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November 27, 2017

Help Winship 5K Reach Its $1M Goal!

The 7th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Race/Walk is close to raising $1 million for cancer research at Winship, with donations being accepted through Nov. 30. Mark your calendars for next year's Winship 5K scheduled for Oct. 13, 2018. Pictured: Radiation oncology resident Jason Parks, MD, the overall winner of the 2017 Winship 5K, is greeted by Grand Marshal Dominique Wilkins at the finish line.
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Shaib Selected for Hirshberg Award
Winship oncologist Walid Shaib, MD is the recipient of a seed grant from the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The award will support Shaib's study of the effect of treatment on immune pathways in pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
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Waller Featured at International Hematology Summit
Winship hematologist Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD recently presented research at Zhejian University's hematology summit in Hangzhou, China. Pictured: Waller (second from right) with other international stem cell transplant colleagues.
Save the Date: Winship Scientific Symposium
Join your colleagues at the Winship Scientific Symposium on Friday, Feb. 16 in the WHSCAB Auditorium. Presentations and a poster session will highlight the latest research from cancer center investigators in areas such as cancer genetics and epigenetics, cell biology, drug development, population science, symptom management, and imaging. Details and call for abstracts to follow.
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Save the Date: Winship Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Retreat
Winship is hosting a Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Retreat on Thursday, Jan. 4 from noon to 5pm in the HSRB Auditorium. The goal of the retreat is to further develop synergy and collaboration between the strong basic, translational, and clinical immunology researchers across the Emory campus. Registration and agenda coming soon.
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People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to health literacy researchers who are helping people navigate the language of cancer. Rebecca Pentz, PhD is one of many Winship members researching ways to improve how patients access, receive, and act on important information about their health and treatment options.
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Winship Holiday Tree and Winter Wonderland Competition
Winship Volunteer Services invites employees at all Winship locations to decorate their work spaces for the Holiday Tree and Winter Wonderland Competition. For more details and to sign up, contact Arielle Perez.
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New Emory Policy Seeks Zero Landfill Waste
In a new video, Emory University leaders, including President Claire Sterk and Winship oncologist J. William Eley, MD, discuss a new policy and how the Emory community can help achieve the goal of zero landfill waste.
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November 27 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Student Rotation Talks - Austin Boese, Jamie Hamilton, Justus Hulse, and Leon McSwain

November 28 - Aflac Research Conference (ARC)
Chris Doering, PhD - "Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction as a Protein Drug Design Strategy"

November 29 - Mentorship Event: Faculty Development Lecture Series
Lynn O'Neill, MD - "Teaching Communication at the Bedside: A Framework for Set-Up, Debriefing, and Feedback"

November 29 - Grand Rounds
Julie Vose, MD, MBA - "Update on Novel Therapies for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma"

November 30 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Wayne L. Hofstetter, MD - "Evolving Management of Esophageal Cancer"

December 1 - No Elkin Lecture
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