Research Academy Vienna   

2-4 November 2020

Hard Tissue Research



The Hard Tissue Research course in Vienna includes presentations as well as laboratory sections and extensive time to discuss own research and learn from the experts in the field of hard tissue research.

This hands-on training represents an opportunity for those interested in histological techniques to go into more detail and learn the most important techniques from experienced scientists.

The theoretical basics on bone anatomy, patho (physiology) and histology as well as the analytical methods to conduct pre-clinical and clinical research projects on hard tissue regeneration will be taught in this course.

The 2.5-day course provides in-depth background information on:

  • Bone anatomy
  • Bone physiology
  • Bone pathohistology
  • Histological techniques
  • Histomorphometry
  • microCT

Special features include:

  • Extensive hands-on training in histology, histomorphometry and microCT - in small-size classes of three participants
  • Workshop on bone histology using virtual microscopy technique
  • Workshop on biomaterials in hard tissue histology using virtual microscopy technique
  • Casual atmosphere and networking events

What participants say about the Hard Tissue Research course:



"An amazing research and education experience with very inspiring lecturers and colleagues from the whole world."

Federico Rivara, Italy
participant Bern 2017



“I truly enjoyed the range of topics covered at the Expert Module in Bern. The course format allowed me to gain insight into multiple research approaches in bone regeneration in a stimulating and inspiring environment.”

Cristina Cunha Villar, Brazil
participant Bern 2017


"It was a fantastic experience to learn research from the world-leading experts. And also fun to meet junior and mid-career colleagues from many countries with various background. Osteology Research Academy is really inspirational, motivational!"

Yong Hur, USA
participant Bern 2017