• Mar 21, 2011 | Webcast

    Genetic and Other Risk Factors for Bone Loss and Fracture

    Douglas P. Kiel, M.D., M.P.H., Sherry Sherman, Ph.D., Andre Uitterlinden, Ph.D., Anne Looker, Ph.D., Keith Hruska, M.D., Paul Lips, M.D., Ph.D., Laurence Rubenstein, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., X. Sherry Liu, Ph.D.
    Skeletal Physiology, Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation

    Chairs:
    Douglas P. Kiel, M.D., M.P.H., Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew Senior Life, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sherry S. Sherman, Ph.D., National Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    Speakers:

    Advances in Bone Genetics: BMD and Fracture
    Andre G. Uitterlinden, Ph.D., Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Relation of Race and Ethnicity to Fracture Risk
    Anne Looker, Ph.D., National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA

    Impact of Changes in Renal Function on Bone Metabolism, Contrast of Aging and Kidney Disease
    Keith A. Hruska, M.D., Washington University at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Relation of Vitamin D to Falls in the Elderly
    Paul T. Lips, M.D., Ph.D., VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Frailty and Falls as Contributors to Fracture
    Laurence Z. Rubenstein, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., Oklahoma University Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

    Age-Related Differences in Skeletal Microstructure and Mechanical Competence in Chinese-American and Caucasian Women
    X. Sherry Liu, Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, New York, 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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