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International Conference on
Progress in Bone and Mineral Research 2006


on the occasion of the

Awarding of the "2006 International Research Prize"

Vienna, AustriaNovember 16 - 18, 2006





The Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research

announces its

2006 INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PRIZE


The prize, a continuation of the Chemofux prizes, acknowledges an individual whose recent work in the fields of molecular, cellular, (patho)physiological or clinical aspects of bone and mineral metabolism has resulted in a a novel finding or concept.

Individuals are invited to submit up to three related publications that have appeared since 2003. 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 2006, which will be held in Vienna, Austria, on November 16 - 18, 2006. The work of the prize winner will be featured during this conference.

Applications (1 original plus 11 copies) must be submitted not later than March 15, 2006 to: Dr. Klaus Klaushofer, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Osteology at the Hanusch Hospital of WGKK and AUVA Trauma Centre Meidling, 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 (New York), S. Kato (Tokyo), T. J. Martin (Fitzroy), J. Penninger (Vienna), M. Peterlik (Vienna), C. van Os (Nijmegen), L. Raisz (Farmington), P. Stern (Chicago), A. Teti (Rome).

The jury's decision is final and cannot be appealed. The winner will be notified by end of July 2006.
 

 
 


Previous Prize Winners:
1988: T. J. Martin
1991: M. Thomasset and A. Teti
1994: E. M. Brown
1997: G. Karsenty
2000: S. Kato
2003: J. Penninger







International Conference on
Progress in Bone and Mineral Research 2006


organized by the

Austrian Society
for Bone and Mineral Research (AuSBMR)


and

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Osteology
www.osteologie.at

Organizing Committee:

K. KLAUSHOFER (chair)
 
H. BRÖLL
H. DOBNIG
R. GASSER
G. LEB


M. PETERLIK
P. PIETSCHMANN
H. RESCH
S. SIEGHART


Aims of the conference

This meeting is organized on the occasion of the Award Ceremony of the "2006 International Research Prize" of the AuSMBR, honoring a novel finding or concept in bone and mineral research.


Format

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


General Information

The conference will start on Thursday, November 16 at 8.30, and end on Saturday, November 18, 2006, at 12.45 hrs.

The registration desk will already be open on Wednesday, November 15, 2006, 15.00-18.00 hrs.

Venue: Hofburg Congress Center, Heldenplatz 1, A-1010, Vienna
 
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: bone2006@medacad.org


Exhibition


An international exhibition of the pharmaceutical industry and technical equipment is planned. 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 2006Second Announcement and Call for Abstracts
  
March 15, 2006Deadline for applications for the "2006 International Research Prize"
  
June 30, 2006Deadline for receipt of abstracts
  
October 1, 2006Deadline for early registration
  
Nov. 16 - 18, 2006International Conference in Vienna
 

The organizers acknowledge the following companies,
organizations and individuals for their support

(as by May 15, 2006 - subject to change)

Amgen
MSD
Novartis
Nycomed Austria GmbH
Roche Austria GmbH
Siemens AG Österreich
Meda Pharma GmbH (former VIATRIS)
VISA


 

   
 
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