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    A&Z Pharmaceutical, Inc.

    Booth #: 217

    Hauppauge, New York

    A&Z Pharmaceutical is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of premium quality pharmaceutical products, and nutritional supplements, for over 20 years. Our products encircle life, from newborns to active and aging adults, providing exceptional nutritional value and educational guidance for the well-being of the entire family.

    Active Life Scientific, Inc.

    Booth #: 516

    Santa Barbara, California

    Active Life Scientific develops technology for improving the way bone health is assessed and monitored. The Company’s flagship product, OsteoProbe RUO (Research Use Only), enables direct, in vivo measurement of bone quality in less than 5 minutes in a routine clinical setting. OsteoProbe is nearing approaching regulatory approval in Europe.

    Aginko Research AG

    Booth #: 338

    Fribourg, Switzerland

    AGINKO Research is a premium CRO specialized in bone health and medical device development.The company provides comprehensive preclinical and clinical trial management services in bone tissue repair, cartilage, spine, as well as in the inflammation and pain therapeutic areas. What sets AGINKO apart is the unique approach to osteoarticular disease management and its large network of investigators.

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Booth #: 101

    New Haven, CT, USA

    Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders, including hypophosphatasia (HPP) and lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D).

    Amgen

    Booth #: 301

    Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

    Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

    Biomomentum, Inc.

    Booth #: 514

    Quebec, Canada

    Biomomentum manufactures and commercializes testing devices for the mechanical characterization of biomaterials and cartilage. The Mach-1™ multiaxial mechanical tester is the only all-in-one device designed for compression, tension, shear, friction, torsion and indentation mapping. Biomomentum also offers a full-service approach to biomechanical testing. In addition to performing highly controlled tests using a state-of-the-art technology, its expert team adheres to effective Standard Operating Procedures, develops reliable testing protocols, and delivers accurate data analysis reports in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice.

    BIOQUANT Image Analysis Corporation

    Booth #: 416

    Nashville, TN, USA

    BIOQUANT OSTEO software provides automated analysis of bone and muscle histology: skeletal phenotyping, muscle phenotyping, osseointegration, human bone, arthritis, cortical bone, chondrocyte proliferation, and metastasis. BIOQUANT SCAN software provides automated bright field, fluorescent, and polarized light slide-scanning. BIOQUANT RESEARCH SERVICES provides contract services in bone biology. http://osteo.bioquant.com

    Bone Index *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 125

    Kuopia, Finland

    Bone Index Ltd. is one of Europe's top new manufacturers of medical devices. Our Bindex®, one of the World’s best medical devices in 2016, is the world's first pocket-sized diagnostic device for osteoporosis. This new technology is used in the world’s largest osteoporosis screening campaign with huge success!

    Bindex®: Bone Index Ltd., has received 510(k) clearance from FDA for the second generation Bindex® point-of-care device model to help in osteoporosis diagnosis on January 2017. The use of Bindex® is rapidly advancing the way osteoporosis is diagnosed all over the world. This new technology is used in the world’s largest osteoporosis screening campaign. Bindex® measures the cortical bone thickness of the tibia and the algorithm calculates the Density Index, a parameter which estimates bone mineral density at the hip as measured with DXA. Bindex detects osteoporosis with 90% sensitivity and specificity and will significantly help physicians with diagnosis.

    Bone Research/Sichuan University

    Booth #: 337

    Chengdu,China

    Bone Research was founded in 2013. As a new English-language periodical, Bone Research focuses on basic and clinical aspects of bone biology, pathophysiology and regeneration, and supports the foremost discoveries resulting from basic investigations and clinical research related to bone. According to the latest data released in Journal Citation Reports (JCR) by SCI database on June 14th, 2017, Bone Research scores 9.326 and ranks No.2 in the Category of CELL & TISSUE RESEARCH.

    Bruker BioSpin

    Booth #: 117

    Billerica, MA, USA

    Bruker BioSpin offers advanced preclinical imaging solutions for a broad spectrum of application fields, including orthopedics. Drawing on over thirty years’ experience, Bruker develops and manufactures systems for 3-dimensional, non-destructive investigation of an object’s internal microstructure.

