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Are you a PhD student with interest in osteoporosis and bone biology?

The Clinical Osteoporosis Research School (CORS) provides quality research training for PhD students in osteoporosis research. Internationally renowned experts in the field organize and lead educational events, including work-shops, seminars and training courses. We invite PhD students in osteoporosis and related fields to apply to this research school. Supervisors are also invited to accompany their enrolled students in many events, in order to further improve scientific discussions and to facilitate research collaborations.

If you are interested, please visit the enrollment web page and register.

Why is osteoporosis important?

Since osteoporosis is a widely spread public health concern that leads to fragility fractures affecting every second woman and every fifth man in Sweden, improved education for upcoming scientist in this field and stimulated research is highly warranted and important. As a direct result of the aging population, the predicted number of osteoporosis related fractures in the population will increase dramatically in the future. The fracture risk in Sweden is among the highest in the world.

About CORS

The national research school is funded by a specially designated grant from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) with up to five years of financing. CORS is a national initiative emanating from University of Gothenburg. Internationally renowned leading clinical osteoporosis researchers (in geriatric medicine, medical epidemiology, rheumatology, orthopaedics, endocrinology and health economics), included in CORS or as international collaborators, will provide a broad range of knowledge and high quality of research education.

Who can apply

PhD students registered at a Swedish university and active in osteoporosis or related research fields.  Travel and accommodation grants will be awarded to students.  

Mattias Lorentzon, Professor, MD
Head of Research School

 

Page Manager: Maria Falkdal|Last update: 1/9/2015
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