• Dec 04, 2006 | Webcast

    Vitamin D Physiology

    Hector DeLuca, Ph.D., Robert Heaney, M.D., Michael Holick, M.D., Ph.D., Felicia Cosman, M.D., Bruce W. Hollis, Ph.D., Bryan Benn
    Investigation of Metabolic Bone Diseases, Molecular Cellular and Genetic Determinants of Bone Structure and Formation, Integrative Physiology of the Skeleton

    Normal/Abnormal Vitamin D Physiology

    Robert P. Heaney, M.D., Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

    Vitamin D Skin Physiology
    Michael F. Holick, M.D., Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

    Vitamin D Economy in African Americans
    Felicia Cosman, M.D., Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, New York, USA

    Vitamin D Requirements in Pregnancy/Lactation
    Bruce W. Hollis, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

    Studies Using Nullmutant Mice Reveal Active Intestinal Calcium Transport in the Absence of Calbindin-D 9k or TRPV6
    Bryan S. Benn, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, 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: 100 minutes

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