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Bone Health

The Pediatric Bone Health Research Team investigates the mechanisms, epidemiology and treatment of bone disorders in children, with an emphasis on osteoporosis in children with serious chronic illnesses. To date, bone health and osteoporosis have been studied in the following disease groups: pediatric leukemia, rheumatic disorders, nephrotic syndrome, duchenne muscular dystrophy and inflammatory bowel disease. The main goal of the research program is to develop improved diagnostic and monitoring tools, as well as treatment strategies, for children with osteoporosis.
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