Partners in Research

The Vitamin D Council

The Vitamin D Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Dr. John Cannell founded the Vitamin D Council in 2003 We’re here to educate patients, families, doctors and health professionals on vitamin D to improve the quality and longevity of lives.

Grassroots Health.net

GrassrootsHealth is a nonprofit public health research organization dedicated to moving public health messages regarding vitamin D from research into practice. It has a panel of 48 senior vitamin D researchers from around the world contributing to its operations. GrassrootsHealth is currently running the D*action population intervention program to solve the vitamin D deficiency epidemic worldwide. Under the D*action umbrella, there are programs looking at the entire population as well as targeted programs for breast cancer prevention and a ‘Protect Our Children NOW!’ program to stop vitamin D deficiency where it starts, in utero.

Research Affiliations

Bio-Tech Pharmacal, Inc. has over 100 Research Affiliations including:

  • Autoimmunity Centers of Excellence
  • Center for Autism and Related Disorders
  • Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Foundation
  • Emory Global Health Institute
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
  • GrassrootsHealth
  • Jewish Home, San Francisco
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • National Center of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) AsthmaNet
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Institute on Aging (NIA)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • National Jewish Health
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Oregon Health and Science University
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Queens University (Ontario Canada)
  • Republic of Georgia National Tuberculosis Program
  • Rollins School of Public Health
  • Rutgers University
  • The International Heart Institute of Montana
  • The University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Tufts University – Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
  • University Hospital Case Medical Center
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Colorado Integrative Physiology of Aging Laboratory
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • University of Michigan Medical Center
  • University of Minnesota – Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • University of Rochester Medical Center
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison