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December 3, 2018
 
 
 

Winship Names Award Recipients at Annual Town Hall

The Winship Town Hall was held on Tuesday, Nov. 28 in the John H. Kauffman Auditorium. Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD and members of Winship's senior leadership team shared updates on progress toward advancing Winship's mission during the past year and strategies for continued growth. Dozens of Winship members were recognized for outstanding achievement in clinical trial enrollment, published research, and mentorship.
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Winship 5K Raises Nearly $800K for Cancer Research
The final tally is in: the 8th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk raised $784,160 to benefit cancer research at Winship. More than 3,200 runners and walkers participated in the event held on Saturday, Oct.13.
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Meltzer Named RSNA Outstanding Researcher
Winship member Carolyn Meltzer, MD, the William P. Timmie professor and chair of radiology and imaging sciences at Emory, received the 2018 Outstanding Researcher Award from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) at the society's annual meeting Nov. 25-30 in Chicago.
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Winship Members Top List of Highly Cited Researchers
Drs. Rafi Ahmed, Sagar Lonial, Dean Jones, and Andrew Miller were named to Clarivate Analytics' 2018 list of highly cited researchers, whose papers rank in the top 1% of most cited works on Web of Science.
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Allen Receives Young Investigator Award
Pamela Allen, MD received the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation (CLF) Young Investigator Award at the American Society of Hematology's annual meeting Dec. 1-4 in San Diego. Pictured: Drs. Ajay Nooka, Sagar Lonial, Pamela Allen, and Jonathan Kauffman.
 
 
 
     
 
 
Facebook Live Chat: When Will We Cure Cancer?
When will we cure cancer? Join Winship cancer biologist Adam Marcus, PhD for a special evening Facebook Live on Dec. 5 at 7pm to learn how cancer researchers are addressing the question. Visit Winship's main Facebook page to watch.
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Register: OncLive Pancreatic Cancer Seminar
OncLive will hold a pancreatic cancer seminar and dinner event on Dec. 20 at STK Restaurant in Atlanta. Winship medical oncologist Walid Shaib, MD will co-lead the program with Paul Oberstein, MD of NYU Langone Health's Perlmutter Cancer Institute.
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Show Your Atlanta United Spirit!

Wear your red and black on Friday, Dec. 7 to show support for Atlanta United, which will be competing for the national championship in the MLS Cup final. A group photo will take place in the 1st floor lobby of Winship Building C at noon. (Note: appropriate dress code is required, including no jeans, as per policy.) Pictured: Jenny Warren and R. Donald Harvey, PharmD from WInship's Phase I Clinical Trials unit.
 
 
 

 
 
 

Dec. 3 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Rotation Talks
 
 
 

Dec. 4 - Symposium
Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging and Beyond
 
 
 

Dec. 4 - No Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
 
 
 

Dec. 5 - No Grand Rounds
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Dec. 5 - Nanotechnology Seminar
Y. Andrew Wang, PhD - "Particle toolbox for diagnostics, therapy and vaccine"
 
 
 

Dec. 6 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Emory Haiti Alliance: June 2018 Surgical Trip Report
 
 
 

Dec. 6 - Radiation Oncology Lecture
Benjamin Stanton, PhD - "New insights into altered epigenetic repression and topology: studies of chromatin remodeling in cancer"
 
 
 

Dec. 6 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Kavita Dhodapkar, MD - "Testing the Brake: Lessons from Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Human Trials"
 
 
 

Dec. 7 - Radiation Oncology Chalk Talk
Benjamin Stanton, PhD - "Understanding Chromatin Architecture in Low Mutational Burden"
 
 
 

Dec. 7 - Elkin Lecture
A. Fatih Sarioglu, PhD - "Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells from Blood Samples with Microfluidic Chips"
 
 
 

Dec. 8 - Symposium
8th Annual Winship Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium
 
 
 

 
 
 
     
 
 
Winship Federal Grant Stream
Winship's Federal Grant Stream provides a daily updated list of cancer-related funding from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies.
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Non-Federal Funding Opportunities
View a selection of Winship pilot grants, institutional awards, and external funding sources and learn how to apply.
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