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Deadline Monday, June 1: There’s Still Time to Submit an Application
for the ASBMR Young Investigator Awards to the ECTS Digital Masterclass

This Monday, June 1st is the application deadline for the ASBMR Young Investigator Awards to attend the ECTS-GEMSTONE Digital Masterclass for Ph.D. Students, Trainees and Young Investigators Virtual Meeting. Ten awards will be given by ASBMR to help cover the registration fees for the 3-day online course from June 23-25, 2020. The ECTS-sponsored course will cover physiology and pathology of bone and calcium metabolism and methods in bone research, and will promote networking between Ph.D. students in the bone field. The deadline to apply is this Monday, June 1, 2020. Click here for more information on the course, eligibility, and to apply!

Register today for the ASBMR Webinar: “Osteohematology: Interactions of Bone and Blood in Health and Disease” on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT. Listen in as Dr. Joy Wu, M.D., Ph.D. provides an overview of the mechanisms by which the osteoblast lineage can influence hematopoiesis, shows examples of reciprocal interactions between bone health and blood counts, and presents future research directions at the intersection of hematology and bone biology.
Please click here for more information on the webinar, speaker and registration.

Thank You for Sharing Your Osteoporosis Stories for
National Osteoporosis Month!

ASBMR would like extend our thanks to all of our members who shared their personal osteoporosis stories for this year’s National Osteoporosis Month.Throughout the month of May, ASBMR members’ stories were successful in increasing public awareness of osteoporosis and highlighting the scientific research advances that our community has made in combatting this disease. We hope you join us next year to share with the world why the work you do in osteoporosis research changes lives.

Tune in for the Rare Bone Disease TeleECHO Clinic Series
next Thursday, June 4th!

Physicians of all specialties, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in rare bone conditions are invited to attend monthly case-based telementoring discussions. Presented by the OI Foundation in partnership with the Rare Bone Disease Alliance, the series focuses on general and disease specific topics related to rare bone diseases. No-cost CME will be provided. Virtual clinic sessions occur the first Thursday of each month, from 3:00 PM  - 4:00 PM EDT, with the next one occurring Thursday, June 4th, 2020. Click here for more information and click here to register.

FDA Temporarily Allowing Self-Injection or Injection
by Lay Caregiver of Prolia® during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is temporarily allowing self-administration or injection by lay caregiver of Prolia® during the COVID-19 pandemic. While administration of Prolia® by a healthcare provider is preferred, the provider may determine that self-administration or administration by a lay caregiver may be warranted due to local COVID-19-related guidelines and restrictions. Read the FDA-approved Prescribing Information. Amgen has also released instructions and a video demonstration of self-administration.  

 NIAMS Needs You: Request for Information on Advancing
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-ready Data Generation for NIAMS Research

The National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) invites public comments to help define community needs pertaining to computational and modeling approaches (including large-scale AI and machine learning methods) and their scalability, as well as those related to creating new datasets or re-purposing existing datasets in order to advance NIAMS-relevant research. Read more about this RFI and submit your comments here
COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Resources

ASBMR is compiling a list of COVID-19 resources for our members to access. All of these resources can be accessed on our website here. Have a resource that you would like to share? Email us at asbmr@asbmr.org
Upcoming Webinars: 
Thursday, May 28 at 3pm: Research!America Webinar: U.S. Representative Don Beyer, (D-VA-8) to discuss current priorities and recent AHRQ proposals.

Friday, May 29, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Association for Molecular Pathology Virtual Briefing on COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Friday, May 29 at 2 p.m.: Research!America Webinar: Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Deputy Under Secretary for Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks and Dr. Rachel Ramoni, Chief Research and Development Officer with the Veterans Health Administration. Drs. Clancy and Ramoni will discuss VA research related to the COVID-19 pandemic including public-private partnerships.

Monday, June 1 at 1 p.m.: Research!America Webinar: An alliance member webinar with Dr. Josh Gordon, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH. Dr. Gordon will join us to discuss NIMH's COVID-19 response and the critical intersection between the pandemic and mental health.

Listen Now:
Research!America Webinar: Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine will discuss how the science community has responded globally to COVID-19 and the role of continued scientific cooperation to address the pandemic.

Scientific Journal Articles:
Scientific Editing in the COVID‐19 Era – Personal Vignettes from the JBMR Editors
In this editorial, JBMR® Editors share personal experiences coping with the current COVID-19 crisis, with the hope that putting a human face to it may help and inspire our readers. As an ASBMR member, we encourage you to share your own story with the @ASBMR community on social media using the hashtag #BonehealthCOVID.
Osteoporosis Management in the Era of COVID‐19 
COVID-19, Medical Education, and Bone Health: Insights from Project ECHO
Journal of Clinical Densitometry®

Partner Resources:
Wiley COVID-19 Resources
JBMR® Highlights
Treatment with zoledronate subsequent to denosumab in osteoporosis: a randomized trial
Anne Sophie Sølling MD, Torben Harsløf MD, Ph.D, Bente Langdahl DMSc, Ph.D 
First Published: 27 May 2020 

