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6th International Meeting on Bone Marrow Adiposity

“Building basic, translational, and clinical partnerships”

Ever wondered what to make of your marrow adipose tissue phenotypes? Why the cells are there?  Where they come from?  What they do? Join us for a 1.5-day interdisciplinary meeting of adiposity, metabolism, and bone biology hosted at the Seattle Art Museum. This is an ideal meeting for those NEW to the study of bone marrow adipocytes. Meet experts in the field from around the world and come away with a novel understanding of these unique cells + learn new methods about how to study them.

The higlighted topics of conference are: BMAT dynamics and bone mass, aging, obesity and malnutrition, progenitors and lineage tracing, metabolism, hematopoiesis, metastasis, leukemia and myeloma, endocrine regulation, exercise, imaging and advanced methods, and beyond.

Highlights include travel awards, trainee events, networking receptions, high-quality speakers, and oral presentation opportunities.

  • BMA2020: September 9th-10th, 2020          Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • ASBMR: September 11th-14th, 2020           Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

Co-sponsored by ASBMR and in affiliation with the ASBMR 2020 Annual Meeting


Organising Committee

Erica L Scheller DDS, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Washington University 

Beata Lecka-Czernik, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toledo University 

Meghan McGee-Lawrence, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University 

Andrea Lovdel, Graduate Student, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, The University of Edinburgh (webmaster and trainee event coordinator)



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