11th International Conference on Cachexia, Sarcopenia & Muscle Wasting


Friday 7 December,2018

10.00-11.30 Plenary session

Clinical and societal impact of cachexia & sarcopenia

11.30-12.00 Appetizer: Highlights of afternoon workshops
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-17.00  Workshops:

Innovation & implementation

 Consensus meeting:

Imaging of muscle

18.00-20.00 Reception
20.00-22.30 Speakers dinner


Saturday 8 December 2018

07.15-08.15 Ken Fearon Career Café – Meet the mentors
08.30-10.00 Plenary session

Multilayered triggers of chronic disease associated wasting

10.00-11.00 Break + Poster session
11.00-12.30  Basic track

Tumor secreted triggers of cachexia

Translational track

Emerging fields in critical illness wasting

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break + Seminar
13.30-15.00  Basic track

Non-tumor derived factors involved in muscle wasting

Clinical track

Challenges of cancer induced cachexia in

the older patient

15.00-16.00 Break + Poster session
16.00-17.30 Basic track

Experimental models

Clinical track

 Management guidelines for sarcopenia

17.30-18.30 Plenary session

Novel nutritional and pharmacological targets in cachexia and sarcopenia

19.30 Anti-cachexia dinner


Sunday 9 December,2018

08.30-10.00 Plenary session

Multilayered triggers of cancer cachexia

10.00-11.00 Break + Poster session
11.00-12.30 Basic track

Intracellular mechanisms of muscle wasting

Translational track

Anabolic resistance in sarcopenia and cachexia: myth or opportunity?

12.30-13.30 Lunch Break + Seminar
13.30-14.30 Basic track

Omics approaches in

cachexia + sarcopenia research

Translational track

No time to pause:

Circadian rhythm and wasting disorders

14.30-16.00 Plenary session

Novel intervention strategies & clinical study designs





During the congress an ‘physical activity’ is stimulated by walking & cycling to different locations at the Campus and to the nearby City Centre Awards Ceremony
Best Poster Award 
Young Investigators Award 
Trainee Poster Award