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Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)

Heike Annette Bischoff-Ferrari

Department of Rheumatology and Institute for Physical Medicine

University Hospital Zurich





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  • Department of Rheumatology and Institute for Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse, 258091, Switzerland. 2007 - 2008
  • Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA. 2005
  • Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland. 2001 - 2004
  • Division of Ageing, the Robert B. Brigham Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Clinical Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 2004
  • Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA. 2004


  1. Additive benefit of higher testosterone levels and vitamin D plus calcium supplementation in regard to fall risk reduction among older men and women. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Orav, E.J., Dawson-Hughes, B. Osteoporos. Int (2008) [Pubmed]
  2. Effect of calcium supplementation on fracture risk: a double-blind randomized controlled trial. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Rees, J.R., Grau, M.V., Barry, E., Gui, J., Baron, J.A. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. (2008) [Pubmed]
  3. Where do we stand on vitamin D? Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Dawson-Hughes, B. Bone (2007) [Pubmed]
  4. Effect of seasonality and weather on fracture risk in individuals 65 years and older. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Orav, J.E., Barrett, J.A., Baron, J.A. Osteoporos. Int (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. Fracture prevention with vitamin D supplementation: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Willett, W.C., Wong, J.B., Giovannucci, E., Dietrich, T., Dawson-Hughes, B. JAMA (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Vitamin D receptor expression in human muscle tissue decreases with age. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Borchers, M., Gudat, F., Dürmüller, U., Stähelin, H.B., Dick, W. J. Bone Miner. Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
  7. Positive association between 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels and bone mineral density: a population-based study of younger and older adults. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Dietrich, T., Orav, E.J., Dawson-Hughes, B. Am. J. Med. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Effect of Vitamin D on falls: a meta-analysis. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Dawson-Hughes, B., Willett, W.C., Staehelin, H.B., Bazemore, M.G., Zee, R.Y., Wong, J.B. JAMA (2004) [Pubmed]
  9. Higher 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations are associated with better lower-extremity function in both active and inactive persons aged > or =60 y. Bischoff-Ferrari, H.A., Dietrich, T., Orav, E.J., Hu, F.B., Zhang, Y., Karlson, E.W., Dawson-Hughes, B. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. Effects of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on falls: a randomized controlled trial. Bischoff, H.A., Stähelin, H.B., Dick, W., Akos, R., Knecht, M., Salis, C., Nebiker, M., Theiler, R., Pfeifer, M., Begerow, B., Lew, R.A., Conzelmann, M. J. Bone Miner. Res. (2003) [Pubmed]
  11. Identifying a cut-off point for normal mobility: a comparison of the timed 'up and go' test in community-dwelling and institutionalised elderly women. Bischoff, H.A., Stähelin, H.B., Monsch, A.U., Iversen, M.D., Weyh, A., von Dechend, M., Akos, R., Conzelmann, M., Dick, W., Theiler, R. Age. Ageing (2003) [Pubmed]
  12. Self-reported exercise before age 40: influence on quantitative skeletal ultrasound and fall risk in the elderly. Bischoff, H.A., Conzelmann, M., Lindemann, D., Singer-Lindpaintner, L., Stucki, G., Vonthein, R., Dick, W., Theiler, R., Stähelin, H.B. Arch. Phys. Med. Rehabil (2001) [Pubmed]
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