The California Prune Board (Board) represents 900 prune growers and 28 prune packers under the authority of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The Board supports research to discover new and/or add further validity to known health and nutrition benefits of eating prunes. Nutrition research provides the scientific rationale for consumers to include prunes as a nutritious food... Read more
YINI grant call for research proposals
Every year the Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative for a balanced diet (YINI) launches a Call for Research Proposals concerning a range of projects focused on yogurt science. YINI invites eligible researchers to now apply for the 2016 YINI grant, with a focus on research proposals targeting 'Health benefits, associated with yogurt consumption'. A grant of 30,000 USD will be available to support one... Read more
IOF member societies around the world develop numerous and effective media activities and campaigns and make increasing use of social media tools such as Facebook for community outreach.  At the IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies (IOF WWC), CNS member societies were invited to showcase their ‘bright ideas’ and to apply for two prizes in recognition of the Best Media... Read more
A memorable 14th IOF World Wide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies (IOF WWC) came to a close on June 2, 2013 in Helsinki, Finland. Representatives from 40 countries left the conference with new knowledge, creative ideas, and fresh impulses to enhance their daily work at the local level. As part of an intensive two and a half day programme, the IOF WWC also awarded various prizes,... Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and Fonterra have today announced the establishment of a new bone health insights research grant.International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Chief Executive Officer Judy Stenmark said that this Grant will provide support for an observational, epidemiological study, seeking to evaluate nutrition, exercise or other lifestyle factors that may impact on... Read more
IOF is calling for applications to the 2014  IOF-SERVIER Young Investigator Research Grant.The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013.Grant applications can be downloaded here. Read more
Eight IOF Young Investigator Awards were presented by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) to young researchers from Australia, China, India and Japan, in recognition of their outstanding work. The awards, valued at 1,000 USD each, were awarded to the highest scored abstracts by researchers under the age of 40. Read more
The Osteoporosis Society of the Philippines Foundation Inc (OSPFI) was awarded the firstIOF-Anlene Nutrition Awareness for Bone Health Campaign Grant at a presentation ceremony that took place at the IOF World Wide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies in Valencia, Spain on March 20, 2011. Read more
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) announced the winners of the 2011 IOF-AMGEN/GSK Health Professionals Awareness Grants on March 20th at the IOF Worldwide Conference of Osteoporosis Patient Societies in Valencia. The Grants, awarded to societies from Australia, Colombia and Poland, aim to support innovative projects by IOF member societies that focus on improving knowledge of... Read more
IOF has awarded the IOF-Servier Young Investigator Research Grant to co-winners Dr. Frank de Vries, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, and Dr. Davide Ruffoni, Institute for Biomechanics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.The grant was awarded during the World Congress on Osteoporosis 2010 (IOF WCO-ECCEO10) in Florence, Italy. Read more
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