Thursday, November 21, 2013

 
18:30-19:30
OPENING SESSION
Chairpersons S. Palacios, Spain
Y. Henrotin, Belgium
J.J. Scali, Argentina
Opening Remarks
Y. Henrotin, Belgium
J.J. Scali, Argentina
MUSCULOSKELETAL AGING: CONNECTIVE TISSUE ‘PENIAS’
Capsule
The goal of this session would be to discuss aging-associated changes in skeletal muscle, bone and cartilage and how they contribute to overt disease. Mechanisms of cellular and extracellular aging in these connective tissues would also be addressed to reveal similarities that might represent promising targets for pharmacological and neutraceutical intervention
Chairpersons H. Kawaguchi, Japan and T. McAlindon, USA
Osteopenia
H. Weinans, Netherlands
Chondropenia
M. Lotz, USA
Sarcopenia
C. Leeuwenburgh, USA
Objectives To acquire knowledge of the mechanisms of connective tissue aging
 
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