Who we are

The IFMRS is an international, not for profit federation of musculoskeletal research societies dedicated to promoting excellence in the field of bone and mineral research. The IFMRS mission is to advance musculoskeletal research globally in order to prevent and treat musculoskeletal diseases by collaborating with international societies to share resources, raise public awareness and provide education. 

Our Mission

The mission of the IFMRS is to advance musculoskeletal research globally in order to prevent and treat musculoskeletal diseases by collaborating with international societies to share resources, raise public awareness and provide education.

The IFMRS activities over the next couple of years will focus on:

  • Expanding the Big Data project
  • Opening membership
  • Providing exchange grants and training courses
  • Introducing a future global leaders group
  • Increasing exposure for all member societies through social media, joint sessions at meetings, and development of the website.

Leadership

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Markus Seibel MD, PHD, FRACP
Treasurer

Australia and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS)

Roland Baron DDS, PhD
Co-Chair

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

Bente Langdahl

Bente Langdahl MD, DMSc
Co-Chair

European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS)

X Edward Guo

X. Edward Guo PhD

International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society (ICMRS)

Sakae Tanaka

Sakae Tanaka MD, PhD

Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research (JSBMR)

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D. Rick Sumner PhD
Secretary

Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)

Staff

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Amanda Sherwood
IFMRS Executive Director

Telephone: +44 (0) 1454 61 0255 
E-mail: ifmrs@ifmrs.org