13th international SCWD conference on cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle wasting

 

Dates11-13 December 2020
Ljubljana
Official Language: English

Topics

‘Basic Science’ and ‘Clinical Science’ tracks:

  • Cachexia in Cancer, Heart Failure, COPD, CKD and Stroke
  • Sarcopenia, Frailty and the Dysmobility Syndrome
  • Pathophysiology and Epidemiology of Muscle Wasting
  • Body Composition Assessments
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Management
  • Special Populations
  • Clinical Trial Data

Registration prices

  • Medical professionals • 790.00 € (654.00 € until 30 Sept. 2020)
  • Nurses, technicians and doctors <35 years of age • 590.00 € (490.00 € until 30 Sept. 2020)
  • Abstract presenters • 490.00 €
  • Abstract presenters (industry) • 790.00 €
  • Industry representatives • 1250.00 € (1 650.00 € until 30 Sept. 2020)

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Venue and Hotel

Miklošičeva cesta 1,
1000 Ljubljana,
Slovenia

Tel:+386 1 308 12 70

Conference sponsors

 

Cytokinetics



Hellsinn


Dear Colleague,

The Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD) is pleased to invite you to attend its first Updates Programme on Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Wasting Diseases that will be held on December 11-13 Dec 2020, in Ljubljana

As an international and multidisciplinary organization, the SCWD seeks to further research on cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle wasting in order to bring practical solutions to healthcare teams worldwide.

Since the first cachexia conference that took place in Ljubljana in 2000, over 2000 physicians from over 25 countries have attended our educational sessions.

We expect this SCWD updates 2020 to be a unique forum for all medical professionals dealing with muscle wasting in their disciplines and we look forward to meeting you in Ljubljana

Yours sincerely,

John E. Morley      Stefan D. Anker

International Scientific Committee

Stefan D. Anker (President) – Berlin, Germany
John E. Morley – St. Louis, USA
William J. Evans – Durham, USA
Akio Inui – Kobe, Japan
Josep M. Argiles – Barcelona, Spain
Filippo Rossi-Fanelli – Rome, Italy
Vickie E. Baracos – Edmonton, Canada
Andrew Coats – Melbourne, Australia and Warwick, UK
Wolfram Doehner – Berlin, Germany
Luigi Ferrucci – Baltimore, USA
David J. Glass – Cambridge, USA
Aminah Jatoi – Rochester, USA
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh – Torrance, USA
Florian Strasser – St. Gallen, Switzerland
Stephan von Haehling – Göttingen, Germany

 

Overview on wasting disorders

SCWD articles based on the literature:
Cachexia >
Sarcopenia >
Muscle wasting >