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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

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

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

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

    Using Medicare Data in Health Services Research
    Leighton Chan, M.D., M.P.H.
    Chief, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, CC

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

    Modifying Anti-Beta Cell Immune Responses to Preserve Insulin
    Production in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    David M. Harlan, M.D.
    Chief, Diabetes Branch, NIDDK, Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services
    University of the Health Sciences

    Leptin Signaling Pathway Genes in Pediatric Overweight
    Jack Yanovski, M.D., Ph.D.
    Head, Unit on Growth and Obesity
    Developmental Endocrinology Branch, NICHD

Wednesday, June 20
12 noon - 1 p.m.

    Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
    John Laws Decker Memorial Lecture
    The Microscope as a Tool for Disease Discovery
    Elaine S. Jaffe, M.D., Chief, Hematopathology Section, Acting Chief, Laboratory
    of Pathology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI

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

    Chemokine Control of West Nile Virus Infection
    Philip M. Murphy, M.D.
    Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, NIAID

    West Nile Virus: Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects
    Amy Guillet Agrawal, M.D.
    Director of the Clinical Simulation Service
    Critical Care Medicine Department, CC

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 44 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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