FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 16, 2023
Laura Calvi, M.D., has taken office as the new president of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR).
“My desire to serve as President, stems from my love and gratitude for the Society as the peer and mentoring community that has sustained me throughout my career as a physician scientist.” Calvi stated. “I would like to sustain and expand the diverse membership of ASBMR, fostering outreach to other scientific societies, and focusing particularly on creating learning and mentoring opportunities for members in training, centered on the Annual Meeting but developing a strategic and coordinated educational portfolio to extend musculoskeletal learning throughout the year.”
Dr. Calvi is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester and SKAWA Foundation Professor in Endocrinology and Metabolism. She also serves as the Vice Chair for Basic & Translational Science in the Department of Medicine. Her research focuses on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Microenvironmental Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in the Bone Marrow. She has published more than 75 peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Dr. Calvi will serve as President of ASBMR until the conclusion of the ASBMR 2024 Annual Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada.
About the ASBMR
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is the leading professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research. ASBMR encourages and promotes the study of this expanding field through annual scientific meetings, two official journals (Journal of Bone and Mineral Research® and JBMR® Plus), the Primer on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, advocacy and interaction with government agencies and related societies. To learn more about upcoming meetings and publications, please visit www.asbmr.org.