Professor Markus Seibel has been an international leader in musculoskeletal medicine for over 25 years. Covering basic, translational and clinical research, Markus has made seminal contributions to the area of skeletal physiology and pathophysiology as well as clinical management of osteoporosis. He has published over 400 scientific articles and edited six academic books. His work has been highly influential being cited >12,000 times. He is Immediate Past-President of the Australian and New Zealand Bone & Mineral Society, Chair of the National Fracture Prevention Alliance and is a Director of the International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies.