New Drug Offers Hope for Osteoporosis Sufferers

Dennis Black

Dennis Black, PhD, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics in the UCSF School of Medicine, is lead investigator of a three-year clinical trial for an intravenous osteoporosis drug that reduces fractures in postmenopausal women in just one dose, given annually. Related Links: HealthWatch: New Osteoporosis Treatment Offers Hope KPIX-TV (CBS), May 2, 2007 Once-a-Year Drug Reduces Fractures from Osteoporosis UCSF News Release, May 2, 2007 Women on Osteoporosis Drug Can Discontinue Use with No Risk UCSF News Release, December 26, 2006 Back-to-Back Use of Two Drugs Shows Strong Osteoporosis Benefit UCSF News Release, August 10, 2005