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    ASBMR 2015 Annual Meeting Highlight: Louis V. Avioli Lecture Presented by Michael Whyte, M.D.

    Date: July 23, 2015


    The Louis V. Avioli Lecture, “Hypophosphatasia: The Journey to Treatment,” will be presented at the ASBMR 2015 Annual Meeting by Michael Whyte, M.D. Dr. Whyte is Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Genetics at the Washington University School of Medicine, a staff member of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Medical-Scientific Director at the Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Molecular Research, Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis, Missouri. His current research interests include the cause, outcome, and treatment of heritable disorders of bone and mineral metabolism in children and adults. During this session, he will review how the function of alkaline phosphatase (ALP), the most frequently assayed enzyme, became largely known from the discovery and then study, starting in 1948, of the rare metabolic bone disease called hypophosphatasia (HPP).

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