U of M Musculoskeletal Researcher Hopes to Generate Novel Therapies for Osteoporosis Treatment

Osteoporosis, a condition that causes age-related bone loss, is nearly four times more common in women than men, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. One of the outstanding scientific questions is why this occurs more frequently in women as they age.

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Interdisciplinary Innovation Brings 3D/Virtual Reality Training to Orthopedic Residents

In orthopedic surgery residency, practice makes perfect. Trainees learn how to perform procedures through a combination of in-person training with faculty, practicing on cadavers and exploring anatomy in a simulated environment using sawbones or orthopedic models. Some elective procedures and clinics have been limited during the COVID-19 pandemic, as have simulation environments, and as a result, medical students, residents and fellows have less time in the operating room.

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