Ongoing projects

Here you find all ongoing projects at ARC sorted in alphabetical order by PI’s last name.

PI: Janne Annerholm
Project title: Integrated care for older people with complex health problems. How does it affect health, health care utilization and health equity?
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2018-2019

PI: Lars Bäckman
Project title: Cognition, brain and aging: Longitudinal analyses
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2021

PI: Lars Bäckman
Project title: Cognition, brain, and aging (COBRA)
Funded by: af Jochnick Foundation
Timeline: 2011-2020

PI: Lars Bäckman
Project title: Cognitive aging: From observational studies to intervention
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2013-2018

PI: Amaia Calderón Larrañaga
Project title: Phenotypes of healthier aging: The role of environmental, behavioral, and biological factors in health trajectories
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2020

PI: Amaia Calderón Larrañaga
Project title: Does our healthcare system truly fit older people? Impact of multidimensional health trajectories on the use of medical and social care services
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2017-2019

PI: Lena Dahlberg
Project title: Pushed to the edge of society: Social exclusion among older women and men in Sweden
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2018-2020

PI: Serhiy Dekthyar
Project title: Mental health in old age: The role of social disadvantages throughout the life course and across birth cohorts
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Stefan Fors
Project title: Evolving gender differences in health & care across cohorts (FUTUREGEN)
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Laura Fratiglioni
Project title: Collateral damage of COVID-19 in older adults: short and long-term health consequences of the epidemic outbreak
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2020-2021

PI: Laura Fratiglioni
Project title: Disentangling complexity of health in aging: A new research environment to pave the road for individual medicine
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2022

PI: Laura Fratiglioni
Project title: Aging through life: Identifying new pathways for living longer and healthier
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2017-2021

PI: Laura Fratiglioni
Project title: Not all older adults develop dementia: Exploring underlying compensatory mechanisms related to healthy brain aging
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2020

PI: Laura Fratiglioni
Project title: The body-mind connection: Exploring the biological mechanisms underlying the effects of somatic health on brain aging
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2013-2018

PI: Johan Fritzell
Project title: Does inequality increase among older persons in Sweden? A multidimensional perspective
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2020

PI: Johan Fritzell
Project title: Health and mortality in older Europeans – A matter of cash and care?
Funded by: Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
Timeline: 2018-2020

PI: Johan Fritzell
Project title: Inequality dynamics over the life course: Family and policy influences
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2017-2019

PI (Swedish): Johan Fritzell
Project title: European Social Policy Network Programme
Funded by: ESPN
Timeline: 2016-2019

PI: Marc Guitart-Masip
Project title: Uncontrollable stress, dopamine and decision-making in health and depression: Preliminary study
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Grégoria Kalpouzos
Project title: IronAge
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2021

PI: Ingemar Kåreholt
Project title: Psychosocial working conditions and late-life physical functioning: What role do gender, socioeconomic position, work-life balance, and coping mechanisms play?
Funded by: Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
Timeline: 2017-2020

PI: Erika Jonsson Laukka
Project title: Longitudinal trajectories of olfactory abilities: What predicts old-age olfactory memory decline?
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2020

PI: Carin Lennartsson
Project title: Cash and care. Intergenerational transfers in the families of the oldest-old and their consequences for inequality
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2020-2022

PI: Carin Lennartsson
Project title: Long-term health effects of extending working life: Effects of raising lower and upper pension eligibility ages on health and health inequalities in late-life
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Martin Lövdén
Project title: Expansion-exploration-selection-refinement (ESR) theory of how the human brain acquires motor skill
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Martin Lövdén
Project title: The causal effect of eduction on health in late life
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Martin Lövdén
Project title: Temporal dynamics of adult brain plasticity: Effects of motor learning on brain anatomy and cognitive functions in adulthood
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2016-2020

PI: Martin Lövdén
Project title: Releasing the brakes on adult plasticity (REBOOT)
Funded by: European Research Council (ERC) and the Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2013-2019

PI: Bettina Meinow
Project title: Longer lives, healthier lives? Patterns of severe health problems and dependency in the last years of life
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2019

PI: Goran Papenberg
Project title: Mechanisms of Cognitive Aging: The Roles of Brain Iron Accumulation and Neuroinflammation
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2020-2023

PI: Jonas Persson
Project title: The transience and persistence of memory: Linking neurobehavioral mechanisms of adaptive forgetting to adult aging and mood
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2021

PI: Jonas Persson
Project title: The relation between dopamine-regulating genes, neurocognition, and aging
Funded by: The Swedish Brain Foundation (Hjärnfonden)
Timeline: 2017-2022

PI: Chengxuan Qiu
Project title: Exploring the complex interplay between lifestyles, brain pathology, and cognitive reserve in cognitive decline and aging
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Timeline: 2018-2020

PI: Chengxuan Qiu
Project title: Sino-Sweden Network for Aging Research: Differential impacts of biomedical and environmental factors on cognitive aging across cultures
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2020

PI: Chengxuan Qiu
Project title: The role of cerebral small vessel disease in cognitive aging
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2019

PI: Johan Rehnberg
Project title: Improving population health in the older population: is there a trade-off between efficiency and equity?
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2021-2022

PI: Debora Rizzuto
Project title: Can a healthy physical and social environment compress the period of disability in older adults?
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2017-2019

PI: Alireza Salami
Project title: Brain functional connectome across the human lifespan: Links to white matter degeneration, dopamine depletion, and cognitive decline (DyNAMiC)
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2020

PI: Rui Wang
Project title: How does physical activity preserve cognition in aging?
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2017-2019

PI: Anna-Karin Welmer
Project title: Social Health And Reserve in the Dementia patient journey (SHARED)
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life, and Welfare (Forte)
Timeline: 2019-2021

PI: Weili Xu
Project title: Identifying compensatory mechanisms against dementia in diabetes
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council (VR)
Timeline: 2018-2021