3rd International Conference on Children's Bone Health (description)


Category:Dietetics/Nutrition, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Health/Wellness/Nutrition, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Osteoporosis, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Radiology, Rheumatology, Therapeutics
Address:Hilton Sorrento Palace Conference Center Sorrento, Napoli, Italy
Phone:+39 02 61911 2505 (or 2483)
Event dates:5/11/2005 - 5/14/2005 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • International Programme Committee: Maria Luisa Bianchi (Italy), Nick Bishop (UK), Craig Langman (USA), Roman Lorenc (Poland), Coen Netelenbos (The Netherlands), Eckhard Schönau (Germany) See for the detailed Program
  • Cytokines and bone
  • Hypercalciuria
  • Bone mass measurement in children
  • Evaluation of bone density
  • Primary and secondary bone diseases in children
  • Bone and fat interaction
  • Bisphosphonates in pediatric bone diseases
  • Diet and lifestyle impact on children's bone in health and in risk conditions
  • Secondary bone loss
  • Bone fractures in the young. The conference will be preceded by a Training Course for Young Clinicians (in collaboration with the European Calcified Tissue Society): "Decision making in the therapy of children's bone diseases" (calcium, vitamin D, growth hormone, sex hormones, bisphosphonates)
Organizer phone:+39 02 61911 2505 (or 2483)
Offering type:Data not provided
Specialty:Data not provided
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:1999
Total events:3
Est. attendance: 150-350
Target audience:Physicians
Other target audiences:bone metabolism researchers, related professionals
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Est. # of exhibitors:5-10
CE Credits:CME credits being requested for Italian participants
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The first and most important International Conference fully dedicated to the metabolic bone problems of children and adolescents


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Contact Person:Maria Luisa Bianchi, M.D.
Organizer Address 1Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS
Organizer Address 2via L. Ariosto 13
Organizer CityMilano
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)Milano
Organizer Zip or Postal Code20145
Organizer CountryItaly
Organizer Phone+39 02 61911 2505 (or 2483)
Organizer Fax+39 02 61911 2519
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Event Site/VenueHilton Sorrento Palace Conference Center
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Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
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Target BoundariesInternational
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Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?No
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Can one register for your CE on your web site?NA
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
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Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?No
Will there be shuttle service available?NA
Details:please see
Abstract information:Abstracts submission deadline: Dec. 5, 2004 (online submission only) Reduced registration fee available until Jan. 10, 2005
Are there any particular aspects of your conference that you consider unique to your field?This is the first and most important International Conference fully dedicated to the metabolic bone problems of children and adolescents. It hosts a Training Course organizaed in collaboration with the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS). Its previous editions were held in Maastricht, The Netherlands (1999) and Sheffield, UK (2002)
Additional notes:Full details are available at the Conference web site. Please visit

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