Published: 01-10-2017 14:38 | Updated: 02-10-2017 09:49

15 MSEK granted to research at KI within ageing and health

Forte, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, has announced the granted applications in the call ”Research in ageing and health”. Three researchers at Karolinska Institutet (KI), all active at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, were granted in total SEK 14 920 000.

Six out of 113 project applications were granted funding, summing up to 30 MSEK to be distributed. This between the years of 2017 and 2019.

KI researchers receiving the grants

Sara Garcia-Ptacek

Project: Stroke rehabilitation in older persons and persons with dementia

Grant: 5 225 000 SEK

Amaia Calderón Larrañaga

Project: Does our healthcare system truly fit older people? Impact of multidimensional health trajectories on the use of medical and social care services

Grant: 4 890 000 SEK

Debora Rizzuto

Project: Can a Healthy Physical and Social Environment Compress the Period of Disability in Older Adults?

Grant: 4 805 000 SEK