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May 16, 2016
 
 
 

Curran receives ACR gold medal

Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran Jr., MD was honored with a 2016 American College of Radiology (ACR) gold medal in Washington, DC, on May 15 during the annual ACR meeting.
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AJC Nursing Award finalists
Every year, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recognizes nurses at Atlanta-area hospitals and clinics who make a significant impact on their patients. Congratulations to our 2016 AJC Nursing Award finalists: Diane Atkinson, Nicole Bansavage, Marva Nicholas & Ashley Rollins!
 
  
Winship Invest$ names prostate cancer awardees
A half dozen Winship investigators will receive Prostate Cancer Center Pilot Grants as part of Winship Invest$. The peer-reviewed program is designed to provide pilot funds for novel, innovative cancer research projects by Winship researchers.
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Dunwoody golfers raise funds for Winship
The Dunwoody Country Club Champions Golf Association raised over $225,000 to benefit prostate cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute. The John H. Kauffman Prostate Cancer Research Fundraiser took place on May 10 and included a golf outing and reception. Pictured: Mark Kauffman, president Kauffman Tire with event co-chairs: Ed Kennedy and John Mills.
 
  
Schuerholz to serve as Winship 5K grand marshal
Atlanta Braves Vice Chairman John Schuerholz will serve as grand marshal of the sixth annual Winship Win the Fight 5K on Saturday, October 1st. Registration is officially open for the event which is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.
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All Winship staff and faculty are invited to attend an educational expo on clinical trials today, May 16th at 7am and 10am in the John H. Kauffman Auditorium (5th floor Winship).
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May 16 - Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellow Lecture
Astrid Belalcazar Portacio, MD
 
 
 

May 18 - Grand Rounds
Mala Shanmugam, PhD, MS - "Targeting the Warburg Effect: From PET to Therapy"
 
 
 

May 18 - Radiation Oncology Resident Seminar
Derick Okwan-Duodu, MD, PhD - "Modulation of Radiation Toxicity by Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Blockade"
 
 
 

May 19 - Dept. of Hematology and Medical Oncology Basic and Translational Science Division Meeting
Mohammad Aminur Rahman, PhD - "Nanotechnology-based siRNA delivery system for cancer therapy"
 
 
 

May 19 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Ajay Nooka, MD, MPH, FACP - "Prevalence of MGUS among African Americans"
 
 
 

May 20 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Rathi Pillai, MD and Alice Kamphorst, PhD - "Immune checkpoint inhibitors: biomarker discovery"
 
 
 

May 20 - Elkin Lecture
Erwin G. Van Meir, PhD - "GPCR BAI1: p53's Big Brother"
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 

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