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April 6, 2015

Colleagues: Read on for the latest news and events, and keep up to date on all things DoM via Twitter, Facebook, and our website.

Latest News
Stanford cardiologists and researchers shine at the ACC in San Diego.

50 students will continue their medical journey as Stanford residents.

New way to sort cells without limitations of traditional methods.

Two publications submitted by Tim Goodnough, Lisa Shieh, Paul Maggio, and Neil Shah are the focus of a new Nature article.

Grand Rounds
April 8: Second Annual Karl G. Blume Memorial Lecture: Development of a CMV Vaccine as an Antiviral and Anti-Leukemia Therapy. View event »
April 15: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Advances and Opportunities. View event »
April 22: We Count Our Successes in Lives: The Best Medical Result at the Lowest Necessary Cost. View event »

Department Events
GI Lecture: Diagnostic Dilemmas—Difficult Ascites in Two Patients. View event »
Cancer Education Seminar: Advances in Neuroendocrine Tumors. View event »
Infectious Diseases Lecture Series: Meeting with Chief Fellows. View event »
Hematology/BMT Tuesday Seminars: Journal Club. View event »
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science: With Speaker Irv Weissman. View event »
Research in Progress: Clinician Driven Innovation to Reduce Child Health Disparities—Lessons Learned and Future Directions. View event »
Digestive Disease Clinical Conference. View event »
Endocrine Grand Rounds: An Unusual Case of Hyponatremia. View event »
Conversations in Global Health: Featuring Chris Elias of the Gates Foundation. View event »
Fellows Didactic Lecture: Obscure GI Bleeding. View event »
Oncology Special Seminar: Initiating Events in Prostate Cancer. View event »
PCCM Grand Rounds: Indoor Stove Smoke Exposure and Pulmonary Disease. View event »

Conversations in Global Health: Chris Elias, president of global development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will discuss his career and his work at the Gates Foundation on April 9. Learn more »
The abstract submission deadline for the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute’s Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Symposium is April 24. Learn more »
Investigators and research staff: The Stanford Center for Clinical Research and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will host a Clinical Research Education Session on April 30, from 9am-12: 30pm. Learn more »
Stanford affiliate pricing is now available for the Big Data in Biomedicine Conference on May 20-22. Learn more »
The Stanford Program in Bedside Medicine and the Stanford Medicine 25 Initiative will host an inaugural Skills Symposium on September 28-29, featuring Abraham Verghese, the core Stanford 25 team, and guest faculty including Dr. Steve McGee and Dr. Andrew Elder. The Symposium will teach attendees bedside skills, and is geared towards junior and mid-career faculty. Learn more »

In the News
New York Times: "Learning to say no to dialysis"
This article discusses how some older patients are choosing to forego dialysis. V.J. Periyakoil provides comment.
CBC Radio: "Scientists make cancer cells benign"
Ravi Majeti spoke with CBC Radio about his work that transforms leukemia cells into harmless immune cells called macrophages.

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