Research project

Establishment of a National Network on Musculoskeletal Ageing


Lead researcher

Professor Cyrus Cooper

Prof Rheumatology Clinical Epidemiology

Research interests

  • Key research contributions have been:
  • discovery of the developmental influences which contribute to the risk of osteoporosis and hip fracture in late adulthood
  • demonstration that maternal vitamin D insufficiency is associated with sub-optimal bone mineral accrual in childhood
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Other researchers

Professor Nicholas Harvey


Research interests

  • Lifecourse epidemiology of osteoporosis and fragility fractures
  • Understanding mechanism and development of novel interventions across lifecourse to prevent fragility fractures
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Rafael Pinedo-Villanueva, Edward Burn, Christopher Maronga, Cyrus Cooper & M Kassim Javaid, 2023, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 38(4), 499-511
Type: article
M. Schini, P. Bhatia, H. Shreef, H. Johansson, N C Harvey, M Lorentzon, J A Kanis, O Bandman & E V McCloskey, 2023, Bone, 168
Type: article
Ayse Zengin, Micheal O. Breasail, Camille Parsons, Landing M. Jarjou, Ramatoulie E. Janha, Ann Prentice, Cyrus Cooper, Peter R. Ebeling & Kate Ward, 2023, Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, 14(1), 84-92
Type: article
Aurélie Ladang, Charlotte Beaudart, Jean-Yves Reginster, Nasser Al-Daghri, Olivier Bruyère, Nansa Burlet, Matteo Cesari, Antonio Cherubini, Mario Coelho da Silva, Cyrus Cooper, Alfonso J Cruz-Jentoft, Francesco Landi, Andrea Laslop, Stefania Maggi, Ali Mobasheri, Sif Ormarsdottir, Régis Radermecker, Marjolein Visser, Maria Concepcion Prieto Yerro, René Rizzoli & Etienne Cavalier, 2023, Calcified Tissue International, 112(2), 197 - 217
Type: review