• Energy Metabolism in Bone

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    Energy Metabolism in Bone

    Course Overview

    Sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    Learning Objectives

    1. Phenotypic characteristics of marrow adipocytes
    2. Endocrine and metabolic functions of marrow fat
    3. Relationship between marrow fat metabolism and bone homeostasis

    Presenter Information

    Beata Lecka-Czernik, Ph.D.

    Beata Lecka-Czernik, Ph.D., is a professor in the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Physiology and Pharmacology and Research Director of the Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research at the University of Toledo, College of Medicine. Her research includes studies on mechanisms of bone cell differentiation, age-related bone loss, and the effect of anti-diabetic therapies on bone. Her current research interest is focused on a role of marrow adipocytes in the regulation of local energy metabolism and the maintenance of bone homeostasis.


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