MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, USA, March 1, 2018. With the aging of the world’s population, maintaining functional independence during old age has emerged as one of the most important clinical and public health priorities worldwide. Addressing these concerns, an international group of industry and academic scientists investigating frailty and age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) is meeting in Miami Beach, Florida, March1 through 3, 2018 to explore the underlying mechanisms, possible interventions, and the development of tools to enable clinical trials for these disabling disorders of aging.