Research and treatments

New Publication from The Osteogenesis Imperfecta Federation

Physical and Occupational Therapists Guide to Treating Osteogenesis Imperfecta BY  The Osteogenesis Imperfecta Federation  (OIF) USA Key Principles and Therapeutic …

The OI Foundation Research Announcement

A new study through the OI Foundation in America, is open for biological parents with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and biological …

Brittle Bone Consortium

As discussed at the conference we are encouraged to participate in any and all self report studies about people with …

Combination sclerostin antibody and zoledronic acid treatment outperforms either treatment alone in a mouse model of osteogenesis imperfecta

In this study, we examined the therapeutic potential of anti-Sclerostin Antibody (Scl-Ab) and bisphosphonate treatments for the bone fragility disorder …

Update on Bisphosphonates as a Treatment for Osteogenesis Imperfecta

This information update was prepared by the OI Foundation’s Medical Advisory Council. Since the early 1990’s a class of drugs …

Miraculous Adam King won’t take no for an answer…..

  Fiona and David traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to get stem cell therapy for their unborn child with OI The …

Update on OI Society Sponsored Research

Research is still continuing at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, in conjunction with Macquarie University, investigating physical activity participation of …

OI Society of Australia Sponsored Research

In 2016 the OI Society of Australia is funding the following research. Physical Activity in Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. What …

Physical activity builds stronger bones

Exercise, particularly high-impact activity, builds stronger bones in children, even for those who carry genetic variants that predispose them to …

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

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