Bone Research Society

Bringing basic and clinical researchers together since 1950

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BRS Events

BRS 5th BRS/BORS Joint Meeting

4-6 September 2019, Cardiff

The 5th Joint Meeting of the Bone Research Society and the British Orthopaedic Research Society will take place in Cardiff from 4th-6th September 2019.

Late Breaking Abstract Deadline: 5 July 2019

ASBMR is pleased to announce the availability of funding for two (2) Young Investigator Awards ($1,500 each) to enable attendance and presentation of research at the 5th joint meeting of the Bone Research Society and British Orthopaedic Research Society, Cardiff, UK, September 4th - 6th 2019. If you are interested in applying for this funding please access conference details and submit an abstract on the BRS Annual Meeting Website. Please also email the conference organiser - Luan Barlow, Hg3 Conferences Ltd, at luan.barlow@hg3.co.uk - to register your interest in one of these awards. The abstract deadline is Friday, July 5th, 2019.

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BRS Basic course in bone and cartilage biology and disease - 21-22 November 2019

21-22 November 2019, INOX Conference Suite, University of Sheffield

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Places are limited and awarded on a first-come-basis. Early booking is therefore recommended to avoid disappointment: 7 November 2019

New to the field of bone and joint? Wanting to catch up on the latest in bone and joint diseases? Organised by the Bone Research Society this 2 day course is for all basic and clinical postgraduate students, postdocs and research fellows who may be starting out in this field, or who want to catch up in preparation for their postgraduate viva.

Programme: https://boneresearchsociety.org/...

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Other Events

5th International Meeting on Bone Marrow Adiposity

21-23 August 2019, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

5th International Meeting on Bone Marrow Adiposity

Abstract Deadline 31st May: 31 May 2019

The bone marrow adipose tissue (BMA) represets almost 70% of bone marrow cavity and it derives from skeletal stem cells that in addition to be able to differentiate into adipocytes, can differentiate into osteoblastic bone forming cells. A number of studies thus suggest a close relationship between energy metabolism, bone marrow adipocytes and bone formation by osteoblastic cells. Moreover, several epidemiological and clinical studies have demonstrated that bone fracture is an important complication of both type I and type II diabetes. Unfortunately, classical risk factors of age-related osteoporosis that predict osteoporotic fractures do not apply to diabetic patients and thus there is a need for more understanding of the pathophysiology of bone fracture and ”diabetic bone disease”. Further, increased BMA has also been shown in cancer patients after chemotherapy treatment interfering with blood production in bone marrow cavity. Thus, these areas of research increase attention of several scientists all over the world.

Guidelines for submission of abstract:

Abstract text: maximum 300 words

Deadline for submission abstract: 31 May, 2019

Deadline for notification of accepted for ORAL/Poster or rejected: 15 June, 2019

Deadline for earlybird: 30 June, 2019

Deadline for notification of the final program including presentation time: 15 July, 2019

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Fragility Fracture Network Global Congress 2019

28-30 August 2019, Oxford, UK

The annual meeting is an international congress addressing the full pathway of care for fragility fracture patients. The FFN Global Congress consists of invited talks from international experts, plenary discussions, interactive update sessions and free papers. The congress provides a unique platform to learn about new technical developments, state-of-the-art interventions and international research and to interact with leading clinicians, researchers and other professional health workers and stake holders. With the support of the FFN Regionalisation Committee, national Fragility Fracture Networks are being set-up across the world to enable high-quality multidisciplinary care for all patients with fragility fracture. Therefore, this year’s motto is “Best Care across the World

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14th International Skeletal Dysplasia Society meeting

11-14 September 2019, Oslo, Norway

Abstract submission: 1 April 2019

It is with great pleasure we welcome you to the 14th meeting of the International Skeletal Dysplasia Society (ISDS). The meeting will be held in Oslo, capital of Norway, from the 11th to the 14th of September 2019. This is the first time the ISDS meeting will be held in Scandinavia. We will do our utmost to offer you a top scientific programme and an enjoyable stay.

Hope to see you all in Oslo.

Yours sincerely Else Merckoll and Cecilie F. Rustad

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7th annual Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) symposium

11-13 September 2019, Southampton

Abstract submission deadline: 24 June 2019

This will be the 7th annual Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) symposium. Along with a broad, multidisciplinary range of applications, this year’s conference will include themes in biological (hard and soft) tissue imaging, understanding materials in 3D and recent advances in hardware and software tools.

Workshops will be taking place on Wednesday 11 September and the Symposium on Thursday 12 September & Friday 13 September 2019.

This international symposium will consist of keynote speakers, talks and poster presentations from both academia and industry, and an image competition. The symposium is designed to foster open discussion, networking, and collaborative opportunities between domains of expertise in academia, commercial users, and software and hardware providers.

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38th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society

12 September 2019 - 14 December 2018, Antwerp, Belgium

Abstract submission deadline: 12 April 2019

We are pleased to announce the 38th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society, which will take place in Antwerp, Belgium, 12-14 September 2019.

The main conference theme is: From basic science to clinical practice: the importance of translation science in the development of concepts on infection prevention and treatment

The topics for the conference:
· Prevention of Muscular Skeletal Infections
· Fracture-Related Infection: current concepts on diagnostics and treatment
· Diabetic foot infection: vascularisation and soft tissue management
· Optimizing PJI diagnosis strategy
· Strategies against Biofilm related infections
· Spinal infections

Important dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 12 April 2019

Confirmation of Abstract Acceptance: 05 June 2019

Early Registration Deadline: Before 01 July 2019

Find more information on the conference website: www.ebjis19.org

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14th International Conference on Osteogenesis Imperfecta

5-8 September 2020, Sheffield, UK

Info: iccbh@ectsoc.org

38th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society

12 September 2019 - 14 December 2018, Antwerp, Belgium
Abstract submission deadline: 12 April 2019

Basic course in bone and cartilage biology and disease - 21-22 November 2019
Basic course in bone and cartilage biology and disease - 21-22 November 2019

21-22 November 2019, INOX Conference Suite, University of Sheffield
Places are limited and awarded on a first-come-basis. Early booking is therefore recommended to avoid disappointment: 7 November 2019

Dimitris Vlachopoulos
Meet the Committee

Dimitris Vlachopoulos
University of Exeter
New Investigator non-clinical representative