|Adolescents and AIDS: Millennium Milestones
Tuesday, September 26, 2000
Medicine for the Public lecture series sponsored by the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health.
|New Directions for Organ and Tissue Transplantation
Tuesday, September 19, 2000
<br> Dr. Allan Kirk <br> Chief, Transplantation Section National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases <br><br> Dr. Kirk will explain how diabetes, renal failure, and other end-stage organ diseases can be treated more successfully by immunologic strategies that make the body believe that the transplanted tissues are its own. A surgeon and authority on organ transplantation, Dr. Kirk will explore new methods to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs and tissues, and the development of new drugs or techniques that may improve the success of organ and tissue transplants. <br><br>