Published: 01-10-2017 14:06 | Updated: 19-07-2022 17:10

SEK 14 920 000 for research in 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 from Karolinska Institutet (KI), all active at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), were granted in total SEK 14 920 000.

In total six out of 113 project applications were granted funding with a total of 30 MSEK to be distributed, this between the years of 2017 and 2019.

Researchers at NVS receiving the grants

  • Sara Garcia-Ptacek: "Stroke rehabilitation in older persons and persons with dementia" (Grant: 5 225 000 SEK)
  • Amaia Calderón Larrañaga: "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: "Can a Healthy Physical and Social Environment Compress the Period of Disability in Older Adults?" (Grant: 4 805 000 SEK)