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Former CTF Young Investigator Awardee received 2016 Fuller Albright Award

By November 1, 2016December 18th, 2023Awards & Grants, Science & Research

The Fuller Albright Award is given in recognition of meritorious scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field to an ASBMR (American Society for Bone and Mineral Research) member who has not yet reached his or her 45th birthday. The 2016 ASBMR Fuller Albright Award was presented to Florent Elefteriou, PhD at the ASBMR 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 18, 2016.

Dr. Elefteriou is Associate Professor of Human and Molecular Genetic/Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He received his graduate training at the Claude Bernard University (France) and joined the faculty as Assistant Professor at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio before moving to Vanderbilt University, where he became the director of the Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology. He recently became co-director of the Baylor Center for Skeletal Medicine and Biology. Dr. Elefteriou’s research focuses on the skeletal maladies associated with NF1, and on the interactions between the autonomic nervous system and bone in health and disease. He received a Young Investigator Award from the Children’s Tumor Foundation from 2004 to 2006.