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P2P Workshop Panel’s Draft Report Now Available for Public Comment

The National Institutes of Health's Ofiice of Disease Prevention invites you to comment on the panel’s draft report from the NIH Pathways to Prevention (P2P) Workshop: Appropriate Use of Drug Therapies for Osteoporotic Fracture Prevention. The report summarizes the workshop discussions and identifies future research priorities. Public comments will be accepted through February 9, 2019. Please reference a corresponding line number of the report for which you are commenting on and submit all comments to NIHP2P@mail.nih.gov.

 

Join us in celebrating the first
Paget’s Awareness day on January 11, 2019

To mark the occasion, The Paget’s Association is hosting a free webinar at 14.00 GMT on Friday, January 11, 2019. Included will be discussion by Professor Mike Stone regarding the new Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Paget’s Disease of Bone. The hour-long event will be chaired by Professor Roger Francis and streamed live from the James Paget University Hospital in Great Yarmouth. Click here to register for the webinar. Members of the Paget’s Association are also getting involved on January 11 by wearing blue and green, the Association’s colors, to show support and to help raise awareness of what can be a devastating disease. Please join us in doing the same.

 

Nominations for 2019 Fellows of the ASBMR Open Next Week

ASBMR will begin accepting nominations for new Fellows of the ASBMR on Monday, January 7. To be considered eligible, one must:

  • Be a current Full Member or Emeritus Member of ASBMR.
  • Been a Full Member of ASBMR for at least ten years (does not have to be continuous).
  • Demonstrated significant contributions to the field.
  • Published at least five articles in JBMR® and/or JBMR® Plus (Annual Meeting abstracts included).

This distinguished program recognizes long-term ASBMR members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of bone, mineral and musculoskeletal science. The program is committed to recognizing the breadth and diversity of the Society’s membership. Fellows are nominated by their peers, followed by evaluation and selection by a review committee. To learn more about this exciting new program, the eligibility criteria and nomination guidelines click here.

The nomination deadline is March 15, 2019

 

Deadline Approaching: Apply for the USBJI Young Investigator Initiative Grant Mentoring and Career Development Program!

The USBJI Young Investigator Initiative is a grant mentoring program providing early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career. Participants rate highly the one-on-one mentoring with experienced researchers, the opportunity for inter-disciplinary and peer-to-peer exchange, and collaborations established during workshops. The unique aspect of this program is the opportunity for attendees to maintain a relationship with a mentor until their application is funded. The Spring 2019 workshop will take place on April 26-28, 2019, in Rosemont, Illinois, USA (Chicago). Click here to learn more about the program, eligibility requirements, and application instructions.  The deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.

 

Apply Now for the ASBMR Travel Grant to the NMRI Annual Workshop!

The ASBMR is pleased to offer one travel grant in the amount of $1,500 to an early career investigator conducting bone, mineral, or musculoskeletal related research interested in attending the Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI) Annual Workshop, held April 24-26, 2019. The purpose of the workshop is to encourage communication between current and potential biomedical research investigators and technical personnel interested in minority health research, including individuals from traditionally under-served communities: African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders. Click here for complete eligibility requirements and to submit your application! Application deadline is February 18, 2019.

 

Renew your ASBMR Membership!

Did you renew your ASBMR membership before it expired on December 31, 2018? There is still time! Renewing your membership provides you with the greatest access to our field’s global community: connections, education, collaborations, and scientific excellence. Helping you to continue to advance the science of bone, mineral, and musculoskeletal research is the foundation of all that we do at ASBMR. Renewing your membership is simple – log in to your member profile on www.asbmr.org and review your invoice today. Contact ASBMR Offices at +1 202-367-1161 or asbmr@asbmr.org if you have any questions!

 
JBMR® Highlights
Possible Contribution of Wnt‐responsive Chondroprogenitors to The Postnatal Murine Growth Plate
Yu Usami, Aruni T. Gunawardena, Noelle B. Francois, Satoru Otsuru, Hajime Takano, Katsutoshi Hirose, Masatake Matsuoka, Akiko Suzuki, Jiahui Huang, Ling Qin, Masahiro Iwamoto, Wentian Yang, Satoru Toyosawa, Motomi Enomoto‐Iwamoto
First Published: 02 January 2019
JBMR® Plus Highlights
Abstracts from the First Scientific Meeting of the Soft Bones Foundation
First Published:  22 December 2018

Manipulating the amount and structure of the organic matrix affects the water compartments of human cortical bone
Jeffry S. Nyman, Sasidhar Uppuganti, Mustafa Unal, Calen J. Leverant, Saahit Adabala, Mathilde Granke, Paul Voziyan, Mark D. Does
First Published: 02 January 2019
Bone Science in the News
Today’s Children Reach Bone Maturity Earlier, Study Reveals
Medical Xpress (12/18/2018)
Events Calendar
February 20 - 22, 2019
8th International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR2019)
Miami Beach, FL United States
 
March 11 - 12, 2019
U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference: "Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders"
Bethesda, MD United States
Contact ASBMR
ASBMR Business Office
2025 M Street, NW
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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