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
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
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.
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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