SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES ON THE BIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D
CONFERENCE CHAIRS: Dr. Marie Demay (Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA) and Dr. Sylvia Christakos (Rutgers University, Newark, NJ)
LOCATION: Revere Hotel, Boston, MA, USA
ATTENDANCE: 262 delegates
PODIUM PRESENTATIONS: 39 speakers including two Plenary lectures and a debate on assessment of vitamin D status
CLINICAL PLENARY LECTURE: Scott Weiss
BASIC PLENARY LECTURE: Paolo Sassone-Corsi
POSTERS: 133 (including 24 Plenary Posters)
SUPPORT: 9 Government and Corporate sponsors (download list below)
The 2016 scientific program included 3 poster sessions, 2 keynote lectures, 16 invited speakers and 34
short talks chosen from submitted abstracts.
Download 2016 program below
Travel awards for junior scientists were supported by the NIH and Heartland Assays. Winners were chosen based on abstract ranking.
Download list of 2016 awardees below
Proceedings of the 2016 Congress were published in a dedicated issue of the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (JSBMB).