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November 14, 2016 - Vienna (Austria)
SPRINTT project: changing the paradigm of geriatric research

On November 14 , Francesco Landi from the Universita’ Sacro Cuore Roma (Italy) will present ‘The SPRINTT project: changing the paradigm of geriatric research’ in Vienna (Austria).

This presentation will take place during the meeting “Developing interventions for frailty: what do we measure?” organised by the COST Action BM1402:MouseAGE on November from 14 to 15 in Vienna, Austria. More information on this meeting is available on .


What are the Objectives of the SPRINTT project?

To validate an interventional paradigm for identifying at-risk individuals living in the community and evaluate innovative therapeutic interventions against physical frailty and mobility disability, through:

  • Creating an operational definition of at-risk (sub-)populations with undisputable unmet therapeutic need
  • Qualification of muscular anabolism and catabolism biomarkers in at-risk (sub-) populations
  • Validation and implementation of practical clinical methodologies for testing clinically meaningful interventions for the screening, prevention of Physical Frailty and Sarcopenia and its complications (falls, mobility disability, hospitalization, institutionalization)
  • Developing scientific and regulatory Consensus on these 3 strategic objectives: therapeutic indication, biomarkers and development clinical methodology
  • Developing a health-economic model of physical Frailty and Sarcopenia in a real life setting


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