Belgian Ageing Muscle Society
Unité de Recherche en Santé publique, Épidémiologie et Économie de la Santé
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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.
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels
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.