Booth #: 300
Hologic, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative imaging solutions showcases the HorizonTM DXA System. The Horizon DXA System provides high quality images that go beyond accurately determining bone mineral density. The powerful images can assess vertebral fractures, pinpoint incomplete atypical femur fractures, identify aortic calcifications, and measure body composition.
Booth #: 616
Immundiagnostik is an internationally active diagnostics company that develops and produces innovative immunoassays and other analytical methods for clinical routine and life science research. We provide effective tools for prevention, differential diagnosis and therapy monitoring in the areas of disorders of the skeletal system, oxidative stress, gastroenterology and cardiovascular diseases.
International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies
Booth #: 102
Booth #: 716
Kubtec is demonstrating the PARAMETER© 3D Cabinet X-ray System with DIGIMUS® Software, the only system to offer tomosynthesis imaging and BMD/BMC measure applications. The Parameter 3D System shows your specimens in 1mm digital slices giving you unprecedented levels of anatomical detail, together with 2-D X-ray and HD optical image capability
Medimaps Group SA *NEW PRODUCT*
Booth #: 310
Medimaps Group offers seamless solutions for clinical routine and research. TBS iNsight allows clinicians from DXA images to quickly estimate TBS which is reflecting bone microarchitecture. TBS improves osteoporosis management in conjunction with BMD and clinical risk factors. In research, our TRIP platform evaluates bone fragility from different image modalities (e.g. DXA, X-ray, CT) at different skeletal sites.
Micro Photonics, Inc.
Booth #: 416
Micro Photonics and partner Bruker MicroCT are leading the advancement in 3D high resolution micro-CT for bone, biomaterials, orthopedics, and other life science research with a focus on bone morphology and BMD. The SkyScan products offer the high resolution and versatility required for any demanding research laboratory.
Booth #: 705
MilliporeSigma helps answer your toughest research questions with immunoassay quantification of protein biomarkers. Look closer at our highly validated assays: ELISAs; MILLIPLEX® MAP multiplex for Luminex®, high sensitivity SMC™ for SMCxPRO™. We offer instrumentation and custom assay development services to meet your research needs.
Mindways Software, Inc.
Booth #: 304
Mindways produces Quantitative CT (QCT) products for measurement of bone mineral density from CT scans. QCT Pro and CliniQCT are FDA-cleared, reimbursable, and compatible with FRAX, all for a fraction of the cost of DXA. For researchers, Mindways BIT adds investigational tools for analysis capability beyond bone density.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Booth #: 804
The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Booth #: 112
The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. NOF is the nation’s only health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.
Northwestern Polytechnical University
Booth #: 916
Located in the historic city of Xi'an, cradle of Chinese civilization and terminus of the ancient Silk Road, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is the only multidisciplinary and research-oriented in China that is simultaneously developing education and research programs in the fields of aeronautics, astronautics, and marine technology engineering. It is now affiliated to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Object Research Systems, Inc.
Booth #: 810
ORS is an ISO and IEC standards compliant software maker whose products are deployed by registered users in more than 80 countries. Our intuitive software platforms for scientific and biomedical imaging deliver high-impact visualization, advanced image segmentation, quantitative analysis, animation, and other powerful features with endless user extensibility in Python.
Orimed Pharma *NEW PRODUCT*
Booth #: 709
Orimed Pharma is an up-and-coming, innovative Canadian pharmaceutical company actively involved in the fields of bone health and sexual dysfunction, among others. Through its own research and development, as well as through partnerships with international companies, Orimed provides innovative solutions to health care providers to better treat and serve patients.
Booth #: 515
Redefining Bone Histomorphometry since 1989. The system of choice, OsteoMeasure now available with live digital imaging, on-screen pen measurement, automated measurement, a complete set of Cortical Bone measurements and an expanded set of non-specific measurements. Comprehensive GLP validation package.
Booth #: 100
PerkinElmer is a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world. Our dedicated team of 8,000 employees worldwide are passionate about providing customers with an unmatched experience as they help solve critical issues especially impacting the diagnostics, discovery and analytical solutions markets. Our innovative detection, imaging, informatics and service capabilities, combined with deep market knowledge and expertise, help customers gain earlier and more accurate insights to improve lives and the world around us.
