BBDC, OI Foundation Post Research Updates

The Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium, in partnership with the OI Foundation, has posted two new videos offering updates on recent research:

  • Dental Health and OI Research Update
    Dr. Jean-Marc Retrouvey, Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Tracy Hart, OIF CEO, joined OI community members to discuss current research in dental health and orthodontics.
  • Mental Health and OI Research Update
    During this session, Dr. Reid Sutton (Geneticist at Baylor College of Medicine and OIF Medical Advisory Council member) and Dr. Eric Storch (Vice-Chair and Head of Psychology at Baylor College of Medicine) share their experience working with the OI community, outline the new study the BBDC is undertaking around mental health, and explain what they hope to learn.

Find more educational materials on our Resources page.

  • BBD NIH Establishes Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network

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