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Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, conducts clinical, basic, translational, population sciences and community engaged research central to our patient-focused mission.

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Hope Through Scientific Innovation

Researchers at Winship thrive in a robust research environment, bolstered by collaborative infrastructure, state-of-the-art facilities and extensive research programs and shared resources. Discoveries originating in our laboratories seamlessly transition to clinical practice, offering patients hope through innovative therapies.

Research Programs

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University provides four comprehensive research programs, each consisting of investigators from Emory and partner institutions. These programs bring together researchers with complementary and synergistic interests in specific areas of cancer research.

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Research Resources

Membership in Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is open to any faculty member of Emory University, with a predominant interest in cancer or a cancer related discipline and who meets the stated requirements for membership.

Winship program members are affiliated with one of four dedicated research programs: Cancer Immunology, Cancer Prevention and Control, Cell and Molecular Biology and Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics. Explore our memberdirectory.

Winship offers Emory investigators and those from other institutions centralized access to specialized scientific expertise, consultation, infrastructure, technology and equipment through our shared resources.

Specialized cancer research grants fund unique translational cancer research programs, supporting an elite team of investigators in specific areas.

Winship researchers secure funding through various awards and grants. Explore a range of federal, private and internal funding opportunities that you may be eligible to apply for to further scientific advancements.

This resource provides a select listing of published research in scientific journals by investigators at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

Community Outreach and Engagement

The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement promotes and facilitates community-facing research and activities for Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University through programmatic initiatives across the state of Georgia.

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Clinical Trials Office

The Clinical Trials Office at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University advances progress in cancer care by supporting quality, high-impact clinical research conducted by Winship investigators, thereby providing patients with access to innovative treatment options.

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Our findings also reflect the increased risks of mental health challenges faced by parents following their child’s cancer diagnosis,

Xu Ji, PhD, MSPH, researcher

Support Cancer Breakthroughs

Support our efforts to develop scientific breakthroughs that offer cancer patients and their loved ones hope and alleviate the burden of cancer in Georgia. The advancement of cancer research and treatments is in your hands.