Center for Skeletal Research

Research Cores:

Imaging and Biomechanical Testing Services

Histology & Histomorphometry Services

Bone Cells Services

Cell Signaling Assay Services

Getting Started:  Instructions for requesting service

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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

2016-11-15 - Musculoskeletal Research Consortium (MRC) - Lecture:


Friday, October 21,2016; 2:15pm @ MGH, Thier 10 Conference Room

"Unraveling novel mechanisms in osteocyte biology" Presented by Marc Wein, M.D., Ph.D

2016-11-14 - Bone Research Workshop Lecture Series - Oct. 28, 2016 @ MGH:

"Insights into the mechanisms by which sFRP4 orchestrates the Wnt response and BMP signaling in the differential regulation of trabecular and cortical bone homeostasis" Presented by Francesca Gori, Ph.D. and

"Key determinants of PTHrP action to slow chondrocyte differentiation" Presented by Shigeki Nishimori, M.D., Ph.D.

For More Information go to: Bone Workshop Notice

2016-11-10 - Bone Workshop Lecture Series - Nov. 10, 2016 @HSDM:

"The TRPV4 skeletal disorders: lessons from humans, cats and mice" Presented by Shireen Lamande, Ph.D., Murdoch Childrens Research Institute,Melbourne, Australia

More details are available at: CSR Bone Workshop Calendar

2016-10-26 - 11th International BMP Conference Boston, MA - October 26-30, 2016:

For more Information go to: Boston BMP Conf

2016-10-26 - Announcement: :

Tenure-Track Position, Mineralized Tissue Biology NIDCR, NIH-Bethesda, MD

A tenure track position is available for a highly motivated and creative researcher in the broad area of bone, cartilage, or tooth biology to establish an independent research program at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH.

More details are available at: NIH Intramural Website or see NIH Announcement

2016-10-13 - BADERC -Pilot and Feasibility:

The Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center is now accepting Pilot and Feasibility Research Grant Award Applications due

For studies of Diabetes Mellitus and Its Complications.

View the announcement for more information: BADERC Announcement

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