• Mar 21, 2011 | Webcast

    Bone Accretion and Loss: Influence of Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Catherine Gordon, M.D., Karen Winer, M.D., Frank Rauch, M.D., Heather McKay, Ph.D., Mary Leonard, M.D., Marie Demay, M.D., Catherine Gordon, M.D., Stefan Jackowski, M.Sc.
    Skeletal Physiology, Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation

    Co-Chairs:
    Catherine M. Gordon, M.D., Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Karen K. Winer, M.D., National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

    Speakers:

    Effects of Puberty on Bone Structure and Strength
    Frank Rauch, M.D., Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal, Canada

    Effect of Physical Activity on Growing Bone
    Heather A. McKay, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    Evaluation of Bone in Children with Chronic Illness
    Mary B. Leonard, M.D., Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    Effects of Vitamin D on Bone in Children and Mouse Models
    Marie Demay, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Effect of Nutritional Deprivation on Bone (Pediatrics and Anorexia Nervosa)
    Catherine M. Gordon, M.D., Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Geometric Bone Adaptations from Childhood to Early Adulthood in Males and Females: A Longitudinal Assessment
    Stefan Jackowski, M.Sc., University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

    Supported by educational grants from Amgen, Inc., Lilly USA, LLC, Pfizer, Inc. and Warner Chilcott Company, LLC

    Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by Grant U13AG037272 from the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute on Aging or the National Institutes of Health.

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