Steering Board

NEAR is led by a Steering Board that includes one representative from each of the NEAR databases. The Board meets at least twice per year to discuss ongoing and future activities of NEAR, the development of the infrastructure, policies, and proper use of resources.

The members include:

  • Laura Fratiglioni, Professor of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet (Chair)
  • Anna Dahl Aslan, Associate Professor in Gerontology, Jönköping University
  • Sölve Elmståhl, Professor of Gerontology, Lund University
  • Boo Johansson, Professor of Psychology, University of Gothenburg
  • Carin Lennartsson, Associate Professor in Sociology, Karolinska Institutet
  • Lena Lewin, PhD in Neurochemistry and Project Manager at Karolinska Institutet
  • Gunnar Malmberg, Professor of Human Geography, Umeå University
  • Lars Nyberg, Professor of Neuroscience, Umeå University
  • Nancy Pedersen, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet
  • Johan Sanmartin Berglund, Professor of Health Sciences, Blekinge Institute of Technology
  • Marianne Schultzberg, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Dean of Doctoral Education at Karolinska Institutet
  • Ingmar Skoog, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Gothenburg
  • Anders Wimo, Professor in Geriatric General Medicine, Karolinska Institutet
  • Alicja Wolk, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet