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    Media Advisory

    Date: August 13, 2009

    Contact: Gina Spear +1 (202) 367-1219; gspear@asbmr.org
    What: The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 31st Annual Meeting
    When: September 11-15, 2009
    Where: ASBMR Media Room, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO, USA

    The ASBMR 31st Annual Meeting is the largest scientific meeting in the world on bone and mineral metabolism, offering an exceptional scientific program on innovative research, technology and new clinical treatments in bone diseases and disorders of mineral metabolism.
    This year’s Annual Meeting, held in Denver, Colorado, US, September 11-15 brings together more than 5,000 researchers and clinicians from over 60 countries.
    The meeting includes lectures and symposia plus 1500 poster presentations and 300 oral presentations.

    Highlights of the meeting will include:

    • Clinical Roundtable/Case Conferences:

    o Issues in the Management of Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism
    o Treatment of GIOP: Who? When? What?
    o Challenges in the Treatment of Hypovitaminosis D

    • ASBMR/ECTS Co-Sponsored Clinical Debate: Is the Measles Virus a Trigger for Paget’s Disease in Bone?
    • Louis V. Avioli Memorial Lecture: Intracine and Paracine Effects of Vitamin D
    • Gerald D. Aurbach Memorial Lecture: Electrospun Nanofiers – New Approaches for Bone Regeneration
    • Plenary Symposia:

    o Bone: The Center of the Endocrine Universe
    o All Roads Wnt to the Nucleus
    o 40th Anniversary of Biphosphonates – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    For more media information, please go to Media Information ASBMR Annual Meeting 2009 .