BoneBlast January 2015

IOF BoneBlast • January 2015 ©Tim Franklin

Only one week to submit your abstract for the World Congress

Submit your abstract to WCO-IOF-ESCEO Milan 2015 by January 15 and share your research with the world’s largest audience of clinicians and key opinion leaders in the field. All accepted abstracts will be published in Osteoporosis International. Under 40? Apply for an ESCEO fellowship.

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An international consensus on the diagnosis and management of osteonecrosis of the jaw

older man getting treated at the dentist ©Herry LawfordThis systematic review looks at data on the incidence, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), and offers recommendations for its management based on multidisciplinary international consensus.

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IOF CSA Chair Cyrus Cooper awarded Order of the British Empire

Cyrus CooperProfessor Cyrus Cooper, Chair of IOF’s Committee of Scientific Advisors, has been named Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his outstanding services to medical research.

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Moving the osteoporosis advocacy agenda forward in Europe

European policy meetingA joint meeting of the European Parliament Osteoporosis Interest Group and the EU Osteoporosis Consultation Panel took place on December 3 in Brussels. It was an opportunity for countries to report back on their national-level advocacy efforts and flesh out the 2015 IOF strategy.

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Committee of Scientific Advisors now with record 132 members

scientist ©National Eye InstituteFollowing recent elections, eight new experts from eight countries have been elected as full members of the Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA), IOF’s prestigious scientific membership committee.

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IOF welcomes three new member societies to the CNS

CNS membersIOF is pleased to welcome these three societies to its Committee of National Societies (CNS): F.I.R.M.O. (Italy), Ortomed (Italy) and the World Confederation of Physical Therapy. With 13 new member societies in 2014 alone, IOF now counts 231 member organizations in 97 locations.

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Member Spotlight

Health-care professionals in Latin America benefit from dynamic bone health courses

In cooperation with member societies and scientific experts in the region, IOF’s Latin American regional office has developed a dynamic series of Spanish-language courses tailored to regional interests and information needs.

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