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Call for nominations at RSBO Direction

Dear Member, The call for nominations for your Network’s Director position has been launched. You are invited to express your interest by July 31, 2017 for complete directorship or a Co-direction. The appointment of a new Director is done according to a procedure set out......

What is Hypophosphatasia (HPP)?

In the first segment of a weekly 4-part series, Dr. Marc McKee introduces Oasis Discussions followers to a soft bone disease which also has a significant dental impact. Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a very rare disease that has a prevalence of  approximately 1:100,000 live births.  Much......

Up-to-date information on orofacial pain biomarkers

Dr. Ana Miriam Velly, an RSBO member, has recently co-published a book titled “Orofacial Pain Biomarkers.” The book provided up-to-date information on all aspects of orofacial pain biomarkers. It also discusses biomarkers for various types of orofacial pain, and identifies future directions and challenges. Read......

The RSBO receives funds for 4 more years

Dear Members, It is an immense pleasure to announce that our FRQ-S funding has been renewed for 4 years. I would like to express my gratitude to Richard Brière, the members of the scientific committee, Drs. Emami, Moffatt, Roy, Chandad and Tamimi, and Valérie Morquette......

Repair Recovery Seminar at 4 pm on April 27 at the MGH

Please note the Injury Repair Recovery Seminar is scheduled to take place on 27 Apr 2017 16:00 to 18:00, at the MGH. There will be a presentation by guest speaker Dr Pierre Moffatt invited by Dr R. St-Arnaud and Dr Martineau from the Injury Cluster......

NCOHR Call for Expressions of Interest, Working Group Members

The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals interested in joining a working group in the area of oral health research. NCOHR offers resources to encourage oral health researchers across Canada to collaborate and communicate with one another,......

René St-Arnaud on Télé-Québec

Don’t miss René St-Arnaud, director of the Shriners Hospital Research Center and member of the RSBO, featured on «Les Électrons libres» a TV show broadcast (in French) on Télé-Québec. Dr. St-Arnaud explains the beneficial effects of a vitamin D derivative on healing of bone fractures.......

FLOSSING, YES or No?

On October 28, some 40 people attended the RSBO Café scientifique on the topic: Flossing, yes or no? Few weeks prior to that event, a social media crisis had disrupted our understanding of the benefits of flossing: Study Says Benefits Unproven! This flood of news has......