February 18, 2011
As reported by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF)
in its 2009 publication, ‘The Asian Audit’, it is
anticipated that by 2050 more than 50% of all osteoporotic
fractures will occur in Asia. To meet this impending health care
challenge, there is a growing need for advanced clinical training
of health professionals as well as research into the epidemiology
and specificities of osteoporosis and related bone disorders within
the Asia-Pacific region. IOF is committed to meeting that
IOF is pleased to announce the 2nd Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis and
Bone Meeting, to be held in conjunction with the Australian &
New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society (ANZBMS) Annual Scientific
Meeting and with the Japanese Bone and Mineral Research Society,
from September 4-8, 2011 in Queensland. The meeting will provide
current information about the clinical management of osteoporosis,
bone metabolism and basic bone science as well as provide an
opportunity to showcase regional research in an international
Topics to be addressed include fracture risk algorithms, hip
fractures, ageing, rheumatology and bone, therapeutics, Male
osteoporosis, non-canonical bone, Paget’s disease, pediatric
bone, malignancy and bone, osteoclasts, bone nutrition,
biomechanics, regenerating bone.
All accepted abstracts will be published in Osteoporosis
International, one of the most cited journals in the bone field.
Abstract deadline is May 17, 2011.
IOF looks forward to welcoming clinicians and researchers from
throughout the Asia-Pacific, including members of IOF’s 28
affiliated medical and patient societies in the region.
Further information and registration details are available on http://anzbms.asnevents.com.au/