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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Schedule for May 1998

Wednesday, May 6
noon-1 p.m.


Informed Consent with Cognitively Impaired Research Subjects

Robert Wittes, M.D., Director, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, NCI, Moderator

Ruth Dukoff, M.D., Senior Staff Fellow, Geriatric Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, Presenter

Paul S. Applebaum, M.D., A.F. Zeleznik Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Chairman of Psychiatry, and Director of Law and Psychiatry Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Guest Discussant

Speaker bios

Wednesday, May 13
noon-1:30 p.m.*

LCAT: A New Gene Target for the Treatment of High Cholesterol

Dr. H. Bryan Brewer, Jr., Chief, Molecular Disease Branch, NHLBI

Molecular Roots: The African Origin--Genetic and Historical--of a Muscle Disease in African-Americans

Paul H. Plotz, M.D., Chief, Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, NIAMS and John Vlach, Ph.D., Professor of American Studies and Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Speaker bios

A live interactive video conference to 50 medical schools and 1,000 hospitals across the country. Also broadcast live on NIH campus channel 41.

*Videoconferences are 90 minutes.

Wednesday, May 20
noon-1 p.m.


Multiorgan Failure Following Bone Marrow Transplanation

Henry Masur, M.D., Chief, Critical Care Medicine Department, CC, Moderator

(Please note: Today's lecture will be held in Masur Auditorium)

Wednesday, May 27
noon-1 p.m.


Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection: Pathogenesis, Disease, Treatment, and Prevention

Jeffrey Cohen, M.D., Head, Medical Virology Section, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIAID, Moderator

Speaker bio

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.

Videoconferences are 90 minutes.



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