UL researcher, Dr David Hoey was announced as one of the recipients of the highly prestigious European Research Council (ERC) starting grants. Dr Hoey has been awarded €1.5 million to pursue cutting-edge fundamental research into developing innovative treatments for bone-loss diseases such as osteoporosis. Every 30 seconds a person suffers an osteoporosis-related hip fracture in the EU. This devastating injury can lead to years of costly treatment and in some cases it is fatal..
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