Our research

Supporting ground-breaking and pioneering research aimed at improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

Over the past 30 years the National Osteoporosis Society has invested over £5.2million in more than 130 projects, which have greatly enhanced our knowledge and understanding of osteoporosis, leading to vast improvements in diagnosis and treatment.

Our Current Research Projects

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Get Involved in Research

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Our Research Strategy

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Funding & Support for Researchers

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Animals in Research Policy

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Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) Accreditation

The National Osteoporosis Society has been a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) for over 15 years, and was awarded best practise in medical and health research in the 2015 peer review audit. The AMRC ensure that Charities that fund medical research do so effectively and within guideline parameters. Their objective is to be seen as a mark of quality in the sector and give charities credibility that will reassure potential funders that their money will be spent wisely.

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We receive no government funding so all our research projects are only made possible thanks to the generous support of our members and donors.


I'm a member because...

Mabel Nicholson

We may not beat osteoporosis in my lifetime but I want to do my bit to help scientists make breakthroughs that could save others from suffering the cruel effects of this painful and disabling condition.

Mabel Nicholson, member since 1987