Integrated Physiology and Genetics of Bone Program

Reviewed July 12, 2013

Research Areas

  • Interactions and communication between bone and other tissues and organ systems
  • Mechanisms of bone mineralization and mineral homeostasis
  • Response of bone to mechanical loading and unloading
  • Consequences for bone of malignancy and skeletal metastasis
  • Genetics/genomics/epigenetics/proteomics studies related to bone mass and fracture risk
  • Pathophysiology of bone diseases and pre-clinical development of novel therapeutic interventions

Staff Contact

William Sharrock, Ph.D.
Program Director
Integrated Physiology and Genetics of Bone Program
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
NIAMS, NIH, DHHS
One Democracy Plaza
6701 Democracy Blvd. Ste. 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Email: sharrocw@mail.nih.gov