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November 7, 2016

Marcus Named to 40 Under 40 List

Adam Marcus, PhD, director of the Integrated Cellular Imaging Shared Resource at Winship, was named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2016 40 under 40 list. The publication, which presented the honor on November 3, calls the forty young women and men "metro area movers and shakers."
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Winship Investigators Honored for FDA-Approved Technology
Mark Goodman, PhD, David Schuster, MD, and colleagues were honored for their work in the diagnostic imaging agent Axumin at a November 2 reception hosted by Emory's Department of Radiology and Office of Technology Transfer. Axumin is now FDA-approved for use in prostate cancer and brain tumors.
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Winship Brain Tumor Team Receives Awards
Faculty and staff from Winship's brain tumor team were honored at the Voices Against Brain Cancer 5K held October 23 in Atlanta. Awardees included Jeffrey Olson, MD, Alfredo Voloschin, MD, Hui-Kuo Shu, MD, PhD, Tobey MacDonald, MD, Hyunsuk Shim, PhD, Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, Soma Sengupta, MD, PhD, Delelar Boddi, LPN, and Sherlotti Jackson.
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Veterans Day at Emory

Join the Emory Veterans Association for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11, at 11 a.m. on the Quad. The free ceremony includes guest speaker Jon Keen, MBA, MPA, a combat veteran and graduate of Goizueta Business School.
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Atlanta VA Leads NCTN Enrollment
Winship investigators at the Atlanta VA have more cancer patients enrolled in NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) studies than other institution in the U.S. Special kudos to Drs. Scott Edelman, Bruce Hershatter, Maria Ribeiro, and Wayne Harris and the entire Winship team of physicians and coordinators working at the Atlanta VA.
Umstead Successfully Defends PhD Thesis
Cancer Biology Graduate Program student MaKendra Umstead delivered an oral presentation of her dissertation on October 31 titled, "Aurora Kinase A Promotes Oncogenic Signaling Through Novel Protein-Protein Interactions." Pictured: Umstead presenting to advisor Haian Fu, PhD and other thesis committee members.

Help Nominate The Winship 80!

Winship will celebrate its 80th anniversary in October 2017. We need your help in selecting The Winship 80. These are people who have had an impact on our work to transform cancer treatment through innovative research. They can be survivors, caregivers, community leaders, volunteers, researchers, advocates, and philanthropists.
Nomination Form
Call for Global Cancer Research Poster Abstracts
The National Cancer Institute invites poster abstract submissions for the 5th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research to be held in Bethesda on April 6, 2017. The deadline to submit is December 2.
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Sign Up for the Holiday Family Adoption Program
Want to help a family in need this holiday season? Sign up by December 9 for the Winship Holiday Family Adoption Program and help fulfill the gift list of a Winship patient and their family members.
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November 7 - Pathology Grand Rounds
Brent L. Wood, MD, PhD - "Laboratory Monitoring of Therapeutic Response in Acute Leukemia"

November 7 - Winship Diwali Celebration
Join us for lunch and enjoy Indian food

November 7 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Jamie King - "Novel Roles of TTK and KLF5 Signaling in Breast Cancer"

November 8 - Aflac Research Conference
James Dahlman, PhD - "Technologies for targeted gene manipulation in cells and animals"

November 9 - Grand Rounds
Omar Abdel Wahab, MD - "Understanding and Targeting Spliceosomal Gene Mutations in Cancer"

November 9 - Department of Radiation Oncology Division of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
Division of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk - Tian Liu, PhD - "Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging for Evaluation of Responses to Cancer Radiotherapy"

November 9 - Mentorship Event: Faculty Development Lecture Series
Jeff Boatright, PhD and Carlos del Rio, MD - "Responding to Reviewers"

November 11 - Elkin Lecture
Xiaohua Wu, PhD - "Independent Function of BCRA1 in Tumor Suppression"

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