ADVOCACY

OIFE in Bologna

The OIFE was well represented at the spring meeting of the European Reference Network for Rare Bone Diseases (ERN BOND) in Bologna the first week of May. ERN BOND brings together 53 health care providers (hospitals) that deal with rare bone conditions. 40 people attended face to face and 13 online. In addition to several…

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MEDICAL

Functional performance in everyday activities

Interview with Verity Pacey, Physiotherapist & researcher, Sydney, Australia My name is Verity Pacey and I’m a physiotherapist from Sydney, Australia. I began working with children with OI around 20 years ago now. I had the privilege to work in a specialist multidisciplinary clinic for children with OI – the only one in Australia at…

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RESEARCH

Inclusion Project for Students with OI

Interview with Jessica Chemtov, Kinesiology student and Galil Osman, Occupational Therapy student; both at McGill University in Montreal, Canada   We both came to learn about OI through our respective disciplines. We are research trainees of Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis who is an Associate Professor at McGill University and a Nurse Scientist at the Shriners Hospitals…

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