Russell T. Turner, Ph.D.

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Affiliation(s): 
School of Biological and Population Health Sciences
Center for Healthy Aging Research
Skeletal Biology Laboratory
Nutrition
Gerontology
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My research focuses on gravitational physiology, etiology and treatment of osteoporosis, osteoimmunology, and renal osteodystrophy. The most common reason why we seek medical attention is that something is wrong with our skeleton. Healthy muscle, bone and joints are essential to our well being. My research is predicated on the idea that prevention of a skeletal problem is much more desirable then the best treatment. With this in mind, I am investigating how exercise, nutrition and life style interact to influence life-long skeletal health.

My Publications

2011

Journal Article

K. S. Howe, Iwaniec, U. T., and Turner, R. T., The effects of low dose parathyroid hormone on lumbar vertebrae in a rat model for chronic alcohol abuse., Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 1175-81, 2011.

2010

Journal Article

P. J. Menagh, Turner, R. T., Jump, D. B., Wong, C. P., Lowry, M. B., Yakar, S., JRosen, C., and Iwaniec, U. T., Growth hormone regulates the balance between bone formation and bone marrow adiposity., Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 757-68, 2010.
R. T. Turner, Iwaniec, U. T., Marley, K., and Sibonga, J. D., The role of mast cells in parathyroid bone disease., Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 1637-49, 2010.

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