    Charles River

    Booth #: 322

    Wilmington, MA, USA

    With a mission to deliver custom, flexible solutions, Charles River provides clients with exactly what they need to improve and expedite the development of new therapies. From discovery all the way through to clinical support, our scientific experts leverage an expansive safety assessment portfolio, a range of laboratory support services and global, state-of-the-art facilities to produce the quality data you need to optimize your drug development program, every step of the way.

    Clementia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 224

    Montreal, Canada

    Clementia is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that is developing palovarotene, a novel retinoic acid receptor gamma agonist (RARγ), for two rare bone diseases: fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) and multiple osteochondromas (MO), which is also known as HME (hereditary multiple exostoses) or MHE. Please stop by our booth.

    Clementia Pharmaceuticals MO/HME Clinical Trial: Clementia Focused on Rare Bone Diseases with Unmet Need While advancing its program for FOP, Clementia Pharmaceuticals has been expanding its knowledge of palovarotene (RARγ agonists) anticipating that it may have applicability in other diseases with high unmet medical needs. Clementia is proud to announce the initiation of a clinical development program in multiple osteochondromas (MO), sometimes called hereditary multiple exostosis (HME). The trial is expected to begin in the next several months. Please stop by our booth for more information.

    Cyagen Biosciences

    Booth #: 424

    Santa Clara, CA, USA

    Founded in 2006, Cyagen Biosciences is the world's largest provider of custom transgenic, knockout, and knockin mouse/rat services. Cyagen also offers research-use stem cells; culture reagents; custom vectors, virus packaging and cloning services through VectorBuilder.com; premium customer service, complimentary consultations, confidentiality and the industry's best service guarantee.

    DIAsource ImmunoAssays SA *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 237

    Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

    30 years of experience in IVD (kits and instrumentation). DIAsource ImmunoAssays®, an international diagnostic company based in Belgium, develops, manufactures and markets clinical diagnostic products in the field of endocrinology and infectious diseases.We are committed to Vitamin D, including IVD and RUO Products. Our panel of assays allows the performant detection and measurement of various forms of Vitamin D metabolites : 25OH Vitamin D, 1,25(OH)2 Vitamin D.

    FREE 25OH Vitamin D ELISA: The only available Kit on the Market; Seems to be a better marker for Vitamin D activity than total 25OH Vitamin D in case of Cancer, Obesity and Pregnancy, Hormone replacement Therapy, Liver and Renal Failure, Proteinuria and Cystic fibrosis. Better reflects Vitamin D deficiency in African Americans and in Asian Ethnicities. Key assay features: Direct measurement of free 25OH Vitamin D, No sample Pre –treatment, Calibrated against Rate Dialysis, Low 10µl sample volume. Manufactured by for DIAsource ImmunoAssays S.A

    Elsevier

    Booth #: 234

    New York, NY, USA

    As your access point into the recent advancements in bone and mineral research, Elsevier provides cutting-edge research from worldwide experts. Explore the latest in research in our leading journals; Bone, and Journal of Clinical Densitometry. Our exciting books on display include Osteoimmunology, Genetics of Bone Biology & Skeletal Disease, and more. Discover our electronic research and solution tools on ScienceDirect!

    Faxitron

    Booth #: 423

    Tucson, AZ

    Faxitron is the pioneer and leading brand in cabinet x-ray with over 7000 systems installed worldwide.We offer compact, fully-shielded digital radiography and pre-clinical DXA systems for BMD and body composition. Our systems offer the highest resolution (down to 8 micron) with the largest field of view (up to 9"x11.5"). Multiple cabinet and detector sizes with microfocus sources up to 100kV make our systems ideal for small animal in vivo/ex vivo imaging and longitudinal studies.

    GALGO MEDICAL

    Booth: 214

    Barcelona, Spain

    GALGO MEDICAL develops 3D medical image post-processing software solutions to add predictive value to personalized treatment strategies. One of the Galgo focus is in Osteoporosis, to improve disease management by turning DXA images into 3D patient-specific models. Our product 3D SHAPER allows clinicians to assess the cortical bone and trabecular macrostructure in routine clinical practice.

    GE Healthcare

    Booth: 323

    Madison, Wisconsin

    GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring & diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals focus on delivering better outcomes.

