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Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS

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Clinical Scholars Presentations

Diet Versus Bariatric Surgery In Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Presenter:

Ana Emiliano, MD, Clinical Scholar, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Rockefeller University

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand that the main difference between the efficacy of weight loss through dieting versus bariatric surgery is the ability of the latter to promote weight loss maintenance.
  2. Weight loss is always associated with metabolic and cardiovascular benefits, whether it is in the context of dieting or after bariatric surgery.
  3. Bariatric surgery has a clear advantage over medical therapy for type 2 diabetes in terms of improved glycemic regulation and cardiovascular benefits.

Sponsors:

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)
Lutheran Family Health Centers
Date:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30 PM EST

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Skin Cancer and the Future of Novel Optical Imaging Devices

Speaker:

Dan Gareau, PhD, The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), The Rockefeller University

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the pathologies associated with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer
  2. To understand optical sectioning as a cellular imaging technique
  3. To understand the diagnostic potential of the noninvasive confocal technique

Sponsor:

Rockefeller University

Date/Time:

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST

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Advantages of Using Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Practice and Research

Speaker:

Dr. Iddo Ben-Dov, MD, PHD, The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), The Rockefeller University

Session Goals:

The goal of the presentation is to familiarize the participants with the advantages of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as a means to diagnose and study hypertension.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the indications and usage of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in diagnosing and managing out-of-office hypertension
  2. Learn the features and prognostic implications of blood pressure variability and diurnal variation as revealed by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  3. Learn how ambulatory blood pressure monitoring may facilitate hypertension research

Sponsor:

Rockefeller University

Date/Time:

Thursday, May 17th, 2012. 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST

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Cognitive Aging Disorders Risk Factors, Mechanisms and Potential Interventions

Speaker:

Ana Pereira, MD, Instructor in Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University

Learning Objectives:

  1. To review basic aspects of cognitive neurology
  2. To gain an understanding of the aging brain, Alzheimer’s Disease, and current research in the field
  3. To learn important aspects for evaluating patients with cognitive complaints and differential diagnosis

Sponsor:

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Date/Time:

January 14, 2014, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

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Statin Myopathy for Primary Care Clinicians

Speaker:

Patricia Maningat, MD, Clinical Scholar, Instructor in Clinical Investigation, Rockefeller University

Sponsor:

The Rockefeller University
Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Date:

Thursday, September 17, 2009

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Cardiovascular Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease

Speaker:

Manish Ponda, MD, Clinical Scholar, Rockefeller University

Sponsor:

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Date:

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

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Hepatitis C Virus Infection and B Cell Disorders

Speaker:

Edgar Charles, MD, Clinical Scholar, Rockefeller University

Sponsor:

The Rockefeller University, Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Date:

Thursday, October 23, 2008

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Transmission of HIV-1 Drug Resistance

Speaker:

Sharon Karmon, MD, The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), The Rockefeller University

Learning Objectives:

  1.  Describe the nature of transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance
  2. Discuss the benefits and limitations of using standard Sanger sequencing to characterize HIV-1 drug resistance mutations
  3. Discuss the benefits and limitations of using ultra-deep sequencing methods to characterize HIV-1 drug resistance mutations

Sponsor:

Rockefeller University

Date/Time:

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST

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Pharmacotherapy for Obesity

Presenter:

Lisa M. Neff, MD, Clinical Scholar, Rockefeller University

Sponsor:

The Rockefeller University, Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Date:

Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 6:00-7:30 pm EST

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The projects described were supported by the National Institutes of Health – National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NIH-NCATS) Grant Award # 8 UL1 TR000043 and by a 2011 CTSA Administrative Supplement Award. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of NIH or NCATS.