The Muscle & Bone Programme

Monday 16th May

08:00   Opening Remarks
Franz Jakob (Wuerzburg, Germany)
     
08:05   The bone and muscle connection - perspectives of a bone scientist
Michaela Kneissel (Basle, Switzerland)
     
08:45   Basic & Translational Science
Signalling pathways in muscle and bone - perspectives of a muscle scientist
Marco Sandri (Padua, Italy)
     
09:10   Basic & Translational Science
Mechnotransduction in muscle and bone
Astrid Bakker (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
     
09:35   Basic & Translational Science
Principles of locomotion and adaptation throughout the lifespan
Michael Kjaer (Copenhagen, Denmark)
     
10:00   Coffee Break
10:30   Cross-talk between muscle and bone
Principles of mechanical interaction between muscle and bone
Dieter Felsenberg (Berlin, Germany)
     
11:00   Cross-talk between muscle and bone
Bone & muscle: interactions beyond mechanical
Katharina Jähn (Hamburg, Germany)
     
11:40  

Podium Discussion

     
12:00   Lunch Break
14:30   Clinical management of sarcopenia and frailty
Sarcopenia and frailty - the clinical picture
Cornel Sieber (Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
     
14:55   Clinical management of sarcopenia and frailty
Imaging bone and muscle - established and new techniques
Klaus Engelke (Erlangen, Germany)
     
15:20   Clinical management of sarcopenia and frailty
Translational studies on muscle hypertrophy and function
Jesper Gromada (New York, USA)
     
15:45   Clinical management of sarcopenia and frailty
Sarcopenia medications in clinical studies
David Glass
16:10   Exercise and nutrition
Exercise regimens and musculoskeletal response
Jörn Rittweger (Cologne, Germany)
     
16:35   Exercise and nutrition
Sarcopenia and nutrition
Ellen Freiberger (Nuremburg, Germany)
     
17:00   Closing Remarks
Stefano Schiaffino (Basle, Switzerland)