April 20, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 16


Of Note


Calendar April 23-29

Note: Institutions are listed with speakers who are not Health Science Center faculty or staff. No Sunday events were reported.

Monday, April 23

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Teaching Conference, "Surgical Management of Cervical Spine Degenerative Disease" (MED: 309L)

7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, "Norepinephrine and Neuropeptides in the Limbic Forebrain: Possible Substrates for Genetic Vulnerability to Stress and Anxiety," Dr. David Morilak (MED: 444B)

7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Case Studies" (MED: 209L)

Noon Physiology Grand Rounds, "A Novel Cyclic Nucleotide-Based Signaling Cascade Mediates Visual Excitation in Ciliary Invertebrate Photoreceptors," Dr. Maria del Pilar Gomez (MED: 444B)

Tuesday, April 24

8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, "Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis," Capt. Douglas Gottschalk, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio (MED: 309L)

8:30 a.m. Training Office, "Supervisor Orientation," Bill Salata (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)

Noon Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Cytology: Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of the Liver and Pancreas," Dr. Rose Anton, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, "Approaches and Promises in the Development of Medications to Treat Cocaine Dependence," Dr. Francis Vocci Jr., National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, Md. (MED: 409L)

1:30 p.m. Briscoe Library Workshop, "Ovid Tips and Tricks: Shortcuts and Advanced Features" (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

1:30 p.m. TNT, "Laboratory Technology: Ironing Out Hemachromatosis," Dr. Donna Leach, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, N.C. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar, "Functional Genomics in the Mouse," Dr. Ramiro Ramirez-Solis, Lexicon Genetics (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday, April 25

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Austin Case Presentation," Austin Team (MED: 309L)

7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Mellick Sykes (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "Hepatitis C: Overview and Update on Management," Dr. Anastacio Hoyumpa (MED: 409L)

10:30 a.m. TNT, "Women's Health Issues and Trends: Diabetes, Obesity and Women: Is the ADA Diet Counterproductive for Women?" Lynn McAfee, Council on Size and Weight Discrimination Inc., Philadelphia, Pa. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Noon Pharmacology Seminar, "Osmotic and Volume Integration by Autonomic Cell Groups in the Hypothalamic Paraventricular Nucleus," Dr. Glenn Toney (MED: 444B)

Noon Cellular and Structural Biology Seminar, "Genetic Modifiers of Liver Cancer Risk," Dr. Norman Drinkwater, University of Wisconsin Medical School (MED: 209L)

Thursday, April 26

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Steroids in Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis," Dr. Renee Bailey (MED: 444B)

Noon Briscoe Library Workshop, "Advanced Web Searching and Evaluating Biomedical Information" (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

Noon TNT, "End-of-Life Issues: Goals of Medical Care," Dr. Javier Kane, Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital, San Antonio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)

Noon Microbiology Seminar, "Understanding Chlamydia from the Inside Out," Dr. Richard Stephens, University of California at Berkeley (MED: 444B)

Noon Pediatric Research Seminar, "Assessment of the Role of the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition in Oxidant Stress-Induced Apoptosis," Dr. Brian Herman (MED: 409L)

4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. J. Milburn Jessup (MED: 209L)

4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Grand Rounds Conference, "Case Presentation," Dr. A. Joseph Atiya (MED: 309L)

5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, April 27

8:00 a.m. Continuing Dental Education, "OSHA Update: Required Topics," Dr. Robert Langlais (Call ext. 7-3177 to register.)

Saturday, April 28

8:00 a.m. Continuing Dental Education, "Is Periodontal Disease Affecting More Than Your Gums?" Dr. Thomas Oates (Call ext. 7-3177 to register.)