Task Pharmaceutical Countermeasure Effects on Tissue-level Quality of Immobilized Bone (Completed)
Last Published:  07/29/22 01:33:24 PM (Central)
Short Title: ImmobilizeBone
Responsible HRP Element: Human Health Countermeasures
Collaborating Org(s):
National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)
Funding Status: Completed - Task completed and produced a deliverable
Procurement Mechanism(s):
  1. This study will quantify the long-term effects of bisphosphonates on cortical bone tissue fragility in an established animal model for reduced weight bearing, using the immobilized forelimb.
  2. Also, this study will help ascertain the biomechanical safety of bisphosphonates for preventing bone loss in astronauts on long-duration space missions.
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