New Podcast Series from the OIF!


 As part of a new information program for medical professionals, the OIF has developed a monthly podcast series. The first episode, linked below, features Dr. Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine, discussing Clinical Research in the area of OI. 

Keep up with the monthly episodes of the OI Foundation Podcast Series! Upcoming topics will include The Basics of OI, Genetics & Diagnosis, Treatments, Non-Skeletal Issues, Pediatric Care, Adult Care and more. 





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The Update for Medical Professionals, a free electronic newsletter, will be sent out four times per year beginning October 2015. This newsletter is intended to help keep busy professionals abreast of new information relevant to OI including but not limited to publication citations and meeting announcements.


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Denosumab Treatment in Children with OI


Amgen Pharmaceutical Company is sponsoring an international clinical trial to study the effects of the drug Denosumab on bone mineral and fracture occurrence in children who have OI. Denosumab is a prescription medication that is sold under the name Prolia. It is currently used to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis through twice a year injections. Forty sites in the United States and multiple other countries will be participating in this study. Children age 2-17 years who have a diagnosis of OI Type I, III or IV are eligible for this 3 year study.

This information is provided as a service. The OI Foundation is not a sponsor of this study and did not assist in its design.



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July 22-24, 2016 at Walt Disney World's Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL!

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