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February 8, 2016

Ramalingam Named Deputy Director of Winship

Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, an internationally recognized lung cancer physician-investigator, has been named deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.
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Studies Show Tobacco Control Lags in Southeast
A series of studies led by Winship's associate director for population sciences, Carla Berg, PhD, highlight lagging progress with tobacco control in the southeastern U.S. as well as perception gaps between lawmakers and the public.
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Puri Lecture
The inaugural Surinder K. Puri Memorial Lecture was held Friday, February 5 at Winship. The annual lectureship focuses on B-cell malignancies, and was established by Puri's wife to help accelerate advances in this area. Pictured: Saurabh Puri, Mridula Puri, MD, guest speaker Ash Alizadeh, MD, PhD, Sagar Lonial, MD, and Shaifali Puri.
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Joel A. Katz Music is Medicine Collection Debuts at Winship

The Joel A. Katz Music is Medicine Collection is now on display at Winship (tunnel level) and open to the public. Platinum records, autographed guitars, and hand written lyrics from some of the biggest names in the music industry are part of this priceless collection of donated memorabilia. The gift coincides with the T.J. Martell Foundation's establishment of The Joel A. Katz Music is Medicine Fund which supports dedicated, innovative cancer research at Winship. Pictured: Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, Laura Heatherly (CEO, TJ Martell Foundation), Joel A. Katz, and Larry Boise, PhD.
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Nominate Your Peers for Atlanta's Top Doctors
All licensed physicians are invited to nominate up to 25 peer physicians for the annual Top Doctors list. Those who are ultimately selected as Top Doctors may appear in the July 2016 issue of Atlanta magazine and/or online on Castle Connolly's website. The nomination process is open now until February 12.
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Precision Oncology Symposium
The Cancer Research Network is co-hosting a special symposium at the Health Care Systems Research Network Annual Conference in Atlanta. There is a special one-day registration option for those who will not be attending the full conference. Speakers include Winship's Deborah Watkins Bruner, PhD, RN, FAAN.
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Winship Melanoma Conference
Join Winship at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta on Saturday, February 27 for practice-changing updates that impact clinical outcomes for patients with melanoma.
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Postdoc Symposium and Call for Abstracts
Sponsored by Emory's Office of Postdoctoral Education, the 9th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium will take place on May 19. The deadline to submit abstracts is March 1.
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Feb. 8 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar Series
Rebecca Pentz, PhD - "Key Research Ethics Issues: Discussing Cases"

Feb. 10 - Grand Rounds
James J. Dignam, PhD - "Cancer Clinical Trial Design: Innovations and Controversies"

Feb. 10 - Division of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
Deborah Bruner, PhD, RN, FAAN - "Radiation Therapy and the Microbiome"

Feb. 11 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Herbert Chen, MD - "Top Ten Strategies for Success in Academic Surgery"

Feb. 11 - Radiation Oncology Seminar
Zihua Gong, PhD - "Protein-protein Interaction in DNA Damage Response and Tumorigenesis"

Feb. 12 - No Elkin Lecture

Winship members published studies in major medical and scientific journals in January. View a list of first and senior author papers.

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A selection of media stories and news coverage for Winship Cancer Institute.

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View a selection of cancer-related federal and private funding opportunities.

Funding Opportunities


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