News

4 June, 2020

Ingmar Skoog, PI and member of the NEAR Steering Board, is interviewed in Altinget (in Swedish).

18 May, 2020

Laura Fratiglioni and Ingmar Skoog from the NEAR collaboration are among the experts interviewed in “Vetenskapsradion På djupet” on the problems with the spread of Covid-19 among the most vulnerable, elderly people in Sweden (In Swedish). Click on the image or listen here.

13 May, 2020

Carin Lennartsson, PI of the NEAR-associated project SWEOLD, is interviewed on Swedish Television on the growing problems with social isolation for the elderly in the Covid-19 risk groups. (Click the picture to view the clip. In Swedish.) She is also featured in an article (in Swedish), commenting on the myth that Swedish elderly are the […]

12 May, 2020

On the Swedish public television show Agenda on Sunday, 10 May, the NEAR PI and collaborator Professor Ingmar Skoog took part in a discussion panel about the failure to protect the elderly in Sweden. The discussion starts at the 11-minute mark. (In Swedish.)

16 April, 2020

In Läkartidningen, 30 leading Swedish researchers in aging research offer their help to the government and Swedish governmental agencies to secure the best care for the elderly, the group most affected by the coronavirus. Read the opinion article here»»

15 April, 2020

A large number of Swedish researchers in Gerontology, including NEAR PI:s, have signed an opinion article in Sweden’s largest newspaper Aftonbladet. The researchers underlines that proper consideration has to be given to individual preconditions, not just chronological age, when deciding on treatment for coronavirus patiens. Read the article»»

7 April, 2020

Professor Ingmar Skoog, head of the Gothenburg Population studies and member of the NEAR Steering board, is interviewed on Swedish Television, Channel 4, on 6 April (in Swedish).