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October 22, 2018
 
 
 

HHS Regional Director Visits Winship

Renee Ellmers, regional director of Region 4 of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, visited Winship on Oct. 17 to learn about initiatives to advance our mission to lessen the burden of cancer in the state of Georgia. Ellmers visited with Winship leaders Drs. Adam Marcus, Suresh Ramalingam, and Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, and toured the labs.
 
 
 
     
 
 
Winship Hosts France-Atlanta Lung Cancer Workshop
Researchers and clinicians gathered at Winship on Oct. 18 for the France-Atlanta Lung Cancer Workshop, part of an annual series of events to foster collaboration between France and the southeastern U.S. in different fields. Suresh Ramalingam, MD (pictured), co-chaired the workshop with Walter J. Curran, MD, and Gilles Favre, MD.
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Emory Names New Director of Cardio-oncology Program
Anant Mandawat, MD, has joined Winship and the Emory University Division of Cardiology as the new director of the cardio-oncology program, a joint effort dedicated to addressing the cardiovascular consequences of cancer and of cancer therapy and caring for the heart health of cancer survivors.
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Winship Study Evaluates Inflammatory Biomarkers and Immunotherapy
New findings published Oct. 17 in the journal Cancer examine the association between inflammatory biomarkers and clinical outcomes of patients with advanced stage cancer who received immunotherapy. The Winship team includes senior author R. Donald Harvey, PharmD, and first author Mehmet Bilen, MD.
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Crucial Conversations Workshop Set for Nov. 2
The Women in Winship committee will present "Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High," on Nov. 2 from 11am to 2pm in the Kauffman Auditorium. The workshop will be led by Susan Margulies, PhD, Wallace H. Coulter Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, and Nathan Spell, MD, associate dean, education and professional development.
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Winship 5K Takes Fundraising to New Heights

The 8th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Race/Walk has raised over $700,000 for cancer research at Winship so far, with donations being accepted through Nov. 30. Visit the Winship 5K website to contribute and view race results and event photos. Pictured: Radiation oncology resident Jason Parks, MD, the overall winner of the Winship 5K for the third year in a row, high-fives Grand Marshal Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks.
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Fundraiser Supports Glioblastoma Research
The Gail Boyter Magness Foundation raised $12,500 for Winship glioblastoma multiforme research through its annual "Ales for Ashley" event on Aug. 18. Pictured: assistant director of development Allison Hahn, GBM co-founder Carly Bonsignore, and Winship glioblastoma specialist Hui-Kuo Shu, MD, PhD.
 
  
Live Chat with Breast Cancer Specialists
Winship will host its next Facebook Live chat on Oct. 24 at 3:30pm. Winship breast imaging specialist Rebecca Seidel, MD, and Glenn Family Breast Center oncologist Jane Meisel, MD, will lead an interactive discussion about breast cancer screening and treatment options and take live questions from chat participants.
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Save the Date: Winship Holiday Party
Mark you calendars! Join us on Dec. 10 from 4:30 - 7pm for the Winship Cancer Institute Holiday Party to celebrate the grand opening of the new Phase I clinical trials unit in the Emory University Hospital Tower.
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Winship Holiday Family Adoption Program
Each year, Winship faculty and staff team up to help patients who need financial assistance buying gifts for their families. If you or your team would like to sign up to help, please contact Moniqua Miller.
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Window Into Winship

Four-legged volunteers from Happy Tails Pet Therapy bring smiles and comfort during their regular visits to Winship clinics. Atlanta's WSB-TV recently came to the Clifton campus to interview patients and staff about the program's impact.
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October 22 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Valentina Gonzalez-Pecchi and Briana Brown
 
 
 

October 23 - Aflac Research Conference
Muxiang Zhou, MD and Edwin M. Horwitz, MD, PhD
 
 
 

October 24 - Critical Updates for Clinical Research (in place of Grand Rounds)
"Protocol Advisory Team Processes, Grady Clinical Trial Processes, and SOP Updates"
 
 
 

October 25 - The Emory Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition Seminar
Curtis Henry, PhD - "Disentangling the Relationship between Increased Adiposity and Leukemia Development"
 
 
 

October 26 - No Elkin Lecture
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October 27 - Community Education
Breastival - Breast Cancer Screening and Educational Event
 
 
 

 
 
 
     
 
 
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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