BRS abstracts have been published in Frontiers and can be viewed here.
Proposed Constitutional Changes
In a recent BRS committee meeting it was proposed, and duly seconded, that in order to ensure a balance representation on the committee that the make up of the committee be stipulated such that no less than a quarter of the committee shall consist of clinically qualified researchers (to include a NI rep) and no less than a quarter of the committee shall consist of basic science researcher at any one time. More...
Evolutionary biologist and master skeleton builder Ben Garrod presents a six-part series looking at how bones have enabled vertebrates to colonise and dominate practically every habitat on Earth.
Professor Juliet Compston awarded OBE in New Year’s Honours
Professor Juliet Compston, Emeritus Professor of Bone Medicine at the University of Cambridge was awarded as a Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to the Treatment of Osteoporosis.
Professor Compston, a former BRS president, responded that "it was a lovely surprise to get this award and I would like to acknowledge the many colleagues and patients who have contributed to my research over the years. I’m particularly pleased that osteoporosis is featured in the citation, since it deserves a higher profile than it currently possesses and there is enormous scope for improving the treatment of affected people".
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