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 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Schedule for January 1999

Wednesday, January 6

noon-1 p.m.

Neuropsychiatric Approaches to Drug Abuse

Jean Lud Cadet, M.D., Clinical Director, Division of Intramural Research, NIDA

Eosinophils, Ribonucleases, and Host Defenses Against Viral Pathogens

Helene Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Host Defenses, NIAID

speaker bios

Wednesday, January 13

noon-1 p.m.

Bench to Bedside

Arthritis of Recent Onset: Studies of Pathogenesis and Prognosis

Hani El-Gabalawy, M.D., Coordinator, Early Synovitis Project, Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, NIAMS

Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky, M.D., Clinical Associate, Arthritis and Rheumatism Branch, NIAMS

Paul Duray, M.D., Special Expert in Pathology, Laboratory of Pathology, Division of Clinical Sciences, NCI

speaker bios

New Program:

The Clinical Center Round Table

Friday, January 15, 12 noon

It's a panel discussion broadcast live from the NIH TV studio to hospitals and academic health centers nationwide.

Friday's topic is "What's New in Imaging Sciences." Dr. Nick Bryan, CC Director of Diagnostic Radiology and Associate Director for Radiologic and Imaging Sciences, will lead the talks, and he'll be joined by his colleagues in radiology, Dr. Ronald Summers and Dr. Brad Wood, and Dr. Andrew Arai of the Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics. Dr. John I. Gallin, CC director, will moderate.

This is the first of 10 programs that will air live over the GE TiP-TV Healthcare Network and CenterNet. Watch them on the screen in Lipsett Auditorium starting at noon.

Wednesday, January 20

noon-1 p.m.

Bench to Bedside

Recombinant Immunotoxins for the Treatment of Malignant Brain Tumors

Richard Youle, M.D., Chief, Biochemistry Section, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS

Edward H. Oldfield, M.D., Chief, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS

speaker bios

Wednesday, January 27

noon-1 p.m.


Neuroplasticity: From the Laboratory to the Clinic

Leonardo G. Cohen, M.D., Chief, Human Cortical Physiology Section, NINDS, Moderator

speaker bio


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.


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