European physicians involved in sarcopenia

Leader: Jürgen Bauer Francesco Landi


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 16th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 7-9


September 2015