McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of: Osteoporosis: Changing Research and Treatment Paradigms

Monday, April 30, 2012

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, April 30, 2012


  • Dr. Jonathan D. Adachi, Professor, Department of Medicine, Alliance for Better Bone Health Chair in Rheumatology
  • Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou, Professor, Department of Medicine, Eli Lilly Canada Chair in Osteoporosis


This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • To Identify those at risk for fracture
  • Review the recent controversies in treatment
  • Sarcopenia: the impact of loss of skeletal muscle and function: Research, Prevention and Treatment Paradigms
  • To def ne and identify risk factors for sarcopenia
  • Review potential current and future treatments

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706