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February 6, 2017

High-Stakes Superbowl for Winship

It was a heartbreaking outcome in Houston for Atlanta Falcons fans including those of us at Winship. Now, two of our leaders will make good on a friendly wager with New England Patriots fans from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. According to the terms of the wager, Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD and Sagar Lonial, MD will wear Patriots apparel in an upcoming social media post. We'll always rise up!
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Winship Collaborates on National Study of Physical Activity
Winship investigators have received a six year, $13.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to map the molecular effects of physical activity. Drs. Dean Jones, Eric Ortlund, Nicholas Seyfried, Keith Wilkinson, and Zhaohui Qin will lead the project with faculty from Emory and Georgia Tech.
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Feast of Words Celebrates Emory Authors, Editors
Winship oncologists Nabil Saba, MD and Bassel El-Rayes, MD, editors of a textbook on esophageal cancer, are being honored this afternoon at "A Feast of Words," celebrating Emory faculty who published books in the last year. A full list of the honorees will be released at the event.
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Winship Holds Puri Lecture

Winship's Kauffman Auditorium was standing room only for the 2nd Annual Surinder K. Puri Memorial Lecture on February 3. Guest speaker Michael E. Williams, MD delivered a talk titled, "Mantle Cell Lymphoma: 25 Years of Progress." Pictured: Sagar Lonial, MD, Michael E. Williams, MD; Mridula, Shaifali, and Saurabh Puri; and Christopher Flowers, MD.
Winship Study Featured in This Week in Blood
The article "Evaluating surveillance imaging for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma" by Drs. Madhusmita Behera, Jonathon Cohen, and Christopher Flowers is featured in This Week in Blood, a snapshot of the journal's top studies.
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Biomarker Services Available at Yerkes
The Yerkes Biomarkers Core at Emory announces new prices and an expanded assay catalogue for 2017. The core offers efficient and cost-effective solutions for ELISA, LC/MS-MS Mass spectrometry, and chemistries.
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Video: Gamma Knife Therapy

A new video on Gamma Knife radiosurgery features Winship patient Joe Garrett and his care team at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.
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February 6 - Cancer Biology Seminar Series
John Banja, PhD - "Ethics (CB570)"

February 7 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Christopher C. Porter, MD - "The Role of ETV6 in B Lymphopoesis and Leukemogenesis"

February 7 - IMP Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series
Joseph Sun, PhD - "Adaptive Responses of Natural Killer Cells during Viral Infection"

February 7 - 22nd Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Rafi Ahmed, PhD - "It's All About a Mouse Virus"

February 8 - Grand Rounds
Philip Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP - "Pancreatic Cancer: The Positive of the Negatives"

February 8 - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
David H. Lawson, MD - "Changes in Melanoma Research and Treatment"

February 8 - Curtis L. Parker Student Research Symposium Keynote
Douglas R. Lowy, MD, NCI Acting Director - "HPV Vaccine: FDA Approval Was Just the Beginning"

February 9 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Seth Rosen, MD - "The Emory Healthcare Robotic Surgery Program: Past, Present, and Future"

February 10 - Elkin Lecture
Xingming Deng, MD, PhD - "Mechanism of DNA Repair Pathway Choice for Cancer Therapy"

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

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

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