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Clinical Center Grand Round

March 2004     noon - 1 pm

Wednesday, March 3
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Ethics Grand Rounds
Non-Beneficial Pediatric Research: Is It Ethical To Enroll Children in Research When There Is No Chance of Benefit to Them?
P. Pearl O'Rourke, M.D., Director, Human Research Affairs, Partners Healthcare Systems, Boston, MA, Discussant

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Wednesday, March 10
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Managing Heart Failure: Taking the Congestion Out of Congestive Heart Failure
Lynne Stevenson, M.D., Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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Wednesday, March 17
12 noon - 1 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Clinical Research
New Insights and Approaches to Patients With Extreme Insulin Resistance
Dr. Phillip Gorden, Chief, Clinical and Cellular Biology Section, CEB, NIDDK

Clinical and Genetic Insights Into Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type-I (MEN)
Stephen Marx, M.D., Chief, Metabolic Diseases Branch, NIDDK

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Wednesday, March 24
12 noon - 1 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Clinical Research
The Dysregulated Inflammation of Chronic Granulomatous Disease
John I. Gallin, M.D., Director, CC, and Chief, Clinical Pathophysiology Section, Laboratory of Host Defenses, NIAID

Autoimmunity: A Consequence of the Life and Death Struggle of Lymphocytes
Stephen Straus, M.D., Director, NCCAM and Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, NIAID

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Wednesday, March 31
12 noon - 1 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Clinical Research
The Development of TNF Blockers for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Peter Lipsky, M.D., Scientific Director, Intramural Research Program, NIAMS

The Development of Recombinant Immunotoxins for the Therapy of Cancer at NIH
Ira Pastan, M.D., Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NCI

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Past Rounds

All healthcare professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Participants will be provided state-of-the-art research on the latest scientific advances in the field of biomedical research. This activity is for all interested physicians, clinicians, and allied health professionals. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD. 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. For permits or shuttle schedules, call the Clinical Center Special Events Section at 301-496-3475. 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/Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (NIH/FAES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The NIH/FAES designates this educational activity for 1 credit per session up to a maximum of 48 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: If you require special accommodations 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.

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