Oncology & Metabolism Seminar Series Hosted by the Mellanby Centre

Friday 1 November 2019
1.00 – 2.00 pm
Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, Medical School

Title: ‘Targeting of osteoporosis treatment versus just treating everyone over 65 years’

External Seminar by Professor Ian Reid, University of Auckland, New Zealand


Biography

Ian Reid is an endocrinologist and Distinguished Professor at the University of Auckland. His research interests include calcium metabolism, vitamin D, osteoporosis and Paget’s disease. He has written extensively about the safety and efficacy of calcium supplements, how to define vitamin D deficiency, and has been involved in development of most new osteoporosis treatments in the last 30 years, particularly the bisphosphonates. He is a past-president of the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS), and recipient of research awards from the European Calcified Tissue Society, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Science Prize.

If you would personally like to meet the speakers on the day of their seminar contact:
Gillian Griffiths – Tel: 2260716, email: g.l.griffiths@sheffield.ac.uk
Mellanby Centre Website: http://mellanbycentre.org