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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds



 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

December 1999

CME available. Questions? Call 301-496-2563. Email : Contact Us.

Wednesday, December 1
noon-1 p.m.


Balancing High Risk Procedures Against Long Term Outcomes in Treating Genetic Disorders

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

John Lantos, M.D., Associate Professor of Clnical Pediatrics and Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Guest Discussant

Wednesday, December 8
noon-1 p.m.

Angiogenesis Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer

William D. Figg,, Pharm. D, Senior Investigator and Head, Clinical Pharmacokinetics Section, Medicine Branch, Division of Clinical Sciences, NCI

Pharmacological Differences Between Men and Women

Mary J. Berg, Pharm. D., Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa

Wednesday, December 15
noon-1 p.m.

Criteria and Recommendations for Vitamin C Intake

Mark Levine, M.D., Chief, Molecular and Clinical Nutrition Section, Digestive Diseases Branch, NIDDK

The Multifaceted Challenges of Patients with Proteus Syndrome: Formerly Known as "Elephant Man Disease"

Leslie G. Biesecker, M.D., Medical Officer, Genetic Diseases Research Branch, NHGRI

December 17, 1999
Noon to 1 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Frontiers in Immunization: New and Improved Vaccines

Panel leader: Robert Chanock, M.D., Chief, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Clinical Center Roundtable airs live on GE TiP-TV and CenterNet, the Academic Health Center Network. Campus viewers can watch the program live in Lipsett Amphitheater in Building 10.

Wednesday, December 22
noon-1 p.m.

Bench to Bedside 
Farnesyl Protein Transferase Inhibitors in Cancer Treatment

JoAnn Zujewski, M.D., Senior Medical Oncologist, Medicine Branch, NCI

Geoff Clark, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Cell Cancer Biology Department, Medicine Branch, Division of Clinical Sciences, NCI

Wednesday, December 29
noon-1 p.m.

Grand Rounds Canceled for the Holidays

All health-care professionals are invited to CC Grand Rounds. Participants will be provided state-or-the-art research on the latest scientific advances in the field of biomedical research. Lectures will be held in the Lipsett Amphitheater, First Floor, Clinic Building, (ACRF), Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland. Parking is very limited on the NIH campus, but Medical Center Station on the Red line is within a 10-minute walk of the Clinical Center.

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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. 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 hour per session up to a maximum of 48 hours 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.

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: If you require special accomodations to participate, please provide information about your requirements to Clinical Center Communications at 301-496-2563 at least five business days in advance of lecture.

Questions about the Clinical Center or CC Grand Rounds? Contact Us

Or call: (301) 496-2563

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