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Vitamin D Deficiency Leaves Millions of Children and Adults at Risk For Numerous Diseases and Disorders

In a review article published in The New England Journal of Medicine July 18th, Dr. Holick explores the nature of vitamin D deficiency and concludes it to be one of the most commonly unrecognized medical conditions, a condition that leaves millions at risk of developing not only osteoporosis and fractures but also numerous serious and often fatal diseases, including several common cancers, autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases and heart disease.

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Holick Receives Linus Pauling Award

Dr. Holick receives 18th awarding of the General Clinical Research Center Excellence in Clinical Research Award by the National Center for Research Resources at the NIH

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Subject: GCRC Award for excellence in Clinical Research

Dr. Holick,

It is truly a pleasure to inform you that you have been selected as the recipient of the  GCRC 2006 Excellence in Clinical Research Award. I am notifying you by e-mail so that you initiate plans to attend the GCRC Annual meeting to accept this prestigious award on Saturday, March 18, 2019.  We would like you to address the assembly of clinical investigators attending the annual meeting between 9:00-9:45 AM, Sat. March 18.  Your travel and housing costs to attend the meeting will be covered. You should take great pride in receiving this award.  The pool of nominees this year were outstanding.

Again, on behalf of the GCRC Program Director's Association, I wish to convey our congratulations.

John

John W Wiley, M.D.
President, GCRC Program Director's Association Program Director, UM GCRC



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