Funded researchers are investigating rare bone diseases and the integrative physiology of bones.

Rare bone diseases research includes:

  • Mechanisms, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology.
  • Pre-clinical development of novel therapeutics.
  • Natural history, diagnosis, and therapeutic treatment.

Integrative physiology of bone research includes:

  • Interaction and communication between bone and other tissues/organs.
  • Mechanisms of bone mineralization and mineral homeostasis.
  • Consequences for bone of malignancy and skeletal metastasis.
  • Genetics/genomics/epigenetics/proteomics.

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