• Mar 21, 2011 | Webcast

    Understanding Physiological Signals Contributing to Age-Related Bone Loss

    Marja Marie Hurley, M.D., Sundeep Khosla, M.D., Jane Cauley, Ph.D.,Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D.,Roberto Pacifici, M.D., Edith Gardiner, Ph.D., Katherine Motyl, Ph.D.
    Skeletal Physiology, Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation

    Co-Chairs:
    Marja Marie Hurley, M.D., University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Sundeep Khosla, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

    Speakers:

    Overview from Clinical Studies in Humans on Bone Loss Through the Menopausal Transition
    Jane A. Cauley, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    Role of Oxidative Stress in Age-Related Bone Loss
    Stavros C. Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

    Potential Role of T- and Other Immune Cells in Estrogen Deficiency Mediated Bone Loss
    Roberto Pacifici, M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    Role of the CNS in Mediating Age-Related Bone Loss
    Edith M. Gardiner, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

    The Misty Mouse Is a Model for Age-Related Bone Loss Due to Sympathetic Nervous System Hyperactivity
    Katherine Motyl, Ph.D., Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, Maine, 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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