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The Alliance’s blog offers a personal, inside look at our activities and perspectives on a range of timely issues. We encourage your feedback.

Expert Robert Fielding on the Latest in Sarcopenia Research

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 30th, 2015

To help you learn more about what's been going on in the sarcopenia research space, we are linking you to an interview with Roger A. Fielding, Ph.D.


Alliance's Bens to Participate in Symposium on Frailty

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: March 29th, 2016

On April 7, the Alliance's Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens will participate in a symposium titled "Frailty as a Baseline Stratification Parameter and Potential Therapeutic Target" at the 28th Annual EuroMeeting in Hamburg, Germany.


Expert Webinar on Frailty This Thursday

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: April 19th, 2016

This Thursday, April 21, at 10 a.m. ET, the Aging in Motion Coalition holds a free expert webinar on frailty with featured speaker Francesca Cerreta, senior scientific officer, ‎European Medicines Agency (EMA).


Good News about Sarcopenia from the AIM Coalition

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: April 27th, 2016

Today, the Aging in Motion Coalition made a major announcement: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established an ICD-10-CM code for sarcopenia.


We Bring People and Organizations Together to Advance Science

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: May 13th, 2016

A major way the Alliance advances science is through building coalitions of diverse organizations and individuals to bring visibility and support to health research, with the ultimate goal of improving the healthy length and quality of life for everyone. Learn more. 


AIM Coalition Held Second Annual Meeting

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: December 15th, 2016

On December 2, the Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition hosted its second annual meeting in Bethesda, Md., to discuss developments and advances in clinical research and treatment of sarcopenia.


Webinar on an ICD-10 Code for Sarcopenia/January 24

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: January 12th, 2017

In 2016, the Aging in Motion Coalition’s (AIM) proposal to establish an ICD-10-CM code for sarcopenia was accepted by the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention. To provide additional insight into the process and its importance, AIM will be hosting a one-hour webinar on January 24, 2017.


AIM Coalition's Webinar on ICD-10 for Sarcopenia Now Available

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: January 26th, 2017

The Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition recently hosted a webinar about the ICD-10 code for sarcopenia, titled "An ICD-10 Code for Sarcopenia: Implications for Diagnosis and Clinical Practice." An archived video of the webinar is now available. 


Patient Perspectives on Sarcopenia Sought by the FDA

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: February 2nd, 2017

If you or a loved one has sarcopenia or if you want to understand more about how sarcopenia could impact you, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to hear from you.


Join FDA's PFDD Meeting on Sarcopenia, April 6

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: March 27th, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking people with sarcopenia to share their comments at a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) for Sarcopenia on April 6, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST. 

 


Update on Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting on Sarcopenia

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: April 20th, 2017

On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) for sarcopenia. The focus of the meeting was to obtain patient perspectives on “symptoms and the daily impacts of their condition, current approaches to treatment, and decision factors taken into account when selecting a treatment.”

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