• Dec 04, 2006 | Webcast

    Non-Traditional Roles of Vitamin D

    Roger Bouillon, M.D., Ph.D., Luciano Adorini, David Feldman, M.D., Edward Giovannucci, M.D., Sc.D., JoEllen Welsh, Ph.D., Lisa Bodner
    Investigation of Metabolic Bone Diseases, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Integrative Physiology of the Skeleton

    Speakers: 
    Vitamin D Receptor Agonists in the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases
    Luciano Adorini, M.D., BioXell, Milan, Italy

    Role of Vitamin D Regulation in Prostate Cell Growth
    David Feldman, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

    Epidemiological Role of Vitamin D in Cancer
    Edward Giovannucci, M.D., Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Vitamin D and Breast Cancer
    JoEllen Welsh, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

    YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD
    Maternal Vitamin D Insufficiency and the Risk of Preeclampsia, an Adverse Pregnancy Outcome
    Lisa M. Bodner, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    Supported by educational grants from Eli Lilly and Company, Merck & Co., Inc., NPS Pharmaceuticals, The Alliance for Better Bone Health (Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and sanofi-aventis, US) and Immunodiagnostic Systems.

    Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by Grant AR055036 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the Office of Dietary Supplements. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

    Length: 102 minutes

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