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November 21, 2016
 
 
 

Torres Honored with Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research

Mylin A. Torres, MD, director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship, was selected to hold the Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research. Pictured: Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, Rand Glenn Hagen, Mylin A. Torres, MD, Sebastian Smith, Louisa Glenn D'Antignac, Lou Glenn, and Tom Glenn.
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Nutty Stimulant Revealed as Anticancer Tool
A team of Winship scientists and clinicians demonstrated that arecoline, the stimulant component of areca nuts, can inhibit the growth of human lung cancer and leukemia cells. Jing Chen, PhD is senior author on the paper scheduled for publication in Molecular Cell. Photo credit: Banni Pulikottil
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Call for Proposals: Winship Invest$
Winship is now accepting proposals for its third round of pilot funding opportunities through the Winship Invest$ program. Proposals are invited in five research domains with one-year budgets of up to $50,000. The deadline to submit a letter of intent is December 9.
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Mentorship Event: Becoming Better Teachers
Emory University School of Medicine invites you to a full-day workshop on January 11, 2017 designed to enhance your teaching skills.
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When Cancer Comes Back
Wendy Baer, MD, medical director of psychiatric oncology at Winship, discusses strategies for coping with cancer recurrence in the latest issue of Winship magazine.
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Winship 5K Final Tally and Video

The final numbers are in for the Winship Win the Fight 5K and the 6th annual event raised a record breaking $932,946. More than 3,200 people participated and there were 187 teams. Close to 300 volunteers helped to make the race a success. Be sure to save the date for the 7th annual Winship 5K on October 14, 2017.
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November 21 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Student Rotation Talks
 
 
 

November 22 - Aflac Research Conference
Rodney Camire, PhD - "New Regulatory Aspects of Coagulation Factor V-Biochemical and Clinical Considerations"
 
 
 

November 23 - No Grand Rounds
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November 25 - No Elkin Lecture
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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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