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European Calcified Tissue Society Congress 2014

Prague, Czech Republic
17 May 2014 - 20 May 2014

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European Calcified Tissue Society Annual Congress, 17 - 20 May 2014; Prague, Czech Republic

Oral Communications

Genetics of bone disease

PLS3 mutations in X-linked osteoporosis with fractures
1Center for Connective Tissue Disorders, Department of Clinical Genetics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; 3Institute of Human Genetics, Institute for Genetics and Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; 4Department of Genetics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; 5Department of Clinical Genetics, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, the Netherlands; 6Department of Internal Medicine, Isala Clinics Zwolle, Zwolle, the Netherlands; 7Department of Orthopedics, Isala Clinics Zwolle, Zwolle, the Netherlands; 8Department of Medical Genetics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands; 9Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Wilhelmina Childrens Hospital, Utrecht, the Netherlands; 10Department of Pediatrics, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; 11Department of Pediatrics and Laboratory Genetic Metabolic Diseases, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; 12Department of Internal Medicine, Westfries Gasthuis, Hoorn, the Netherlands; 13Department of Developmental Biology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; 14Department of Oral Cell Biology, ACTA, University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam, MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 15Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; 16Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, the Netherlands; 17Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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Variants in the LRP4 gene are associated with bone mineral density in males and females
1Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; 2Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
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Exome-chip meta-analysis identifies novel associations of coding variants in BSN and GLRA4 with lumbar spine BMD in 27 339 adults of European descent
1Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 2Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 3Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Variants in RIN3 predispose to Paget's disease of bone
1Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK; 2Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, Teviot Place, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; 3Molecular Genetics Laboratory, South East Scotland Genetic Service, NHS, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK; 4Center for Molecular Medicine, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.
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Bone microarchitecture, geometry and volumetric BMD assessed using HR-pQCT in adult patients with hypophosphatemic rickets
1Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; 2Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; 3Department of Pediatrics, Hospital of Southwest Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark.
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Gout is associated with an excess risk of osteoporotic fracture: findings from a Danish registry
1MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit,, Southampton, UK; 2University of Southern Denmark, Odense Patient Data Explorative Network, Odense, Denmark; 3Research Centre for Ageing and Osteoporosis, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark.
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