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September 25, 2017

Winship Researchers to Present at ASTRO 2017

Faculty and trainees from Winship Cancer Institute will present at the 59th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in San Diego, September 24-27. (Photo by ASTRO)
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Winship Receives NCI Grant to Study HPV Vaccination in Georgia
Winship researchers led by Robert Bednarczyk, PhD have received a grant from the National Cancer Institute to study HPV vaccination in the state of Georgia. The award is a supplement to Winship's overall Cancer Center Support Grant.
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Save the Date: Winship Town Hall Meeting on Oct. 30
Join us for a Winship Town Hall meeting on Monday, October 30 in the John H. Kauffman Auditorium (C5012, Winship 5th Floor). Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD and Winship leaders will present from 5-6pm with a reception before and after the event.
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The People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to the specially trained tumor registrars who collect and maintain detailed information about cancer patients and the treatments they receive. The data they capture allows us to understand and address the cancer burden more effectively. Pictured are five members of Winship's tumor registrar team: Nadjo Hatchett, Barbara Watkins, Lisa Kumwenda, LaToya Thompson, and Robbin Clark.
Inflammation Research Sheds Light on Brain Health
Andrew Miller, MD, co-leader of Winship's Cancer Prevention and Control Program, is cited in Nature Medicine in reference to his groundbreaking work on the immune system's response to cancer treatment.
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Celebrating Postdocs
Winship celebrated National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 18-23 and recognized postdoctoral researchers who work to advance our understanding of cancer causes, prevention, and treatment. Pictured: Winship postdocs Drs. Siyuan Xia, Ruiting Lin, Havva Keskin, and Matthew Farren.

Winship's Glenn Family Breast Center to Host Breastival on Oct. 21

The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship along with Sisters By Choice will host Breastival, a breast cancer early detection and community educational event, on Saturday, October 21 from 10am to 2pm at Emory University Hospital Midtown.
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Winship Experts Attend Breast Cancer Conference
Supported by the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship, the First International Triple Negative Breast Conference was held September 18-19 at Georgia State University and featured Winship members as speakers, chairs, and participants.
Runners and Walkers Race for Brain Tumor Research
Members of Team Winship participated in the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation's Race for Research on September 16. Many will be lacing their shoes up again on October 14 for the Winship Win the Fight 5K.
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September 25 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Elizabeth Zoeller - "Lysine Demethylase 5B as a regulator of EMT plasticity in lung cancer" and David Weir - "Procaspase-3 regulates the apoptotic threshold of the cell through modulation of fibronectin secretion"

September 26 - Aflac Research Conference (ARC)
Todd Abruzzo, MD - "Modern management of retinoblastoma and the role of neuroendovascular therapy"

September 27 - No Grand Rounds
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September 27 - Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Div. of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
William Dynan, PhD - "Role of RNA binding proteins in the DNA damage response"

September 28 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Jennifer Anne Doherty, MS, PhD - "Methylation and telomere length in peripheral blood and lung cancer risk and survival"

September 29 - Elkin Lecture
Chrystal Paulos, PhD - "A novel human CD4 T cell subset with potent antitumor properties"

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