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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

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

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

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

T-2 Weighted Imaging of the Heart: From Spin-Physics to Physiological Validations
Anthony Aletras, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Cell Biology and Physiology Center, NHLBI

The Ischemic Area at Risk: Implications for Clinical Trials of Acute Myocardial Infarction
Andrew Arai, M.D.
Senior Investigator, Cell Biology and Physiology Center, NHLBI

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

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
The Vocation of Medicine: Lessons from Real and Imagined Doctors
Paul H. Plotz, M.D.
Chief, Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, NIAMS
Watch the archived video 
Bibliography for Great Teachers

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

Closing the Gap Between Imaging and Therapy in the Operating Room of the Future
Bradford J. Wood, M.D.
Acting Co-Chief, Diagnostic Radiology Department, CC
Chief, Interventional Radiology Research Laboratory, DRD, CC

Non-Invasive, Image-Guided Drug and Gene Delivery Using High-Intensity, Focused Ultrasound
Victor Frenkel, Ph.D.
Head, Therapeutic Ultrasound Research, Molecular Imaging Laboratory,
Diagnostic Radiology Department, CC

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

NIH Research Festival
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50th Anniversary Grand Rounds

Past Rounds

All health-care professionals are invited to attend the Clinical Center Grand Rounds Series (September 1, 2007 - August 31, 2008). 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.

This page last updated on 08/21/2020

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