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osteoporosis-societies

United Kingdom

National Osteoporosis Society
The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK wide charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. The charity was established in 1986 and has since grown into a well respected national charity with approximately 25,000 members and over 50 members of staff.
Manor Farm, Skinners Hill
Camerton, Bath
BA2 0PJ
Phone: 01761 471771 / 0845 130 3076
Email: info@nos.org.uk
Website: www.nos.org.uk

Bone Research Society
The Bone Research Society (BRS) was formerly the Bone and Tooth Society.
The new name was adopted on 6 July 2005, following the Annual General Meeting and a postal ballot of members. The BRS is the largest scientific society in Europe dedicated to clinical and basic research into mineralised tissues, and is the oldest such society in the world.
Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies University of Edinburgh
Roslin EH25 9PS
Scotland
Phone +44 (0)131 527 4399
Email: Gavin.Dees@portlandpress.com
Website: www.brsoc.org.uk

USA

National Osteoporosis Foundation
Established in 1984, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.
1150 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone : +1(202) 223-2226 or +1 (800) 231.4222
Website: www.nof.org

The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
ASBMR is a professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism. The ASBMR membership comprises basic research scientists, and clinical investigators in bone and mineral metabolism and related fields along with physicians and other healthcare practitioners
2025 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-3309
Phone: +1 (202) 367-1161
Business Email: asbmr@asbmr.org
Publications Email: publications@asbmr.org
Website: www.asbmr.org

Europe

The European Calcified Tissue Society
Their mission is to promote excellence in research into the field of calcified tissues within Europe, and to ensure the findings are disseminated to enable benefit to patients with bone disease.
European Calcified Tissue Society
PO Box 377
Patchway
Bristol
BS32 4ZR
Phone: +44 (0)1454 610255
Website: www.ectsoc.org

The European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
ESCEO is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to a close interaction between clinical scientists dealing with rheumatic disorders, pharmaceutical industry developing new compounds in this field, regulators responsible for the registration of such drugs and health policy makers, to integrate the management of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis within the comprehensive perspective of health resources utilization.
4, quai Godefroid Kurth
4020, LIEGE
BELGIUM
Email: esceoasbl@skynet.be
Website: www.esceo.org

Global

International Osteoporosis Foundation
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), registered as a not-for-profit, non-governmental foundation in Switzerland, functions as a global alliance of patient, medical and research societies, scientists, health care professionals, and international companies concerned about bone health. IOF headquarters are in Nyon, Switzerland, with regional representations established in Argentina, Hong Kong-China, and Jordan. The Foundation was established in 1998, when the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (EFFO), founded in 1987, joined with the International Federation of Societies on Skeletal Diseases (IFSSD, established 1995). The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is the largest global non-governmental organization dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.
9, rue Juste-Olivier
CH-1260 Nyon
Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 994 0100
Website: www.iofbonehealth.org