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News & Events


As a dynamic institution at the forefront of bone research, The Mellanby Centre hosts international speakers at our regular Research Seminar Series.

The next seminar will be on Friday 12 January 2018, entitled ‘Drug redeployment in haematological malignancies: Past, Present and Future‘ by Professor Chris Bunce, University of Birmingham.

See calendar for ad hoc seminars and events


The work of the Mellanby Centre has recently been the subject of news articles.


We have been successful in obtaining a number of grants this year


We have been successful in winning a number of prizes in the past year


Mellanby Centre Research Day 

Friday 1 December 2017
The Edge, Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield

Register here – deadline: 24 November 2017
Abstract submission now closed

Mellanby Non-coding RNAs in Bone and Cartilage Workshop
19-20 October 2017
Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield
Report coming soon

Mellanby Course: Diagnostic tests for osteoporosis 2018

Day 1: Clinical Use of Bone Turnover Markers

Day 2: Identification of Vertebral Fractures

Delegates are invited to attend one or both days of the course

Date: 13-14 June 2018

Venue: The Edge, Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield

About: Are you a clinician, allied health professional or laboratory scientist working in the field of osteoporosis or other metabolic bone diseases? If so, you should be at this unique biennial course. The Mellanby Centre applies the scientific knowlege and research expertise developed within the Mellanby Centre and within the National Osteporosis Society to offer high quality training for clinicians, allied health professionals and laboratory scientists working in the field of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. The focus of the training is on two key topics: Bone Turnover Markers (BTM) and Vertebral Fracture Identification and participants are able to sign up for a single day or both days.

For more information and to register for your place please visit: www.nos.org.uk/for-health-professionals/

19-20 June 2017
1st Sheffield Workshop on Translational Research of Bone Sarcoma

More Details

Bone Imaging Workshop Thursday 2-Friday 3 March 2017.  The report can be found here.

7th Annual Mellanby Centre Research Day Friday 2 December 2016 Congratulations to prize winners: Ryan Bishop for best oral presentation, Darren Lath for best poster presentation, Karan Shah for best SNAP poster presentation. Thank you to all who attended and made the day such a success. A review of the day can be found here.

6th Annual Mellanby Centre Research Day Friday 4 December 2015

Take a look at the report for a review of the day.

Mellanby Centre Training Course: Diagnostic Tests for Osteoporosis 6 & 7 July 2015

Thanks to all who attended the 2015 training course in July which was another resounding success. A special thank you is due to all the speakers, sponsors and organisers, in particular Professor Richard Eastell, who ensured an exciting and educational programme.

5th Annual Mellanby Centre Research Day Friday 5 December 2014 Take a look at the report for a review of the day.

Sheffield Protocol for Monitoring Bone Turnover Marker Response to Osteoporosis Therapy:

PINP Algorithm [PDF]

PINP Document [PDF]