Macrophage GIT1 contributes to bone regeneration by regulating inflammatory responses in an ERK /NRF2 ‐dependent way
Shu‐Jie Zhao, Hao Liu, Jian Chen, Ding‐Fei Qian, Fan‐Qi Kong, Jian Jie, Guo‐Yong Yin, Qing‐Qing Li, Jin Fan 
First Published: 27 May 2020 

A risk assessment tool for predicting fragility fractures and mortality in the elderly
Thach Tran MD PhD, Dana Bliuc MD MMed PhD, Hanh M Pham MD PhD, Tineke van Geel PhD, Jonathan D Adachi MD, Claudie Berger MSc, Joop van den Bergh MD PhD, John A Eisman MBBS PhD, Piet Geusens MD PhD, David Goltzman MD, David A Hanley MD, Robert G Josse MD, Stephanie M Kaiser MD, Christopher S Kovacs MD, Lisa Langsetmo PhD, Jerilynn C Prior MD, Tuan V Nguyen DSc PhD, Jacqueline R Center MBBS MS PhD, For the CaMos Research Group 
First Published: 27 May 2020 

The amino acid sensor Eif2ak4/GCN2 is required for proliferation of osteoblast progenitors in mice
Guoli Hu Yilin Yu Yuning J. Tang Colleen Wu Fanxin Long Courtney M. Karner
First Published:  26 May 2020
Disruption of BMP signaling prevents hyperthyroidism‑induced bone loss in male mice
Franziska Lademann PhD Heike Weidner PhD Elena Tsourdi MD Ravi Kumar PhD Eddy Rijntjes PhD Josef Köhrle PhD Lorenz C. Hofbauer MD Martina Rauner PhD
First Published:  26 May 2020
Unique, gender‐dependent serum microRNA profile in PLS3 gene‐related osteoporosis
Riikka E. Mäkitie Matthias Hackl Moritz Weigl Amelie Frischer Anders Kämpe Alice Costantini Johannes Grillari Outi Mäkitie
First Published:  26 May 2020

T‐Score as an Indicator of Fracture Risk During Treatment With Romosozumab or Alendronate in the ARCH Trial
Felicia Cosman E Michael Lewiecki Peter R Ebeling Eric Hesse Nicola Napoli Toshio Matsumoto Daria B Crittenden Maria Rojeski Wenjing Yang Cesar Libanati Serge Ferrari
First Published:  22 May 2020
JBMR Plus® Highlights
Bisphosphonate‐induced deterioration of osteomalacia in undiagnosed adult Fanconi syndrome
Tim Cundy Lorna Que Ibrahim M Hassan Louise Hughes
First Published:  26 May 2020
Nox4 expression is not required for OVX‐induced osteoblast senescence and bone loss in mice
Jin‐Ran Chen Oxana P. Lazarenko Haijun Zhao Umesh D. Wankhade Kim Pedersen James Watt Martin J. J. Ronis
First Published:  26 May 2020
Gene Expression Profile and Acute Gene Expression Response to Sclerostin Inhibition in Osteogenesis Imperfecta Bone
Rachel K. Surowiec PhD Lauren F. Battle BSc Stephen H. Schlecht PhD Edward M. Wojtys MD Michelle S. Caird MD Kenneth M. Kozloff PhD
First Published:  26 May 2020
Career Opportunities in Bone
Assistant Professor of Exercise & Sports Science
Marian University
Interested applicants can email jlowery@marian.edu

Do you have an open position you are looking to fill? Contact us at asbmr@asbmr.org to have your listing added to e-News Weekly.
Bone Science in the News
Guidelines for the assessment of bone density and microarchitecture in vivo using high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography
Osteoporosis International
(May 26, 2020)
Genetics of Osteoporosis
Today’s Geriatric Medicine
(May/June 2020)
Bone Graft Material Provides Nicer Smiles and Less Pain
Dentistry Today
(May 19, 2020)
Texas A&M lab produces 3D-bioprinted bone tissue to benefit bone regeneration
News Medical Life Sciences
(May 19, 2020)

Trial questions benefits of organic nitrates for bone health
(May 6, 2020)
Events Calendar
June 4, 2020
ASBMR Research Interest Meeting
Presented by ASBMR Diversity SubCommittee
Online, United States
June 4, 2020
Rare Bone Disease TeleECHO Clinic Series: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
Online, United States
June 12, 2020
ASBMR Webinar: Osteohematology
Online, United States
June 23-25, 2020
ECTS-Gemstone Digital Masterclass for PhD Students, Trainees and Young Investigators
Online, United Kingdom
July 2, 2020
Rare Bone Disease TeleECHO Clinic Series: Management of Pregnancy & Delivery in the Patient with a Skeletal Disorder
Online, United States
Contact ASBMR
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Email: asbmr@asbmr.org

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