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NLM Announces Inaugural Annual Donald Lindberg and Donald King Lecture, October 7

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the first annual Donald A.B. Lindberg & Donald West King Lecture, co-sponsored by the NLM, Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM), and the American Medical Informatics Association, on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM in Masur Auditorium, Building 10. The inaugural lecture, which honors recently retired NLM Director Dr. Lindberg and former NLM Deputy Director of Research and Education Dr. King, is titled, “Integrating Multi-scale Data for Biomedical Discovery and Clinical Implementation.” It will be given by Russ Altman, MD, PhD, of Stanford University. Dr. Altman’s primary interests are in the field of bioinformatics. He is particularly interested in the analysis of protein and RNA structure and function, both in an individual problem-centered manner and on a functional genomic scale. Dr. Altman currently serves as a member of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD). The program will also be videocast (and archived for later viewing) at: //

Light refreshments sponsored by the FNLM will follow the lecture.

Russ Altman, MD, PhD, of Stanford University

Dr. Russ Altman

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