14th international SCWD digital conference on cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle wasting


Dates11-12 December 2021 VIRTUAL CONGRESS Official Language: English


‘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 • 325.00 € (280.00 € until October 15. 2021)
  • Nurses, technicians and doctors <35 years of age • 95.00 € (80.00 € until October 15. 2021)
  • Industry representatives • 690.00 € (590.00 € until October 15. 2021)

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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 ONLINE 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, over 2000 physicians from over 25 countries have attended our educational sessions. We expect this SCWD updates 2021 to be a unique forum for all medical professionals dealing with muscle wasting in their disciplines and we look forward to meeting you in a Virtual Congress 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 >