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Clinical Center Grand Rounds


 February 2007 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

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Wednesday, February 7
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Ethics Rounds
    The Ethics of Informing Estranged Family Members of Genetic Risks
    Catherine Ross, Esq.
    Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

Wednesday, February 14  -  Cancelled because of weather-related issues. No new date set at this time.
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
    Pancreas Transplantation: Past, Present, Future
    Hans Sollinger, M.D., Ph.D.
    Folkert O. Belzer Professor of Surgery, Chairman, Division of Organ
    Transplantation, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Wednesday, February 21
12 noon - 1 p.m.
    Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Mali: Understanding its Epidemiology Towards the Identification
    of a Sand Fly Salivary Antigen-Based Vaccine

    Jesus G. Valenzuela, Ph.D.
    Head, Vector Molecular Biology Unit, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID
    Shaden Kamhawi, Ph.D.
    Core Staff Scientist, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID

Wednesday, February 28
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Gaucher Disease: Expanding the World of Mendelian Disorders and Therapeutic Strategies
    Using Quantitative High Throughput Screening

    Ellen Sidransky, M.D.
    Chief, Section on Molecular Neurogenetics, Medical Genetics Branch, NHGRI
    Christopher P. Austin, M.D.
    Director, NIH Chemical Genomics Center, Senior Advisor to the Director for Translational Research, NHGRI

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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