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


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!