Bone and Muscle Metabolism
Role of calcium, vitamin D, protein and the acid base balance of the diet in reducing bone and muscle loss that occurs with aging
Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
Dr. Dawson-Hughes is an endocrinologist and Professor of Medicine and Director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory. Her research is directed at examining ways in which calcium, vitamin D, protein, and other nutrients influence bone, muscle, and risk of fracture. She is author of over 450 scientific publications.