ICFSR2017: International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research

Kongress / Symposium
27. April 2017 - 28. April 2017
Hotel Crowne Plaza - Av. de Rius i Taulet, 1
08004 Barcelona, Spanien

After Toulouse, Orlando, Barcelona, Seoul, Boston, Philadelphia, the 7th edition of the ICFSR conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. Researchers, academics, healthcare professionals, and young scientists are invited to submit their work, and discover the last research findings on

Scientific topics
Biology of frailty and aging, Physical frailty and age-related body composition modifications, Cognitive frailty, Frailty in clinical practice and public health, Clinical trials and therapeutics

Sarcopenia: Biology, Animal models, Preclinical studies, Clinical trials, Functional assessment, Biomarkers and imaging, New drug developments, Physical exercise, Nutrition intervention, Epidemiology

Keynote lectures
We are honored to welcome the keynote speakers listed below who have accepted to address their lectures on:

"Clinical interventions to avert inflammation, sarcopenia and frailty" by Marco Pahor (Gainesville, USA)
"Frailty in the clinical scenario: challenges and opportunities" by Leocadio Rodriguez Manas (Getafe, Madrid, Spain)
"Overview of sarcopenia definitions" by Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft (Madrid, Spain)
"Blockade of myostatin as a therapeutic approach" by Stephen Donahue (Savannah, USA)
"Protein and other nutrient interactions with frailty and sarcopenia" by Tommy Cederholm (Upssala, Sweden)

Congress information
Organizing Committee: Roger Fielding, PhD (Tufts University, Boston, USA), Toni Salva, MD, (Health & Aging Foundation, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain), Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft, MD, PhD (Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal, Madrid, Spain), Leocadio Rodriguez Manas, MD, PhD (Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Madrid, Spain), Matteo Cesari, MD, PhD (Gérontopôle, Toulouse University Hospital, France)

Program: Available online in November 2016

Abstract submission deadline: December 12, 2016

Early bird registration: Before March 28, 2017

Format: Symposium, oral communications and poster presentations


Alle Daten

  • Von 27. April 2017 bis 28. April 2017