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International Conference on
Progress in Bone and Mineral Research 2003


on the occasion of the

Awarding of the "2003 International Research Prize"

Vienna, AustriaNovember 27 - 29, 2003





The Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research

announces its

2003 INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PRIZE


The prize, a continuation of the Chemofux prizes, honors a novel finding or concept. It will be awarded to an individual who in recent years has published outstanding work on molecular, cellular, (patho)physiological or clinical aspects of bone and mineral metabolism. Individuals are invited to submit up to three related publications that have appeared since 2000. Papers in press are acceptable if accompanied by an acceptance letter from the journal. Publication must be in English in refereed journals listed in Current Contents.

Applicants should describe their finding or concept and its background in a brief statement, not to exceed 300 words, emphasizing the importance of their contribution to progress in bone and mineral metabolism. The letter of application should also include a brief biographical sketch, along with letters by co-authors stating that they agree to the submission and either wish to share the prize money or waive their claim to it.

The prize of EUR 7,500.- will be awarded at the International Conference on Progress in Bone and Mineral Research 2003, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, on November 27 - 29, 2003. The work of the prize winner will be featured during this conference.

Applications (1 original plus 10 copies) must be submitted not later than March 15, 2003 to: Dr. Klaus Klaushofer, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Osteology, 4th Medical Department, Hanusch Hospital, Heinrich Collin-Strasse 30, A-1140 Vienna, Austria. All entries which comply to the aforementioned regulations will be forwarded to an International Jury which will independently select the prize winner.

The jury consists of: K. Klaushofer (Vienna, Chair), E. M. Brown (Boston), G. Karsenty (Houston), S. Kato (Tokyo), T. J. Martin (Fitzroy), M. Peterlik (Vienna), C. van Os (Nijmegen), L. Raisz (Farmington), P. Stern (Chicago), A. Teti (Rome), and M. Thomasset (Paris).

The jury's decision is final and cannot be appealed. The winner will be notified by end of July 2003.
 

 
 


Previous Prize Winners:
1988: T. J. Martin
1991: M. Thomasset and A. Teti
1994: E. M. Brown
1997: G. Karsenty
2000: S. Kato


Winner of the "2003 International Research Prize": Dr. Josef Penninger,
Vienna, Austria, and Toronto, Canada, for his application (Cell, 2000,
103:41-50, J. Clin. Invest., 2000, 106:R59-R67).







International Conference on
Progress in Bone and Mineral Research 2003


organized by the

Austrian Society
for Bone and Mineral Research (AuSBMR)


and

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Osteology


Organizing Committee:

K. KLAUSHOFER (chair)
 
H. BRÖLL
P. FRATZL
G. LEB
P. PIETSCHMANN

H. DOBNIG
R. GASSER
M. PETERLIK
H. RESCH




Aims of the conference

This meeting is organized on the occasion of the Award Ceremony of the "2003 International Research Prize" of the AuSMBR, which honors a novel finding or concept in bone and mineral research.


Format

Scientific sessions with invited talks and oral presentations selected from the abstracts as well as an extended Poster Session will be organized. The language of the conference is English.


General Information

The conference will start on Thursday, November 27, and end on Saturday, November 29, 2003. Satellite Symposia are foreseen.

The registration desk will already be open on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 15.00-18.00 hrs.

Venue: Hofburg Congress Center, Heldenplatz 1, A-1010, Vienna


Registration Fees:


 Payment received
 before Oct. 1, 2003after Oct. 1, 2003
   
Regular participantsEUR 110.-EUR 150.-
Students and TraineesEUR  30.-EUR  55.-
(Confirmation by supervisor necessary)
No refunds will be possible after November 15, 2003


Conference Secretariat
Vienna Academy of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
(Wiener Medizinische Akademie für Ärztliche Fortbildung & Forschung)
Alser Strasse 4, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: (+43/1) 405 13 83 0, Fax: (+43/1) 405 13 83 23
e-mail: bone2003@medacad.org


Exhibition

An international exhibition of the pharmaceutical industry and technical equipment is foreseen. Exhibition Management:
Medizinische Ausstellungs- und Werbegesellschaft
Freyung 6, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone: (+43/1) 536 63-0, Fax: (+43/1) 535 60 16
e-mail: maw@media.co.at




Dates to remember:
  
February 2003Second Announcement and Call for Abstracts
  
March 15, 2003Deadline for applications for the "2003 International Research Prize"
  
June 30, 2003Deadline for receipt of abstracts
  
October 1, 2003Deadline for early registration
  
Nov. 27 - 29, 2003International Conference in Vienna
 





The conference is jointly sponsored by
Amgen GmbH
Aventis Pharma GmbH
Eli Lilly Ges. m. b. H.
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Novartis Pharma Gmbh
Roche Austria Gmbh
Servier Austria GmbH
VIATRIS Pharma GmbH
Vienna Convention Bureau

 

   
 
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