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July 11, 2016

Bridge Construction Begins This Weekend

Construction on a new, two-tiered pedestrian bridge on Clifton Road begins July 15. The bridge will connect the existing Emory University Hospital building to the J-Wing expansion project.
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Winship Head and Neck Experts to Speak at Seattle Meeting
Members of Winship's head and neck team including Nabil Saba, MD, Amy Chen, MD, Dong Moon Shin, MD, and Jonathan Beitler, MD are speakers at the annual meeting of the American Head & Neck Society July 16-20 in Seattle.
Navigating the Language of Cancer
In the spring issue of Winship magazine, Rebecca Pentz, PhD, professor of hematology and medical oncology in research ethics, explains how Winship is helping patients better understand and better navigate their cancer journey.
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Patients and Staff to Participate in Mural Event

The Foundation for Hospital Art is hosting a mural painting event on Tuesday, July 12 from 10am to noon in Winship Building C (2nd floor) and the Glenn Building (lobby). The event is part of the foundation's nationwide PaintFest America tour that will create collaborative artwork at cancer facilities in all 50 states.
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Grand Rounds Moves to Paperless Sign-In
Starting July 13, Winship Grand Rounds attendees can sign in with a smartphone or laptop at Attendees will enter their Emory credentials and a unique 6-digit access code that will be provided at each Grand Rounds.
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Resident Places 30th in Peachtree Road Race
Radiation oncology resident Jason Parks, MD finished 30th out of an estimated 60,000 participants in the AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4. Sign up today for the October 1st Winship Win the Fight 5K, a Peachtree Road Race qualifier that raises money for cancer research at Winship.
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Blankets Donated to Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

Winship's Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Emory University Hospital received a very special delivery of 100 donated blankets from two Atlanta-area Subaru dealers. Subaru is working with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to keep transplant patients warm during treatment and raise awareness. BMT Unit Director Emily Bracewell, RN and several BMT nurses were on hand to accept the blankets from representatives of Classic Subaru in Sandy Springs and Stivers Decatur Subaru.


July 13 - Grand Rounds
Steven J. Cohen, MD - "What's New in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer? A Lot!!!!"

July 13 - Division of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
Dean P. Jones, PhD - "Oxidative stress and environmental exposures in cancer biology: integrated omics approaches"

July 13 - MilliporeSigma Technical Seminar
"CRISPR Activators, Synthetic CRISPR, and the CRISPR Core Partnership Program"

July 14 - CDC/Emory/Morehouse Nanotechnology Day at Georgia Tech
Opportunities for Research Collaborations and Use of Shared User Lab Resources

July 14 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Melissa Gilbert-Ross, PhD - "Targeting adhesion signaling as an anti-metastatic therapy in KRAS, LKB1-mutant lung adenocarcinoma"

July 15 - Summer Scholars Research Symposium
Presentations by the 2016 Winship Summer Scholars

July 15 - No Elkin Lecture

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