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Submit Your Abstract for ASBMR 2019 by April 10th!

The ASBMR Abstract Center is now open! Showcase the research you’ve been working on to a global audience of colleagues at the ASBMR 2019 Annual Meeting, taking place September 20–23, 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Submissions are due April 10. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (JBMR®, Impact Factor 6.314), the highest-ranked bone journal. Visit the Abstracts page to review the abstract submission instructions before submitting your abstract.


Celebration of the Life of Dr. Stephen I. Katz

Please join the NIH community in celebrating the life and impact of the late Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., former director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at NIH. This special event will commemorate Dr. Katz’s achievements as an exemplary biomedical researcher, steadfast leader and dedicated public servant. The program will include music and remarks by family members, colleagues, and trainees. The celebration of Dr. Katz’s life and legacy will take place on Friday, May 3, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. in the Masur Auditorium on the NIH campus. A reception hosted by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health will follow. RSVP to attend. For people unable to attend in person, this event will be available live worldwide via NIH Videocast and will also be archived.


Have You Joined ASBMR’s New Mentoring Program?

All ASBMR members are invited to participate in a new exciting virtual mentorship program. Members have the opportunity to sign up as a mentor, mentee, or both, regardless of career stage. Once your profile is complete, you will be given a personalized list of ASBMR members that would be a good match for you. Select your desired mentor/mentee, create a mentoring plan that works with both of your schedules, and let the mentoring begin! New to mentoring? Not to worry! ASBMR and our mentoring platform, MentorCity, have provided a wealth of resources that will improve and enhance the mentoring process and relationship for both mentor and mentee. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with other ASBMR members and advance your career. Get started today! Questions? Visit our FAQ page or contact us at asbmr@asbmr.org.

Mentoring Tip #1: After creating your profile, click 'Find Mentor/Find Mentee' from the top navigation to search among ASBMR members, then send an invitation to the person you think would make the perfect match! For more information, visit Getting Started & FAQ.

Apply for the ASBMR Young Investigator Awards for Ph.D. Training!

The ASBMR Young Investigator Award for Ph.D. Training will cover registration and travel for five ASBMR members to attend the 2019 European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Ph.D. Training Course in Bologna, Italy from September 7th to 10th, 2019. ECTS offers a four-day training course for Ph.D. students and faculty each year, covering basic and clinical bone science. Read more about this opportunity here! The deadline to apply is Friday, May 3, 2019.

JBMR® Highlights
Altered tissue composition, microarchitecture, and mechanical performance in cancellous bone from men with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Heather B Hunt, Ashley M Torres, Pablo M Palomino, Eric Marty, Rehan Saiyed, Matthew Cohn, Jonathan Jo, Stephen Warner, Grazyna E Sroga, Karen B King, Joseph M Lane, Deepak Vashishth, Christopher J Hernandez, Eve Donnelly
First Published: 13 March 2019
Association of Appendicular Lean Mass, Subcutaneous and Visceral Adipose Tissue with Mortality in Older Brazilians: The São Paulo Ageing & Health Study
Felipe M de Santana, Diogo S Domiciano, Michel A Gonçalves, Luana G Machado, Camille P Figueiredo, Jaqueline B Lopes, Valéria F Caparbo, Lilliam Takayama, Paulo R Menezes, Rosa MR Pereira
First Published: 13 March 2019
The therapeutic potential of microRNAs as orthobiologics for skeletal fractures
Michael Hadjiargyrou, David E Komatsu
First Published: 13 March 2019
JBMR® Plus Highlights
The March Special Issue on Cancer and Bone is Available!
Regulation of osteosclerosis by inoculated CD133+ PC3 cells in bone‐marrow microenvironmental niches
Donghwi Kim, Youngjong Ko, Mineon Park, Bora Kim, Hong Moon Sohn, Wonbong Lim
First Published: 13 March 2019
Healthcare Policy Changes in Osteoporosis Can Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs in the US
E. Michael Lewiecki, Jesse D. Ortendahl, Jacqueline Vanderpuye‐Orgle, Andreas Grauer, Jorge Arellano, JD Jeffrey Lemay, Amanda L. Harmon, Michael S. Broder, Andrea J. Singer
First Published: 15 March 2019
Bone Science in the News
Does Canagliflozin Increase Risk of Fracture in Patients with Diabetes?
DiabetesinControl.com (3/19/2019)
Sweetening the deal on bone repair
MedicalXpress (2/18/2019)

UTA nursing professor receives $6.575 million to attack musculoskeletal diseases
News-Medical.net (3/18/2019)
Overexpression of Dlx2 enhances osteogenic differentiation of BMSCs and MC3T3-E1 cells via direct upregulation of Osteocalcin and Alp
British Dental Journal (3/18/2019)
Blood flow restriction therapy may protect against bone loss following ACL reconstruction
MedicalXpress (3/16/2019)
Hip load capacity cut-points for Astronaut Skeletal Health NASA Finite Element Strength Task Group Recommendations
British Dental Journal (3/14/2019)
Study: CT scan prior to spine fusion surgery finds significant number of patients had undiagnosed osteoporosis
DOTmed (3/13/2019)
Bone Health in Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa
Clinical Advisor (3/11/2019)
Absence of crucial protein may lead to rapid, severe bone loss
News-Medical.net (3/12/2019)
Calcium and vitamin D supplementation are essential to help manage osteoporosis, especially following a hip fracture
PR Newswire (3/12/2019)
Events Calendar
March 20 – 23
Endo 2019
New Orleans, LA, United States 
March 20 – 23
25th Annual Meeting International Society for Clinical Densitometry 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
March 27 - 29
MEN 2019: 16th International Workshop on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Houston, TX, United States
April 4 – 7
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases 2019
Paris, France
Contact ASBMR
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Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-3309 USA
Tel.: +1 (202) 367-1161
Fax: +1 (202) 367-2161
Email: asbmr@asbmr.org

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