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Teaching a Course in Bone, Mineral or Musculoskeletal Science? Customize the ASBMR Primer for Your Course!

A new program from our publishing partner Wiley gives you the freedom to build your course materials exactly the way you want them and offer your students a cost-efficient alternative to traditional texts. Using Custom Select, you can use certain chapters in any order from the Ninth Edition of the ASBMR Primer, add new content from other textbooks, choose a cover template, select the format for the book, and then submit the project to production with the simple click of a button.
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Abstact Deadline for the Bisphosphonates 50th Anniversary Meeting is Next Monday, February 11

The year 2019 will mark 50 years since the first publication on the biological effects of the bisphosphonates. Since then more than 27,000 papers have appeared on PubMed! The Bisphosphonates 2019 meeting, taking place July 15-17, 2019 in Sheffield, UK, will review developments over the past 50 years, discuss our current understanding and look at what the future may hold. There will be opportunities for presentations (snap oral and poster) based on submitted abstracts.  Abstracts on any work you have done or are doing on bisphosphonates are encouraged, for example you could talk about your contribution to the bisphosphonates story, or you could present new work. Abstracts will be published in JBMR® Plus. For more information on this meeting, click here. To submit and abstract now, click here.


ASBMR Seeks Abstract Reviewers and Session Moderators for 2019 Annual Meeting – Call Closes Next Tuesday, February 12th!

The ASBMR Scientific Program Committee is seeking members who are willing to serve as abstract reviewers and oral session moderators for the ASBMR 2019 Annual Meeting, September 20-23 at the Orange County Convention in Orlando, Florida, USA.
As an exclusive benefit of ASBMR membership, we invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to engage with fellow researchers, physicians and experts in the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal field by completing the volunteer form no later than Tuesday, February 12, 2019.


Apply Now for the 2019 Phoebe Leboy
Professional Development Award:
Three Weeks Left till the Application Deadline February 22, 2019

The Phoebe Leboy Professional Development Award is for a female young investigator who resides outside the United States (preference given to those in an emerging and/or developing country). The award provides the resources needed for the selected individual to attend the ASBMR Annual Meeting, mentorship from senior women in related areas of research, and membership in ASBMR. The award amount is up to $2,000. To read more about the award and eligibility requirements, click here. The application deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019. ASBMR members are encourage to forward information about the Phoebe Leboy Professional Development award to eligible colleagues.


Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Rising Star Awards!
Deadline to Apply is March 15, 2019

The ASBMR Rising Star Awards provide $60,000 in funding to six promising early career scientists and physician-scientists in the bone field who have already been recognized by individual NIH “K awards” and other similar international professional development programs. The award provides additional funding to the awardees to successfully implement their programs, stay in the field and transition to independent investigators. Grant submissions can be basic, clinical or translational and the primary focus must be on bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research. This award is open to all ASBMR members. International members living outside the United States are encouraged to apply. To read more regarding the eligibility requirements, and required application materials, please visit the ASBMR website. The application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019.


Travel Support Available to Attend May Preceptorship in
Metabolic Bone Diseases in NYC, USA

The Preceptorial in Metabolic Bone Diseases, sponsored by the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, will be conducted at the Columbia University Medical Center, Division of Endocrinology, May 6- May 17, 2019. Attendance to the full meeting is required and all expenses are covered by EFF. Applicants will be selected based on the application form submitted, letter of support, letter of intent, and C/V. Applications will be reviewed by EFF and must be received by March 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST. For further details on the program, check out the EFF website.


ASBMR Seeks Next Generation of Volunteer Leaders!
Deadline to Apply is March 11, 2019

We’re looking for the next generation of ASBMR volunteer leaders! ASBMR volunteer leaders play an active role in developing and leading the worldwide research agenda in bone, mineral and musculoskeletal science. Nominate yourself or a colleague for a leadership position to actively contribute to ASBMR’s strategic goals, develop crucial leadership skills and make important career connections. The deadline for applications is March 11, 2019. Click here for more information, and to submit a nomination!

JBMR® Highlights
The January issue is online! Effects of denosumab and alendronate on bone health and vascular function in hemodialysis patients: A randomized, controlled trial
Ken Iseri, Makoto Watanabe, Hisako Yoshikawa, Hisao Mitsui, Teruhiko Endo, Yuichiro Yamamoto, Masayuki Iyoda, Kakei Ryu, Taro Inaba, Takanori Shibata
First Published: 28 January 2019
Parathyroid‐targeted overexpression of Regulator of G‐Protein Signaling 5 (R GS5) causes hyperparathyroidism in transgenic mice
Nariman Balenga, James Koh, Pedram Azimzadeh, Joyce Hogue, Mostafa Gabr, Joseph P. Stains, John A. Olson
First Published: 28 January 2019
Sirt1 Promotes Osteogenic Differentiation and Increases Alveolar Bone Mass via Bmi1 Activation in Mice
Hua Wang, Zixuan Hu, Jun Wu, Yukun Mei, Qian Zhang, Hengwei Zhang, Dengshun Miao, Wen Sun
First Published: 28 January 2019
JBMR® Plus Highlights
Effects of a home‐based physical rehabilitation program on tibial bone structure, density and strength after hip fracture: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
Tuuli H. Suominen, Johanna Edgren, Anu Salpakoski, Marja Arkela, Mauri Kallinen, Tomas Cervinka, Timo Rantalainen, Timo Törmäkangas, Ari Heinonen, Sarianna Sipilä
First Published: 28 January 2019
Teriparatide Treatment for Hypercalcemia Associated with Adynamic Bone Disease
Jennifer Peugh, Andrew Khalil, Micah R. Chan, Karen E. Hansen
First Published: 28 January 2019
Successful Management of Tumor Induced Osteomalacia with Radiofrequency Ablation: A Case Series
Sunil Kumar Mishra, Mohammad Shafi Kuchay, Ishita Barat Sen, Arpit Garg, Sanjay Saran Baijal, Ambrish Mithal
First Published: 28 January 2019
Bone Science in the News
The first spontaneous animal model of human hypophosphatasia uncovered 36 minutes ago
Medical Xpress (1/31/2019)
Entera Bio Announces Positive Feedback and Guidance from the US FDA Regarding its Development Plans for Oral PTH in Osteoporosis
Pharmacy Choice (1/31/2019)
Evaluation of health-related quality of life after total hip arthroplasty: a case-control study in the Iranian population
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (1/31/2019)
Pediatric Fracture Risk Varies by Ethnicity
Endocrine Today (1/31/2019)
Can Low-Impact Sports Like Cycling Be Putting Your Bones at Risk?
New York Times (1/30/2019)
Forensic anthropologist to study impact of opioid addiction on bones
News Medical (1/30/2019)
Events Calendar
February 18, 2019
NASEM Report Webinar: Breaking Through: the Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Science Researcher
Online Webinar
February 20 - 22, 2019
8th International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR2019)
Miami Beach, FL United States
March 7 -8, 2019
32nd Euro Congress on Cancer Science & Therapy
Barcelona, Spain
March 11 - 12, 2019
U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference: "Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders"
Bethesda, MD United States
March 17 – 19
IFMRS 3rd Herbert Fleish Workshop
Bruges, Belgium
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Tel.: +1 (202) 367-1161
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Email: asbmr@asbmr.org

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