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Plenary lectures announced for world's largest osteoporosis congress
Date:9/21/2007

Fourteen of the worlds leading osteoporosis experts will present plenary lectures at the 2008 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Bangkok, Thailand.

We have selected these speakers for their ability to present the latest science in a format that will be useful for the thousands of health care professionals attending the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, noted Professor Cyrus Cooper, Chairman, IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors and Chairman, IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2008 Scientific Committee.

The IOF WCO, which will be held from December 3-7, 2008, is the worlds largest scientific congress devoted specifically to osteoporosis.

IOF decided to hold this important event in Asia partly because of the enormous projected growth in osteoporosis in the region," noted Professor Cooper, who pointed out that in 2050 one out of every two osteoporotic fractures will occur in Asia. "Asia also has a large number of committed health care professionals who want to meet with their colleagues from around the world to learn the latest in diagnostics and treatment."

The confirmed plenary lectures and presenters:

Worldwide Epidemiology of Fractures: Differences between East and West
Professor Jane Cauley, USA

An update on the Genetics of Osteoporosis
Dr Andre Uitterlinden, The Netherlands

Brain and Bone: CNS Control of Bone Metabolism
Professor Florent Elefteriou, USA

Cancer Induced Bone Loss
Professor Robert E. Coleman, UK

Novel Mechanisms of Bone Formation (mechanotransduction to sclerostin)
Professor John Bilezikian, USA

Absolute Fracture Risk/Determination and Clinical Usefulness
Professor Eugene McCloskey, UK

Vitamin D Insufficiency: Myth or Reality
Professor Steven Boonen, Belgium

Approaches to the Prevention of Bone Fragility throughout Life: Diet and Exercise
Professor Ego Seeman, Australia

Immune System and Bone
Professor Hiroshi Takayanagi, Japan

Estrogen and Bone in Men and Women
Professor Sundeep Khosla, USA

Economically Effective Osteoporosis Treatment Worldwide
Professor John A. Kanis, UK

Novel / Biologic Therapies in Osteoporosis
Professor Pierre D. Delmas, France

Epidemiology and Risk factors for Osteoarthritis
Professor Cyrus Cooper, UK

Structure Modification in Osteoarthritis: fact or fantasy"
Professor Jean-Yves Reginster, Belgium


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Contact: Janice Blondeau
news@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-100
International Osteoporosis Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

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