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One Week Left to Apply for an ASBMR Volunteer Leadership Position
Applications Due February 16, 2018!

The application deadline for Volunteer Leadership Nominations is fast approaching! Applications must be received by next Friday, February 16th to be considered by the ASBMR Nominating Committee. Nominate yourself or a colleague for a leadership position to actively contribute to ASBMR’s strategic goals, develop crucial leadership skills and make important career connections. The 2018 Nominations process has been improved and we invite you to learn more about these changes on our website


New ASBMR Travel Grant for NMRI Annual Workshop!
Applications Now Open! Deadline is March 2, 2018

ASBMR is pleased to announce a new $1,500 travel grant available to young investigators to attend the Network of Minority Health Research Investigators Annual Workshop. Now in its sixteenth year, this workshop provides opportunities for individuals interested in minority health research, including individuals from traditionally under-served communities (African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islanders) to network and collaborate in the biomedical research in the fields of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, digestive diseases, nutrition, kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases.

Applications are due March 2, 2018. Learn more about the application process and NMRI Workshop here.


Join Us for Next Week’s February 15th Career Development Webinar,
“A Not-So-Abstract Guide to Writing a Top-Scoring Abstract”

Have you ever wondered what reviewers look for when they are scoring your abstract, on which you’ve spent so much time and effort? Struggle no more! Join us for our February Career Development Webinar, “A Not-So-Abstract Guide to Writing a Top-Scoring Abstract,” presented by Drs. Megan Weivoda, Ph.D. and Nicholas Harvey, M.D. Each will offer their advice and best practice tips on writing clear basic/translational and clinical abstracts. This webinar will be held next week on Thursday, February 15th at 11:00 AM EST. Registration is free, so sign up here today!
Miss one of our prior Career Development webinars? Check out this page to gain access to the recordings!


FASEB Webinar: Federal Budget & Appropriations Process 101:
What Researchers Need to Know

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) will be hosting the webinar, “Federal Budget & Appropriations Process 101: What Researchers Need to Know”. This webinar will provide an introduction to the federal budget process and how it impacts funding for biomedical and physical sciences research. Click here to register.


NIH’s All of Us Research Program Seeks Input on Research Priorities – Deadline is February 23, 2018

The NIH’s All of Us Research Program aims to build one of the largest, most diverse datasets of its kind for health research, with one million or more volunteers nationwide who will sign up to share their health information and bio-specimens over time. The program is currently seeking ideas of important research questions, to inform future updates to the resource that would be of most benefit to participants, researchers, and the broader community. You may submit use cases here by February 23, 2018. The information you provide will be used at the All of Us Research Priorities Workshop on March 21–23, 2018, to identify key research priorities and requirements for future versions of the All of Us protocol.


Nominate a Colleague for the Fellows of the ASBMR Program!
Deadline is March 16, 2018

ASBMR is pleased to announce that Emeritus members are now eligible for the Fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) recognition program. The Fellow of the ASBMR program recognizes long-term ASBMR members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of bone, mineral and musculoskeletal science. The program is committed to recognizing the breadth and diversity of the Society’s membership. Fellows are nominated by their peers, followed by evaluation and selection by a review committee. To learn more about this exciting new program, the eligibility criteria and nomination guidelines click here.

JBMR Highlights

The quest for osteoporosis mechanisms and rational therapies: How far we've come, how much further we need to go
Stavros C. Manolagas
Accepted manuscript online: 5 FEB 2018

Specificity protein 7 is required for proliferation and differentiation of ameloblasts and odontoblasts
Ji-Myung Bae, John C. Clarke, Harunur Rashid, Mitra D. Adhami, Kayla McCullough, Jordan S. Scott, Haiyan Chen, Krishna M. Sinha, Benoit de Crombrugghe and Amjad Javed
Accepted manuscript online: 5 FEB 2018
Sex-, ethnic- and age-specific centile curves for pQCT- and HR-pQCT-derived measures of bone structure and strength in adolescents and young adults
Leigh Gabel, Lindsay A. Nettlefold, Heather M. Macdonald and Heather A. McKay
Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2018

JBMR Plus Highlights

62-year-old male suffering from uremic leontiasis ossea caused by severe secondary hyperparathyroidism
Yogendranath Purrunsing, Jingjing Zhang, Ying Cui, Wei Liu, Yi Xu, Xunning Hong, Changying Xing, Xiaoming Zha and Ningning Wang
Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2018

Bone Science in the News
Events Calendar
February 15, 2018
Career Development Webinar "A Not-So-Abstract Guide to Writing a Top-Scoring Abstract"
Online webinar

February 28 - March 3, 2018
ISCD Annual Meeting 2018
Boston, MA, USA

March 1-3, 2018
International Conference on Frailty & Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR) 2018
Miami, FL, USA

March 10 - 13, 2018
ORS 2018 Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA, USA

March 17-20, 2018
ENDO 2018
Chicago, IL, USA
March 23, 2018
5 Ways Social Media Can Boost Your Career: The Fundamentals of Social Media in Science
Online Webinar

April 9 - 13, 2018
AIMM/ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigators Meeting
Snowmass, CO, USA
Contact ASBMR
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Washington, DC 20036-3309 USA
Tel.: +1 (202) 367-1161
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Email: asbmr@asbmr.org

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