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Bone Abstracts (2017) 6 | DOI: 10.1530/boneabs.6.IS01BIOG

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Dr Roland Baron

Dr Roland Baron is Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor in the Division of Bone and Mineral Research and Chair of the Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine since January 2008. From 1977 - 2007 Dr Roland Baron was a Professor in the departments of Medicine, Orthopedics and Cell Biology at Yale University School of Medicine. He received his DDS and PhD degrees from the Medical School, University of Paris, France. He is the founder and past Editor-in-Chief of BONE. Between 1994 and 2002, he also held the position of Vice President and Head of the Bone Diseases Group at Hoechst Marion Rousse and then at Aventis. In 2002 he founded ProSkelia, a small pharmaceutical company devoted to the discovery and development of new drugs for bone and hormonal dependent diseases, now part of Galapagos. He has held the positions of President and Chief Scientific Officer of ProSkelia and then ProStrakan, until April 2006. Dr Baron was the President of ECTS 2008-11 and the President of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) in 2014-15. Dr Baron received the William Neumann Award and the Avioli Founder Award from ASBMR, the Harold Copp Award from the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS), the Excellence in Research Award from the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) and has published over 330 scientific papers in the field of bone biology, bone diseases and their treatment. He is currently the co-Chair of the International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies.


Volume 6

8th International Conference on Children's Bone Health


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