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January 16, 2018

Registration Open for Winship Scientific Symposium and Poster Session

The Winship Scientific Symposium begins with a kick-off reception and poster session on Thursday, Feb. 15 with a full-day of presentations on Friday, Feb. 16. Register to reserve your spot, submit an abstract, and sign up to be a faculty judge for the poster session.
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Bruner Selected for Oncology Nursing Society Honor
Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD will receive the 2018 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature at the Oncology Nursing Society's 43rd Annual Congress May 17-20 in Washington, D.C.
About ONS Awards
Khan to Receive ACRO Fellowship
Mohammad Khan, MD, PhD has been named a fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). The designation, which recognizes meritorious service, will be awarded at the ACRO Radiation Oncology Summit Feb. 1-3 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
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People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to the Shared Resources, including the Emory Integrated Proteomics Core, which is integral to scientific discovery. The Emory Integrated Proteomics Core, led by Nicholas Seyfried, PhD, provides mass spectrometry services capable of highly sensitive protein identification, post-translational site mapping, and protein quantification. Pictured (left to right): Duc Duong, Michael Wang, Nicholas Seyfried, Eric Dammer, and Pritha Bagchi.
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Kucuk Collaboration Lands Journal Cover
Winship medical oncologist Omer Kucuk, MD and colleagues made the January cover of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. The study examines the effects of dietary curcumin in a hen ovarian cancer model.
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New Tool, Incentives Support Emory Employee Health
Benefits-eligible Emory employees have a new tool to make getting and staying healthier a little easier: Healthy Emory Connect. This new platform is accessible via desktop and through a free mobile app.
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Jan. 16 - Mentorship Event: SOM Faculty Development Lecture Series
Valerie Biousse, MD and Stacy Heilman, PhD - "Small Budget Research"

Jan. 16 - Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Advances in Research (AiR) Meeting
Wenchun Chen, PhD - "A Novel Clearance Mechanism of Chilled Platelets" and Mwangala Akamandisa, BA - "Mutation of the Ser/Thr Phosphatase PPM1D Promotes DIPG in Children"

Jan. 17 - Grand Rounds
Karen E. Knudsen, PhD - "Targeting hormone-DNA repair crosstalk in prostate cancer"

Jan. 18 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Michael Cormican, MD - "Why We Do What We Do"

Jan. 19 - No Elkin Lecture
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Jan. 19 - Symposium
SITC Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy

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

Funding Opportunities


Winship members published studies in major medical and scientific journals in December. 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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