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November 6, 2017

Event Honors The Winship 80

The Winship 80 celebration, held Nov. 2 at Atlanta's Carter Center, honored some of the people who have helped Winship achieve world-class status during the cancer center's 80-year history. Pictured: Drs. Charles Staley, Charles Balch, Walter J. Curran, Jr., and Glen Balch.
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Video: Winship Tackles Cancer From All Angles
Winship is changing the way cancer is prevented, diagnosed, and treated. Watch a new animated video about what this means for Georgia and the world.
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Winship Holds Town Hall for Faculty and Staff
The Winship Town Hall on Oct. 30 featured updates, accomplishments, and future directions from Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD and senior leadership followed by an open forum for Q&A.

People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to dedicated mentors who support students, trainees, and junior faculty, and, in doing so, help the cancer center reach its scientific potential. Pictured: 2016-2017 Winship Research Mentorship Award recipients Drs. Ann Mertens, Andrew Miller, Erwin Van Meir, and Jing Chen.
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Winship Hosts Global MaGIC Collaborators
Winship pediatric oncologist Thomas Olson, MD hosted over 40 colleagues from the Malignant Germ Cell Tumor International Consortium (MaGIC) in Atlanta on Oct. 29. Participants discussed and analyzed combined data sets from the consortium's international clinical study.
ACS-IRG Recipients Gather at Town Hall
Winship's American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant supports research projects from early-career investigators. Pictured: principal investigator Paula Vertino, PhD with past ACS-IRG awardees Drs. Vikas Gupta, Jun Fan, and Bernardo Mainou.
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Ethiopian Visitors Observe Latest LINAC Techniques

Winship radiation oncologists recently hosted visitors from Addis Ababa University's Tikur Anbessa (Black Lion) Hospital to train on Emory's linear accelerator (LINAC), a machine that provides radiation treatments to patients with cancer.
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November 6 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Rachel Commander and Hope Robinson

November 6 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Noel S. Weiss, MD, DrPH - "Differences in the results of randomized and nonrandomized epidemiologic studies: When are they NOT due to bias in the nonrandomized studies?"

November 6 - Radiation Oncology Chalk Talk
Josh Walker, MD, PhD - "The Role of Radiotherapy in Reversing Tumor-Associated T Cell Anergy and Exhaustion"

November 6 - Microbiology & Immunology Special Seminar
Dennis Adeegbe, PhD - "Harnessing the immunomodulatory properties of selective histone deacetylase and bromodomain inhibition for non-small cell lung cancer therapy"

November 7 - Radiation Oncology Chalk Talk
James Rao, MD - "Update on Vulvar Cancer"

November 7 - Radiation Oncology Chalk Talk
Aadel Chaudhuri, MD, PhD

November 7 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Han-Fei Ding, PhD - "Epigenetic and Transcriptional Control of Cancer Metabolism"

November 8 - Informational Session
Coulter Translational Program Town Hall (Grady Campus)

November 8 - Grand Rounds
Mia M. Gaudet, PhD, MSPH - "The Genetics of Breast Cancer from Rare to Common"

November 8 - Dissertation Defense
Alessandra M. Richardson - "More than a Biomarker: "Vimentin Function in Lung Cancer Invasion and Metastasis"

November 8 - Monthly Breast Research Symposium
Timothy L. Lash, DSc, MPH - "Cardiovascular Drugs as Potential Adjuvant Cancer Therapy"

November 9 - GMB Wellness Week
Paula Bloom, PhD - "The Resilient Grad Student: Practical strategies for burnout prevention and mental well-being"

November 9 - Special Seminar
Integrated Cellular Imaging Core - "A Nanodiamond is Forever: Redefining Optical Imaging and Diagnostics"

November 10 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Anthony Welch, PhD - "Head-Gastrointestinal and Neuroendocrine Cancer Therapeutics"

November 10 - Elkin Lecture
Heather Christofk, PhD - "Metabolic Reprogramming Mechanisms"

November 10 - Winship Volunteer Services Activity
Art Day - Open to Patients, Caregivers and Staff

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