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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

October 1996

Schedule of Topics and Speakers

Wednesday, October 2
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Nephropathic Cystinosis: Crystals and Clones
William Gahl, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Section on Human Biochemical Genetics, Heritable Disorders Branch, NICHD
(Bedside Implementation)

Geraldine A. McDowell, Ph.D., Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellow, Heritable Disorders Branch, NICHD (Benchwork )

Wednesday, October 9
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

From Bedside to Bench: Immunologic Abnormalities in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer and the Expression of Immunoregulatory Cytokines by Tumor Cells
Carter Van Waes, M.D., Ph.D., Acting Clinical Director and Chief, Head and Neck Surgery Branch, NIDCD

Alzheimer's Disease: Defective DNA Repair and Neurodegeneration
Jay Robbins, M.D., Senior Investigator, Dermatology Branch, NCI

Wednesday, October 16
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Current Trends in the Management of Early Stage Breast Cancer
David Danforth Jr., Medical Officer, Surgery Branch, NCI

iNOS Gene Expression in the Brain During Systemic Inflammation: Pathophysiologic and Diagnostic Implications
Julio Licinio, M.D., Chief, Unit on Clinical Research, Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch, NIMH

Wednesday, October 23
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Controversies in the Nephrotic Syndrome
Howard A. Austin III, M.D., Medical Officer, Kidney Disease Section, NIDDK

Update: Clinical Research Special Interest Group
H. Clifford Lane, M.D., Chair, Clinical Research Special Interest Group

Wednesday, October 30
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.


The Role of Magnesium in Cardiovascular and Brain Disorders
Ronald J. Elin, M.D., Chief, Clinical Pathology Department, CC, Moderator

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.


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center (CC)
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Last modified 9/30/96

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National Institutes of Health (NIH), Warren Grant MagnusonClinical Center (CC) Bethesda, Maryland 20892. Updated 4/22/98

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