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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

September 2013 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

A Decade after the Human Genome Project: Unraveling the Genetic Bases of Human Disease
Eric Green, MD, PhD
Director, NHGRI

Translating Between Genes, Brain, and Behavior with Neuroimaging: Neurogenetic Mechanisms in Williams Syndrome
Karen F. Berman, MD
Senior Investigator and Chief, Section on Integrative Neuroimaging and the Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, NIMH
Dr. Berman's lecture will not be Videocast

Lecture on Videocast (149 MB)
Evaluation Form* (334 KB)

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
HIV/AIDS: Much Accomplished, Much To Do

Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Director, NIAID
Lecture will be held in Masur Auditorium

Lecture on Videocast (284 MB)
Evaluation Form* (330 KB)

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Radiation Induced Salivary Gland Hypofunction
Jay Chiorini, PhD
Chief, Adeno-Associated Virus Biology Section, Molecular Physiology and Therapeutics Branch, NIDCR

Genome-wide Analysis of Genes and Pathways in the Pathogenesis and Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer
Carter Van Waes, MD, PhD
Clinical Director and Chief, Head and Neck Surgery Branch, NIDCD

Lecture on Videocast (266 MB)
Evaluation Form* (314 KB)

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Imaging Multiple Sclerosis: Time to Take Better Pictures
Daniel S. Reich, MD, PhD
Chief, Translational Neuroradiology Unit, Neuroimmunology Branch,
NINDS and Adjunct Tenure-Track Investigator, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, CC

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia and Lipodystrophy: An Unexpected Liaison
Craig Blackstone, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator and Chief, Cell Biology Section, Neurogenetics Branch, NINDS

Lecture on Videocast (295 MB)
Evaluation Form* (332 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 Daniel McAnally at 301-496-9425 or

Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities are offered by the National Institutes of Health with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine [disclaimer]as the CME provider.

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 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is the CME provider for these NIH activities.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for 1 credit per session for a maximum of 43 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the 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
The Center for Information Technology (CIT) makes special NIH events, seminars, and lectures available to viewers on the VideoCast web site. VideoCasting is the method of electronically streaming digitally encoded video and audio data from a server to a client. Streaming files are not downloaded, but rather are broadcast in a manner similar to television broadcasts . The videos are processed by a compression program into a streaming format and delivered in a staggered fashion to minimize impact upon the network and maximize the experience of the content for the viewer. When users request a streaming file they will receive an initial burst of data after a short delay (file latency). While content is being viewed, the streaming server machine and software continues to "stream" data in such a manner that the viewer experiences no break in the content. Questions: Call 301-496-0080. Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the lastest free tools:

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 and Media Relations at 301-496-0080. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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This page last updated on 08/21/2020

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