    Hologic

    Booth #: 315

    Marlborough, MA, USA

    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.

    Horizon Pharma

    Booth #: 536

    Lake Forest, Illinois

    Horizon Pharma Public Limited Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and markets medicine through its subsidiaries in the United States. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

    Kubtec

    Booth #: 225

    Stratford, Connecticut

    Kubtec offers unprecedented high-resolution, high-contrast cabinet x-ray with the widest array of configurations that support BMD/BMC and Body composition measurements (Digimus software). All Kubtec cabinets, including Parameter - Tomosynthesis (2D/3D) system support Digimus software, including the proprietary SXA method for reduced radiation exposure.

    Lilly USA, LLC

    Booth #: 139

    Indianapolis, IN, USA

    Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded in 1876 by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission.

    Medimaps Group *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 434

    Geneva, Switzerland

    Medimaps group is developing seamless solutions for clinical routine. Our core product, TBS iNsight, allows clinicians from a spine DXA image to quickly estimate bone micro architecture. In clinical practice, TBS significantly improves osteoporosis management in conjunction with BMD and clinical risk factors. In research, the patented TBS algorithm reanalyzes the changes in any gray-scale images of different skeletal sites (e.g. DXA, X-ray, CT) to evaluate bone fragility.

    TRIP (TBS Research Investigation Platform): TRIP (TBS Research Investigation Platform) is a research tool based on a modified TBS iNsight® algorithm for investigational use only. It has been designed for specialists who are looking for estimating bone texture at different skeletal sites and from different image modalities. TRIP computes TBS values from images acquired with e.g. plain X-ray, C-arms, CT, QCT, pQCT, HRpQCT and microCT scanners (projected volume), DXA. Sites of e.g. spine, hip, proximal and distal femur, tibia, humerus or shoulders could be investigated. TRIP will help to enlarge the scope of structural imaging and will therefore contribute significantly to advance the bone field.

    TBS iNsight™ - Software as a Service: You always have wanted access to the TBS iNsight™ software but are hesitating because of price issues? Medimaps group is now proposing an additional new financial solution based on yearly subscription model (SaaS – Software as a Service) which gives you full access to the latest version of TBS iNsight™ at an affordable price. The growing clinical evidence (more than 220 publications and 11 guidelines) coupled with the ability of this software to be seamlessly integrated into your daily workflow, make TBS an attractive and useful tool for physicians who want to improve patient management in osteoporosis.

    Micro Photonics, Inc.

    Booth #: 115

    Allentown, PA, USA

    Micro Photonics, and partner Bruker MicroCT are leading the advancement in high resolution micro-CT solutions for bone, biomaterials, orthopedics, and other life science research with a focus on bone morphology and BMD. The SkyScan product line meets the high-resolution and versatility required for any demanding research laboratory.

    MilliporeSigma

    Booth #: 235

    St. Louis, Missouri

    MilliporeSigma is a global leader in the life science business. We offer 300,000 products, state-of-the-art tools, services and expertise to help the scientific community solve the toughest problems of R&D. Our Immunoassay Platforms Solutions include MILLIPLEX® MAP multiplex panels for Luminex®, ultrasensitive SMC™ and ELISA kits for biomarker detection.

    Mindways Software, Inc.

    Booth #: 522

    Austin, TX, USA

    Mindways produces Quantitative CT (QCT) bone densitometry products for clinical and investigational use. QCT PRO™ uses CT images to derive DXA-like hip BMD measurements and volumetric spine BMD measurements. The QCT PRO™ Asynchronous Calibration Module supports retrospective and incidental screening for low bone mass from routine CT scans.

    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

    Booth #: 215

    Rockville, MD, USA

    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 #: 524

    Arlington, Virginia

    The National Osteoporosis Foundation is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and fractures through public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. NOF’s journal, Osteoporosis International, is a joint initiative with IOF focusing on communication and the exchange of ideas concerning osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.

    Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

    Booth #: 425

    Gaithersburg, MD, USA

    The Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation is the only voluntary national organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people affected by osteogenesis imperfecta through research to find treatments and a cure, education, awareness, and mutual support.

    OsteoMetrics, Inc.

