First World Congress on the Fetal Origins of Adult Diseases, February 2-4, 2001, the Oberoi Towers, Mumbai, India. For further information, please contact Ms. Alifiya S. Motiwala at Ph 91-22-651-6439/645-6763; fax 91-22-651-6438; e-mail:

First International Conference on Osteoporosis in Men, February 22-24, 2001, Centro Didattico, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena, Italy. For further information contact: Prof. Gonnelli Stefano, Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Siena, Italy. Ph 390-577-585-468; fax: 390-577-270-281; e-mail:

Problem Solving in Hormone Replacement Therapy: Now and the Future, February 22-24, 2001, Roney Palace Resort and Spa, Miami Beach, Florida. For further information contact: Matrix Meetings, Inc. Ph 507-288-5620; e-mail:

International Symposium on Bone Biotechnology and Histotechnology, Phoenix, Arizona, March 7-10, 2001. For further information, please contact Dr. Antonio R. Villanueva (Chairman), Ph 602-254-0377, ext 117; fax 602-253-4817; e-mail:

Eleventh Interdisciplinary Research Conference on Biomaterials, March 8-9, 2001, Calais, France. For further information, please contact Pr. Joseph Jeanfils, ph 33 3 21 99 45 18; fax 33 3 21 99 4516; e-mail

Fourth “Days of Currents Events in Bone Pathology” Bone Tissue and Hormones in Anger, France, March 22-23, 2001. For further information, please contact Daniel Chappard, ph 33 241 73 58 64; fax 33 241 73 58 88; e-mail

First Joint-Meeting of the International Bone and Mineral Society and the European for Calcified Tissue Society on June 5-10, 2001 in Madrid, Spain. For more information, please contact us at ph 34-91-361-26-00; fax 34-91-355-92-08; e-mail:

First International Conference on the Growth Plate on June 15-19, 2001 at Menger Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. For more information, please contact Linda Keller ph 210 567 2023; fax 210 567 2052; e-mail

20th International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR) World Congress, August 26-31, 2001, Edmondton, Alberta, Canada. The conference theme reflects “Therapy for the 21st Century.” For more information, contact ILAR Secretariat - Health Care Communications, Suite 906, 50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Tel 904 273 3080; fax 905 273 3611; e-mail

The American Physiological Society Conference, Cellular, and Molecular Physiology of Sodium-Calcium Exchange, October 10-14, 2001 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. For more information, please contact The American Physiological Society at ph (301) 530-7171; fax (301) 571-8313; e-mail

Impact of Osteoporosis in the United States: Key Citations by the National Osteoporosis Data Group. The bibliography includes abstracts on cost, quality of life, epidemiology and risk factors. A free copy can be obtained by writing “NODG Bibliography,” Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center, 1150 17th Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 20036-4603, or fax your request to 202 223 2237. Please specify print or disk format for PC or MAC platforms or view the bibliography on

Web sites of interest:

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research:

Endocrine Society:

European Foundation for Osteoporosis:

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology:

International Myeloma Foundation:

International Society for Clinical Densitometry:

Journal of Bone and Mineral Research:

National Osteoporosis Foundation:

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, Inc.:

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases∼National Resource Center:

Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders (PDF):