Who we are

The IFMRS is an international, non-profit federation of musculoskeletal research societies. Our 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.

Leadership - IFMRS Board of Directors

Roland Baron

Roland Baron

IFMRS Co-Chair

Bente Langdahl

Bente Langdahl

IFMRS Co-Chair

Rob Blank

IFMRS Treasurer

Ralph Müller

IFMRS Secretary

Jennifer Westondorf (ORS)

Jennifer Westendorf

Corporate Partners

We are grateful to our Gold and Silver Corporate Partners:

Kyowa Kirin - IFMRS Gold Partner

Kyowa Kirin is an R&D-based life sciences company with special strengths in biotechnology. The Kyowa Kirin Group companies strive to contribute to the health and well-being of people around the world by creating new value through the pursuit of advances in life sciences and technologies.
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Ipsen is a leading global biopharmaceutical company focused on innovation and Specialty Care. It develops and commercializes innovative medicines in three key therapeutic areas – Oncology, Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. Active in the rare diseases field for many years, Ipsen brings scientific advancements to patients and invests significantly in R&D, leveraging global expertise and a local presence. Ipsen is committed to making innovative new treatments available to people living with rare diseases.

IFMRS Committees and Working Groups

Big Data Core Group

Lynda Bonewald (ASBMR) – Co-Chair
Doug Kiel (ASBMR) – Co-Chair

Jane Lian (ASBMR)
David Karasik (ASBMR)
Jen Westendorf (ORS)
Farooq Rai (ORS)
Jonathan Tobias (ECTS)
Kyoung-Min Kim (KSBMR)
Qing Wu (ICMRS)
Yuuki Imai (JSBMR)
John Kemp (ANZBMS)
Keishi Fujio (JSO)

Co-opted:
Carolina Medina Gomez (ECTS)
Frank Rauch (ICCBH)
Hakan Nero (OARSI)

UCB - Silver Sponsor

UCB’s ambition is to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases. Keeping patients at the center of their work and driven by science, UCB focuses on neurology and immunology disorders. UCB is continuously working to advance science and embrace new knowledge by leveraging scientific advances and skills in areas such as genetics, biomarkers and human biology.

Future Global Leaders Core Group

Terms of Reference

Julie Rhodes (CABS)- Co-Chair
Josh Lewis (ANZBMS) – Co-Chair

Katharina Jähn-Rickert (ECTS)
Elisabeth Winter (ECTS)
Erica Scheller (BMAS)
Meghan McGee-Lawrence (ASBMR)
David Scott (ANZSSFR)
Jie Shen (ICMRS)
Kazuo Okamoto (JSO)
Toshihide Mizoguchi (JSBMR)
Sabashini Ramchand (ANZBMS)

Co-opted:
Celia Gregson – SAMSON rep (SAMSON)
Alex Ireland (ICCBH)
Benny Antony (OARSI)

See below for the benefits of Corporate Partnership with IFMRS

International Education Core Group

Terms of Reference

Gudrun Stenbeck (ECTS) – Chair

Mark Forwood (ANZBMS)
Rob Blank (ISCD)
Patricia Juarez (CABS)
Solomon Yu (ANZSSFR)
Lin Han (ICMRS)
Takeshi Miyamoto (JSO)
Yoshiya Tanaka (JSBMR)
Kenji Hata (JSBMR)
Natasha Appelman-Dijkstra (ASBMR)

Co-opted:
Kate Ward – SAMSON rep (SAMSON)
Marie-Eve Robinson (ICCBH)
Nancy Lane (OARSI)

 

4th H Fleisch Steering Committee

Roland Baron (IFMRS) – Chair

Bente Langdahl (IFMRS)
Roger Bouillon (KU Leuven)
Christa Maes (KU Leuven)
Natalie Sims (ANZBMS)
Yuuki Imai (JSBMR)
Elena Tsourdi (ECTS)

Staff

Federico Moscogiuri (IFMRS)

Federico Moscogiuri

IFMRS CEO

Email: ceo@ifmrs.org 

Kris Kaleta

IFMRS Digital Comms

Email: k.kaleta@ifmrs.org 

Corporate Partnership and Support

The benefits of Corporate Partnership

By supporting and working with the IFMRS, you will be collaborating with a truly international federation of world-renowned, leading societies, with a combined membership of over 18,000. The best way to do this is via Corporate Partnership.

Corporate partnerships allows the IFMRS to initiate and deliver the activities and projects in our Strategic Plan. There are three tiers of support, with a corresponding level of benefit. All corporate partners will be acknowledged according to their level of support on the IFMRS website.

LEVEL

BENEFITS

COST (1 year)

GOLD
  • Logo and acknowledgement on IFMRS website, including brief description and link to partner website
  • Free ad with company logo and link in all IFMRS newsletters
  • Quarterly virtual meetings with the CEO, including face-to-face at international conferences where possible.

$30,000

SILVER
  • Logo and acknowledgement on IFMRS website, including brief description
  • Company logo and link in all IFMRS newsletters
  • Quarterly virtual meetings with the CEO, including face-to-face at international conferences where possible.

$20,000

BRONZE
  • Logo and acknowledgement on IFMRS website, including brief description
  • Quarterly virtual meetings with the CEO, including face-to-face at international conferences where possible.

$5,000

Please contact the CEO, Federico Moscogiuri, to discuss Corporate Partnership and other support opportunities.