IOF Regionals: 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting 2014 Taipei

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  • The Inter­na­tional Osteo­poro­sis Foun­da­tion and the Tai­wanese Osteo­poro­sis Asso­ci­a­tion (TOA) invite you to attend the lead­ing edu­ca­tional and research forum for osteo­poro­sis and related dis­eases in the Asia-​Pacific region, the 5th Asia-​Pacific Osteo­poro­sis Meet­ing 2015 to be held on Novem­ber 14 – 16, 2014 in Taipei, Tai­wan at the Taipei Inter­na­tional Con­ven­tion Cen­tre.

    Meet­ing Chairs: Cyrus Cooper, GBR and Rong-​Sen Yang, TWN

    • Hear renowned fac­ulty com­prised of lead­ing experts from around the world.
    • Take part in a high qual­ity sci­en­tific pro­gramme of direct rel­e­vance to clin­i­cal practice
    • Dis­cuss with the experts – Oppor­tu­nity for Q&A
    • Learn about the lat­est research from the Asia-​Pacific region and abroad
    • Earn CME cred­its (appli­ca­tion in process)
    • Net­work with col­leagues from through­out the region
    • Keep informed – attend the indus­try sym­posia and visit the exhi­bi­tion hall

    Learn­ing objectives

    The learn­ing objec­tives of the Meet­ing are to train med­ical pro­fes­sion­als and researchers so that they are bet­ter equipped to han­dle the grow­ing epi­demic of mus­cu­loskele­tal dis­eases. The pro­gramme pro­vides a con­cise and prac­ti­cal overview of these dis­eases, includ­ing the lat­est advances in their pre­ven­tion, diag­no­sis and treat­ment. As well as the lat­est regional research, the pro­gramme includes cur­rent top­ics of spe­cific rel­e­vance to health pro­fes­sion­als in the region.

    Key themes

    • Epi­demi­ol­ogy of Osteo­poro­sis and bur­den in Asia
    • Osteo­poro­sis in men
    • Sec­ondary frac­ture prevention
    • Mus­cle biol­ogy & clin­i­cal fragility
    • Bone and Diabetes
    • Hori­zon therapy

    Hot Topics

    • FRAX Uptake in Asia and worldwide
    • Devel­op­ment of ther­a­peu­tic strate­gies for mus­cle wasting
    • Bone qual­ity in diabetes
    • Bone mass in chil­dren with Type 1 Diabetes
    • Osteo­poro­sis in men: What are the specificities
    • Sex-​specific dif­fer­ence in skele­tal fragility
    • Menopausal hor­mone ther­apy: 10 years after Women’s Health Ini­tia­tive, where are we?
    • Novel antire­sorp­tive therapy
    • Scle­rostin, the new ana­bolic agent
    • Cap­ture the frac­ture – updates
    • Bariatric surgery and bone

    Who should attend?

    The pro­gramme is of inter­est to a broad range of physi­cians and health pro­fes­sion­als, includ­ing gen­eral prac­ti­tion­ers and internists, rheuma­tol­o­gists, orthopaedic sur­geons, endocri­nol­o­gists, geri­a­tri­cians, radi­ol­o­gists, phar­ma­cists, as well as reha­bil­i­ta­tion spe­cial­ists and physiotherapists.

    Organ­is­ing Committee

    Meet­ing Chairs

    • Cyrus Cooper, GBR
    • Rong-​Sen Yang, TWN

    Local Orga­niz­ing Committee

    • Fang-​Ping Chen, Chair, TWN
    • Ding-​Cheng Chan, Vice-​chair TWN
    • Ko-​En Huang,TWN
    • Jawl-​Shan Hwang, TWN

    Sci­en­tific Pro­gramme Committee

    • Cyrus Cooper, Co-​chair, GBR
    • Rong-​Sen Yang, Co-​chair, TWN
    • Jung-​Fu Chen, TWN
    • Siok-​Bee Chionh, SGP
    • Bess Dawson-​Hughes, USA
    • Peter Ebel­ing, AUS
    • Hiroshi Hagino, JPN
    • Andrew Ho, HGK
    • John A. Kanis, GBR
    • Joon Kiong Lee, MYS
    • Sarath Lekam­swasam, LKA
    • Xu Ling, CHN
    • Zhong­hou Liu, CHN
    • Ambr­ish Mithal, IND
    • Toshiko Naka­mura, JPN
    • Hajime Orimo, JPN
    • Dominique Pier­roz, CHE
    • René Riz­zoli, CHE
    • Ego See­man, AUS
    • Satoshi Soen, JPN
    • Keh-​Sung Tsai, TWN
    • Chih-​Hsing Wu,TWN
    • Yan­ling Zhao, CHN
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