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Scientific Workshop on Vitamin D

Vitamin D in the Prevention of Health Disparities During Pregnancy and Early Infancy

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“Vitamin D and the Placenta: Two Sides to the Story”

Martin Hewison, PhD
Professor of Molecular Endocrinology
Deputy Director, Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research
Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Birmingham
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Medical University of South Carolina 
Bioengineering Building Room 110
8:00am to 3:00pm
Registration begins at 7:30am
Register at sctr.musc.edu
Registration open December 15, 2016 by 5pm
Abstracts due January 15, 2017 by 5pm
Continental breakfast and lunch provided 

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The Vitamin D Workshop

March 28-31, 2017 Orlando, FL

An international scientific meeting that focuses on the biology and health implications of Vitamin D.

GrasrootsHealth will attend and have an abstract and/or poster about the recommended methods for conducting research on vitamin D. We will present the importance of many criteria, but one of the most critical is to base outcomes on vitamin D serum levels, not dosage groups. Part of this discussion will be how to tailor the research, from the beginning, to focus on this outcome. 

There will also be a poster/presentation about the preliminary results of the Protect our Children NOW! project at the Medical University of South Carolina and its impact on preterm births.


Past Events

Watch our webinar from May 6th, 2015, on how you can get involved in the Protect Our Children NOW! project, and what it means to you. View Here