3D Tissue Models
Current Trends in Metabolic Bone Disorders
Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London, UK
Current Trends in Metabolic Bone Disorders
Institute of Physics

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, November 5, 2009
08:00:00 Registration and Refreshments
08:55:00 Welcome and Introduction
09:00:00 Current understanding of the pathophysiology of metabolic bone disorders Juliet Compston
09:40:00 Lifestyle factors and how to promote healthy bones Katherine Brooke-Wavell
10:10:00 Genetic influences on bone health Stuart Ralston
10:40:00 Discussion
10:50:00 Refreshments
11:20:00 Prevention of fractures in patients with bone disorders Nick Harvey
11:50:00 Advances in diagnostic techniques and screening methods Judith Adams
12:20:00 Value of metabolic bone disease biomarkers Caje Moniz
12:50:00 Discussion
13:00:00 Lunch
13:50:00 Effects of early development on bone health Stuart Lanham
14:20:00 Metabolic bone disorders in children Christopher Kelsey
14:50:00 Discussion
15:00:00 Refreshments
15:20:00 Diabetes and bone disorders Steve Orme
15:50:00 Examining the links between metabolic bone disorders and renal disease David Hosking
16:20:00 Strategies for setting up services in primary care Alun Cooper
16:50:00 Discussion
17:00:00 Close of day one
Friday, November 6, 2009
08:30:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:00:00 Effective multidisciplinary approaches for improving patient outcomes Mathias Toth
09:30:00 Prevention and management of steroid-induced bone disorders Jon Tobias
10:00:00 Cancer-related bone disorders Rob Coleman
10:30:00 Discussion
10:40:00 Refreshments
11:00:00 Long-term complications of Paget’s disease: prevention and management Richard Keen
11:30:00 Management of malignant hypercalcaemia William Fraser
12:00:00 First and second line pharmacotherapies for post-menopausal osteoporosis Michael Stone
12:30:00 Bisphosphonates: mechanisms of action and implications for treatment Fraser Coxon
13:00:00 Discussion
13:10:00 Lunch
14:00:00 Non-pharmacological interventions for osteoporosis Roger Francis
14:30:00 The promise of vitamin D and its analogues Frazer Anderson
15:00:00 Discussion
15:10:00 Refreshments
15:30:00 A Sun Vit-D3 Sponsored Symposium: Treatment of vitamin D deficiency to current recommended 25-Hydroxyvitamin D concentrations Hans Chr. Hoeck
16:10:00 Updates on clinical trials of fracture treatments and how to translate them into clinical practice David Marsh
16:40:00 Potential of stem cell therapies Wael Kafienah
17:10:00 Discussion, evaluations and close of conference
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