Osteoporosis Research Center
601 N. 30th Street, Suite 4820
Omaha, NE 68131
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The Osteoporosis Research Center (ORC) at Creighton University is the result of a 40-year effort that created an international center of excellence in bone research. We serves people at risk for or suffering from osteoporosis and strives to discover and disseminate knowledge related to the prevention and cure of osteoporosis.
The ORC's achievements have positively impacted the lives of thousands of individuals. Some of our most notable achievements include:
We continue to explore new osteoporosis initiatives, including those related to vitamin D and cancer prevention, standards for bone development in children and the role of genetics in bone development.
Learn more about the ORC team on our faculty page.
The Mission of the Osteoporosis Research Center is to contribute to the research, teaching, and service components of Creighton University's Mission: