Rare Diseases and Integrated Physiology of Bone Program

Updated February 18, 2015

Research Areas

  • Rare bone diseases

    • Mechanisms, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology
    • Pre-clinical development of novel therapeutics
    • Natural history, diagnosis, and therapeutic treatment
  • Integrative physiology of bone

    • Interaction and communication between bone and other tissues/organs
    • Mechanisms of bone mineralization and mineral homeostasis
    • Consequences for bone of malignancy and skeletal metastasis
    • Genetics/genomics/epigenetics/proteomics

Staff Contact

Faye H. Chen, Ph.D.
Program Director
Rare Diseases and Integrated Physiology of Bone Program
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
NIAMS, NIH, DHHS
One Democracy Plaza
6701 Democracy Blvd. Ste. 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Email: chenf1@mail.nih.gov