Belgian Ageing Muscle Society

Unité de Recherche en Santé publique, Épidémiologie et Économie de la Santé

Université de Liège
CHU Sart Tilman, Bâtiment B23
Quartier Hôpital – Avenue Hippocrate, 13
4000 Liège

BAMS Secretariat
Rue Renier, 9 - 4800 Verviers
+32 (0)87 852652

For more information and if you are interested in becoming a member to the Belgian Ageing Muscle Society please contact the BAMS Secrétariat.



Olivier Bruyère

Olivier Bruyere Olivier Bruyère, Santé Publique, Épidémiologie et Économie de la Santé,
Université de Liège, CHU – Sart Tilman, Quartier Hôpital – Avenue Hippocrate 13, 4000 Liège
Olivier Bruyère, Ph.D., is currently Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the Department of Public Health Sciences and of Geriatric Rehabilitation in the Department of Sport Sciences of the University of Liège in Belgium. He is head of the Research Unit in Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Economics in this University. His main fields of interest are prevention, rehabilitation and epidemiology related to geriatric conditions and musculoskeletal disorders. He is author of more than 250 international scientific publications and book chapters.

General Secretary:

Ivan Bautmans

Ivan Bautmans Ivan Bautmans, Gerontology (GERO) & Frailty in Ageing research (FRIA) departments,
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels


Evelien Gielen

Evelien Gielen Evelien Gielen, Dienst Geriatrie & Centrum voor Metabole Botziekten,
UZ Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven
Evelien Gielen, MD PhD, is Professor at the unit of Gerontology and Geriatrics of the Department of Chronic Diseases, Metabolism and Ageing at the KU Leuven in Belgium and at the Geriatric department and Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases in UZ Leuven, Belgium. Her research activities focus on male osteoporosis, frailty and sarcopenia and on strategies to reduce fracture risk in the elderly and to promote healthy ageing. She is (co-)author of more than 50 publications in international peer reviewed journals and book chapters.