IOF Novartis Young Scholars' Awards presented to seven researchers from six countries

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Seven young investigators today received IOF_Novartis Young Scholars’ Awards, which were presented during the 2006 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Toronto, Canada.
Back Row, left to right: Lazlo Tanko (Young Scholar Awardee), Dr. Erik Fink Eriksen (Novartis) Mr. Stephan Korte (Novartis), Nicholas Harvey (Young Scholar Awardee), Prof. Steve Cummings (IOF Board member).<br />Front Row, left to right: Yi-Hsiang Hsu (Young Scholar Awardee), Stephanie Boutroy (Young Scholar Awardee), Anna Holmberg (Young Scholar Awardee), Hong-Yo Kang (Young Scholar Awardee) and Oskar Ström (Young Scholar Awardee).

Seven young investigators today received IOF_Novartis Young Scholars’ Awards, which were presented during the 2006 IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) in Toronto, Canada.

The recipients of the awards were:

  • Stephanie Boutroy, Lyon, France
  • Nicholas Harvey, Southampton, UK
  • Anna Holmberg, Malmö, Sweden
  • Yi-Hsiang Hsu, Boston, USA
  • Hong-Yo Kang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Oskar Ström, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Laszlo Tanko, Ballerup, Denmark

“These young investigators were chosen to receive the IOF_Novartis Young Scholars’ Award based on the excellence and quality of their research, which they submitted for presentation at the IOF World Congress,” noted Professor René Rizzoli, chairman, IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors and chairman, IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis 2006 Scientific Committee.  “The IOF, in partnership with Novartis, is committed to helping support and encourage the careers of young scholars, in the field of osteoporosis research.”

Over150 abstracts were entered for consideration for this award, with authors being no  more than 40 years old. For more information please see [link 601]IOF-Novartis Young Scholars Awards Program[/link].

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