Epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases focusing on differences in stroke morbidity and mortality by population groups, age and aging with special interest in age-related changes in cognitive functioning, long-term effects of cardiovascular risk factors on cognitive functioning, primary and secondary prevention of stroke, health promotion in the elderly and in patients with cardiovascular diseases.
Research methods: Epidemiological methods
Main projects include:
- Study of trends in stroke morbidity and mortality
- Primary and secondary prevention of stroke including study of novel risk factors for stroke
- Study of long-term effects of cardiovascular risk factors