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September 18, 2017

Marcus Named Winship Associate Director for Basic Research and Shared Resources

Adam Marcus, PhD is Winship Cancer Institute's new associate director for basic research and shared resources. He takes the place of Paul Doetsch, PhD who has been designated to become the deputy scientific director in the Division of Intramural Research of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
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Sukhatme Appointed School of Medicine Dean
Emory University has appointed Vikas P. Sukhatme, MD, ScD, a distinguished physician-scientist, as the new Dean of Emory University School of Medicine. Sukhatme will join Emory November 1 from Harvard Medical School.
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Improving Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
A recent study from Martin Sanda, MD and colleagues found that urinary testing can improve aggressive prostate cancer detection and avert unnecessary biopsy. The results were published in JAMA Oncology.
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Meet The Winship 80

This fall marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of Winship Cancer Institute. Winship is celebrating this milestone by recognizing some of the individuals and organizations that have made an impact on our center's 80-year history. Pictured: honoree Robert Winship Woodruff and his mother, Emily.
Meet The Winship 80
Lechowicz Visits Republic of Georgia
Winship hematologist Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD and colleagues from Emory recently visited the Republic of Georgia. The group has been collaborating with Tbilisi State Medical University to transform their medical school curriculum.
NIH Microbiome Workshop Videocasts Now Available
The National Institutes of Health's August 16-18 workshop, The Human Microbiome: Emerging Themes at the Horizon of the 21st Century, is now free to watch online.
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The People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to the Shared Resources, including Cancer Tissue and Pathology, which are integral to scientific discovery. The Cancer Tissue and Pathology Shared Resource manages the IRB-approved procurement and distribution of samples and provides histology-based services for basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological investigations.
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Luncheon Honors Nursing Award Recipients

The 2017 Katie Ferraris Taylor Oncology Nursing Fund award recipients Ashley Morgan, Mattie Childs, Zabrina Furlow, and Ashley Rayner gathered for a celebratory luncheon on September 15. The award provides financial support for the professional development activities of at least one deserving oncology nurse each year in memory of Katie Ferraris Taylor. Pictured: Ashley Morgan, Ashley Rayner, Mattie Childs, Ginny Ferraris, Garry Ferraris, Keith Taylor, and Zabrina Furlow.
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September 18 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Jasmine Miller-Kleinhenz and Jason Conage-Pough

September 19 - Mentorship Event
Kathy Griendling, PhD - "Positioning Yourself for Promotion"

September 20 - Grand Rounds
Emiel Janssen, PhD, MSc - "The Norwegian Prospective Breast Cancer Biobanking Program: Prospective and Long-Term Predictive and Prognostic Biomarker Discovery in Breast Cancer Patients"

September 21 - Basic and Translational Science Division Meeting
Lawrence Boise, PhD - "Using Phenotypic Insights to Develop Precision Targeting Approaches"

September 21 - Mentorship Event
Research Resources 101 - "Working with RAS on Your Grant Proposal"

September 22 - Elkin Lecture
Pankaj Singh, PhD - "Nucleotide Metabolism Regulates Therapy Responsiveness"

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

Funding Opportunities


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

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A selection of media stories and news coverage for Winship Cancer Institute.

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