Pär Schön – Care assessors and politics

Per Schön published an op-ed piece in Social  Qrage on the changing job roles of care assessors. Social Qrage is a magazine about social work produced by the trade  union Vision. Read the article at www.sq.nu (in Swedish)


Marti Parker – Chewing ability and dementia risk

Marti  Parker and her coauthors Duangjai Lexomboon, Mats Trulsson, and Inger Wårdh  have published an article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society about the association between  chewing ability, tooth loss, and cognition in elderly people. The article, “Chewing Ability and Tooth  Loss: Association with Cognitive Impairment in an Elderly Population Study,” has been … Continue reading Marti Parker – Chewing ability and dementia risk


Danish-Swedish PhD Fellows’ Workshop, 26-27 November in Stockholm

This workshop provides doctoral students with the opportunity to engage in discussions about their own and others’ manuscripts and network with doctoral students in aging research from the University of Copenhagen. Participation is contigent upon acceptance of an abstract of the student’s paper. The seminar is co-hosted by the Centre for Health Equity Studies at … Continue reading Danish-Swedish PhD Fellows’ Workshop, 26-27 November in Stockholm


Laura Fratilgioni in Dagens Nyheter

The work of ARC’s Director Laura Fratiglioni and her research group is described in a full-page article in the 19 September issue of the Swedish newspaper Dagens  Nyheter. Read the article, “An active life reduces the risk of  dementia,” here (in Swedish).


Memory, Aging, and older people in society: Mats Thorslund and Agneta Herlitz on UR Play

ARC professor Mats Thorslund and former ARC professor Agneta Herlitz gave popular science lectures on the topic of Memory, Aging, and older people in society on 12 September. These lectures were recorded and broadcast on Swedish educational television. They are now avialble (in Swedish) on UR Play. Mats Thorslund: “Åldrandet och äldreomsorgen – utmaningar” Agneta Herlitz: “Minnet på … Continue reading Memory, Aging, and older people in society: Mats Thorslund and Agneta Herlitz on UR Play


Deborah Rizzuto’s work on lifestyle, social factors, and survival in media spotlight

A recent article by ARC doctoral studet Debora Rizzuto and researchers Nicola Orsini, Chengxuan Qiu, Hui-Xin Wang, and Laura Fratiglioni, has been the focus of a great  deal of media attention since it appeared in the August 29 issue of the British  Medical Journal. The article, “Lifestyle, social factors, and survival  after age 75: population based … Continue reading Deborah Rizzuto’s work on lifestyle, social factors, and survival in media spotlight


Chengxuan Qiu to speak at Mayo Clinic

Chengxuan Qiu, Chair of the Scientific Program Committee Stockholm ARC  researcher and associate professor Chengxuan Qiu is one of three  people who will represent Karolinska Institutet in the area of neurodegenerative diseases at a September 21 meeting  between Karolinska Institutet and the Mayo Clinics in  Rochester, Minnesota. He will speak on the topic of  “Declining dementia … Continue reading Chengxuan Qiu to speak at Mayo Clinic


Chengxuan Qiu to speak at Mayo Clinic meeting

2012-08-17 ARC  researcher and associate professor Chengxuan Qiu is one of three  people who will represent Karolinska Institutet in the area  of neurodegenerative diseases at a September 21 meeting between Karolinska Institutet and the Mayo Clinics in  Rochester, Minnesota. He will speak on the topic of  “Declining dementia incidence in central  Stockholm, Sweden.”