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September 5, 2017
 
 
 

A Video Message from the Winship 5K Grand Marshal

Legendary Atlanta Hawks basketball star Dominique Wilkins posted a special video message encouraging everyone to join him at the 7th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K on Saturday, October 14.
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NIH Selects Emory to Join National Precision Medicine Research Effort
Winship member Michael Zwick, PhD, director of the Emory Integrated Genomics Core, will lead Emory's participation in the National Institutes of Health's All of Us research program, a nationwide effort to advance research into precision medicine.
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Szabo Kicks Off 'Walk with a Doc' Program
Stephen Szabo, MD, Winship director of community oncology, is the inaugural 'Walk with a Doc' physician this Saturday, September 9, at Dunwoody's Brook Run Park. Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital has partnered with the City of Dunwoody to offer a free monthly walk event to encourage healthy lifestyle practices.
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The People Behind CCC

Winship's new NCI comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to the work of Winship genetic counselors Christine Tallo, Christine Stanislaw, and Fabienne Ehivet, who provide guidance to families about their risk for hereditary cancer and make recommendations for genetic testing and medical management. Genetic counseling is now being offered to Winship patients at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.
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Applause for First Inpatients in New Hospital Tower
Crystal McCollum was the very first inpatient at Emory University Hospital Tower on August 26. Since then, 34 patients from two floors of the current Emory University Hospital were all moved to one unit in the new tower.
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Video: What Is HIPEC?
The first inpatient at the new Emory University Hospital Tower is being treated for rare form of abdominal cancer with surgery and heated intraperitoneal chemoperfusion, or HIPEC. Learn more about HIPEC from Winship surgical oncologist Charles Staley, MD.
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New Winship Pedestrian Bridge Opens on Clifton Campus

A new pedestrian bridge is now open on the Clifton Road campus that connects Winship building C to the new Emory University Hospital Tower, the Emory Clinic buildings A & B, and the parking deck.
 
 
 

 
 
 

September 5 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Lauren E. McCullough, PhD, MSPH - "Obesity and Breast Cancer: Opportunities and Challenges in Epigenetic Epidemiology"
 
 
 

September 6 - No Grand Rounds
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September 7 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Hui Mao, PhD - "Developing a Nanotechnology Tool for Serum Detection of Medulloblastoma Spread"
 
 
 

September 8 - Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar Series
Robert Craig Castellino, MD - "Defining the Role of PPM1D in Aggressive Pediatric Brain Tumors"
 
 
 

September 8 - No Elkin Lecture
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September 9 - Community Education
"Educate. Engage. Empower. A Conference for Those Impacted by Breast Cancer"
 
 
 

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

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

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