IOF Regionals Young Investigator Awards

IOF Young Investigator Award recipients in TaipeiIOF is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge on osteoporosis, and in particular to encouraging young researchers in all parts of the world to focus on this important field. As a sign of this commitment, IOF has offered the presenting authors (40 years old or younger at the time of the Meeting) of the top ranking abstracts submitted to all past IOF Regionals.

The prize winners are awarded USD 1,000 and a certificate. The winners are also invited to present their work to an international audience and key experts during a dedicated plenary session.

To date IOF has awarded more than 60 IOF Young Investigator Awards to researchers across all continents.

6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, Singapore, Nov. 4-6, 2016

  • P Singh (India)
  • F Wu (Australia)
  • SM Hosking  (Australia)
  • Y Su (Hong Kong, China)
  • H Tanigawa (Japan)

3rd Middle East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting, Abu Dhabi, Dec. 2015

  • U Shahi (Saudi Arabia)
  • R El Hage (Lebanon)
  • M Gopinath (India)
  • P M Marozik (Belarus)
  • S. Adarnli (Syria)

4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, Taipei, Nov. 2014

  • Afrodite Zendeli (Australia)
  • Vina Tan (Malaysia)
  • Lei Si (Australia)
  • Zhaoli Dai (Singapore)
  • Yip Kan Yeung (Hong Kong,CN)

IOF-ISCD Skeletal Health Orlando 2014, Orlando, FL, USA, Feb. 2014

These awards were given jointly with the ISCD

  • Jyoti Kureel (India)
  • Vikram Khedgikar (India)
  • Yosuke Yamada (United States)
  • Maria Zanchetta (Argentina)
  • Roland Kocijan (Austria)

4th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 2013

  • Liu, Dung-Huan (Chinese Taipei)
  • Chen, Bin  (China)
  • Ho, Angela (Hong Kong)
  • Kok, Sim Hui (Malaysia)
  • Ahmed, Bilal (Pakistan)

3rd Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec. 2012

  • Zhaoli Dai (Singapore)
  • Freddy Man Hin Lam (Hong Kong, China)
  • Hafsa Majid (Pakistan)
  • Baemisla Shiek Ahmad (Australia)
  • C. Shivaprasad (India)

2nd Middle East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting, Dead Sea, Jordan, Sept. 2012

  • Yekun Deng (China)
  • Rawad El Hage (Lebanon)
  • Ohood A. Hakim.(UK)
  • Rami Eid (Syria)
  • Ahmad Abdulbari (Iraq)

1st Latin America Osteoporosis Meeting, Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 2012

  • Diogo Domiciano (Brazil)
  • Linda Denise Fernandes Moreira Pfrimer (Brazil)
  • Néville de Oliveira Ferrerira (Brazil)
  • Jaqueline Barros Lopes (Brazil)
  • María Belén Zanchetta (Argentina)

1st Middle-East & Africa Osteoporosis Meeting, Dubai, UAE, Oct. 2011

  • Patricia Khashayar (Iran)
  • Aref A. Bin Abdulhak (Saudi Arabia)
  • Ahmed Abdulbari (Iraq)
  • Ghazala Naureen (Pakistan)
  • Aliaa Hossameldin Ghoneim (Saudi Arabia)
  • H. Balkhyoor (Saudi Arabia)

2nd Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis and Bone Meeting, Gold Coast, Australia, Sept. 2011

  • Agnieszka Arthur (Australia)
  • Haslinda Gould (Australia)
  • Shozo Itoh (Japan)
  • Masanobu Kawai (Japan)
  • Arei Miyamoto (Japan)
  • Krishanu Mondal (India)
  • Zhifeng Sheng (China)
  • Rikako Takashima (Japan)

1st Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, Singapore, Dec. 2010

  • Shuli He (China)
  • Shigeyuki Muraki (Japan)
  • Saroj K. Sahoo (India)
  • Manjula Hettiarachchi (Sri Lanka)
  • Yuan-Yun Tseng (Taiwan, China)