Research Progress Related to Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Research is underway to help people with OI, including:

  • Continuing to understand the genetic underpinnings of OI.
  • Studying medicines to help manage and control symptoms of OI.
  • Studying how bones form to find ways to increase bone mass.
  • Using bone marrow or stem cells to treat OI.
  • Studying oral health and its impact on the quality of life in people with OI.
  • Studying how connective tissues in other parts of the body may be affected in people with OI.

For more info

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Toll free: 888-INFO-FDA (888-463-6332)

Drugs@FDA at is a searchable catalog of FDA-approved drug products. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics

Website: (en inglés)

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health National Institutes of Health

Website: (en inglés)

National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

Website: (en inglés)

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

Website: (en inglés)

If you need more information about available resources in your language or other languages, please visit our webpages below or contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at You can also find a variety of information from organizations that are NIAMS Coalition Members.

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