The Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism (JBMM) provides an international forum for researchers and clinicians to present and discuss relevant issues in bone and mineral research. The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts from any country. Membership in the society is not a prerequisite for submission. Acceptance is based on the originality, significance, and validity of the material presented. The journal is aimed at researchers and clinicians dedicated to improvements in research, development, and patient-care in the fields of bone and mineral metabolism.