The Center for Skeletal Research will further the discovery of the causes and therapies for skeletal diseases through the provision of core facilities and other programs designed to make the work of a broad group of investigators more efficient, interdisciplinary, innovative, and interactive. By making this research more effective, advances in understanding and therapy of osteoporosis and other bone disease will occur more quickly.

Getting Started:Instructions for requesting service

to request service
To become a member

Research Cores:

Imaging and Biomechanical Testing Services

Director: Mary Bouxsein, Ph.D.

Histology & Histomorphometry Services

Director: Marie Demay, M.D.

Bone Cells Services

Director: Paola Divieti Pajevic, M.D., Ph.D.

Cell Signaling Assay Services

Director: Thomas Gardella, Ph.D.

Publication Acknowledgement:

Please acknowledge the Center for Skeletal Research Core (NIH P30 AR066261) in any publications that result from the use of our core services.

News and Upcoming Events

2016-09-16 - American Society for Bone Mineral Research Annual Meeting:

September 16 -19, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia

More details are available at: ASBMR Annual Meeting

2016-06-21 - 2016 CSR Pilot and Feasibility Recipients:

Congratulations to the award recipients of the 2016 Pilot and Feasibility Studies.

For More Information go to: Pilot & Feasibility Studies.

2016-06-09 - 2nd CSR Symposium 2016:

Thank you to all those who participated in our 2nd Symposium held on June 8, 2016.

For More Information go to: 2016 CSR Symposium.

2016-02-23 - Exciting news for Junior Investigators!!:

The Center for Skeletal Research (CSR) will provide core services at a reduced rate to Junior Faculty members awarded NIH grants such as K01, K08, R03, or R21 and who have not been the PI or co-PI on an R01 grant or equivalent. Core fees will be reduced to 50% that of other P30 users. To be considered for this fee reduction and to become a CSR member, go to Become a member

2016-01-12 - 11th International BMP Conference Boston, MA October 26-30, 2016:

For more Information go to: Boston BMP Conf