Education/ Current position: PhD, Biological Science, 1977; Professor of Histology, University of L’Aquila, Italy.
Training: University of Berne (CH), 1982; Oxford University (UK), 1984; Washington University at St. Louis, MO (USA), 1986; 1987.
Honours and Awards: Chemofux Prize, 1991; Prix André Lichtwitz, 1993; Swiss Bridge Award, 2008; ECTS Mike Horton Award, 2013.
Editorial Duties/ Peer Review Panels: Editorial Boards: Bone; Calcif Tissue Int; Arch Biochem Biophys; BoneKey Reports; Br J Pharmacol. Reviewer: >40 international Journals & 15 grant agencies.
Professional Societies: President: Association of Osteobiology. Past Treasurer: ECTS. Past Vice President, IBMS; Current member: Research Prize Committee, AuSBMR; Women’s Committee, ASBMR.
Publications: 180 peer-review articles
Scientific achievements: Osteoclast isolation, characterization, podosome discovery, intracellular calcium mobilization and pH regulation; pathogenesis and experimental therapy of osteopetrosis; role of c-Src in osteoblasts; role of IL-6 in bone metabolism; role of PRELP and CHAD in bone metabolism; role of lipocalin 2 in bone biomechanics.
Committee Role & Responsibilities
The Executive Committee supervises the implementation of the business plan and the daily management of ECTS and ensures the follow-up on the implementation of the strategy and budget.
Committee Composition & Structure
- Bo Abrahamsen, President
- Anna Teti, Past President, Co-Chair
- Chris Meier, Treasurer
- Gudrun Stenbeck, Secretary
The Executive Committee is also responsible for the running of the following Action Groups:
Global Links Action Group
- East-Meets-West: Salvatore Minisola (chair), Claus Glueer, Oei Ling, Wang Ning
- IFMRS: Gudrun Stenbeck (chair), Cristina Sobacchi, Hermann Agis, Tim Arnett, Fernando Rivadeneira
Nominations Action Group
- Anna Teti
- Bo Abrahamsen
- Chris Meier
- Gudrun Stenbeck
Central Europe Action Group
- Radmila Matijevic (co-chair)
- Petar Milovanovic (co-chair)
- Judith Donath
- Amina Valjevac
- Richard Pikner
- Janna Belaya
- Janja Marc