European physicians involved in sarcopenia

Leader: Ivan Bautmans Robin Daly


To create a platform for discussions on issues relevant in the context of sarcopenia (definition, diagnosis, therapy, epidemiology etc.) and to initiate applications as well as studies in this field.

Relevance for the purposes of the EuGMS

Sarcopenia has been established as one of the key areas of research in geriatric medicine over recent years

N° of Members


Expected method of work

Expert discussions, consensus meetings, cross-sectional studies

First expected outcome and approximate date of completion


Way of communication among members

Per mail and SIG meetings

Planning of meetings

Yearly at the EuGMS congresses and in between the congresses, if special tasks have to be fulfilled.
Next Meeting: 19th EuGMS International Congress, Helsinki September 20-22 - SIG Collateral Meeting - OPEN - SEPT 20th from 11.30am to 12.30pm Helsinki TIME

EuGMS SIG on Sarcopenia OPEN meeting featuring Prof Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft – February 23rd 2023

18th EuGMS International Congress, London September 28-30 - SIG Collateral Meeting - OPEN - SEPT 29th from 05.30pm to 07.00pm UK TIME

17th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 11-13 - SIG Collateral Meeting - OPEN- OCT 12th from 05.30pm to 06.30pm CEST

16th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 7-9


September 2015