PharmaLegacy Laboratories *NEW PRODUCT*
Booth #: 205
PharmaLegacy Laboratories is a leading speciality pharmacology Contract Research Organization located in Shanghai Zhangjiang High-Tech Park, China. PharmaLegacy is equipped with a world-class facility, working to international pharmaceutical industrial standards. PharmaLegacy provides preclinical in vivo pharmacology efficacy services as well a therapeutic antibody discovery service program.
Pharmatest Services Ltd
Booth #: 217
Pharmatest is a CRO that offers preclinical efficacy services in the fields of skeletal diseases and oncology. Our services include in vitro bone cell assays (osteoclasts and osteoblasts) and in vivo models of bone safety, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and cancer-induced bone disease. We also offer clinical bone turnover marker measurements.
Booth #: 105
Radius is a science-driven fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that is committed to developing and commercializing innovative endocrine therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis and oncology. For more information, please visit www.radiuspharm.com.
Rare Bone Disease Patient Network
Booth #: 215
The Rare Bone Disease Alliance(RBDA)/Rare Bone Disease Patient Network(RBDPN) is a coalition of patient advocacy organizations, scientific thought leaders and industry. The mission of the Alliance and Network is to advance understanding, education and research related to rare bone diseases and assist patients and caregivers.
Ratoc System Engineering Co., Ltd.
Booth #: 316
Our new product TRI/3D-BON-FCSCL measures bone strength, 3D morphometry and bone mineral density using DICOM files of clinical CT. This software enables to qualify the bone destruction, bone formation and bone resorption. Our software will beast assist your osteoporosis study.
Research Diets, Inc.
Booth #: 308
Research Diets, Inc. formulates and produces purified OpenSource Diets® for laboratory animals. Custom diets shipped in 5-7 days. BioDAQ® Food and Liquid Intake Monitor for mice and rats mounts to home cage and records the time, duration, amount of each meal automatically. BioDAQ NHP monitors food intake of socially housed NHPs.
Booth #: 609
Scanco Medical (www.scanco.ch) is a global provider of microCT, VivaCT and XtremeCT (HR-pQCT) systems as well as scan/analysis services. Sophisticated, yet easy to use, analysis and visualization software as well as automatic specimen changers (specimen systems only) are standard on all systems. Optional hardware and software include mechanical testing stage, GPU reconstruction and FE analysis.
Booth #: 201
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products across our core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine, Hereditary Angioedema, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, and Oncology.
Soft Bones, Inc., The US Hypophosphatasia Foundation
Booth #: 710
Soft Bones Inc., The U.S. Hypophosphatasia Foundation provides information and a community to educate, empower and connect patients living with hypophosphatasia (HPP), their families and caregivers. The Foundation also promotes research of this rare bone disease through awareness and fundraising efforts..
Stratec Medizintechnik GmbH
Booth #: 800
Stratec Medizintechnik and Novotec Medical offer systems for musculoskeletal diagnosis and therapy. The XCT pQCT systems allow diagnosis of bone and muscle characteristics. Leonardo Mechanography is used to measure muscular function under physiological conditions. Galileo vibration devices improve neuromuscular function and mobility in patients with chronic diseases and sarcopenia.
Therachon *NEW PRODUCT*
Booth #: 203
Therachon is developing treatments for rare conditions with unmet medical needs. We are committed to fostering a community rigorous about science and passionate about transforming patient lives. Our lead pipeline candidate, TA-46, is a novel protein therapy in development for achondroplasia, the most common form of disproportionate short stature.
UCONN Cryohistology Imaging Core
Booth #: 213
This core provides a high-throughput workflow for a multi-probe analysis of cells and matrix within mineralized tissues, all from a single slide. The approach is useful for an affordable and timely return of a comprehensive skeletal phenotyping of transgenic mouse lines and interpretation of murine models skeletal injury and repair.
Booth #: 809
Ultragenyx is a biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing to market novel products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare diseases, with a focus on serious, debilitating genetic diseases. The Company has rapidly built and advanced a diverse portfolio of product candidates with the potential to address diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are no approved therapies.
Vitamin D Workshop
Booth #: 714
Vitamin D Workshops are annual international conferences on the biology of Vitamin D. Features of the VDW include promoted talks, junior scientist awards, plenary posters and networking opportunities. Since 1973 there have been 21 VDWs, with the 22nd scheduled for Spring 2019. See HYPERLINK “http://www.vitamindworkshop.org” www.vitamindworkshop.org for venue, abstract and registration details.