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January 2, 2018
 
 
 

Winship Radiance Boutique Relocates to Hospital Tower

Winship patients shopping for wigs, prostheses, compression stockings, and other products can find them at the new Radiance Boutique conveniently relocated to the Emory Hospital Tower near the pharmacy. Pictured: boutique coordinator Elizabeth "Elle" Goodman, CFM.
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Targeting Cancer by Sabotaging the DNA Repair See-Saw
Winship researchers have discovered how to disable a protein, called Mcl-1, and make cancer cells more vulnerable to DNA replication stresses. Compounds that target Mcl-1 could form a new class of anticancer drugs, says Xingming Deng, MD, PhD, lead author of the study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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New Methods Reveal the Biomechanics of Blood Clotting
As reported in Nature Methods, a Winship research team led by chemist Khalid Salaita, PhD have developed a new imaging technology to study the biomechanics of platelets. The technology could help investigators visualize a range of processes, including immune cell activation and cancer metastasis.
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People Behind CCC

Winship's new National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center designation is due in part to collaborative efforts to better understand cancer at the molecular level. Winship is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique partnership among North America's top cancer centers that aims to collect and share big data in support of precision medicine research. Principal Investigator Cletus Arciero, MD and Project Director Margaret Johns, PhD are helping spearhead Winship's participation in ORIEN. The above map depicts ORIEN members around the U.S.
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Register Today for Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium
Registration is open for the 10th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium on Mar. 16-17 at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort. The educational event will feature presentations, breakout sessions, and a keynote from Monica Kaufman Pearson, Atlanta broadcast news icon and a two-time cancer survivor who was treated at Winship.
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Company Raises $100K for Winship Melanoma Research
Carolina Auto Auction raised $100,000 for melanoma research at Winship in honor of company owner Henry Stanley, a melanoma survivor who was treated at Winship. The amount includes proceeds from the company's charity auction and several employee-driven fundraisers held in 2017. Pictured: Eric Autenrieth, Lisa Autenrieth, Pam McAdams, Henry Stanley, and Patty Stanley.
 
 
 

 
 
 

January 3 - No Grand Rounds
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January 4 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Jun Kong, PhD, MS - "Multi-dimensional Analysis of Tumor Micro-Environment with Digital Pathology"
 
 
 

January 4 - Retreat
Winship Cancer Immunology & Immunotherapy Retreat
 
 
 

January 5 - 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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