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October 16, 2017
 
 
 

Winship 5K on Pace to Raise Record Amount to Benefit Cancer Research

More than 3,400 runners and walkers helped to raise a record amount of money over the weekend for cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute. The 7th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk, held on Saturday, Oct. 14, brought in more than $932,000.
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Ahmed Selected for Coley Award
Rafi Ahmed, PhD, director of the Emory Vaccine Center and a Winship member, has been selected to receive the 2017 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic Immunology from the Cancer Research Institute.
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Synergy Awards Support New Winship Research
The Woodruff Health Sciences Center announced the 11 proposals selected for Synergy Awards including collaborative research from Winship members Drs. Carla Berg, Karen Effinger, Ann Mertens, John Petros, and Karen Conneely.
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NSF Awards Emory's Center for Selective C-H Functionalization $20 Million
Emory's Center for Selective C-H Functionalization has received a five year, $20 million renewal from the National Science Foundation. Pictured: Huw Davies, PhD, director of the Center and a Winship member.
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AAMC Awards Emory Integrated Core Facilities
The Association of American Medical Colleges selected Emory Integrated Core Facilities (EICF) for one of its 2017 research program awards. EICF Director and Winship member Michael Zwick, PhD was recognized for efforts to increase the impact of and access to the latest cutting-edge platforms.
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The People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to the pharmacists and pharmacologists who are integral to multi-disciplinary clinical care and research at Winship. Their expertise in investigational drug protocols, study design, and administration enables Winship to offer the latest treatments to patients and accelerate practice-changing advances in cancer therapeutics. Pictured: members of the Winship pharmacy team who will celebrate National Pharmacy Week Oct. 15-21.
 
 
 
     
 
 
Winship Hosts Winship GI and GU Cancer Symposium
Winship specialists presented and discussed the latest advances in research and care at the 7th Winship Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Cancer Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 7 in Emory's Health Science Research Building.
 
  
Marcus Presents at Genes & Diseases Symposium
Adam Marcus, PhD, Winship associate director for basic research and shared resources, recently spoke on cancer cell metastasis at the 3rd International Genes & Diseases Symposium at Chongqing Medical University in China.
 
 
 
     
 
 
Moon to Speak at Emory-BME Seminar
James Moon, PhD of the University of Michigan will present "Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy with Engineered Nanomaterials" at the Biomedical Engineering Seminar Oct. 20 at 1pm in Emory's Health Science Research Building.
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Imaging Shared Resource Open House
The Emory Integrated Cellular Imaging Shared Resource will host an open house with coffee and pastries on Oct. 18. April Reedy, PhD will lead a tour of the facility (room EG21) that departs from the Health Science Research Building lobby at 9:30am.
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Wade and Hogan Honored with Emory All-In Awards
Winship patient service coordinators Ashley Wade (left) and Tracy Hogan received Emory University Hospital Midtown All-In Awards in recognition of their outstanding service.
 
  
Team Winship Helps Light the Night
Winship staff, family and friends took part in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk on Oct. 7 in Atlanta. The event honors those impacted by cancer and helps raise funds for research and advocacy.
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Winship In-Patient Units Hold Indoor 0.5K

Winship patients at Emory University Hospital, many of whom are recovering from surgery or a bone marrow transplant, participated in a 0.5K race on Oct. 10. Winship clinical teams, volunteers, and donors handed out medals and helped cheer them on.
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October 16 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Rebecca Pentz, PhD - "Research Ethics II: Case Studies from Cancer Biology Students"
 
 
 

October 17 - Marcus Visiting Professor Lecture
Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD - "The CAR T Revolution in Leukemia"
 
 
 

October 18 - No Grand Rounds
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October 18 - Open House
Integrated Cellular Imaging HSRB Open House
 
 
 

October 19 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Charles B. Rosen, MD - "The Emergence and Role of Neoadjuvant Therapy and Liver Transplantation in the Treatment of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma"
 
 
 

October 19 - Technology Presentation
Oxford NanoImaging - Super-Resolution Microscope Presentation
 
 
 

October 19 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD - "Taking Cancer Control Science and Lifestyle Interventions among Cancer Survivors from the Bench to the Trench"
 
 
 

October 19 - Basic and Translational Science Division Meeting
Baotong Zhang, PhD - "Crucial roles of KLF5 acetylation in prostate development and carcinogenesis"
 
 
 

October 20 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
H. Trent Spencer, PhD - "Developing Cell and Gene Therapies for Childhood Cancers and Inherited Diseases"
 
 
 

October 19 - Training Session
Emory FIRST: The New Faculty Information Management System
 
 
 

October 20 - No Elkin Lecture
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October 20 - BME Seminar
James Moon, PhD - "Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy with Engineered Nanomaterials"
 
 
 

October 21 - Community Education
Breastival Breast Cancer Screening and Educational Event
 
 
 

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

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