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    Ninth Edition of the Primer Coming Soon! 

    The Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 8th Edition (2013) is the field-leading, one-stop reference for anyone working in fields related to bone health and disease.

    The eighth edition provides concise coverage of the widest possible spectrum of metabolic bone diseases and disorders of mineral metabolism. Chapters look to explain basic biological factors of healthy development and disease states and make the research easily translatable to clinical interventions. A companion site is also available at http://www.asbmrprimer.com/.

    The Editor-in-Chief is Clifford J. Rosen, M.D., Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, Maine, USA.

    ASBMR members can access the eighth edition of the Primer by logging into the ASBMR website using their ASBMR username and password.

    Nonmembers and organizations may order the Primer directly from John Wiley & Sons, which is the ASBMR’s exclusive marketing and sales agent for the eighth edition. The new edition is available in print, web, and e-book formats.

    Table of Contents for Eighth Edition 

    Section I: Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation

    Section II: Skeletal Physiology

    Section III: Mineral Homeostasis

    Section IV: Investigation of Metabolic Bone Diseases

    Section V: Osteoporosis

    Section VI: Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis

    Section VII: Cancer and Bone

    Section VIII: Sclerosing and Dysplastic Bone Diseases

    Section IX: Approach to Nephrolithiasis

    Section X: Oral and Maxillofacial Biology and Pathology

    Section XI: The Skeleton and Its Integration with Other Tissues