Dr.Esmee M. Reijnierse is an early career researcher and specialized in sarcopenia and currently works as a postdoctoral research fellow in the @AgeMelbourne research group at the Department of Medicine and Aged Care of the University of Melbourne (Australia). She graduated in Nutrition and Dietetics (BHealth, 2012) and Sports Dietetics (Post-Bachelor, 2013) at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands). She subsequently studied Health Sciences (Masters) with a specialization in Nutrition & Health (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). After obtaining her Master of Science degree (MSc, 2014), she started her research career as a PhD student in sarcopenia at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam (October 2014). She successfully defended her PhD thesis in April 2017 entitled: “MUSCLE MATTERS! Recognizing the clinical relevance of the ageing muscle”. Dr. Reijnierse her research interests relate to sarcopenia, nutrition and physical activity in older adults. She is co-founder and president of GoSARC – the Global Sarcopenia Alliance for Researchers and Clinicians in early career – which aims to unite, share knowledge and collaborate with early career researchers and clinicians with an interest in sarcopenia.