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September 26, 2016

College of American Pathologists Honors Brat

Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, director of Winship's Cancer Tissue and Pathology Shared Resource, received a lifetime achievement award on September 24 from the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading organization of board-certified pathologists. Brat received the award at the CAP annual meeting in Las Vegas.
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Winship Researchers Help Identify Anti-Cancer Compounds
Winship members Muxiang Zhou, MD, Lubing Gu, MD, Cheng-Kui Qu, MD, PhD, Yuhong Du, PhD, and Haian Fu, PhD are part of a team that has identified compounds that stop anti-cancer targets from working together.
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Curran Speaks at Health Connect South Meeting
Walter J. Curran, Jr. MD joined a distinguished group of panelists to discuss the Cancer Moonshot on September 21 at the annual Health Connect South meeting at the Georgia Aquarium. Pictured: Curran with Winship member Otis Brawley, MD, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Harvey Goes to Washington

Winship's R. Donald Harvey, PharmD and fellow Georgians from the ASCO Advocacy Summit visited Rep. John Lewis at his Washington D.C. offices on September 22. Harvey and ASCO colleagues urged Congress to reinvest in cancer research and ensure access for patients. Pictured: Harvey with Rep. Lewis (center) and members of the ASCO delegation.
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Van Meir Receives Award for Brain Tumor Research
Winship Cancer Cell Biology Research Program leader Erwin Van Meir, PhD was honored with the Phil Jory Research Award from the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation following the organization's annual 5K race on September 24. The foundation has supported Van Meir's lab and other researchers at Winship for 18 years.
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Register for Your Flu Shot
The 2016 Emory Healthcare flu vaccination marathon will get underway next week. Everyone working at an Emory Healthcare facility must comply with the flu vaccination mandate by Monday, December 5 to maintain employment. To register, log in to Emory's Human Resources system, click Self-Service, then Influenza Vaccine Registration.
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Volunteer for the Winship 5K

Join the fun and volunteer at the Winship Win the Fight 5K! Volunteers are needed to distribute participant packets and t-shirts (Friday, September 30) and to serve as greeters, route monitors, and distribute food/water (Saturday, October 1). Contact DaVida Lee-Williams to sign up for a shift.
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September 26 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Katelyn Ponder - "Apoptotic Regulation of Caspase-3" and Elizabeth Zoeller - "KDM5B as a regulator of EMT plasticity in lung cancer"

September 28 - Grand Rounds
Nabil Saba, MD - "Head and Neck Cancer: Challenges in the Era of Immunotherapy"

September 30 - IORT Symposium
"Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy - A One-Stop Solution for Breast Conservation"

September 30 - No Elkin Lecture

A selection of media stories and news coverage for Winship Cancer Institute.

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Winship members published studies in major medical and scientific journals in August. View a list of first and senior author papers.

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View a selection of cancer-related federal and private funding opportunities.

Funding Opportunities


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