INFLUENCE OF RACE AND AGE ON BONE HOMEOSTASIS

Project Details

Description

The project involves a normative longitudinal study of bone homeostasis in white and black women, two racial groups with differing fracture prevalence. Its purpose is to investigate the mechanisms by which black women may be protected from osteoporosis and to delineate the natural history of bone loss and its determinants in a healthy biracial female population.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/10/8430/09/91

Funding

  • National Center for Research Resources

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