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Proceedings of the Conference "Vitamin D and Health in the 21st Century: An Update" Available

The conference "Vitamin D and Health in the 21st Century: An Updateexternal link icon" was convened September 5-6, 2007, by the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, bringing together scientists with many areas of expertise. Conference proceedings are published in the August 2008 supplement to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, published by the American Society for Nutritionexternal link icon. Below are links to the 20 articles from this issue. For more information on the publication, see the NIH News Releaseexternal link icon.

Overview of the conference "Vitamin D and Health in the 21st Century: an Update"
Patsy M. Brannon, Elizabeth A. Yetley, Regan L. Bailey, and Mary Frances Picciano link icon

From vitamin D to hormone D: fundamentals of the vitamin D endocrine system essential for good health
Anthony W. Norman link icon

Vitamin D across the lifecycle: physiology and biomarkers
Ann Prentice, Gail R. Goldberg, and Inez Schoenmakers link icon

Measuring 25-hydroxyvitamin D in a clinical environment: challenges and needs
Bruce W. Hollis link icon

Development of a standard reference material for vitamin D in serum
Karen W. Phinney link icon

Summary of evidence-based review on vitamin D efficacy and safety in relation to bone health
Ann Cranney, Hope A. Weiler, Siobhan O'Donnell, Lorri Puil link icon

Vitamin D in pregnancy and lactation: maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes from human and animal studies
Christopher S. Kovacs link icon

25-Hydroxyvitamin D: functional outcomes in infants and young children
Frank R. Greer link icon

25-Hydroxyvitamin D and functional outcomes in adolescents
Christel J.E. Lamberg-Allardt and Heli T. Viljakainen link icon

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and functional outcomes in the elderly
Bess Dawson-Hughes link icon

Vitamin D and calcium interactions: functional outcomes
Robert P. Heaney link icon

African Americans, 25 hydroxyvitamin D, and osteoporosis: a paradox
John F. Aloia link icon

Assessing vitamin D contents in foods and supplements: challenges and needs
Joanne M. Holden and Linda E. Lemar link icon

Analyzing vitamin D in foods and supplements: methodologic changes
W. Craig Byrdwell, Jon DeVries, Jacob Exler, James M. Harnly, Joanne M. Holden, Michael F. Holick, Bruce W. Hollis, Ronald L. Horst, Mark Lada, Linda E. Lemar, Kristine Y. Patterson, Katherine M. Philips, Maria T. Tarrago-Trani, Wayne R. Wolf link icon

Assessing the vitamin D status of the US population
Elizabeth A. Yetley link icon

Vitamin D and cancer: current dilemmas and future research needs
Cindy D. Davis link icon

Sun exposure and vitamin D sufficiency
Barbara A. Gilchrest link icon

Adverse effects of nutritional inadequacy and excess: a hormetic model
Daniel P. Hayes link icon

Pharmacokinetics of vitamin D toxicity
Glenville Jones link icon

Summary of roundtable discussion on vitamin D research needs
Patsy M. Brannon, Elizabeth A. Yetley, Regan L. Bailey, and Mary Frances Picciano link icon