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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Schedule for August 1997

***Please note that Grand Rounds sessions will be canceled on the following dates:

August 6, 1997

August 13, 1997

Wednesday, August 20
noon-1 p.m.

Osteogenic Precursor Cells: Utilization for Treating and Modeling Bone Diseases

Pamela Gehron Robey, Ph.D., Chief, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, DIR, NIDR

The Clinical Data Respository and Repository Access: New Tools for Retrieving Clinical Data

Tom Lewis, M.D., Associate Director for Information Systems, CC and Stephen J. Rosenfeld, M.D., Senior Staff Physician, Information Systems Department, CC and Clinical Pathology Department, CC


Wednesday, August 27
noon-1 p.m.

Delay of Epiphyseal Fusion: An Experimental Approach for Increasing the Height of Extremely Short Children

Jack A. Yanovski, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Pediatric Inpatient Unit, CC and Head, Unit on Growth and Obesity, SWH, DEB, NICHD

Schizophrenia in the Age of Molecular Science

David Pickar, M.D., Chief, Experimental Therapeutics Branch, DIRP, NIMH


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

The National Institutes of Health/The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. designates this continuing medical education activity for 1 credit hour in Category 1 of the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he or she actually spent in the educational activity.

Questions about rounds? Call Clinical Center Communications, 301-496-2563. Comments on this site?

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

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