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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

May 2004   •   noon - 1 pm

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Wednesday, May 5
12 noon - 1 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Clinical Research
Understanding a Common Deficit in Our Sense of Bitter Taste
Dennis Drayna, Ph.D., Acting Chief, Section on Systems Biology Communication Disorders, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, NIDCD

Diagnosis and Treatment of Hereditary Hemochromatosis in the Molecular Era: Paradigm Shifts in Understanding Iron Homeostasis
Susan Leitman, M.D., Chief, Blood Services Section, Department of Transfusion Medicine, CC

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Wednesday, May 12
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
The Natural and Unnatural History of Hepatitis C: Prolific Payoffs from the Perfect Patient
Harvey Alter, M.D., M.A.C.P., Chief, Infectious Diseases Section,coll and Associate Director for Research, Department of Transfusion Medicine, CC

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Wednesday, May 19
12 noon - 1 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Clinical Research
Bardet-Biedl Disease: Genetic Implications for Other Rare Disorders and Common Diseases such as Obesity
Leslie Biesecker, M.D., Senior Investigator, Genetic Diseases Research Branch, Human Development Section, NHGRI

New Insights into the Intracellular Regulation of Cholesterol Metabolism
Edward Neufeld, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Molecular Disease Branch, NHLBI

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Wednesday, May 26
12 noon - 1 p.m.

50th Anniversary Celebration of Clinical Research
Development of Alternative Strategies for Smallpox Vaccination
Barney Graham, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator and Chief, Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory and Clinical Trials Core, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID

From Bench to Bedside: Treating and Understanding Intraocular Inflammatory Disease
Robert Nussenblatt, M.D., Chief, Laboratory of Immunology, NEI, and Chief, Office of Protocol Services, CC

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50th Anniversary Grand Rounds

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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