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The host institution for AgeCap is the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology at Wallinsgatan in Mölndal. AgeCaps organization includes a Steering Committee, a PI team, a communications team, a group of young researchers and the administration and investigation unit. The steering committee is supported by an international advisory board.

Steering committee

The steering committee decisions are taken regarding development of research activities and the planning of resource use. The Steering Committee meet six times per year and the members are:


  • Ingmar Skoog, EPINEP (alternate member: Margda Wearn, EPINEP) 


  • Katarina Wilhelmsson, FRESH
  • Boo Johansson, ADA-Gero (alternate member:  Linda Hassing)
  • Lotta Dellve, LEXLIV (alternate member: Ewa Wikström)
  • Kaj Blennow, NEUROCHEM (alternate member: Henrik Zetterberg)
  • Maria Edström, JMG (alternate member: Annika Bergström)
  • Eva Maria Svensson, School of Business, Economics and Law (alternate member: Kristian Bolin)
  • Ulrika Lagerlöf Nilsson, The Faculty of Arts (alternate member: Dimitrios Kokkinakis)
  • Lisbeth Svengren Holm, HDK (alternate member: Ulf Dalnäs)
  • Mats Ribbe, AgeCap Greenhouse (alternate member: Markus Praetorius Björk)  

Co-opted members

  • Agneta Holmäng, dean: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Ann-Marie Wennberg, director: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
  • Pia Gudmundsson, scientific coordinator: AgeCap
  • Tina Jacobsson, administrator: AgeCap
  • Jonas Rimbäck, Forskning- och innovationskontoret vid Göteborgs Universitet

Reference group


  • Sten Landahl (sten.landahl@telia.com)


  • Christina Rogestam, SPF seniorerna (christina.rogestam@spfseniorerna.se)
  • Ingela Ekholm, PRO (ingela.ekholm@pro.se)
  • Peter Lönnroth, VGR (peter.lonnroth@vgregion.se)
  • Mats Stenberg, SKL (mats.stenberg@skl.se)
  • Kerstin Karlsson, Senior Göteborg (Kerstin.Karlsson@stadshuset.goteborg.se)
  • Sara Nordenhielm, FOU Väst (sara.nordenhielm@grkom.se)
  • Pär Rahmström, Demensförbundet (par.rahmstrom@demensforbundet.se)

International Advisory Board

AgeCap has an international advisory board that includes five international researchers from various disciplines. This Board will meet once a year to review the development of the Center, as well as advise on future directions.


  • Robert Stewart, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology & Clinical Informatics, King’s College, London, UK
  • Clare Hocking, Professor of Occupational Science, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Denis Gerstorf, Professor of Developmental Psychology, Humboldt University, Berlin,
  • David Gordon, Professor of Social Justice, Bristol University, Bristol,
  • Nick Fox, Professor of Clinical Neurology, University College, London,
  • Gladys Maestre, Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York,
  • Adesola Ogunniyi, Professor of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria


AgeCap greenhouse

  • Mats Ribbe, AgeCap Greenhouse representative (EPINEP)
  • Markus Praetorius Björk, AgeCap Greenhouse representative (ADA-Gero)

Communications Group

  • Maria Edström (JMG)
  • Ragnhild Larsson (AgeCap)
  • Isabelle Hansson (Ada-Gero)
  • Pia Gudmundsson (EPINEP)


  • Tina Jacobsson, administrator
  • Pia Gudmundsson, scientific coordinator
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