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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

 Clinical Center Grand Rounds

May 1999

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

Wednesday, May 5
noon-1 p.m.

New ABC Transporters in Multidrug Resistance: Role of the Half-Transporter

Susan Bates, M.D., Section Head, Molecular Therapeutics Section, Developmental Therapeutics Department, and Medicine Branch, NCI

Non-myelablative Transplants: A New Approach to Adoptive Alloimmunotherapy

John Barrett, M.D., Chief, Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Hematology Branch, NHLBI

Speaker bios

Wednesday, May 12
noon-1 p.m.

Bench to Bedside
Familial Syndromes of Spotty Skin Pigmenation: From Freckles to Endocrine and Other Tumors

  • Constantine A. Stratakis, M.D., D.Sc., Head, Unit on Genetics and Endocrinology, DEB, NICHD, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University
  • Susan E. Taymans, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Unit on Genetics and Endocrinology, DEB, NICHD
  • Lawrence S. Kirschner, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Unit on Genetics and Endocrinology, DEB, NICHD
  • Speaker bios

    Wednesday, May 19
    noon-1 p.m.
    IL-15: A Pleitropic Cytokine Involved in the Development of NK Cells and in the Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Autoimmune Diseases

    Thomas Waldmann, M.D., Chief, Metabolism Branch, DCS, NCI

    Strongyloides Stercoralis: A Cytokine-mediated Opportunist That Can Complicate HTLV-1 Infection

    Franklin Neva, M.D., Head, Section on Opportunistic Parasitic Diseases, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID

    Speaker bios

    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.

    Current Issues in the Management of Breast Cancer

    May 21, 1999
    Noon to 1 p.m. est

    Wednesday, May 26
    noon-1 p.m.

    The Importance of Fat: Lipoatrophy, Insulin Resistance, and Diabetes

    Simeon Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Diabetes Branch, NIDDK, Moderator

    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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