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On the Frontline of Medical Discovery

Clinical Center Grand Rounds

May 2001 • Lipsett Amphitheater • noon - 1 pm

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Wednesday, May 2
noon - 1 p.m.

Screening for Colon Cancer Using CT Colonography
Ronald Summers, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Radiologist, Diagnostic Radiology Department, CC

The Use of Bioinformatics to Resolve the Mysteries of a Neutrophil Antigen: CD177 is Over Expressed in Polycythemia Vera
David Stroncek, M.D., Chief, Laboratory Services Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, CC

Wednesday, May 9
noon - 1 p.m.
Syringomyelia: What is it and Why Does it Develop?
John D. Heiss, M.D., Staff Physician, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS

Activated Protein C Compared to Trials of Anti-inflammatory Agents in Sepsis
Charles Natanson, M.D., Senior Investigator, Critical Care Medicine, CC

Wednesday, May 16
noon - 1 p.m.
HIV Transmission to Exposed Twin Pairs in Africa
Robert Biggar, M.D., International AIDS Coordinator, Viral Epidemiology Branch, DCEB, NCI

Use of Intermediate Phenotypes in Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia
Michael Egan, M.D., Staff Physician and Principal Investigator, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH

Wednesday, May 23
noon - 1 p.m.

Painful, Burning, Numb - Assessment and Management of Neuropathic Pain in the UK Models of Palliative Care
Irene Higginson, Ph.D., Professor of Palliative Care and Policy, King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, Honorary Consultant, St. Christopher's Hospice and King's Healthcare

Teenage Suicide
Alan Zametkin, M.D., Senior Staff Psychiatrist, Office of the Director, Intramural Research Program, NIMH

Wednesday, May 30
noon - 1 p.m.


The Role of Hemoglobin and Intravascular Nitric Oxide Species in Blood Flow Regulation in Humans: Therapeutic Implications
Frederick P. Ognibene, M.D., Senior Investigator, Critical Care Medicine, CC, Moderator

All health-care professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Participants will be provided state-or-the-art research on the latest scientific advances in the field of biomedical research. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building, (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland. Parking is very limited on the NIH campus, but Medical Center Station on the Red line is within a 10-minute walk of the Clinical Center.

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If you must drive, please park in the overflow lot. This is Mid-Pike Plaza, located north of NIH at Montrose Rd. and Rockville Pike. This lot is served by shuttle buses, which run to the Clinical Center every 20 minutes. Parking in the P-3 level of the ACRF garage is intended for patients, their visitors, and staff members with handicap-parking stickers.

The National Institutes of Health /The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Institutes of Health/The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. designates this continuing medical education activity for 1 hour per session up to a maximum of 48 hours in category 1 of the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he or she actually spent in the educational activity.

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: If you require special accomodations to participate, please provide information about your requirements to Clinical Center Communications at 301-496-2563 at least five business days in advance of lecture.

For more information about the Clinical Center,
contact us, or call Clinical Center Communications, 301-496-2563.
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7511
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