Osteoporosis | CHOP Research Institute


Promoting and fostering new research ventures and collaborations among our community of basic and translational investigators, clinician-scientists, and clinicians with shared interests in skeletal health and diseases

Published on
Oct 18, 2023
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research honored Dr. Fanxin Long for his signification contributions to the field.

The Lefebvre Lab advances the understanding of skeletal and neurodevelopmental syndromes. To this end, the team is decrypting mechanisms controlling the identity and activities of stem cells and differentiated cells governing these processes.

Understanding the mechanisms by which the skeleton forms and grows in healthy babies and children and using this information to uncover the pathogenesis of rare and common musculoskeletal disorders by working with animal models of the diseases.

Dr. Weber is a clinical researcher focused on improving bone health in children. He is currently focused on investigating the effects of effects of type 1 diabetes and Duchenne muscular dystrophy on the skeleton. 

weberd [at] chop.edu
Published on
Apr 5, 2019
Knowing the causative genes for osteoporosis may later open the door to more effective treatments. Research by Struan Grant, PhD, and Andrew Wells, PhD.
Published on
Dec 1, 2017
Recognize World Aids Day, Dec. 1, by reading about new research from investigators in our division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
Published on
Dec 22, 2015
Many of today’s healthy children and teens will develop later-onset chronic conditions including heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.