This year's Annual Meeting, being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA, October 12 – 15, 2012, brings together an estimated 5,000 researchers and clinicians from more than 60 countries.
The meeting includes lectures and symposia plus more than 1,400 poster presentations and 200 oral presentations.
A Sampling of Highlights
Friday, October 12
- Gerald D. Aurbach Memorial Lecture: Prospects for Therapies with Adult Stem/Progenitor Cells (MSCs) or Proteins They Produce
Friday, October 12, 8:15-9:15 am (Main Auditorium)
Keynote Speaker: Darwin J. Prockop, M.D., Ph.D., Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Medicine
- Secondary Fracture Prevention Task Force Report – An Update, 10 – 11:00 am (Room 101C)
- Symposium: Fracture Healing: Creating a Path to Regulatory Success, 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Auditorium Room 1)
- ASBMR/ECTS Clinical Debate – FRAX Is More Useful than Individual Risk Factors for Identifying Patients who will Experience Larger Reductions in Fracture Risk with Treatment, 3:30 – 4:30 pm (Main Auditorium)
- ASBMR Discovery Hall Grand Opening, 5:45 pm (Lobby B)
Saturday, October 13
- Louis V. Avioli Memorial Lecture: Advanced Bone Imaging in Osteoporosis: Monitoring Disease Progression, Predicting Fracture Risk, and Providing Surrogacy for Fracture Outcome – the "Holy Cow" or the "Holy Grail"
Saturday, October 13, 8—9:00 am, (Main Auditorium)
Keynote Speaker: Harry Genant, M.D., University of California, San Francisco (USA)
- Concurrent Oral Session 12: Bone Acquisition and Pediatric Bone Disease (Room 200DE)
- Effects of a Specialized School Physical Education Program on Bone Structure and Strength: A 4-year Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial, 3:00 – 3:15 pm
- Sustained Effects of Physical Activity on Bone Health: Iowa Bone Development Study, 3:15 – 3:30 pm
- Does Stage of Sexual Maturation Determine Relationship of Calcium Intake and Physical Activity to Bone Mass Accrual, 3:30 – 3:45 pm
- Symposium: Duration of Safety of Osteoporosis Therapy, 4:00 – 5:30 pm (Main Auditorium)
Sunday, October 14
- Clinical Roundtable /Case Conference – Vitamin D and Repercussions of the IOM Report, 1:30 – 2:30 pm (Main Auditorium)Concurrent Oral Session 19: Muscle and Bone Interactions, 2:45 – 4:15 pm (Auditorium Room 1)
Monday, October 15
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