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Clinical Center Grand Rounds


 September 2006 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

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    Questions? Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

Wednesday, September 6
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Targeted Treatment of Medically Intractable Epilepsy
    John D. Heiss, M.D.
    Staff Physician, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS
    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case for the Immune System and the Therapeutic Implications
    Robert B. Nussenblatt, M.D.
    Chief, Laboratory of Immunology, NEI

Wednesday, September 13
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Contemporary Clinical Medicine Great Teachers
    Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Perpetual Challenge
    Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
    Director, NIAID
    Lecture will be videocast, http://videocast.nih.gov

Wednesday, September 20
12 noon - 1 p.m

    Anthrax Toxin: The Target of Anthrax Vaccines and Therapeutics
    Stephen H. Leppla, Ph.D.
    Chief, Bacterial Toxins and Therapeutics Section, Laboratory of Bacterial Diseases, NIAID
    Pathogenesis and Treatment of B. anthracis Toxin-Induced Shock
    Peter Eichacker, M.D.
    Senior Investigator and Head, Critical Care Medicine Section, CCMD, CC
    Lecture held in Masur Auditorium

Wednesday, September 27
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Combined Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: How One Mutation Causes Two Syndromes
    Sergey Leikin,  Ph.D.
    Senior Investigator and Chief, Section on Physical Biochemistry, NICHD
    Joan C. Marini, M.D., Ph.D.
    Chief, Bone and Extracellular Matrix Branch, NICHD

50th Anniversary Grand Rounds

Past Rounds

All health-care professionals are invited to attend the Clinical Center Grand Rounds Series (September 1, 2006 - August 31, 2007). Participants will be provided with (1) options and alternatives that will guide clinical practice, (2) practical information about clinical research principles based on state-of-the-art scientific discovery and clinical advances, and (3) information and opportunities to increase and improve collaboration among investigators.

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 a maximum of 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Reasonable Accommodations:
Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Office of Clinical Center Communications at least five days in advance. Call 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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