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Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds Series

The Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds lecture series runs from September through June and takes place most Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Lipsett Amphitheater of Building 10. The lecture is preceded by either a 30-minute clinical case or basic science presentation at 9:00 a.m. also in Lipsett. Anyone who would like to meet with a speaker, or who has suggestions for speakers and topics for the next series can contact the Office of the Clinical Director at

Please see the NIH Events Calendar for additional information on upcoming lectures or contact the Clinical Director’s office at 301-496-1561.

Grand Rounds Schedule


Tuesday, May 09, 2017
9:30 am
Location: Bldg. 10, Lipsett
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Geschwind


Host(s): OCD

Activity Description: Through lecture, discussion, and slide show this activity will focus on cortical developments.

Who should attend: This activity is intended for Neurologists, Neuroscientists, Neurosurgeons, Neuropsychologists, and Health Care Professionals.

Educational Objectives: After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to-

  1. Identify neurological conditions common in the community and/or uniquely presenting in a clinical research environment to enable accurate evaluation and safe, and efficacious and economical management in that population of patients.
  2. Design and perform clinical research studies or analyze statistical/research data to improve the health and quality of life of neurological patients and reduce the financial burden to the family and nation.
  3. Define basic neuroscience advances that can explain mechanisms of disease and be applied to development of new evidence based therapies.

Accreditation Statement: The NINDS Grand Rounds has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for 1.5 credit per session for a maximum of 54 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the NIH that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity materials.