Leader: Antonio Cherubini Mirko Petrovic


  1. to create a European network of clinicians and researchers devoted to improve the use of drugs in older subjects
  2. to promote the inclusion of older people in clinical trials
  3. to promote appropriate drug prescription in older people.

Relevance for the purposes of the EuGMS

The aims of the SIG are very relevant for geriatric research and practice.

N° of members: 30

Expected method of work

Annual meeting in coincidence with the EuGMS congress, email

First expected outcome and approximate date of completion

The systematic review about correlation between polypharmacy and frailty to be submitted within the end of the year

Way of communication among members


Planning of meetings

annual meeting in coincidence with the EuGMS congress
Next Meeting 16th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 7-9