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8:35 am

Committee Discussion with Dr. Lau and Tufts University Staff

SESSION 2: Analytical Issues: Vitamin D

9:15 am

Comparison of Methods

Karen Phinney, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

9:35 am

Analytical Issues: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Clifford Johnson, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

9:50 am

Joint Discussion with Committee

10:15 am


SESSION 3: Biomarkers

10:30 am

Biomarkers: General Principles for Definition and Utility as Measures of Exposure or Functional Outcome

Roberta Ness, University of Texas Health Science Center and IOM Committee on Biomarkers as Surrogate Endpoints of Chronic Disease Risk

10:50 am

Committee Discussion with Dr. Ness

SESSION 4: Vascular Changes

11:00 am

Vascular Changes Associated with Vitamin D and Calcium

Keith Hruska, Washington University, St. Louis

11:15 am

Committee Discussion with Dr. Hruska

SESSION 5: Chronic Disease Endpoints: Observational Data versus Randomized Clinical Trials

11:35 am

Edward Giovannucci, Harvard University

11:50 am

Barry Kramer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

12:05 pm

Joint Discussion with Committee

12:30 pm


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