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SUNFRAIL Seminar in Brussels, 5 April 2017

On 5 April, in relation to the EIP-AHA B3 Action Group meeting, the SUNFRAIL project team held a seminar to present preliminary project results and good practices in the early identification of frailty and multimorbidity using the SUNFRAIL tool. The event in Brussels gathered almost 50 participants representing a wide range of regional offices and […]

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27-28 April, the 7th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research will take place in Barcelona

The 7th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR) will be hosted in Barcelona on 27-28 of April, 2017. The event will gather distinguished representatives from national centres for health, research institutes, industry, and researchers from academia to share their expertise. This year, ICFSR will focus on topics such as the biology of frailty […]

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2016 European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

The European Summit took place on 6-7 December and gathered around 2000 participants in 2 days. This year the event concentrated on the topic “Digital transformation of care”. In his opening speech, Roberto Viola, Director-General, DG Connect, insisted that this transformation delivers more opportunities since the cost for healthcare is constantly increasing, gradually overtaking the […]

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27 October, SUNFRAIL workshop “Toward a Bio-Psychosocial model of frailty”

On 27 October, SUNFRAIL partners and externally invited speakers gathered in Naples for the 2nd transnational workshop “Toward a Bio-Psychosocial model of frailty”, hosted by Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Federico II. The full day event included presentations of the preliminary results of the SUNFRAIL project, as well as the debates around the applicability of the identified Model […]

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Second SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop and Steering Committee Meeting, Naples

On the 27th of October,  Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Federico II will host SUNFRAIL’s 2nd Transnational Workshop: “Toward a Bio-Psychosocial Model of Frailty: the SUNFRAIL model to improve health outcomes and sustainability”. The workshop will take place in Naples, Italy, gathering all project partners, members of the Advisory Board and invited external experts to discuss common […]

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ICFSR2017 (International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research) Barcelona, 27-28 April, 2017

The seventh International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR2017) will take place in Barcelona on 27-28 April 2017. Keynote speakers include: Marco Pahor (Gainesville USA) : “Clinical interventions to avert inflammation, Sarcopenia and frailty” Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas (Getafe, Spain): “Frailty in the clinical scenario: challenges and opportunities” Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft (Madrid, Spain): “Overview of Sarcopenia definitions” Stephen […]

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Presentations from SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop, 22 March, Bologna

All presentations from the SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop (22 March, Bologna), are now available following the below links: SUNFRAIL Methodology and discussion, M. Barbolini SUNFRAIL Objectives and Challenges, M. Barbolini How to Identify Good Practices on Frailty and Multimorbidity, L. Calzà Synergies with the EIP AHA Initiative – A3, A. Cano Existing Tools for the Identification […]

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SUNFRAIL Transnational Workshop 22 March

The SUNFRAIL Transnational workshop took place in Bologna on 22 March. The full-day event had a busy schedule with experts from the project partner organisations, as well as externally invited speakers, gathering to discuss the scientific definitions and models of frailty and multimorbidity, as well as how the scientific knowledge can be appropriately translated into effective […]

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