    Booth #: 334

    Decatur, GA, USA

    With 350+ OsteoMeasure systems worldwide, OsteoMetrics has been redefining Bone Histomorphometry since 1989. The system of choice, OsteoMeasure is now available with live digital camera support, on-screen pen measurement, thresholding, a complete set of Cortical Bone measurements, a greatly expanded set of non-specific measurements, and a comprehensive GLP validation package.

    PerkinElmer LSS

    Booth #: 534

    Hopkinton, MA, USA

    Learn more about pathway characterization, therapeutic effect, and treatment with PerkinElmer’s imaging and analysis solutions for bone and mineral research. Our intuitive, high-performance software, broad portfolio of reagents and leading imaging systems enable you to see and understand more in the area of bone research.

    PharmaLegacy Laboratories *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 239

    Shanghai, China

    PharmaLegacy is a CRO with extensive experience in bone physiopathology, especially in osteoporosis and orthopedics. Our IND/IDE filling expertise has enable multiple drug candidates to successfully reach the market. Our Scientists are on the cutting edge in the areas of animal models, biomaterials, biologics, surgical procedures and tissue engineering. Our familiarity with IDE and 501(k) and SOP driven GLP quality assurance operations can aid your regulatory submission.

    Biocompatibility Testing: PharmaLegacy offers GLP 10993 and CFDA 16886 Orthopedic Device Biocompatibility testing. We are able to assist with your IDE and 510(k) and SOP driven GLP quality assurance operations for your regulatory submission in the US, Europe and China.

    Pharmatest Services Ltd

    Booth #: 135

    Turku, Finland

    Pharmatest Services Ltd is a preclinical CRO that offers efficacy services in the fields of skeletal diseases and oncology. Our service products include in vitro bone cell assays (osteoclasts and osteoblasts) and in vivo models of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and cancer-induced bone disease, as well as bone safety studies.

    Quidel Corporation

    Booth #: 222

    San Diego, CA, USA

    Quidel® Corporation is committed to enhancing health and well-being through innovative diagnostic solutions. Quidel assays use lateral-flow, direct fluorescent antibody, molecular and other technologies to improve patient outcomes and give economic benefits to healthcare providers. With leading brands - QuickVue®, AmpliVue®, Lyra®, MicroVue™, D3® Direct Detection, Thyretain®, Sofia®, and Solana®, Quidel aids in the detection and diagnosis of critical diseases and conditions.. 

    Radius Health

    Booth #: 201

    Waltham, Massachusetts

    Radius is a science-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, oncology and endocrine diseases. Established in 2003 by world-renowned researchers, our history is rooted incscience and our R&D efforts are focused on disease areas with unmet needs. For more information, please visit www.radiuspharm.com.

    Rare Bone Disease Patient Network

    Booth #: 6336

    Stamford, CT, USA

    The Rare Bone Disease Patient Network (RBDPN), founded in 2006, is a coalition of patient organizations focusing on rare bone disease research, education and patient assistance. The RBDPN is affiliated with the Rare Bone Disease Alliance, www.rbdalliance.org, which includes medical and scientific leaders and industry working in the rare bone disease field.

    Ratoc System Engineering Co LTD.

    Booth #: 339

    Bunkyo,Tokyo

    We, Ratoc System Engineering Co., Ltd. focus on developing softwares specially such as 3D image analysis, 3D reconstruction, bone morphometry, nano-particle analysis, FEM analysis and otolith daily ring measurement and so on for Laboratories, Universities, Hospitals,Enterprise and Govenrmennt Institutes.

    Research Diets, Inc.

    Booth #: 223

    New Brunswick, New Jersey , USA

    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.

    Scanco Medical

    Booth #: 335

    Zurich, Switzerland

    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.

    Shire

    Booth #: 415

    Lexington, MA, USA

    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, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine, Hereditary Angioedema, and Oncology.

    Soft Bones, Inc., The US Hypophosphatasia Foundation

    Booth #: 216

    Boonton, NJ, USA

    Soft Bones Inc., The US 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 *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 414

    Pforzheim, Germany

    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.

