Feb. 24, 2015

Winship Welcomes New Faculty

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Winship Cancer Institute is proud to announce the newest cancer researchers and clinicians to join our faculty since August 2014. The group represents a variety of schools and departments at Emory University.

Mehrdad Alemozaffar, MD
Assistant Professor, Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: adrenal, bladder, kidney, prostate and testicular cancer

Imre Bodó, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: Benign (including coagulation) or malignant hematological disorders

Kimberly Curseen, MD
Acting Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: palliative medicine

Fuad El Rassi, MD
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: myeloid malignancies, classical hematology and sickle cell disease

Jun Fan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Focus: signaling basis of oncogenesis and cancer metabolism

Keerthi Gogineni, MD, MSHP
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: breast cancer

Nathan Jui, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Research Focus: use small molecules and synthetic chemistry to study and ultimately develop new treatments for cancer

Yonggang Ke, PhD
Assistant Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech College of Engineering/Emory University School of Medicine
Research Focus: structural nucleic acid nanotechnology

Haydn Kissick, PhD
Senior Associate in Tumor Immunology
Division of Translational Research, Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Focus: personalized vaccine targets for prostate cancer

Colleen McBride, PhD
Professor and Chair, Behavioral Sciences and Health Education
Rollins School of Public Health
Research Focus: genetic testing, tobacco use and cessation, behavioral and social cancer risk factors

Jane Lowe Meisel, MD
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: breast, cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer

Elisavet Paplomata, MD
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: breast, cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer

Pretesh Patel, MD
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: bladder, cervical, prostate, testicular and uterine cancer

Cheng-Kui Qu, MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Focus: cell signaling and metabolic regulation of hematopoietic stem cells; juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia

Manu Sancheti, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: esophageal and lung cancer

Walid Shaib, MD
Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: colorectal, esophageal, liver, pancreatic and stomach cancer

Jeffrey Vainshtein, MD
Instructor, Radiation Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: head and neck cancer, gastrointestinal malignancies, thoracic malignancies and sarcomas

Cynthia Wetmore, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: innovative therapies in pediatric oncology and neuro-oncology

William Wilcox, MD, PhD
Professor, Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Clinical Specialty: medical genetics
Research Focus: multiple myeloma in Gaucher disease and FGFR3 signaling

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