• Mar 21, 2011 | Webcast

    Aging-Related Changes in Bone Structure and Cellular Activity

    Meryl LeBoff, M.D., Orhan Oz, M.D., Ph.D., Nicola Crabtree, Ph.D., Mary Bouxsein, Ph.D., Lynda Bonewald, Ph.D., Wendy Kohrt, Ph.D., Regina O'Sullivan, Ph.D.,
    Skeletal Physiology, Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation

    Co-Chairs:
    Meryl S. LeBoff, M.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Orhan K. Oz, M.D., Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

    Speakers:

    Effects of Body Composition on Bone and the "Muscle Bone Unit" in Healthy Youth
    Nicola Crabtree, Ph.D., Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Changes in Bone Strength and Skeletal Loading with Age
    Mary L. Bouxsein, Ph.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Role of the Osteocyte in Mechanotransduction and in Age-Related Bone Loss
    Lynda F. Bonewald, Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

    Exercise and the Preservation of Bone Health with Aging
    Wendy M. Kohrt, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA

    Age-Related Increases in Constitutive Expression of RANK, c-fms, and PPARγ and in Osteoclast Potential in Human Marrow Stem Cells
    Regina O'Sullivan, Ph.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Supported by educational grants from Amgen, Inc., Lilly USA, LLC, Pfizer, Inc. and Warner Chilcott Company, LLC

    Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by Grant U13AG037272 from the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute on Aging or the National Institutes of Health.

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