Virtual morning coffee meeting with the Center for Alzheimer Research

To overcome the social distancing, the Center for Alzheimer Research continues to organize virtual morning coffee meetings on Wednesdays at 9 am with approximately 15 minutes presentations of an ongoing project from a researcher within the center. Welcome!

Hans holding a cup of coffee
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Upcoming seminars


October 6 at 9.00 am
Simone Tambaro, Division of Neurogeriatrics 
“A novel therapeutic target to prevent and counteract neuroinflammation and amyloid-β pathology in Alzheimer's disease” 

October 13 at 9.00 am
Sumonto Mitra, Division of Clinical Geriatrics
“Alzheimer's disease therapy using neurotrophins (NGF, BDNF and GDNF) - An overview” 

October 20 at 9.00 am
Amaia Calderón,
Aging Research Center  
“Body mass trajectories and multimorbidity in old age: 12-year results from a population-based study” 

October 27 at 9.00 am
Sex and Gender Differences CAR working group


September 1 at 9.00 am
Sophie Layé,
University of Bordeaux.
"Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids role in mood and cognitive disorders”

September 8 at 9.00 am
CAR working group on Sex and Gender differences in dementia.
Ivan Nalvarte, BioNut.
“Sex hormones, risks and protective factors in AD”

September 15 at 9.00 am
Theofanis Tsevis,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics.
"Alcohol and Dementia"

September 22 at 9.00 am
"NVS at the Mayo-KI Annual Meeting - Highlights from the Neurodegeneration session"

September 29 at 9.00 am
Erik Hjorth, Division of Neurogeriatrics. 
"A human microglial model based on monocytes from patient blood"

Previous seminars


January 13 at 9.00 am
Linus Jönsson,
Division of Neurogeriatrics
What is the value of diagnosing and treating neurodegenerative disease?

20 januari at 9.00 am
Marie Tyrrell

”Voices to remember” (Persons’ and family members’ experiences of living with neurocognitive disorders and related symptoms)

January 27 at 9.00 am 
International speaker: Geert Jan Biessels, UMC Utrecht

“Imaging markers of Vascular Cognitive Impairment”


February 3 at 9.00 am
Helena Karlström,
Division of Neurogeriatrics
"Brain vasculature and neurodegenerative disorders"

February 10 at 9.00 am
Anna Rennie,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
"The MemClin project: an initiative to improve dementia care in Stockholm"

February 17 at 9.00 am
Marc Guitart-Masip, Aging Research Center (ARC)

February 24 at 9.00 am
Nicholas Ashton
, King's College London and Gothenburg University
“Blood biomarkers: What are they good for?”


March 3 at 9.00 am
Various speakers

"Pre-ADPD conference warming up seminar"

March 10 at 9.00 am
Leonie Visser,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
"Medical communication at memory clinics: current state of the art and future directions" 

March 17 at 9.00 am
Emilia Schwertner,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
"Radar-AD: Digital technologies to improve the assessment of Alzheimer's Disease"

March 24 at 9.00 am
Shireen Sindi,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
"Sex differences in dementia: Evidence from population‐based studies and the FINGER lifestyle

March 31 at 9.00 am
Sophie Gaber,
Division of Occupational Therapy
“Everyday Technology: A useful servant but dangerous master for older people with dementia’s participation in society?” 


April 7 at 9.00 am
Marie Tyrrell,
Sophiahemmet University
”Voices to remember (Persons’ and family members’ experiences of living with neurocognitive disorders and related symptoms)" 

April 14 at 9.00 am
Una Smailovic,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
“Biomarkers of synaptic dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease”  

April 21 at 9.00 am
Luis Enrique Arroyo-Garcia,
Division of Neurogeriatrics
“Inhibition in the brain and Alzheimer's Disease: role in early detection and the unexplored potential”

April 28 at 9.00 am
Amit Kumar,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
"Alzheimer's biomarkers beyond amyloid and tau: Where are we heading?” 


May 5 at 9.00 am
Serhiy Dekhtyar,
“Comparing two models of cognitive reserve with respect to cognitive trajectories and dementia” 

May 12 at 9.00 am
Lisha Wang,
Division of Neurogeriatrics 
"Hsp90-cochaperone interaction inhibitors as novel drug candidates for Alzheimer's disease” 

May 19 at 9.00 am
Maria Ankarcrona,
Division of Neurogeriatrics
“Chronic kidney disease and dementia”

May 26 at 9.00 am
Betty Tijms,
International speaker from Amsterdam UMC (The Netherlands) 
“Disease heterogeneity in Alzheimer's disease: the spaghetti elephant in the room”


June 2 at 9.00 am
Marina Boccardi,
International speaker from DZNE (Germany)
"Harmonizing cognitive assessment across European memory clinics" 

June 9, at 9.00 am
Hong Xu,
Division of Clinical Geriatrics
“Chronic kidney disease and dementia”

June 16 at 9.00 am
Johannes Attems,
International speaker from Newcastle University (UK)
“Multimorbidity of the Ageing Brain: Implications for clinico-pathological correlative studies and clinical trials”

June 23 at 9.00 am
Petr Novak,
 International speaker from Axon Neuroscience (Slovakia) 


August 25 at 9.00 am
Maria Eriksdotter,
Division of Neurogeriatrics
“Treatment with Cholinesterase inhibitors for Alzheimer´s disease - better than their reputation!” 


December 16 at 9:00 am
Alessandra Marengoni, Division of Aging Research Center (ARC), NVS
Geriatric syndromes in the context of COVID-19 

December 9 at 9:00 am
Aleksander Rytarowski, Division of Clinical Geriatrics, NVS
Covid-19 and dementia among older adults

November 25 at 9:00 am
Laetitia Lemoine, Division of Clinical Geriatrics, NVS
Regional binding of tau and amyloid PET tracers in Down syndrome autopsy brain tissue

October 14 at 9:00 am
Davide Vetrano, Division of Aging Research Center (ARC), NVS

October 7 at 9:00 am
Pieter Jelle Visser, Division of Neurogeriatrics, NVS

September 30 at 9:00 am
Eric Westman, Division of Clinical geriatrics, NVS

September 23 at 9:00 am
Elena Rodriguez Vieitez, Division of Clinical Geriatrics, NVS

September 16 at 9:00 am
Andre Fisahn, Division of Neurogeriatrics, NVS

September 9 at 9:00 am
Ryuta Kawashima, Tohoku University
Introducing the Smart aging Research Center at Tohoku University