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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Schedule for October 1998

Wednesday, October 7
noon-1 p.m.


Breaking Bad News to Patients

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Department of Clinical Bioethics, CC, Moderator

Robert Buckman, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Oncologist and Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Canada, Presenter

Wednesday, October 14
noon-1:30 p.m.

Videoconferences are 90 minutes.

Recent Developments in the Epidemiology and Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Peter H. Bennett, M.D., Chief, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, NIDDK

Development of a Rotavirus Vaccine for Prevention of Severe Rotavirus Diarrhea of Infants and Young Children

Albert Kapikian, M.D., Head, Epidemiology Section, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, NIAID

(A Live Videoconference Broadcast to 50 Medical Schools and 1,000 hospitals across the country)

Broadcast Live on NIH Campus on Montgomery Cable Channel 41

Wednesday, October 21
noon-1 p.m.

Antiretroviral Treatment of Pediatric HIV Disease: Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

Lauren Wood, M.D., Senior Clinical Investigator, HIV/AIDS Malignancy Branch, Pediatric HIV Working Group, NCI

Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome

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

(Sponsored by the Clinical Research Interest Group)

Wednesday, October 28
noon-1 p.m.


Regional Mapping of GABA and Other Neurotransmitters in the Human Brain Using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: GABAergic Pathways in Clinical Examples Such As Stiff-Person Syndrome

Lucien M. Levy, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Spectroscopy Unit, Neuroimaging Branch, NINDS, 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.

Videoconferences are 90 minutes.


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