Principles of Bone Biology by John P. Bilezikian
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Principles of Bone Biology
By John P. Bilezikian

Principles of Bone Biology

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Principles of Bone Biology by John P. Bilezikian

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Principles of Bone Biology provides the most comprehensive, authoritative reference on the study of bone biology and related diseases. It is the essential resource for anyone involved in the study of bone biology. Bone research in recent years has generated enormous attention, mainly because of the broad public health implications of osteoporosis and related bone disorders. * Provides a "one-stop" shop. There is no need to search through many research journals or books to glean the information one wants.it is all in one source written by the experts in the field* The essential resource for anyone involved in the study of bones and bone diseases* Takes the reader from the basic elements of fundamental research to the most sophisticated concepts in therapeutics* Readers can easily search and locate information quickly as it will be online with this new edition

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780123738844
ISBN-10: 0123738849
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 216mm x 98mm)
Pages: 1900
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Bisphosphonates and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw by John P. Bilezikian Bisphosphonates and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw, Paperback (April 2011)

Part of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences series. Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. For more information on subscriptions, please visit www. blackwellpublishing. com/nyas. .

Osteoporosis in Men by John P. Bilezikian Osteoporosis in Men, Hardback (November 2009)

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 2 million American men have osteoporosis, and another 12 million are at risk for this disease. This title focuses attention on the devastating impact osteoporosis has on millions of lives.It describes state-of-the-art research as well as practical approaches to diagnosis, prevention, and therapy.

Dynamics of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism by John P. Bilezikian Dynamics of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism, Hardback (October 2006)

Divided into three parts, this edition spans the range of basic biochemistry of bone and cartilage components to the clinical evaluation of disease markers in bone and joint disorders. It is intended for those involved in skeletal research as well as for rheumatologists, endocrinologists, clinical biochemists, and others.

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Author Biography - John P. Bilezikian

John P. Bilezikian, MD, the Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University is Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Director of the Metabolic Bone Diseases Program at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Bilezikian received his undergraduate training at Harvard College and his medical training at the College of Physicians & Surgeons. He completed four years of house staff training (internship, residency and Chief Residency) on the Medical Service at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Bilezikian received his training in Metabolic Bone Diseases and in Endocrinology at the NIH in the Mineral Metabolism Branch under the tutelage of Dr. Gerald Aurbach. Dr. Bilezikian belongs to a number of professional societies including the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, of which he served as President, 1995-1996 and the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, of which he served as President, 1999-2001. He serves on the Board of Governors of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (1998-present) and on its Committee of Scientific Advisors (2001-present). He is Chair of the Endocrine Fellows Foundation. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (2000-2004) and as Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (2008-2012). He is Executive Advisory Editor of Bone Research (2013-present). His books include Editor-in-Chief of The Parathyroids [1994, 2001, 2014], and co-editor of The Aging Skeleton (1999), Dynamics of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism (1999, 2006), Principles of Bone Biology (1996, 2002, 2008) and Osteoporosis in Men (2010). He served as co-chair of the last three NIH Workshops on Primary Hyperparathyroidism (2002, 2008, 2013). He is the recipient of the Distinguished Physician Award of the Endocrine Society, the Frederic C. Bartter Award of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) for Excellence in Clinical Research and the First Annual Global Leadership Award of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry. In 2009, he received the Gideon A. Rodan Excellence in Mentorship Award from the ASBMR. He received the Laureate Distinguished Educator Award of The Endocrine Society in 2014. In 2014, he was made honorary member of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism. His publications number over 700. Dr. Raisz is Professor of Medicine and Program Director of the General Clinical Research Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He has been carrying out laboratory and clinical studies in the field of osteoporosis and bone metabolism for over 40 years. He has mentored a large number of investigators in these areas both here at the University of Connecticut and previously at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. His current studies include an analysis of the effects of estrogen and androgen on the expression of cytokines and growth factors in bone, which is being carried out in both humans and animal models, studies of the role of prostaglandins in bone metabolism using transgenic mice, studies on the effects of progestins on bone turnover in postmenopausal women and tissue culture and animal studies on new antiresorptive and anabolic agents carried out in collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry.

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