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Jeffry Nyman Archives

Nyman named Center for Bone Biology director

Apr. 28, 2022—Jeffry Nyman, PhD, professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and research associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology.

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Bone matrix changes during aging

Jan. 10, 2020—Changes to the bone matrix that occur during aging may point to novel targets for treating osteoporosis.

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Study seeks to devise tools to evaluate changes in bone quality

Jul. 12, 2018—Sometimes it makes sense to put the cart in front of the horse.

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Unal receives Orthopedic Research Society award

Jun. 15, 2017—Mustafa Unal, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected by the Orthopedic Research Society to receive its 2017 Alice L. Jee Young Investigator Award for work that potentially will improve the clinical assessment of bone strength and quality.

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Diabetes study seeks to identify biomarkers for fracture risk

Oct. 20, 2016—Medical studies have established that people with type 2 diabetes are more susceptible to fractures, but the biological process that weakens their bones is not understood.

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Factor impacts bone toughness

Jun. 16, 2014—The factor ATF4 has a role in the toughness of bone and its resistance to fracture, suggesting new therapeutic targets.

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A better picture of bone strength

Mar. 2, 2011—A component of some MRI scans reveals that "soft" components, like collagen and collagen-bound water, are important players in bone strength.

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