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May
5
2014

AIM Muscle Loss Project Heads to Innovate | Collaborate Finals

It's an exciting week for the AIM Coalition. This Friday, May 9, our sarcopenia-focused entry, Combating Muscle Loss, will be one of five finalists for the Collaborate | Innovate Challenge. This challenge is a contest that “calls on teams of advocates to team up and submit concepts that translate patient... Read more »

Apr
21
2014

Update on AIM Meeting on Sarcopenia Research

On the heels of the AIM Coalition meeting last month in Bethesda, Md., we wanted to share some more follow up information.  The event proved to be a great success, attracting close to 50 experts from the FDA and the scientific and health communities.  There were informative presentations and... Read more »

Mar
26
2013

AIM Member Spotlight: European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP)

In 2010, AIM Member European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) developed the Sarcopenia European consensus on definition and diagnosis guidelines, a practical clinical definition and consensus diagnostic criteria for age-related sarcopenia. EWGSOP included representatives from the European Geriatric Medicine Society, the European... Read more »

Mar
25
2013

Trail Blazer: Dr. Lynda Bonewald on new muscle-bone research models and breakthroughs

New models and breakthroughs in bone and muscle research are redefining the way scientists study these two organs, and Dr. Lynda Bonewald, Interim Vice Chancellor for Translational & Clinical Research at University of Missouri-Kansas City, is leading the way towards promising pathways to help manage debilitating and costly... Read more »

Mar
7
2013

Lots of Progress, Much More to Learn in Study of Sarcopenia

A recently published summary in Age and Aging gives a good overview of the progress that researchers have made in understanding the onset, disease pathway and treatment possibilities for sarcopenia and related functional decline. Areas of promise include studies on oxidative damage and its relation to muscle... Read more »

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