Navigation Links
IOF Young Investigator Awards in Kuala Lumpur recognize high-quality research abstracts
Date:12/15/2012

Five young investigators from the Asia-Pacific region have been awarded prestigious grants on the closing day the IOF Regionals 3rd Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, a major medical conference organized by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) in Kuala Lumpur.

The presenting authors (40 years old or younger) of top ranking abstracts were awarded an IOF Young Investigator Award valued at USD 1,000 and were invited to present their work in oral presentations during a special plenary session.

The winners and the titles of their abstracts are as follows:

  • Zhaoli Dai (Singapore): Dietary Carotenoids Reduced Hip Fracture Risk in Lean Men: The Singapore Chinese Health Study
  • Freddy Man Hin Lam (Hong Kong, China): Changes in Bone Density and Strength Index in Lower Limb Skeletal Sites Among Patients with Long-standing Stroke
  • Hafsa Majid (Pakistan): R990G Polymorphism of Calcium Sensing Receptor (CaSR) Gene is Associated with Parathyroid Hormone and Calcium Levels in Subjects with Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Baemisla Shiek Ahmad (Australia): Longitudinal Associations of Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Therapy with Bone Mineral Measures and Postural Stability
  • C. Shivaprasad (India): Evolution of Volumetric BMD of the Lumbar Spine During Puberty and Its Determinants in Adolescent Indian Girls

To date, more than 35 young researchers from Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle-East & Africa have received IOF Young Investigator Awards. The Awards reflect IOF's dedication to advancing scientific knowledge on osteoporosis, and in particular to promoting innovative research by young researchers in all parts of the world.

In Kuala Lumpur, IOF also held its 2nd IOF Young Investigator Mentoring Programme, an important new initiative of the IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors which was held for the first time in the Asia-Pacific region on December 13, 2012.

A select number of young investigators were invited to attend an exclusive hands-on course which focuses on research, writing publications and delivering presentations. The full-day course, led by a renowned faculty of experts, teaches practical skills and provides insightful feedback that will be of great value to the young scientists as they further their careers in bone research.


'/>"/>

Contact: L. Misteli
info@iofbonehealth.org
41-022-994-0100
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Young girls more likely to report side effects after HPV vaccine
2. Young Americans Need to Cut Calorie Intake: Study
3. Unique approach needed to accurately assess health of young adult cancer survivors
4. Symptomatic behaviour in childhood strongly predicts psychiatric treatment as a young adult
5. Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage
6. Young Risk-Takers Drawn to Dangerous Choking Game
7. Football helmet sensors help researchers demystify concussion in young athletes
8. Half of Young Cigarette Smokers Also Smoke Pot: Survey
9. For Some, Glaucoma Strikes at a Young Age
10. Study finds mammography beneficial for younger women
11. Heart Test Spots Sudden Death Risk in Young Athletes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a weight loss fitness ... to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, , ... They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise program ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX ... Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over ... Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support ... as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. ... magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families pay ... be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016  Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) ... developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous ... the closing of its previously announced underwritten public ... the public offering price of $18.75 per share. ... offered by GBT. GBT estimates net proceeds from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 The Academy of ... recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to ... entities that make formulary and coverage decisions, a move ... of new medicines. The recommendations address restrictions ... appear on the drug label, a prohibition that hinders ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 According to a new ... Pen Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, ... Mode of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global ... the market for the forecast period of 2016 to ... Billion by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: