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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

January 1996
Schedule of Topics and Speakers


Wednesday, January 3
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Bedside to Bench

Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: Pitfalls of Immortality
Stephen E. Straus, M.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation,
NIAID (Bedside Implementation)


Michael Lenardo, M.D.
Senior Investigator, Section Chief, Molecular Development of Immune System Section
NIAID (Benchwork)


Wednesday, January 10
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Future Challenges for the Systematic Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Jean L. Grem, M.D.
Senior Investigator, NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch, Clinical Oncology Program, Division of Cancer Treatment,

Results of a Simple Intervention to Prevent Perinatal HIV Transmission
Robert J. Biggar, M.D.
International AIDS Coordinator, Viral Epidemiological Branch,

Wednesday, January 17
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Bedside to Bench

PANDAS and Neuropsychiatric Manifestation of Rheumatic Fever
Susan E. Swedo, M.D.
Acting Scientific Director, Intramural Research Program,
NIMH (Bedside Implementation)

Rheumatic Fever: Microbial Mimicry At Its Best
John B. Zabriskie, M.D.
Head, Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Rockefeller Universtiy (Benchwork),

Wednesday, January 24
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pearls in the Mud: Researching Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Wayne B. Jonas, M.D.,
Director, Office of Alternative Medicine

Positron Emission Tomographic (PET) and Neurochemical Findings in Patients with Dysautonomia
David S. Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Clinical Neurochemistry Section, Clinical Neuroscience Branch,

Wednesday, January 31
12 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Clinical Staff Conference

Newer Purine Analogues: Bridging the Gap Between Indolent Lymphoid Malignancies and Systemic Autoimmune Disease

David T. Boumpas, M.D. (Moderator)
Investigator, Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch,

All health care professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building, (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD. Parking is very limited on the NIH campus, but Medical Center Metro Station on the Red line is within a 10-minute walk of the Clinical Center. Metrobuses J2 and J3, and Montgomery County Ride-On Bus #35 all stop right in front of the Clinical Center.

If you must drive, please park in the overflow lot (see map and directions on back). This is Mid-Pike Plaza, located north of NIH at Montrose Rd. and Rockville Pike. This lot is served by shuttle buses, which run to the Clinical Center every 20 minutes. For permits or shuttle schedules, call the Clinical Center Special Events Section at 496-3475. Parking in the P-3 level of the ACRF garage is intended for patients, their visitors, and staff members with handicap-parking stickers.

The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences/National Institutes of Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences/National Institutes of Health designates this continuing medical education activity for 1 credit hour in Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.

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