Announcements


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: mrcssc@vsnl.com

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: gonnelli@unisi.it

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: matrix@sparc.isl.net

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: vill@nonline.com

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 jeanfils@univ-littoral.fr

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 daniel.chappard@univ-angers.fr

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: Ibms-ects2001@tilesa.es

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 kellerl@uthscsa.edu

Second Annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium with optional International Society for Clinical Densitometery (ISCD) Certification Course, August 4–6, 2001, Eldorado Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. For further information, contact E. Michael Lewiecki at ph 505 855 5525; fax 505 884 4006; e-mail LEWIECKI@aol.com

Thirty-first Meeting of the International Sun Valley Hard Tissue Workshop, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, August 6–10, 2001. Chair: Professor W.S.S. Jee and D.B. Burr. For further information, please contact Dr. Web Jee at fax 801 581 7008; e-mail webster.jee@hsc.utah.edu

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 healthcarecomm@sympatico.ca

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 meetings@aps.faseb.org

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 http://www.osteo.org

Web sites of interest:

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research: http://www.asbmr.org/

Endocrine Society: http://www.endo-society.org/

European Foundation for Osteoporosis: http://www.effo.org

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology: http://www.faseb.org

International Bone and Mineral Society: http://www.IBMSonline.org

International Myeloma Foundation: http://www.myeloma.org/imf.html

International Society for Clinical Densitometry: http://www.iscd.org

Journal of Bone and Mineral Research: http://www.jbmronline.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation: http://www.nof.org/

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, Inc.: http://www.oif.org/

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases∼National Resource Center: http://www.osteo.org/

Osteovision: http://www.osteovision.ch

Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders (PDF): http://www.paget.org

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