Activities

November 1, 2022

Welcome to NEAR Maria Wahlberg

Porträttbild Maria Wahlberg

Photo: Maria Youhang

From the 1st of November we are happy to welcome Maria Wahlberg as a Database Coordinator in the NEAR team.

Maria has a Master of Science degree in Statistics from Linköpings Universtitet. She has worked as Data manager for the Kungsholmen Project since 1997 when she began her carrier at Karolinska Institutet. Since the start in 2001 Maria has also worked as Data manager for SNAC-K. The last 10 years she has been part of the SNAC-K executive group as well as the national SNAC coordination group.

– Maria is a strong addition to the NEAR team. With her long experience, large networks both at ARC but above all within SNAC, we are sure that Maria will contribute a lot of value to NEAR and be a natural link between all our database managers, says Debora Rizzuto, Scientific Coordinator NEAR.

We are very happy to welcome Maria to the NEAR Central Operational Group!

More activities

November 15, 2022

NEAR symposium at GSA in Indianapolis, USA

In the beginning of November, NEAR was on site in Indianapolis when the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) took place. GSA is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. Several NEAR representatives were present and held a symposium to present the […]

October 19, 2022

Collaboration – focus during this years NEAR workshop

On 18-19 October, 60 persons from 12 different universities gathered at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm for NEAR’s annual workshop. Focus for this year’s workshop was collaboration, with purpose to create more opportunities to work together, learn more about other infrastructures work, and what we can learn from each other. The workshop was chaired by Debora […]

October 7, 2022

NEAR was represented at the Collaboration in Science

During 6th -7th October, NEAR attended the Collaboration in Science conference in Flemmingsberg. The conference is an initiative of Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge and aims to strengthen and promote translational research collaborations between basic science and clinical research. During the conference, there were both opportunities to take part in inspiring speakers and […]