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May 23, 2016

Woods and Langston among Health Care Heroes

Winship members William G. Woods, MD and Amelia Langston, MD are among the Emory physicians recognized as 2016 Health Care Heroes by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
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Winship participates in global study to test new breast cancer drug
Winship is one of 500 centers around the world that will participate in a first-of-its-kind study to test a new drug on patients diagnosed with HER2 negative breast cancer and who also have inherited mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Elisavet Paplomata, MD is the principal investigator at Winship.
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Dhodapkar to lecture at Winship
Reknowned hematologist Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS of Yale University School of Medicine will deliver a lecture on "Probing Early Events in Cancer" on Monday, May 23rd at 11:00 am at John H. Kauffman Auditorium (C5012) at Winship Cancer Institute. Lunch will be served.
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Harvey to lead DSMC
R. Donald Harvey, PharmD, director of the Phase I Clinical Trials Section, is the new leader of the Data Safety and Monitoring Committee (DSMC) at Winship. The position was previously held by Suresh Ramalingam, MD who assumed the role of Winship deputy director at the beginning of the year. The DSMC helps ensure the safety of all research participants, ethical research conduct, and data integrity.
ASCO Award goes to radiation oncology resident
Winship radiation oncology resident Richard Cassidy, MD, is the recipient of a 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award. Cassidy was one of 102 young oncologists from a dozen countries recognized for exceptional research.
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2016 Summer Scholars program kicks off
We're grooming the next generation of cancer researchers! The 2016 class of summer scholars are ready to undergo six weeks of mentorship and training. The class is made up of high school seniors from across the state of Georgia.
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Advanced 3D MRI may improve treatment of glioblastoma
In the May issue of OncologyLive, radiation oncologist Hui-Kuo Shu, MD, PhD, demonstrates the potential for advanced 3D MRI technology to better treat aggressive glioblastoma brain tumors.
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Team Winship at MMRF 5K
Winship faculty and staff recently took part in the MMRF Team for Cures: Atlanta 5K this past weekend! Chaired by Winship's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sagar Lonial, the event raised awareness for multiple myeloma and raised funds in support of Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Dosimetry graduate students train at Winship
Medical dosimetrists are a crucial part of the treatment team in radiation oncology, and now, graduate dosimetry students have the opportunity to do their clinical training at Winship.
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May 23 - Guest lecture
Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS "Probing Early Events in Cancer"

May 25 - Grand Rounds
Cletus A. Arciero, MD FACS - "The Evolving Management of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ"

May 25 - NanoFANS Forum: Cancer Nanotechnology
Baowei Fei PhD, EngD among presenters

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