    Galileo Med 40 and Galileo Med 40 plus: The all-new Galileo® S-Series medical devices extend the product range for professional medical and physiotherapy application. The Galileo® Med 40 and Med 40 Plus devices offer a frequency range of 5 to 33 Hz. The two new devices offer an external Control Panel which make Control of the devices easier in a 1 to 1 therapy situation. For the Galileo® Med 40 the external Control panel is mounted on an additional post which can be moved around the device, for the Galileo® Med 40 Plus the external control is mounted on the robust hand rail.

    TAmiRNA/Biomedica *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 435

    osteomiR™ kit: Circulating microRNAs are a novel class of blood-borne biomarkers. They are secreted from virtually any cell in the human body and distributed to other cells via the circulation. Local pathophysiologic processes in tissues can be detected using circulating microRNAs, and used for diagnosis and treatment monitoring of age-associated diseases. The osteomiR™ kit enables the simple and standardized analysis of specific circulating microRNAs in human serum and plasma, which reflect bone quality. The standardized kit results in a specific osteomiR™ signature utilizing 11 osteomiRs™ and 5 controls/sample and reports a single fracture risk score for the diagnosis of osteoporosis.

    Customer-tailored microRNA services: TAmiRNA is specialized in developing diagnostic tests based on non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) and provides a wide range of analytical services for studying the expression of microRNAs, long non-coding RNAs as well as other ncRNAs in cells, tissues, and biofluids. We support clinical studies by delivering tailored biomarker solutions for diagnosis, patient stratification and treatment monitoring. TAmiRNAs RNA services include: 1) Analytical Services: nucleic acid analysis in any type of liquid or solid-tissue biopsy; 2) Biomarker Development Services: one-stop service for the development of biomarkers in any disease area.

    Ultragenyx Pharmacuetical

    Booth #: 314

    Novato, California

    Ultragenyx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing to market novel products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare diseases. Ultragenyx formed a collaboration with Kyowa Hakko Kirin to jointly develop KRN23 for the treatment of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH), a rare genetic metabolic bone disease, and Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia (TIO).

    United Rheumatology *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 123

    Hauppauge, New York

    At United Rheumatology, our mission is to optimize the provision of best care by supporting the autonomy of independent rheumatology practices and their financial viability through strategies for payer engagement, group purchasing services, and practice management services. We are succeeding together with over 350 Rheumatologists in over 125 practices in 26 states.

    United Rheumatology Membership: United Rheumatology offers several avenues that support independent rheumatology practices including, but not limited to, UR GPO Services (enabling practices to secure best pricing for biologics and office supplies; with the reduction in the cost of other practice expenses), data analytics (to keep physicians and administrators informed about the latest industry and regulatory developments impacting their practices), best practices resources and information, legislative policy updates and deadlines, optional practice assessments and compliance audits, insurance plan contracting, access to a preferred EMR vendor and revenue cycle management services.

    University of Minnesota Hard Tissue Research Lab

    Booth #: 422

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    The University of Minnesota Hard Tissue Research Laboratory collaborates with researchers around the world investigating bone using undecalcified histotechnology and histomorphometric analysis. Our research involves implants, various bone grafting materials, orthopedics and bone augmentation and growth enhancement factors in numerous models using natural or genetically engineered chemicals.

    ValiFinn *NEW PRODUCT*

    Booth #: 538

    Oulu, Finland

    ValiFinn is a CRO that offers biomarker measurement services, including bone turnover marker measurements, performed using commercially available automated and manual immunoassays. The services also include gene expression analysis performed using novel patented TRAC technology, which is more effective, faster, and less expensive than traditional qPCR and microarray analysis.

    Biomarker Measurement Services: ValiFinn offers biomarker measurements as service in human and animal samples. These measurements are available for clinical and preclinical research, and for clinical practice (patient samples). Available biomarkers now include all essential biochemical markers of bone turnover such as PINP, CTX-I, BAP, TRACP 5b and osteocalcin, and other markers relevant for bone research such as vitamin D, PTH, RANKL, osteoprotegerin, leptin and sclerostin. ValiFinn works in close collaboration with Immunodiagnostic Systems Plc (IDS) and offers all markers available in the IDS-iSYS automated analyzer. ValiFinn performs all its biomarker measurement services according to the ISO/IEC 17025 quality assurance system.