Healthy Aging

Through Internet Counselling

in the Elderly



Collaborative project co-funded by the European Unions' Seventh Framework Programme (FP7, 2007-2013) under grant agreement No 305374.

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Francesca MangialascheDr. Francesca Mangialasche, MD is a specialist in Geriatrics and researcher. Her main research interests are dementia-related disorders, biomarkers, and multi-morbidity. She is especially interested in methodological aspects of clinical trials in elderly.

Laura FratiglioniProfessor Laura Fratiglioni, MD, PhD is the Director of ARC. She is a long standing expert in Neurology and Clinical Epidemiology in aging-related disorders. Her main research interests are dementia and multi-morbidity and she has a vast experience on epidemiological and methodological issues in aging research. She is involved in many recent guidelines and international collaboration and has received many awards for her research and educational work.

KivipeltoProfessor Miia Kivipelto, MD, PhD is Deputy Head of KI-ARC and Professor in Clinical Geriatric Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. She is also Research Director of Neuroepidemiology unit at University of Eastern Finland. She is combining research with clinical medicine, working also as senior geriatrician at the Memory Clinic, Karolinska University Hospital. She has been working in several clinical trials concerning cognitive impairment and AD and is now Deputy Head of the Clinical Trials Unit. Prof. Kivipelto is the principal investigator in the large population based Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging and Dementia (CAIDE) study and in FINGER. Her research focus is the effects of and interactions between lifestyle-related and genetic factors on cognitive decline/dementia and prevention of AD and other aging-related diseases. Prof. Kivipelto has several PhD and post-doctoral students in her research group and she is involved in many international networks and scientific/steering committees. The unique combination as neuroepidemiologist and geriatrician gives a natural platform for the translational research proposed in the research plan.