Bone Research Society

Bringing basic and clinical researchers together since 1950

Current Meetings

Meetings, courses and workshops can be publicised here free of charge. Please complete this details form and email to web@boneresearchsociety.org.

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BRS Events

BRS BRS Clinical Training Course: Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Bone Diseases

26-28 March 2018, Merton College, Oxford, UK

This three-day residential training course aims to provide trainees in medical specialties such as rheumatology, endocrinology, care of the elderly, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, respiratory medicine and clinical chemistry with the knowledge and understanding to manage patients with osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. The course is intended to focus on practical issues relating to patient management and is strongly recommended for any trainee who foresees that patients with these disorders will form a significant part of their workload in future. A stimulating interactive format will be employed combining lectures, panel discussions, debates and workshops. Specialist nurses in osteoporosis and falls will also find this course valuable, as well as newly qualified consultants or others wishing to update their knowledge in this field.

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BRS Bone Research Society Annual Meeting

27-29 June 2018, Winchester, UK

Abstract submission: 9 February 2018

The 2018 Bone Research Society Annual Meeting will take place in the historic city of Winchester, on the King Alfred Campus of the University of Winchester.

The local organisers - Claire Clarkin, Cyrus Cooper, Nick Harvey, Richard Oreffo and Kate Ward are already hard at work putting together an exciting scientific programme and we hope you will be a part of it.

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Other Events

National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry course 2018

6-7 March 2018, Conference Aston, Birmingham

The National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry is the only course that
offers Certification in Bone Densitometry for healthcare professionals or clinical
scientists. The scheme consists of a two-day lecture course on 'Bone
Densitometry in Osteoporosis Assessment and Management' followed (at a later
date) by an online examination and portfolio submission process, successful
completion of which leads to Certification in Bone Densitometry providing
operators with proof of their competence to perform bone densitometry
measurements.

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National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry course 2018

6-7 March 2018, Conference Aston, Birmingham

The National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry is the only course that
offers Certification in Bone Densitometry for healthcare professionals or clinical
scientists. The scheme consists of a two-day lecture course on 'Bone
Densitometry in Osteoporosis Assessment and Management' followed (at a later
date) by an online examination and portfolio submission process, successful
completion of which leads to Certification in Bone Densitometry providing
operators with proof of their competence to perform bone densitometry
measurements.

Spaces on this biennial course are limited. Register now for your place now.

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British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting 2018

11-13 April 2018, Nottingham, UK

Jointly with the British Association of Stroke Physicians

The BGS Spring meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals. This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

WCO-IOF-ESCEO

19-22 April 2018, Krakow, Poland

ICE Krakow Congress Center, Krakow, Poland
WCO, IOF and ESCEO have worked in partnership for several years to develop a unique European springtime meeting programme for healthcare professionals, researchers and young scientists.

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45th European Calcified Tissue Society Congress

26-29 May 2018, Valencia, Spain

Abstract submission: 29 January 2018

Where scientific research and clinical science meet….
The ECTS programme will include:
•Invited speaker lectures featuring some of the world’s leading experts in the field
•Meet the Professor sessions
•Dedicated New Investigator sessions organised by the ECTS Academy
•Joint ECTS-ASBMR debate and lecture
•East meets West session
•A high proportion of submitted abstracts selected for the oral programme
•Well-attended poster sessions with dedicated poster viewing time
•A busy poster and exhibition area with lunch included in the delegate fee
•Company-supported satellite symposia highlighting some of the latest developments in therapy and research

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8th International Workshop on Advances in the Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Bone and other Musculoskeletal Diseases (MolPharm)

30 June - 1 July 2018, Oxford, UK

In association with the 2018 Cancer and Bone Society Meeting.

Reviewing the latest in the discovery of novel therapies for bone and other musculoskeletal diseases.

For those who’ve attended before, you’ll know this means an exceptional meeting which combines cutting edge exciting science with a friendly and supportive atmosphere, and which encourages discussion and collaboration both in and out of the lecture theatre. Interaction between senior international scientists, clinicians and more junior researchers is particularly encouraged.

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2018 Cancer And Bone Society Meeting (CABS)

2-3 July 2018, Oxford, UK

Abstract submission: 23 February 2018

In association with the 8th International Workshop on Advances in the Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Bone and other Musculoskeletal Diseases (MolPharm)

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7th Fragility Network Global Congress

5-7 July 2018, Dublin, Ireland

FFN invites you to join the 7th FFN Global Congress 2018 in Dublin, Ireland from 5–7 July 2018. The annual meeting is an international congress addressing the full pathway of care for fragility fracture patients. Its themes include perioperative care, surgical treatment, rehabilitation, secondary prevention, research and policy change. The FFN Global Congress consists of invited international experts, plenary discussions, update sessions and free papers. The congress provides a unique platform to learn about new technical developments, state-of-the-art procedures and interaction with leading clinicians, researchers and other professional health workers and stake holders. This year’s motto is “Patient centred multidisciplinary care”.

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