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February 9, 2015

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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
FIND FH, starting at Stanford. Read story
Year in review: The Department of Medicine’s top stories of 2014. Read story

Grand Rounds
Feb. 11: Challenges in Clinical Trials; Some Old and Some New. View event
Feb. 18: Ebola in Context. View event
Feb. 25: Placebo Effects in Clinical Care. View event

Department Events
GI Research Conference: Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and Colorectal Cancer Risk According to Tumor Immunity Status. View event
Cancer Education Seminar: New Treatment Options for Soft Tissue Sarcoma. View event
Infectious Disease Lecture Series: Board Review – Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria. View event
Hematology/BMT Tuesday Seminars: Journal Club. View event
Digestive Disease Conference: Clinical Case Reviews. View event
Research in Progress: Early Fertility Decline and Sex Imbalance in Rural China. View event
Fellows Didactic Lecture: Autoimmune Hepatitis and Overlap Syndrome. View event

Submit your Employee of the Month nominations by Feb. 15. View more
The ‘State of the Department’ presentation will be held Monday, March 9 from 4:30-5:30p.m. in LKSC.
The Platelet Colloquium is soliciting applications for their 2015 Early Career Investigators Awards. This year, they will be offering separate awards to Junior Faculty and to Individuals in Training. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 27. View more
The deadline for Spectrum’s KL2/TL1 Training Awards is March 1. Spectrum Training Awards are career mentored training awards for junior faculty, fellows, residents, medical and doctoral students providing both tuition and salary support with an emphasis on education and training in clinical and translational research. View more

In the News
"Healthy aging made simple" - Mehrdad Ayati discussed his recently published aging guidebook, “Paths to Healthy Aging,” with the San Jose Mercury News.
"Measles outbreak: Vaccination exemption would end under proposed California law" - David Magnus is quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article, which covers proposed legislation to eliminate the ‘opt out’ provision of vaccination law.

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