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    Congratulations to Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D., 2016 ASBMR Fuller Albright Award Recipient

    Date: September 08, 2016

    The Fuller Albright Award is given in recognition of meritorious scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field to an ASBMR member who has not yet reached his or her 45th birthday before July 1 of the year the award is presented. The 2016 ASBMR Fuller Albright Award will be presented to Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D. at the ASBMR 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

    Dr. Elefteriou, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Human and Molecular Genetic/Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas, USA). He received his graduate training at the Claude Bernard University (France) and joined the faculty as Assistant Professor at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (Texas, USA) before moving to Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee, USA), where he became the director of the Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology. He recently joined Dr. Brendan Lee as co-director of the Baylor Center for Skeletal Medicine and Biology. Dr. Elefteriou’s research focuses on the skeletal maladies associated with NF1, and on the interactions between the autonomic nervous system and bone in health and disease.