Grants Management holds compliance sessions
The Department of Grants Management has scheduled additional sponsored programs compliance sessions for July. Health Science Center employees who have signatory authority on K- and T-200 series accounts are required to attend. The first portion of the program covers information about grants and contracts; the second part addresses Institutional Review Board issues. Only those researchers who deal with human subjects are required to attend the second part of the program.
Sessions will be held July 7, 8:30-11:30 a.m., in room 209L; July 10, 1-4 p.m.; July 18 and 24, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; and July 27, 9 a.m.-noon, all in room 409L. Call Grants Management at ext. 7-2340 to indicate which session you will attend.
Ophthalmology seeks study participants
The Department of Ophthalmology is looking for glaucoma patients, ocular hypertensives or people suspected of having glaucoma to participate in a study of FDA-approved eye medications. Study participants must be over age 21. Those who complete the study protocol will be paid for their time. For more information, call Yolanda Trigo at ext. 7-8446.
New ethics seminar scheduled
"Physician-assisted Suicide and its Lessons for Every Practitioner" is the topic of an upcoming ethics course presented by Dr. Henry Perkins. The seminar will be held July 8 at the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health, 8310 Ewing Halsell at Wurzbach, from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is $100. For information on continuing education credits, call Marilyn Acre at ext. 7-6076.
Pet clinic closing temporarily
Laboratory Animal Resources' private pet clinic will be closed for two weeks, July 314. Supplies can still be purchased during that time, but pets will not be seen until the clinic reopens July 17.
Successful Aging Series continues
Dr. Michael Lichtenstein, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, in the Department of Medicine, will present "Accommodating Vision and Hearing Impairment" at the next Successful Aging session June 26. The presentation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the first-floor classroom at University Hospital. Anyone interested is welcome to attend and bring a lunch. To register, call Learning Resources at ext. 8-2355.
Toothpaste study seeks participants
Individuals ages 18-30 who are in good general health and have at least 16 natural teeth are sought for a toothpaste study in the Dental School. Participants will make three clinic visits during the six-week study and will receive $50 in compensation. Convenient appointments are available. To inquire about eligibility, call Pat at ext. 7-6335. Application deadline is June 30. Dr. Vincent Segreto, dental diagnostic science, is the principal investigator.
Chromosome 18 conference set
Health Science Center researchers will present the latest study findings for physicians, parents and affected children at the 10th Anniversary Family Conference of the Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society. The conference begins Sunday, June 25, and concludes Wednesday, June 28, at Tapatio Springs Resort and Conference Center near Boerne.
On Sunday, a benefit golf tourney and silent auction at Tapatio Springs will be open to the public. Interested individuals may call Claudia Traa, 479-3879, for more information.