Evelien Gielen

Evelien Gielen, MD PhD, is Professor at the department of Gerontology and Geriatrics and the Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases in UZ Leuven, Belgium. She has written a PhD thesis on the determinants of musculoskeletal frailty in ageing men. Her research activities focus on male osteoporosis, sarcopenia and on strategies to reduce fracture risk in the elderly and to promote healthy ageing. She is (co-)author of several publications in international peer reviewed journals and book chapters.