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June 6, 2016

Emory Names Next President

Claire E. Sterk, PhD, who currently serves as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named the 20th president of Emory University.
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Marcus, Gillespie Awarded NIH Grant for Education Program

Winship researchers Adam Marcus, PhD and Theresa Gillespie, PhD are the recipients of an R25 Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institutes of Health. The five-year award, totaling nearly $1.2 million, will create the Center for Advancing Health and Diversity through Citizen Science.
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FDA Approves Emory-Developed Prostate Cancer Imaging Probe
A cancer imaging agent that was originally developed by Winship member Mark Goodman, PhD and colleagues was approved on May 27 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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NCI-MATCH Trial Enrolling at Winship
The NCI-MATCH phase II precision medicine cancer trial resumed patient enrollment on May 31 at Winship and at medical facilities across the country. The trial, which is testing genetic targets in tumors, paused in November 2015 for a planned scientific review.
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Winship at ASCO

Dozens of Winship oncologists are attending the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 3-7 in Chicago. Pictured: Kristin Higgins, MD, Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, Madhu Behera, PhD, and Suresh Ramalingam, MD.
Torres 'Making a Mark' on Atlanta
Glenn Family Breast Center Director Mylin Torres, MD has been named one of Atlanta magazine's 2016 "Women Making a Mark" and is featured in the magazine's June issue. Thanks to Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta for the nomination. (Photo: Atlanta magazine)
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Winship Magazine Hot of the Press
The spring 2016 Winship magazine is now available in print and online. Feature stories include a look at how new drugs are working with the immune system to fight cancer and a minimally invasive surgical technique that is changing the prognosis for lung cancer patients.
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June 7 - Oncology Resident Core Lecture
Keerthi Gogineni MD, MSHP - "Oncologic Emergencies"

June 7 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Benjamin Barwick, BS, MS - "Epigenetic Regulation of B Cell Differentiation"

June 8 - No Grand Rounds due to ASCO

June 8 - Radiation Oncology Division of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
Yonggang Ke, PhD - "DNA Nanotechnology for Drug Delivery"

June 10 - Elkin Lecture
Kenneth H. Shain, MD, PhD - "Mathematical Modeling in Myeloma: A Road to Cure?"

June 10 - First Annual Glenn Family Breast Center Retreat
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Winship members published studies in major medical and scientific journals in May. View a list of first and senior author papers.

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