CCBMH Current Projects

Our dedicated team of postdoctoral scientists, clinicians, research assistants, coordinators and postgraduate students works on a wide range of translational projects.

Current Centre for Children's Bone and Musculoskeletal Health projects include:

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone disease): towards a cure
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: preventing hip replacements in children
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: finding ways to prevent lifelong disability
  • Optimising anabolic (bone-forming) and catabolic (bone-resorbing) responses
  • Understanding the important role of vitamin D in bone development
  • Addressing musculoskeletal problems associated with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
  • Bisphosphonates and novel therapeutics for promotion of fracture healing
  • Using innovative biotechnology approaches for bone healing in children

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