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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Schedule for October 1997

Wednesday, October 1
noon-1 p.m.

Molecular Genetics, Diagnosis and Treatment of Menkes "Kinky Hair" Disease, Occipital Horn Syndrome, and Their Murine Counterparts

Stephen G. Kaler, M.D., Intergovernmental Personnel Act Investigator, Clinical Neuroscience Branch, NINDS.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure to HIV

David Henderson, M.D., Deputy Directory for Clinical Care and Associate Director for Quality Assurance and Hospital Epidemiology, CC


Wednesday, October 8
noon-1:30 p.m.

Why Study Rare Diseases: Nephropathic Cystinosis as an Example

William A. Gahl, MD., Ph.D., Head, Section on Human Biochemical Genetics, Heritable Disorders Branch, NICHD

Molecular Oncology

Edison Liu, M.D., Director, Division of Clinical Sciences, NCI

A Live Interactive Vido Conference to 50 Medical Schools and 1,000 hospitals across the country. Broadcast Live on NIH Campus Channel 41


Wednesday, October 15
noon-1 p.m.

New Therapeutic Approaches for Ocular Inflammation

Scott M. Whitcup, M.D., Clinical Director, NEI

An Update on Advance Directives

Marion Danis, M.D., Clinical Bioethicist, Department of Clinical Bioethics, CC


Wednesday, October 22
noon-1 p.m.

Immunotoxin Therapy for Solid Tumors

Lee H. Pai, M.D., Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, DBS, NCI

Human Leptin Levels and Endocrine Function

Julio Licinio, M.D., Chief, Unit on Clinical Research, Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch, NIMH

(Sponored by the Clinical Research Special Interest Group)

Wednesday, October 29
noon-1 p.m.


Identification of the Gene Causing Familial Mediterranean Fever

Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Genetics Section, Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, NIAMS, 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. 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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