The Board of EpiLife consists of responsible researchers from four work areas, an administrator and chairman Nils Crona. The other principal investigators are able to attend the meetings.
The Board of EpiLife have the uniting responsibility for this important project. They examine the budget and statement of account for the group, are responsible for information to the principle donator, and must follow and stimulate the research work.
Most important for the board is to support and encourage the cooperation between the different working areas so that the competence and the extensive statistical and biobank material, that are gathered in Göteborg, will be better used.
The Board has their meetings at least six times per year and alter between the different departments. Minutes from meetings are available on request from chairman Nils Crona.
Work Area 1: Psychosocial factors and susceptibility to cardiovascular diseases
Work Area 2: Mental disorders over the lifecourse
Work Area 3: Overweight and obesity over the lifecourse
Work Area 4: Cognitive functioning - from normal to dementia
Core area 4: Administration