Journal of Osteoporosis and Physical Activity

Journal of Osteoporosis and Physical Activity
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9509

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Richard Kremer

Richard Kremer

Richard Kremer
Professor of Medicine
McGill University, USA


Dr Richard Kremer is currently Professor and Director of the Bone and Mineral Unit in the Department of Medecine of McGill University. He is also the co-leader of the Musculoskeletal Axis of the McGill University Health Centre. Born in Paris, Dr Kremer received his MD and Ph.D. degrees at the Pierre et Marie Curie University of Paris, and completed his internal 

medicine and endocrinology residency at La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. He then moved to Canada and completed his residency training at the Montreal General Hospital, Royal Victoria and Ottawa Civic Hospitals. He pursued his research training at the Royal Victoria Hospital from 1986-1989 and joined the Calcium Research Laboratory as a full-time physician-scientist. Dr Kremer is the recipient of several prizes and awards including the Chercheur National award from the Fonds de Recherches en Santé du Québec. He has made significant contributions to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the US National Institutes of Health and the US National Cancer Research Institute on grant and award committees. He is a reviewer for several international journals and is a consultant to industry, academic and lay organizations in his capacity as a clinician scientist and expert in metabolic bone diseases.
Research Interest

 Role of vitamin D in osteoporosis, cancer progression and skeletal metastasis