Activities

September 8, 2020

NEAR Scientific Workshop on Zoom, 23 of September

We are happy to announce that NEAR will hold its second workshop 23d of September online. You are more than welcome to participate!

Link to Zoom meeting: https://ki-se.zoom.us/j/62280692747

 

Welcome to the second NEAR Workshop, at 13–15

Chair:Debora Rizzuto, NEAR Scientific Coordinator, Assistant professor in epidemiology

 

13:00–13:15 Welcome and update
Laura Fratiglioni, Professor at KI, PI for SNAC-K & KP, and Director of NEAR

 

Presentations:

13:15–13:35 Sleep disturbances and cognitive decline
Johan Skoog, PhD Student, Gothenburg University.

 13:35–13:55 Physical function before death
Linda Enroth, PhD, Tampere University.

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14:10–14:30 Lifecourse determinants of health status among elderly
Enrico Ripamonti, PhD, NEAR Statistician

 

14:30–14:45 Launch/demonstration of the NEAR Platform
Xiaonan Hu, PhD, NEAR Data Scientist

 

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NEAR’s third workshop, 27 October 2021

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