Clinical Translational Aging Research Series
Neurodegeneration in the Onset of Sarcopenia
Michael Drey, MD
Geriatrics at Nürnberg Hosptial, Nürnberg Germany
Institute for Biomedicine of Aging
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
At the conslusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Differentiate neurodegenerative cause from other causes in the onset of sarcopenia.
- Identify muscle loss by degeneration of the neuromuscular junction.
- Define sarcopenia cuased by lo0ss of motoneurons via electromyographical techniques.