Category Archives: Translational

Connecting the dots

Physicians spend a significant portion of their day entering notes about their patients into computers, and the demands of digital recordkeeping can become a burden. But in addition to providing instant access to a patient’s complete medical history, electronic health records create a wealth of information for researchers. Mark Hoffman and his team work to … Continue reading Connecting the dots

The effects of aging on bone health

As a promising young scientist, Lynda Bonewald got plenty of advice from researchers with far more experience in the field of bone and mineralized tissue research. They told her not to waste time on the osteocyte, the most common bone cell. Sure, they were plentiful, she was told, but not influential. All structure, no function. … Continue reading The effects of aging on bone health