Invited Faculty
  • Lynda F. Bonewald
    Indiana Univ.
  • Dr. Bonewald is the Founding Director of the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health, ICMH, a center with over 100 members from 27 schools and four campuses. She received her Ph.D. in Immunology/Microbiology from the Medical University of South Carolina, was promoted from Assistant to Full Professor at the Univ. of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and served as director of the Bone Biology Research Program and as Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is a Past-President of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities. She has served as Chair of the Board of Scientific Councilors for the NIH NIDCR and served on Council for NIH NIAMS. She received the "Basic Research in Biological Mineralization Award" from the IADR, the "RIB Award" from Sun Valley, the prestigious William F. Neuman award from the ASBMR and is an AAAS Fellow. She has been continually funded by NIH for over thirty years and is best known for her work in the study of osteocytes and is responsible for tools used by researchers globally to determine osteocyte biology and function. She is currently studying bone and muscle crosstalk with aging.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    Osteoclast and osteoblast function followed by osteocyte biology and the role of osteocytes in mechanotransduction and muscle-bone crosstalk

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    Oct 23 11:00-11:30 Room A [International Symposium] Osteoporosis Update New insights into the Osteocyte