In this field the Swedish Brain Powers scientists are studying what genetic and environmental factors that influences the risk of dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Identifying genetic risk factors and protective factors gives us new possiblities of prevention on an individual level. Better knowledge about the impact of life style and other environmental factors are also important for prevention.
Laura Fratiglioni, professor
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
+46 8 690 58 18
Ingmar Skoog, professor
Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg
+46 31 343 86 40