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Ever wonder how dense your bones are?

Volunteer in our study and find out!

The Bone Imaging Laboratory in the McCaig Institute is doing a study to understand how bone density and microstructure change over the human lifespan.

Who is eligible:

Male and female volunteers who are 80 years and older

What to expect:

Participants will be asked to complete some questionnaires, have advanced low-dose bone imaging scans of their wrist and ankle, and have clinical DXA scans completed, which include bone mineral density and body mass composition.

Time commitment;

The entire study visit is about three hours. We will pay for parking or taxi transport if it is needed.


E-mail bonelab@ucalgary.ca to learn more. Or call (403)220-4544