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February 12, 2018

Winship Celebrates 20 Years of Outstanding BMT Leadership

Twenty years ago, Edmund K. Waller, MD, PhD, and Amelia Langston, MD, joined forces to manage the growth of patient care and research at the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Center at Winship. Waller is now director of the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program and Langston is medical director and section chief of the Program.
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Winship Invest$ Names Pilot Grant Recipients
Eleven Winship investigators are the newest recipients of pilot grants through Winship Invest$, a peer-reviewed program designed to fund novel, innovative cancer research projects at Winship. Andrey Ivanov, PhD received the Fadlo R. Khuri Translational Research Award in recognition of having the top rated translational proposal.
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Miller Earns Distinguished Investigator Grant
Andrew H. Miller, MD, co-leader of Winship's Cancer Prevention and Control Program, along with Emory professors Drs. Patricia Brennan and J. Douglas Bremner, are among just 17 researchers in the U.S. to earn Distinguished Investigator grants from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
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Symptom Experience in Communities with High Disease Burden
A qualitative study from Winship and Emory researchers Drs. Kate Yeager, Tammie Quest, Catherine Vena, and Claire Sterk provides insights into the symptom experience of cancer patients with limited financial resources who are black.
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This Week: Winship Scientific Symposium and Poster Session
The Winship Scientific Symposium is Friday, Feb. 16 in the Kauffman Auditorium with a kick-off reception and poster session on Thursday evening. The keynote talk will be delivered by Krishnendu Roy, PhD.
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Window Into Winship

This week we are taking readers behind the scenes and into the OR at Emory University Hospital with thoracic oncology surgeon Seth Force, MD. Force is looking at a video monitor feed from a tiny camera inside the patient's lung. He is locating a nodule that will be removed through a minimally invasive procedure to determine if it is cancerous.
Call for Proposals: Prostate Cancer Research Pilot Grant
Thanks to generous gifts from the Dunwoody Country Club Champions Golf Association and the Club's John H. Kauffman Prostate Cancer Fundraiser, the Winship Invest$ Prostate Cancer Research Pilot Grant funds innovative one-year proposals up to $50,000. Applications are due Mar.14.
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Winship Shared Resources Featured at Core Day
The Annual Emory Core Day was held Feb. 8 in the Cox Ballroom. Attendees learned about shared resources and core facilities available to support their research. Pictured: Camber Jhaney, Marina Martin, Madhu Behera, and Jonathan Lowe in front of the Winship Research Informatics Shared Resource poster.
Shared Resources at Winship


Feb. 12 - Cancer Biology Ethics Seminar
Robert Taylor, MD, PhD - "Conflict of Interest"

Feb. 14 - Grand Rounds
Grand Rounds - Terence Williams, MD, PhD - "Opportunities for Overcoming Radioresistance and Developing Personalized Molecularly-Driven Radiotherapy"

Feb. 15 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS - "Generating Evidence to Inform Policy: The FIRST Resident Duty Hour Trial"

Feb. 15-16 - Symposium
Winship Scientific Symposium and Poster Session

Feb. 16 - No Elkin Lecture
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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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