Frank Rauch , M.D.
    Frank Rauch
    Research Axis
    Musculoskeletal Health, Rehabilitation and Medical Technologies Axis
    Research Theme
    Study and more efficient approaches for spinal deformities and musculoskeletal diseases
    CHUSJ - Centre de Recherche

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    • Director, Biomedical Laboratory, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal.
    • Pediatrician, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal.
    • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.


    • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Bone Biology and Bone Histomorphometry, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal, 1997-1999.
    • Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, Germany, 1992-1997.
    • MD, Munich Technical University, Germany, 1991.

    Research Interests

    • Pediatric osteoporosis;
    • Muscle-bone interaction in children;
    • Bone dysplasias;
    • Bone histomorphometry.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Neuronal and Musculoskeletal Interactions, 2009.
    • Junior 2 Clinical Research Scholar, Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec, 2008.
    • Hufeland Award, German Health Insurance (preventive medicine), 2003.


    • Skeletal development in children: Beyond getting longer, denser, heavier. 8th Joint Meeting of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society/European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, New York, USA, September 12, 2009.
    • The muscle-bone unit in osteogenesis imperfecta type I. 5th Black Forest Forum for Musculoskeletal Interactions, Bad Liebenzell, Allemagne, May 30, 2009.
    • Management of osteogenesis imperfecta. 2nd Joint Meeting of the International Bone & Mineral Society and the Australian and New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society, Sydney, Australia, March 24, 2009.
    • Bisphosphonate therapy in fibrous dysplasia. 5th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Orlando, USA, December 3, 2008.
    • Vibration therapy. Workshop on adults with cerebral palsy of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Atlanta, USA, September 15, 2008.
    • Regulation of bone strength in children. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Montreal, September 12, 2008.

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