9. What key areas of expertise can be found in the consortium?

The consortium is composed by internationally recognized experts in the field of frailty and sarcopenia. The multidimensionality of PF&S required the creation of a consortium characterized by multiple expertise and backgrounds. Therefore, in SPRINTT, the following key areas of expertise can be found:

  • Geriatrics
  • Gerontology
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Bioethics
  • Biomarkers of aging
  • Muscle physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Statistics
  • Novel clinical trial methodologies (especially applied to clinical trials in the elderly)
  • Preventive medicine
  • Information and Communication Technology, including m-health
  • Physical exercise (especially adapted to older persons)
  • Regulatory science
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Aging
  • Physical function
  • Physical disability
  • Mobility