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
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
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