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Short video: Malin Ericsson presents her thesis

2020-02-26

Malin Ericsson from the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, defended her thesis “Socioeconomic influences on late-life health and mortality: Exploring genetic and environmental interplay” on 4 October, 2019.

The full thesis, with summary in English and Swedish can be found via this link.

Here she gives a short video presentation of her results:

 

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Professor Ingmar Skoog: The Public Health Authority is wrong to point out 70-year-olds as a risk group

2020-06-04

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

NEAR on Swedish science radio

2020-05-18

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.

Carin Lennartsson interviewed on social isolation on Swedish TV

2020-05-13

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 […]