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