Physical Activity and Nutrition INfluences In ageing (PANINI): consortium mission statement

By 2020 almost one in five of the European population will be aged 65 years or over.

Authors: Whittaker AC, Delledonne M, Finni T, Garagnani P, Greig C, Kallen V, Kokko K, Lord J, Maier AB, Meskers CGM, Santos NC, Sipila S, Thompson JL, van Riel N.
Aging Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jun;30(6):685-692. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Although life expectancy is increasing most Europeans spend their last decade in poor health. Consequently, there is an urgent need to understand how lifestyle factors can influence age-related changes from gene to society level and how they may be integrated into a net effect of healthy ageing. The Horizon 2020 funded Marie Curie Sklodowska Innovative Training Network—PANINI is addressing this capacity issue by focusing on research and training in two major interacting lifestyle factors with impact at multiple levels, namely, physical activity and nutrition.

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