsson. Goran Papenberg receives a grant of 5.800.000 SEK from The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) for the project “Mechanisms of Cognitive Aging: The … Continue reading Two out of four VR grants awarded to KI were given to ARC researchers!


Doctoral courses at Aging Research Center spring 2020 – deadline November 15

The following doctoral courses will be held at Aging Research Center spring 2020: Computational modelling for cognitive neuroscience and psychiatry research, 1.5 credits, Jan 17-Feb 20 Public Health Implications of an Aging Population, 3.0 credits, March 23-April 3 Integration of neuroimaging and cognition in normal aging and dementia, 2.0 credits, May 11-15 Last application date … Continue reading Doctoral courses at Aging Research Center spring 2020 – deadline November 15


New report on mental health problems

On behalf of the Public Health Agency of Sweden, researchers at ARC conducted a study on differences in mental health problems among older people. The results from a nationally representative study show that the prevalence of mental health problems are common among older adults and varies substantially between subgroups of the older population. For more … Continue reading New report on mental health problems


The SIA Junior Workshop 2019

The second SIA workshop for junior researchers was organized at the Aging Research Center in Stockholm, September 3-4, 2019. Eleven doctoral students and postdocs from three Nordic countries participated. The aim of the workshop was to give junior researchers within the Social Inequalities in Ageing (SIA) project the possibility to get to know each other … Continue reading The SIA Junior Workshop 2019


Roger Keller Celeste and Johan Fritzell awarded by the International Association for Dental Research

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has selected the paper by Roger Keller Celeste and Johan Fritzell, “Do socioeconomic inequalities in pain, psychological distress and oral Health increase or decrease over the life course? Evidence from Sweden over 43 years of follow-up”, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, for the 2019 Aubrey Sheiham AWARD … Continue reading Roger Keller Celeste and Johan Fritzell awarded by the International Association for Dental Research


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