16 October 2023

Seminar on Aging Research at SUND

Dekorativt billede

Next steps for aging research at SUND

This seminar on aging research at SUND is for everyone at CEHA and the Network for Researchers in Aging. The day will be filled with discussions and visions for the future of aging research at SUND.



Arrival and mingling with coffee and croissants


Welcome by Prof. Lene Juel Rasmussen and Prof. Maria Kristiansen

Update on aging network and future of aging research at SUND


Presentations from theme groups in the aging research network

Epigenetic | Brain aging | Life course and cohort studies | Universitet-Hospital-CAG | Early career Researchers in Aging (ECRA)  


Working lunch with the Dean of Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Facilitated lunch with discussions on potentials and pitfalls in aging research in the future


What to do now? Interdisciplinary and/or monodisciplinary approaches to aging research             

Debate with guest from Newcastle University Prof. Tom Kirkwood and Prof. Maria Kristiansen. Moderated by Prof. Michael Kjær

13.45-14.00 Break


Stakeholder perspectives on the future of aging research

Panel discussion and Q&A with researchers. Chaired by Prof. Maria Kristiansen

Panel participants: TrygFonden (Line Raahauge Hvass, Head of projects), Zealand University Hospital & SUND (Torben Lykke Sørensen, Clinical professor and Chief Physician), The National Board of Health (Mads Biering la Cour, Director of Elderly and Dementia), Copenhagen Municipality (Laura Louise Heinsen, Special consultant), DaneAge (TBC), Research and Innovation Region Zealand (TBC)

15.00-16.00 Bubbles and mingling


Open to everyone at CEHA and the Network for Researchers in Aging. Please accept the calender invite you should have received by email (Outlook)