March 1, 2002
Volume XXXV, No. 9



Calendar March 4 - 10

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

Monday, March 4
7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Teaching Conference, "Current Concepts of Distal Radius Fractures" (MED: 309L)
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Endovascular Repair of AAA: Recent Advances," Dr. Kashyap Vikram (MED: 209L)
7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, "Morbidity & Mortality" (MED: 444B)
Noon Physiology Seminar, "Epithelial Sodium Channel Function and Regulation," Dr. Peter Snyder, University of Iowa Health Care (MED: 444B)

Tuesday, March 5
6:30 a.m. Ortho/Podiatry Grand Rounds, "First MTPJ Arthritis" (MED: 309L)
8: 00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, "Tinnitis," Dr. David K. Hayes, Brook Army Medical Center (MED: 309L)
11:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Blood Banking: Plasma Exchange (Indications/Case Studies)," Carmen Julius, Butler Memorial Hospital, Butler, Pa. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Medicine Research Seminar, "Pathogenesis and Therapy of HIV-Associated Neurological Diseases," Justin McArthur, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md. (MED: 209L)
12:30 p.m. TNT, "Clinical Chemistry: Current Trends in Drugs of Abuse," Dr. Vincent Papa, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds (MED: 409L)
4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar Series, "Visualizing the DNA Damage Checkpoint in Yeast," Dr. David P. Toczyski, University of California, San Francisco (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday, March 6
7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Boulos Toursarkissian (MED: 209L)
7:30 a.m. Multidisciplinary Breast Conference, Dr. Pamela Otto (MED: 331.5B)
8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds (MED: 409L)
10:00 a.m. TNT, Microbiology: "Newer Approaches to the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis," Dr. Rita Gander, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Cellular & Structural Biology Seminar, "The Interplay Between Cell Cycle Activation and Apoptosis in the Normal and Diseased Heart," Dr. Loren Field, Indiana University (MED: 209L)
Noon Pharmacology Seminar, "Structural Sites for Morphine Regulation of Mu-Opiod Receptors in the Nucleus Accumbens," Dr. Adena Svingos, Weill Medical College of Cornell University (MED: 444B)
3:30 p.m. Barshop Center Aging Research Seminar (Texas Research Park: STCBM Building: Room 3.200)
4:00 p.m. Cardiac Catheterization Conference, Dr. Marc Feldman (MED: 209L)

Thursday, March 7
8:00 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds, "Review of Pain Applications of Botulinum Toxins," Dr. Mike Royal, Pain Evaluation & Treatment Center, Tulsa, Okla. (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Workshop, "Ovid Tips & Tricks: Ovid Online" (Register at training/training.html)
Noon Combined Thoracic Surgery, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)
Noon Microbiology Spring Seminar Series, "Understanding Chlamydiae Pathogenesis: Has Genomics Helped?" Dr. Grant McClarty, University of Manitoba, Canada (MED: 444B)
4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Morton Kahlenberg (MED: 209L)
4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar Series, "Role of Proteolysis in the Control of Cell Cycle and Differentiation," Dr. Yong Wan, Harvard Medical School (IBT: 3.002)
4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Grand Rounds, "Case Presentation," Dr. Brent New (MED: 309L)
5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, "In-Service Exam" (MED: 444B)

Friday, March 8
7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Child Sexual Abuse: What's New? What's Not?" Dr. Nancy Kellogg (MED: 409L)
8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds, "Portal Hypertension," Dr. Muhammad Naeem (MED: 444B)
9:00 a.m. Continuing Dental Education, "Texas Brief: Dentistry and the Internet: 20/20 Vision," Dr. Sarah Dirks (Call ext. 7-3177 to register.)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Hospital Chaplaincy: Taking Ordinary Steps When Extra-Ordinary Medical Means are Used," Don Hanson, Western District of Texas, San Antonio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Microbiology Spring Seminar Series, "In Situ Consequences of the Physiological and Phylogenetic Diversities of Acetogenic Bacteria," Dr. Harold L. Drake, University of Bayreuth, Germany (DTL: 3.424T)
1:30 p.m. Continuing Dental Education, "Texas Brief: Update on Digital Imaging in Dentistry," Dr. Bloyce Britton III (Call ext. 7-3177 to register.)