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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

March 2011 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Translating Cancer Vaccines from the Laboratory to the Clinic
Jeffrey Schlom, PhD
Chief, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology, Center for Cancer Research, NCI

Ravi Madan, MD
Assistant Clinical Investigator, Medical Oncology Branch and the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology,
Center for Cancer Research, NCI

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (115 KB)

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Predicting the Future: Can We Predict Who Will Develop Cardiovascular Events?

Philip Greenland, MD
Harry W. Dingman Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Director, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (97 KB)

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Advances in Gene Therapy for Inherited Immunodeficiencies
Fabio Candotti, MD
Head, Disorders of Immunity Section, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch, NHGRI

The Two Faces of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Rare Disease, But a Common Condition
Deborah P. Merke, MD, MS
Chief, Pediatric Consult Service, CC
Clinical Investigator, Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics, NICHD

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (80 KB)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

PARP Inhibitors: How Successful Have We Been in Modulating DNA Damage?
Shivaani Kummar, MD
Head, Early Clinical Trials Development, Office of the Director, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI

The Evolving Role of PARP Inhibitors in Breast and Ovarian Cancers
Elise C. Kohn, MD
Head, Medical Ovarian Cancer Clinic, and Head, Molecular Signaling Section, Medical Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, NCI

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (107 KB)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Main Results of the Action to Control Cardiovascular Disease (ACCORD) Trial in Type 2 Diabetes
Denise Simons-Morton, MD, PhD
Director, Division for the Application of Research Discoveries, NHLBI

Results of ACCORD Medical Therapies on Diabetic Retinopathy
Emily Y. Chew, MD
Chief, Clinical Trials Branch, and Deputy Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, NEI

Lecture on videocast (256 KB)
Evaluation Form* (107 KB)

* NOTE: To receive credit for attendance, this form must be returned to the Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education by 4 pm on the day of the lecture. Please fax forms to 301-435-5275. For CC Grand Rounds CME inquires, contact Avril Bertrand at 301-496-9425 or

Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities offered by NIH are jointly sponsored in partnership with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  [disclaimer]

Activity Description
The weekly Clinical Center Grand Rounds provide a mechanism for presentations on state-of-the-art discoveries.

Who Should Attend
All physicians, allied health professionals, and non-clinical scientists are invited to attend the Clinical Center Grand Rounds Series.

After attending the activity, participants will be able to (1) define options and alternatives that will guide clinical practice, (2) evaluate practical information presented about clinical research principles based on state-of-the-art scientific discovery and clinical advances, and (3) analyze information and opportunities to increase and improve collaboration among investigators.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for 1 credit per session for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the NIH that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity materials.

Videocast Information
Viewing of the videotaped lectures requires RealPlayer software and a 220Kbps LAN or 56Kbps dial-up connection bandwidth. NIH users can download RealPlayer Enterprise for Windows or RealOne for Mac. Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the latest free version of RealPlayer software from Real Networks [disclaimer]. Questions: Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

Reasonable Accommodations
Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Clinical Center Office of Communications, Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison at 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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