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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

Signup for the Vitamin D Standardization Program Symposium

The National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements and National Institute of Standards and Technology are inviting the public to attend their Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP) Symposium: Tools to Improve Laboratory Measurement.

The symposium will take place Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland. People can attend in person or via webinar.

The symposium is designed for those interested in the international effort to standardize vitamin D measurement, including commercial assay manufacturers; commercial, clinical and research laboratory personnel; vitamin D researchers; and members of professional societies with clinical and public health interest in vitamin D.

There is no charge to attend and participate, however registration is required.

The National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements established the Vitamin D Standardization Program in November 2010 to standardize the laboratory measurement of vitamin D status worldwide. Standardization is essential to improve the detection, evaluation, and treatment of vitamin D deficiency.

To register or learn more about the event, visit https://events-support.com/events/VDSP_Symposium_2013/page/338.