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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

September 1996

Schedule of Topics and Speakers

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

Long-Term Pharmacotherapy in the Management of Obesity
Susan Z. Yanovski, M.D., Director, Obesity and Eating Disorders Program, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, NIDDK

The Solution to the Mystery of the History of Metastasis
Susan Clare, M.D., Ph.D., Laboratory of Pathology, NCI

Wednesday, September 11
12 noon - 1:30 p.m.

The Skin Immune System: Why Study It?
Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and Chief, Dermatology Branch, NCI

What is in a Face? Gene-Based Craniofacial-Oral-Dental Diagnostics
Harold C. Slavkin, D.D. S., Director, NIDR and Chief, Craniofacial Development Section, NIAMS
(A Live Video Conference Broadcast to 50 Medical Schools - No Late Arrivals - Overflow in Masur Auditorium)

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

Antiphospholipid Antibody -- Babies, Blood Clots, Biology
Michael D. Lockshin, M.D., Special Assistant to the Director, CC

Hyponatremia of Malignancy
Bruce E. Johnson, M.D., Head, Lung Cancer Biology Section, NCI-Navy Medical Oncology Branch, NCI

Wednesday, September 25
12 noon - 1:00 p.m.


IL - 15: A Pleiotropic Cytokine with Diverse Receptor/Signaling Pathways
Thomas A. Waldman, M.D., Chief, Metabolism Branch, Division of Clinical Sciences, NCI, 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 8/16/96

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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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