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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March 7, 2022

Steering Board meeting 7 March

The NEAR Steering Board held an E-meeting on March 7. At the meeting, various topics were discussed, such as ongoing applications and projects, new personnel, budget, the new contract for 2023-2028, and future activities in NEAR.

February 24, 2022

NEAR presented at webinar about older adults’ health

The Scientific Communicator of NEAR, Linnea Sjöberg, presented NEAR and talked about older adults’ health at a seminar arranged by Länsnykterhetsförbundet, Västra Götaland on 24 February, 2022.  Around 200 persons attended the seminar and it rendered discussions on the importance of studying health in older persons, aging in Sweden and globally from demographic- and historical […]