Lecture Series

YC-XLH / YCCMD Seminars

The cooperative YC-XLH / YCCMD Seminar Series sponsored one speaker in 2011.

Crohn’s Disease: From the Intestine to the Skeleton and Back
Francisco Sylvester, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Previous Years

Regulation of Renal Vitamin D Metabolism: The Role of Phosphorus and FGF23
Anthony A. Portale, MD
Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine and Director, Pediatric Dialysis Program
University of California
San Francisco, California

Genetic Contributions to Osteoporosis: What Have We Learned and What’s Next?
Joseph M. Zmuda, PhD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Human Genetics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Insulin Signaling in Bone and Body Composition
Thomas L. Clemens, PhD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

The Role of Phosphatases in Skeletal Calcification
José Millán, PhD
Professor, Sanford Children’s Health Research Center
Burnham Institute for Medical Research
La Jolla, California

Gcm2: Master Gene for Parathyroid Development
Michael A. Levine, MD
Chief, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Vitamin D and Estrogen Action in Bone: A Concerted Role for hnRNPs in the C Family
John S. Adams, MD
Vice Chair for Research, Orthopaedic Surgery
UCLA-Orthopaedic Hospital
Los Angeles, California

New Insights into the Action and Regulation of FGF23
Michael Collins, MD
Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland

Parathyroid Hormone: An Elusive Phosphatonin?
Andrew C. Karaplis, PhD
Department of Medicine, Section of Metabolic Bone Disease
Jewish General Hospital
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Role of Osteocyte in Mineral Homeostasis
Lynda Bonewald, PhD
Curators’ Professor and Professor of Oral Biology
Director, Bone Biology Research Program
University of Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri

The Roles of FGF23 in Hypophosphatemia
Takashi Shimada, PhD
Research Scientist, Nephrology Group
Pharmaceutical Research Laboratory, Nephrology
Kirin Brewery Company, Ltd.
Takasaki, Gunma, Japan