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.”
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.
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.
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.
On June 13, the Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition presented a one-hour webinar titled “Sarcopenia Cut-Points." The webinar highlighted how national and international leaders are making efforts to reach an agreement on appropriate cut-points for sarcopenia. The webinar is now available for viewing on demand.
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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).
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.