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Less Than One Week Left to Submit Your
Abstract to the 2018 ASBMR Annual Meeting!
Deadline is April 11, 2018

There is less than one week left to submit your abstract to the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting, taking place September 28 - October 1 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Submit an abstract and showcase your research to a global audience of colleagues and experts at the premier international meeting for bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research. The submission deadline is April 11. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, the highest-ranked bone journal. Visit the Abstracts page to review the abstract submission instructions before submitting your abstract.


Apply for the FASEB Mentored Poster/Platform Presenter Travel Awards to Attend the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting!

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is offering five awards of $1,000 each for eligible underrepresented minority students and postdoctoral/clinical trainee fellows to help defray meeting registration and/or travel-related expenses associated with attending the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting. Applicants must submit an abstract to the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting (Deadline is next Wednesday!) and participate in the ASBMR Mentored Meeting Activities at the 2018 Annual Meeting. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 3, 2018. Click here for more information and to download the application form!


Still Deciding Your Career Path? Check Out the Latest Article in
“A Day in the Life of...” Interview Series

Brought to you by the Early Stage Investigators Subcommittee, “A Day in the Life of…” interview series gives early stage investigators who may still be deciding on their career paths a look into what a typical day in different careers in the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal field look like. Read about a day in the life of Brian Harfe, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Assistant Provost of the Office of Teaching and Technology at the University pf Florida. Read Dr. Harfe’s full interview here.


Nominate a Colleague for the 2018 Esteemed Awards!
Deadline is Friday May 4th, 2018

One way in which ASBMR supports its mission and promotes excellence is by recognition of outstanding members through prestigious awards given annually at the ASBMR Annual Meeting. Consider nominating one of your deserving colleagues for an ASBMR Esteemed Award! All nominations must be submitted using the online nomination form. Before completing the online nomination form, please read the Award Nomination Instructions. All ASBMR members are eligible to receive an award, except as restricted by specific award criteria. The online nomination form must be submitted by Friday, May 4, 2018.


Tips for Increasing Your Article's Discoverability

Thinking about submitting to JBMR® or JBMR® Plus? Don’t forget to wordsmith that title. In order to create a search-engine friendly title, you should include 1-2 keywords related to your topic within the first 65 characters of your title. Consider moving a phrase from your title to the first or second sentence of your abstract, and don’t end the title with a question mark. Most importantly, keep your title short, and don’t hesitate to ask the Editors for help in refining it


7th International Conference on Osteoimmunology
Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to April 15, 2018

7th International Conference on Osteoimmunology: Interactions of the Immune and Skeletal Systems to be held at the Avra Imperial Conference Center in Chania, Crete, Greece, June 3-8, 2018! The meeting brings together a multidisciplinary group of leading scientists. The focus will be on new and unpublished novel data that enriches our molecular understanding of how immune responses regulate bone turnover and metabolism and vice versa. The deadline for abstracts has been extended to April 15, 2018. For more conference details or to register now, click here.


NIH Office of Science Policy Now Recruiting for Director of Clinical and Healthcare Research Policy- Deadline to Apply is April 9

Does working in one of the premier science policy offices in the Federal government sound like an exciting career?  If so, the NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP) is currently seeking a Director for its Clinical Healthcare and Research Policy division.  This is a GS-15 supervisory position, and an opportunity to work on cutting edge policies affecting the conduct of clinical research. To learn more about this position click here.  The vacancy announcement will be open through April 9, 2018.

JBMR Highlights
High Impact Mechanical Loading Increases Bone Material Strength in Postmenopausal Women — a 3ÔÇÉMonth Intervention Study
Daniel Sundh, Martin Nilsson, Michail Zoulakis, Courtney Pasco, Melis Yilmaz, Galateia J Kazakia, Martin Hellgren, Mattias Lorentzon
Accepted manuscript online: 26 MAR 2018
JBMR Plus Highlights
The Challenges and Opportunities of Pharmaco-epidemiology in Bone diseases
Dunia Alarkawi, M Sanni Ali, Dana Bliuc, Jacqueline R Center and Daniel Prieto-Alhambra
Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2018
Bone Science in the News
A Recent Study found that Dermatology Patients Taking Long-Term Steroids are Not Always Evaluated for Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
The Rheumatologist (3/28/2018)
Radius Health Initiates Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Abaloparatide Injection for the Treatment of Male Osteoporosis
PharmaVoice (3/30/2018)
Normocalcaemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Pragmatic Approach
Journal of Clinical Pathology (March 2018)
European Commission Approves Expanded Indication for Amgen’s XGEVA® (Denosumab) For the Prevention of Skeletal-Related Events in Patients with Multiple Myeloma
MarketWatch (4/3/2018)
Denosumab Boosts BMD after Teriparatide Treatment for Osteoporosis
The Rheumatologist (3/28/2018)

Taking a “Drug Holiday” to Avoid Bone Injuries
Kaiser Permanente (4/29/2018)
Events Calendar
April 9 - 13, 2018
AIMM/ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigators Meeting
Snowmass, CO, USA
April 11-13, 2018
Network of Minority Health Research Investigators Annual Workshop
Bethesda, MD, USA
April 19-22, 2018
World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases
Krakow, Poland
April 25, 2018
Career Development Webinar, “How to Start and Effectively Manage Your Own Lab/Research Team”
Online webinar
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