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April 24, 2017

Registration Opens for Winship 5K

Registration is officially open for the 7th Annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk on October 14. The revamped Winship 5K website has new features to help you build your team and reach your fundraising goals.
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Winship Investigators Honored at ASCI
Three Winship investigators were recognized at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) held April 21-23 in Chicago. Suresh Ramalingam, MD and Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD (pictured with Douglas Graham, MD, PhD) were inducted as ASCI members. Robert Schnepp, MD, PhD received ASCI's 2017 Young Physician-Scientist Award.
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Winship Hematologists Meet with Aspiring Doctors
Christopher Flowers, MD and Leon Bernal-Mizrachi, MD attended the Student National Medical Association's Annual Medical Education Conference April 12-16 in Atlanta. The Winship clinicians teamed up with the American Society of Hematology to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue careers in hematology.
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March for Science

March for Science rallies were held in Washington D.C., in Atlanta, and around the world on Saturday, April 22. Clockwise from top left: Drs. Carlos Moreno, Deborah Bruner (in Washington, D.C.), Madhu Behera, and Jean Koff.
Lonial Throws Out First Pitch for Emory Eagles
Sagar Lonial, MD, Winship chief medical officer, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Emory Eagles baseball game on April 22 at Chappell Park in Atlanta. The Eagles wrapped up their regular season with Saturday's win against New York University.
Atlanta Komen Race Moved to June 24
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta has postponed the annual Race for the Cure amid traffic concerns related to the I-85 bridge collapse. The race will take place in Lenox Square on June 24, nine days after the I-85 bridge is scheduled to reopen.
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Photos Highlight Women in Surgery

Female surgeons at Emory and around the world are recreating The New Yorker magazine's April 4th cover and sharing the photos online with the hashtags #ILookLikeASurgeon and #NYerCoverChallenge. Winship surgeon Amy Chen, MD, MPH is among those from Emory who have participated in the challenge, which is helping raise the visibility of women in surgery.
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BBISR Offers Free Workshops for Investigators
Winship's Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource (BBISR) will host a series of five "do it yourself" workshops in June. Participants will learn different biostatistics and bioinformatics tools, techniques, and concepts to enhance their research. Space is limited. The deadline to register is May 15.
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Development, PR Teams Attend National Meeting
Winship development and communications staff attended the annual NACCDO/PAMN conference April 18-21 in Lexington, Kentucky. Pictured: Catherine Williams, Pam McAdams, Amanda Puche, Dave Edwards, Amanda Benedict, Jennifer Daly, Maggie Gillespie, and Judy Fortin, who was elected to the PAMN steering committee.
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Winship Holds Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

Clinicians and researchers attended Winship's Updates in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer Symposium on April 22. Pictured: course director Nabil Saba, MD (center) and co-course directors Mark El-Deiry, MD and Kristin Higgins, MD.


April 24 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Student Rotation Talks

April 24 - Emory Core Week Event
Integrated Cellular Imaging Core - Neil Anthony, PhD - "The Lattice Light Sheet Microscope: Life at High Speed in 4 Dimensions"

April 24 - Medical Physics Monthly Lecture Series
Tian Liu, PhD and Ashesh Jani, MD - "Multimodality Imaging Platform for Neurovascular Bundle Sparing Prostate Radiotherapy to Preserve Sexual Function"

April 25 - Emory Core Week Event
NanoString Technologies - Carmen Marsit, PhD - "Genomic Imprinting as an Environmental Sensor"

April 25 - Emory Core Week Event
Emory Integrated Genomics Core - Oskar Laur, PhD - "Application of Modern Cloning Techniques in a University Setting"

April 25 - Mentorship Event: RSPH Faculty Career Development Series
"Developing Your Personal Mission Statement"

April 25 - Free Noon Performance
Vega String Quartet

April 25 - State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Address
Jonathan S. Lewin, MD

April 25 - Mentorship Event: RSPH Faculty Career Development Series
"Developing Your Personal Mission Statement"

April 25 - Aflac Research Conference (ARC)
William G. Woods, MD, Frank Keller, MD, Craig Shapiro, MD - "Point Counterpoint Discussion: Antimicrobial management in fever and/or neutropenia"

April 26 - Emory Core Week Event
Division of Animal Resources Open House

April 26 - Grand Rounds
David M. Berkowitz MD - "Endoscopic Management of Malignant Airway Obstruction"

April 27 - Emory Core Week Event
Mouse Transgenic and Gene Targeting Core - "Generating mutant alleles in mice using CRISPR"

April 27 - Emory Core Week Event
Cell Line Engineering - Mark Gerber, PhD - "It's Not a One Size Fits All Process"

April 27 - Emory Core Week Event
Integrated Cellular Imaging (ICI) Core Data Club

April 27 - Emory Core Week Event
Mouse Transgenic and Gene Targeting Core - "CRISPR Consultation Office Hours"

April 27-28 - ACTSI Community Partnership Forum
David Satcher, MD, PhD - "Understanding Resilience in Underserved Communities: From Research to Reality"

April 28 - Emory Core Week Event
Mouse Transgenic and Gene Targeting Core - "CRISPR Consultation Office Hours"

April 28 - Emory Core Week Event
4th Annual Core Day

April 28 - Elkin Lecture
Jeffrey C. Rathmell, PhD - "Fueling T Cells in Immunity and Cancer"

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