• May 02, 2005 | Webcast

    Ultrastructure and Material Properties

    Mary Bouxsein, Ph.D., Paul Roschger, Ph.D., Deepak Vashishth, Ph.D., William Landis, Ph.D., Robert Ritchie, Ph.D., Sc.D., David Fyhrie, Ph.D.
    Skeletal Physiology, Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation, Integrative Physiology of the Skeleton

    Moderator:
    Mary L. Bouxsein, Ph.D. Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Speakers:

    Characteristics of the Collagen-Mineral Nano-Composite and Skeletal Fragility
    Paul Roschger, Ph.D., Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute of Osteology at the Hanusch Hospital of WGKK and AUVA Trauma Centre Meidling, Vienna, AUSTRIA

    Collagen Composition, Cross-links and Skeletal Fragility
    Deepak Vashishth, B.E. (HONS), M.S.M.E., Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA

    Mineral Matrix Interactions
    William Landis, Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio, USA

    How Does Bone Break? Fracture Mechanics and Crack Propagation
    Robert O. Ritchie, Ph.D., Sc.D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

    Bone Failure at the Ultrastructural Level
    David P. Fyhrie, Ph.D., Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA

    This meeting was sponsored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

    Supported by educational grants from Eli Lilly and Company, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Inc., The Alliance for Better Bone Health (Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and sanofi-aventis, US), Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Amgen, Inc. and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

    Length: 125 minutes

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