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November 26, 2018

Winship Hematologists To Present at 60th Annual ASH Meeting

The 60th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), which will take place in San Diego, Dec. 1-4, will feature over 30 presentations by Winship Cancer Institute physicians and researchers.
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Shanmugam Receives LLS Research Grant
Mala Shanmugam, PhD has received a three-year, $600,000 Translational Research Program Award from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The award will fund Shanmugam's project: "Deciphering the Metabolic Basis for t(11;14) Multiple Myeloma Venetoclax Sensitivity."
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Parker To Be Honored By Lombardi Cancer Foundation
Catherine Parker, MSN, RN, OCN, unit director of Winship's largest infusion center, has been selected to receive the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation's Leaders For A Cure award. Parker will be recognized at a ceremony on Jan. 31 in Atlanta.

Welcome to the Fall Winship Magazine

The new issue of Winship Magazine is now available in print and online. Pictured: Mark McDonald, MD, from the cover story, "Power & Precision: Proton therapy arrives in Georgia."
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Winship Town Hall Tomorrow
Join us for a Winship Town Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 4:30 to 5:30pm in the John H. Kauffman Auditorium. Talks by Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, and Winship leaders will be followed by a reception and networking hour.
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DDT Program $hark Tank Competition
Winship's Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program will host a $hark Tank competition on Dec. 14 to accelerate anticancer drug discovery. The three top-scoring presentations will receive $10,000 for their projects.
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Winship To Host Particle Therapy Group Meeting
The Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group North America will hold a conference on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in Winship's Kauffman Auditorium. The meeting, co-chaired by Mohammad Khan, MD, PhD, will focus on the emerging role of proton therapy in lymphomas.
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Call for Abstracts: Georgia CTSA Conference
The Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA) Conference, taking place Feb. 28 through March 1 at Callaway Gardens, is seeking abstracts from clinical and translational researchers. The deadline to submit is Dec. 3.
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Shared Resource Survey Reminder
Have you used one of Winship's Shared Resources? If so, please make sure to complete the 2018 Winship Shared Resources Assessment Survey to ensure the continued provision of high quality service and equipment.
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Winship Takes Part in Giving Tuesday
November 27th is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide. Learn more about how your support impacts Winship.
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Nov. 26 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Yixiang Li - "Acetylated KLF5 mediates TGF-b induced drug resistance in prostate cancer" and Jaquelyn Zoine - "Developing ligand-based chimeric antigen receptors to target leukemia stem cells"

Nov. 26 - Radiation Oncology Research Interest Talk
Sana Karam, MD, PhD - "Radiation and the immune system: Discoveries and challenges"

Nov. 27 - Radiation Oncology Lecture
Stephanie Rice, MD - "New Directions in Established Imaging Techniques: MRI and PET/CT in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"

Nov. 27 - Pharmacology Seminar
Jun-Qi He, PhD - "PDZ Scaffold Proteins and Cancer"

Nov. 28 - Aflac Research Conference (ARC)
Suhag Parikh, MD - "Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapies for Pediatric Non-Malignant Diseases"

Nov. 28 - Radiation Oncology Lecture
Osama Mohamad, MD - "The Promise of Carbon Ion Radiotherapy"

Nov. 28 - Grand Rounds
Asfar Azmi, MD - "Targeting the Nuclear Protein Transport in Cancer"

Nov. 29 - Biology Seminar Series
Harmit Malik, PhD - "Genetic conflicts during meiosis drive centromeres and speciation"

Nov. 29 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Michael Lanuti, MD - "Tracheal Surgery - A Potpourri of Indications"

November 30 - No Elkin Lecture
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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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