Sept. 28, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 39


Of Note


Calendar October 1-7

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

Monday, Oct. 1
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Gastrimona: Sporadic and Familial," Dr. Melanie Richards (MED: 209L)
Noon Physiology Seminar, "What Can Evolution Teach Us About Aging That We Donít Already Know?" Dr. Daniel Promislow, University of Georgia (MED: 444B)

Tuesday, Oct. 2
8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, "Complications of OM/Sinusitis," Dr. Anthony Manilla (MED: 309L)
10:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Workshop, "Searching the Web for Biomedical Information" (Register at
11:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Blood Banking: Umbilical Cord Blood Collection, Processing, Storage and Transplantation," Mary Beth Fisk, South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, San Antonio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar, "Recent Studies of DNA Replication Fidelity," Dr. Thomas Kunkel, National Institutes of Health (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday, Oct. 3
6:30 a.m. Ortho/Podiatry Grand Rounds, "The Problem Wound," Dr. Lawrence Harkless (MED: 309L)
7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Mellick Sykes (MED: 209L)
8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "Ethics is Simple. Or is it?" Dr. Henry Perkins (MED: 409L)
8:30 a.m. Training Office, "Medical Terminology Basics," Anita Glass (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
11:00 a.m. TNT, "Microbiology: Blood Culture Update," Dr. Linda Mann, Baylor University Medical Center (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Pharmacology Seminar, "New Developments in Angiotensin Receptor Regulation," Dr. Kathryn Sandberg, Georgetown University Medical Center (MED: 444B)

Thursday, Oct. 4
8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Computerized Neuropsychological Assessment in Drug Trials," Joe Bleiberg (MED: 444B)
8:30 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds, "Post-Herpetic Neuralgia," Dr. Euleche Alanmanou (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)
4:00 p.m. Pediatric Research Seminar, "Mast Cells: New Paradigms in Health and Disease," Dr. Joshua Boyce, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School (DTL: 3.424.T)
4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Morton Kahlenberg (MED: 209L)
4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Grand Rounds, "Case Presentation," Dr. Saeed Ally (MED: 309L)
5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, Oct. 5
7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Asthma: From Molecules to Behaviors — Potential Solutions for a Global Problem," various speakers (MED: 409L)
7:30 a.m. Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds, "Intra-Uterine Growth Restriction," Dr. George Neubert, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (MED: 309L)