Activities

April 21, 2022

NEAR – Swedish Meeting for Alzheimer Research

NEAR participated at the Swedish Meeting for Alzheimer Research in Aula Medica, Stockholm. The KI President, Ole Petter Ottersen opened the conference followed by H.M. Queen Silvia. The NEAR Scientific Coordinator, Debora Rizzuto, held a presentation about dementia research within NEAR.

H.M. Queen Silvia and Ole Petter Ottersen. Photo: Ulf Sirborn

Debora Rizzuto. Photo: Ulf Sirborn

Other speakers during the day included the NEAR Board members, Lars Nyberg and Miia Kivipelto, who talked about aging and brain maintenance, as well as dementia prevention.

Lars Nyberg. Photo: Bolin Wu

Miia Kivipelto. Photo: Ulf Sirborn.

NEAR also had a booth where information about NEAR and NEAR-related activities was available. NEAR would like to thank the Center for Alzheimer Research (CAR) for hosting a fantastic and stimulating conference!

 

Debora Rizzuto. Photo: Jing Wu

NEAR Central Operational Group (OG). Photo: Giulia Grande

 

 

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October 19, 2022

Collaboration – focus during this years NEAR workshop

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