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One Week Remains to Register for the ASBMR Webinar,
“Journal Peer Review: Tips for Writing an Effective Evaluation”

ASBMR is excited to announce a new webinar for early- and mid-career investigators to sharpen their reviewing skills: “Journal Peer Review: Tips for Writing an Effective Evaluation”. Join Deborah Veis, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Editor of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research since 2015, to learn how to write effective reviews of the manuscripts submitted to ASBMR journals and beyond. We will discuss the entire editorial process, and highlight the input editors value most from reviewers. The discussion can help you become a highly rated reviewer as well as a better author. This webinar will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM EDT and is free to attend, so register today!


Register for Next Friday’s Career Development Webinar!

Join ASBMR next Friday, June 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM EDT for its next Career Development Webinar “Easy as A, B, CV: Tips and Tricks for Landing Your Next Lab Position”. Dr. Larry Suva (ASBMR Development Committee Co-Chair) and Dr. Patrick Mulcrone (ASBMR Early Stage Investigator Subcommittee member) share their experiences and guidance on how to land a job in academia. This webinar will cover a range of topics including the job search, CV writing, and phone and in-person interviews. This webinar is free to attend, so register today!


Submit Your Late-Breaking Abstract by Thursday, June 28, 2018!

Do you have compelling late-breaking research you want to share with your colleagues at the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting? The ASBMR Abstract Center is open for submissions of late-breaking abstracts. The late-breaking abstract submission deadline is Thursday, June 28, 2018. Only abstracts detailing significant late-breaking results may be submitted for consideration. A limited number of these abstracts may be accepted for presentation in Montréal. 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.


New for the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting  
Register for the ASBMR Emerging Investigator Program!

New to the Annual Meeting for 2018 – the ASBMR Emerging Investigators Program is a special one-day program for new attendees and young investigators in the field of Bone, Mineral and Musculoskeletal Research to kick off the 2018 ASBMR Annual Meeting in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Packed into a full, one-day event, attendees will have the opportunity for networking, mentorship and attending presentations given by expert panelists including prestigious award recipients who are established and respected leaders in the field of bone, mineral and musculoskeletal health. Learn more and be sure to add this exciting new event to your Annual Meeting registration!


NIH Releases Strategic Plan for Data Science

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its first ever Strategic Plan for Data Science to capitalize on the opportunities presented by advances in data science.  The plan describes NIH’s overarching goals, strategic objectives, and implementation tactics for promoting the modernization of the NIH-funded biomedical data science ecosystem. NIH is grateful for the input from the community and the public received from the Request for Information, which was incorporated into the final plan. Read the full strategic plan here.


Applications Now Being Accepted for the Betsy Love McClung, RN, MN Travel Grant - Application Deadline: July 23, 2018

The Betsy Love McClung, RN, MN Travel Grant was established in 2016 by the ASBMR Fund for Research and Education to honor the memory of Betsy Love McClung, RN, MN for her role in supporting the development of nurses and allied health professionals caring for patients with osteoporosis. This year the travel grant program will offer two grants of $1,500 USD to an allied health professional (International grant applicants are encouraged to apply), who submit a short grant application. The goal of the grant is to allow the award recipient to continue their professional development in the field of osteoporosis and is open to nurses, nursing students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, technicians and therapists involved in the care of patients with metabolic bone diseases by providing travel funds to attend the ASBMR Annual Meeting. The deadline to apply is July 23, 2018. Read more about the eligibility requirements or apply here.


NIAMS Guest Director’s Letter: Integrating the Patient’s Voice in Drug Development and Regulatory Decision Making

Theresa M. Mullin, Ph.D., Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), serves as NIAMS Guest Director Letter Author for June. Her letter focuses on the FDA’s assessment of human drug benefits and risks as well as goals to broaden patient community perspective on living with a disease. Read the full letter here.

JBMR Highlights
Hypocitraturia is an Untoward Side Effect of Synthetic Human Parathyroid Hormone (hPTH) 1‐34 Therapy in Hypoparathyroidism that May Increase Renal Morbidity
Rachel I Gafni, Craig B Langman, Lori C Guthrie, Beth A Brillante, Robert James, Nancy A Yovetich, Alison M Boyce, Michael T Collins
First Published: 07 June 2018
Bone Science in the News
Amid Osteoporosis Treatment Crisis, Experts Suggest Addressing Patients’ Bisphosphonate Concerns
JAMA Network (6/6/2018)
European Commission Approves Prolia for Patients with Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
PR Newswire (6/8/2018)
Researchers Identify Biomarkers that may Predict Risk of Osteolysis
News-Medical.net (6/7/2018)
Oxidation-Specific Epitopes Restrain Bone Formation
British Dental Journal (6/6/2018)
How Would You Manage This Patient with Osteoporosis?: Grand Rounds Discussion from Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center
Annals of Internal Medicine (6/5/2018)
What underlies post–bariatric surgery bone fragility?
Clinical Endocrinology News (6/12/2018)
Events Calendar
June 21, 2018
Publications Webinar: “Journal Peer Review: Tips for Writing an Effective Evaluation”
Online webinar
June 22, 2018
Career Development Webinar: “Easy as A, B, CV: Tips and Tricks for Landing Your Next Lab Position”
Online webinar
June 27 - 29, 2018
Bone Research Society (BRS) Annual Meeting
Winchester, United Kingdom
June 28 - 29, 2018
AOA Annual Meeting- Fragility Fracture Symposium
Boston, MA, United States
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