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SYBIL Newsletter October 2018

13th International Skeletal Dysplasia Society meeting 20-23rd September 2017

The 13th meeting of the International Skeletal Dysplasia Society (ISDS) is planned on 20-23 September 2017 and will be held in beautiful Bruges, a quiet and relatively small city in the northern part of Belgium. Bruges is a UNESCO World heritage Site, famous for its history, culture and architecture.

The focus of the meeting will be on the clinical, radiographic and molecular aspects of rare and genetic disorders of the skeleton with special attention to the newest discoveries within this field. More details on the program will follow.

SYBIL satellite meeting at ECTS 13th of May 2016 (Rome, Italy)

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a SYBIL satellite meeting for young scientists interested in bone and cartilage biology, as part of the European Society of Calcified Tissues (ECTS) meeting in Rome in May 2016. The preliminary programme is featured below, all young sceintists (PhD students and PostDocs) are cordially invited to attend:

SYBIL Newsletter January 2016

PhD studentship in Newcastle (UK)

The Peter May Arhthritis MRes/PhD studentship - Biomechanical sensing in cartilage ageing and disease

Job vacancy - Newcastle (UK)



A three-year post-doctoral Research Associate post on a project directed toward the functional analysis of the osteoarthritis susceptibility locus residing at chromosome 20q13.

SYBIL Annual Newsletter, November 2014


Arthritis Awareness Day 26th of June 2014 in Newcastle, UK

SYBIL are participating in the NHS Arthritis Research Day in Newcastle in June, in order to raise awareness in health and research issues around osteoarthritis, rheumatorid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Please see the programme below: