Ninth Edition of the Primer is Now Available!
Now in its ninth edition, the Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism offers an updated and comprehensive guide to bone and mineral health. Since it was first published 30 years ago, the Primer has become the leading reference on the topic. With contributions from nearly 300 noted experts, the text explores basic biological factors of healthy development and disease states and makes the information accessible for clinical interventions. The ninth edition provides concise coverage of the widest possible spectrum of metabolic bone diseases and disorders of mineral metabolism.
"The new edition provides comprehensive articles that are succinct and readable within a short time frame. For those engaged in the complexities of bone and mineral disorders, the 9th adition is a must, and will provide the relevant information to researchers and clinical practitioners within a short space of time."
Professor R.V. Thakker, FRS FMedSci
The new edition of this invaluable reference expands coverage and includes the most recent developments in the field that help to strengthen its usefulness and ensure that the Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism maintains its place as the pre-eminent reference on bone and mineral health. This vital resource:
- Provides the most accurate, up-to-date evidence-based information on basic and clinical bone science
- Includes 10 new chapters, 275 figures, and contributions from 300 of the world’s foremost clinicians and researchers from wide-ranging international research centers
- Captures the very cutting edge of research covering mineral homeostasis, osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases, skeletal measurement technologies, and genetics
- Presents a new companion website with useful supplementary materials
"Being in the bone and mineral disease field for over 30 years, I find the Primer to be an irreplaceable tratise that provides comprehensive and authoritative information across this discipline for indiviuals at all levels of professional careers. It has been a privilege being part of its development."
Mone Zaidi, M.D., Ph.D., FRCP
Written for advanced students, clinicians, and researchers, the Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism is the definitive, one-stop reference for anyone working in the field of bone health and disease.
John P. Bilezikian, Editor-in-Chief, is the Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University. He is Chief, Emeritus, of the Division of Endocrinology and Vice-chair of the Department of Medicine for International Research and Education. He is also Director, Emeritus, of the Metabolic Bone Diseases Program at Columbia University Medical Center.
ASBMR members can access the ninth edition of the Primer by logging into the ASBMR website using their username and password and clicking here.
ASBMR members can request a free eBook download for a number of reading devices. Please click here for detailed information on downloading the Primer.
In addition, ASBMR members can purchase the printed paperback copy at a 67% discount off the cover price. Please use the member code ASBMR when ordering, available here.
It is very difficult to get a basic understanding of what is known about different aspects of bone biology and bone disease without extensive searching of the literature. The Primer provides a readily available synopsis of a topic written by experts in the field that is up to date and very readable."
G. David Roodman, M.D., Ph.D.
Nonmembers and organizations may order the Primer directly from John Wiley & Sons, which is the ASBMR’s exclusive marketing and sales agent for the ninth edition. The new edition is available in print, web, and e-book formats.
*Download of the free eBook requires the free software the VitalSource Bookshelf, which can be used on a number of reading devices.