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On the Frontline of Medical Discovery

Clinical Center Grand Rounds

September 2001 • Lipsett Amphitheater • noon - 1 pm

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Wednesday, September 5
noon - 1 p.m.

Neurobiology of Stress: Role of Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) in Stress-Related Illness
Philip W. Gold, M.D., Chief, Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch, NIMH

Modification of the Gastrointestinal Responses to Stress by Antalarmin: A Novel Nonpeptide Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) Type-1 Receptor Antagonist
Kamal E. Habib, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Staff Fellow, Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch, NIMH

Wednesday, September 12

Wednesday, September 19
noon - 1 p.m.

The Menstrual Cycle is a Vital Sign
Lawrence Nelson, M.D., Senior Clinical Investigator and Head, Gynecologic Endocrinology Unit, Section on Women's Health Research, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD

The Contrasting Roles of IL-2 and IL-5 in the Life and Death of Lympocytes: Implications for Immunotherapy
Thomas Waldmann, M.D., Chief, Metabolism Branch, CCR, NCI

Wednesday, September 26
noon - 1 p.m.

Genomics and Housecalls: Research on the Old Order Amish
Leslie Biesecker, M.D., Section Head, Human Development Section, Genetic Diseases Research Branch, NHGRI

Current Issues in the Use of Systemic and Regional Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer to the Liver
Richard Alexander, M.D., Head, Surgical Metabolism Section, Surgery Branch, Center for Cancer Research, NCI

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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