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October 8, 2018
 
 
 

Winship 5K Needs You! Run, Walk or Volunteer This Saturday

There's still time to sign up for the Winship Win the Fight 5K! Come join the fun this Saturday, Oct. 13 on the Emory quadrangle and help raise critical funds for cancer research at Winship. Whether you participate as a runner, walker, volunteer or virtual warrior, your support matters and will make a difference! Online registration closes Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6am.
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Emory Earns Second Magnet Recognition
Emory University Hospital (including Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods) has received Magnet recognition for a second time, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence.
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Khoury's Legacy Honored with IACH Award
Hagop Kantarjian, MD, was presented with the inaugural Hanna Jean Khoury Excellence in Research Award at the International Academy for Clinical Hematology (IACH) annual meeting held Sept. 27-29 in Paris. The award honors the memory of Winship physician Hanna Jean Khoury, MD, who passed away in 2017. Pictured: Kantarjian (left) with IACH meeting chair Mohamad Mohty, MD, PhD.
 
 
 

Woodruff Leadership Academy Names Fellows

Suephy Chen, MD, Kimberly Curseen, MD, R. Donald Harvey, PharmD, Kristin Higgins, MD, Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, Limin Peng, PhD, Patrick Sullivan, MD, Carolyn Miller Reilly, PhD, RN, and Bleu Owens will represent Winship in the 2019 Woodruff Leadership Academy, a professional development program within Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center.
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Swimmers Raise Funds for Pediatric Leukemia Research
The annual Swim Across America event at Lake Lanier was held Sept. 22 and raised over $700,000 for leukemia research. The proceeds will support a project benefiting children as well as adults, which will be led by Douglas Graham, MD, PhD (pictured), director of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
 
  
Winship Welcomes Cancer Education Conference Attendees
The 2018 International Cancer Education Conference, co-organized by Charles Moore, MD, was held Oct. 3-5 in Atlanta. Attendees visited Winship on Oct. 3 for lab tours and discussion with Drs. Greg Lesinski (pictured), Adam Marcus, Martha Arellano, Mylin Torres, and Kimberly Kerstann.
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Emory To Increase Stipends for Laney PhD Students
Emory University is making a significant new investment in graduate education by increasing the base stipend for doctoral students. The enhanced support represents an investment of more than $40 million over five years.
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Winship and BME Networking Mixer
Winship and the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering will host a networking mixer featuring a poster session and oral presentations on Nov. 12 from 1-3pm in Emory's Health Sciences Research Building. All faculty, trainees, and staff are welcome to attend and apply to present.
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Window Into Winship

On August 6, Winship launched the 1000 by 2020 Clinical Trials Initiative, marking a renewed commitment to educating all clinical team members, patients, and caregivers on the benefits of participating in clinical research and how results of these trials can make a difference for generations of cancer patients to come. Winship teams at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital (top right), Emory University Hospital Midtown (bottom right), and on the Clifton campus (left) are setting goals and tracking their progress toward clinical trials enrollment milestones.
 
 
 
     
 
 
Breastival Set for Oct. 27
The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship, in partnership with Sisters By Choice, will host Breastival on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10am to 2pm at Emory University Hospital Midtown. The annual event offers free clinical breast exams in a fun atmosphere with games and prizes.
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Emory Kicks Off Flu Vaccine Marathon
Faculty and staff can receive a free flu vaccine at multiple locations during Emory's Flu Vaccine Marathon Oct. 1 through Dec. 3. Learn how to register for your influenza vaccination and find an Emory flu shot marathon event near you.
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Winship Celebrates National PA Week

Physician assistants (PAs) are a vital part of health care teams at Winship and across the nation. Winship celebrates their important work during National PA Week, Oct. 6-12. Pictured: Winship PAs Jessica Guadagno, Stephanie DeBragga, Sujata Kane, Janine Revenig, and Shirley Bassey.
 
 
 

 
 
 

October 8 - Integrated Cellular Imaging Seminar Series
"MicroTalks: Data analysis"
 
 
 

October 10 - Grand Rounds
Robert D. Timmerman, MD - "Immune Modulation and Radiation"
 
 
 

October 10 - Lymphoid Malignancy Conference
Eduardo Martin Sotomayor, MD - "Expert Perspectives on Improving Treatment of Patients with B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas"
 
 
 

October 10 - WHSC Event
Jonathan Lewin, MD, FACR - "State of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center"
 
 
 

October 11 - Integrated Cellular Imaging Seminar Series
"MicroTalks: Data analysis"
 
 
 

October 11 - Aflac Seminar Series
Kelly Goldsmith, MD - "Targeted Therapies for Neuroblastoma: Where We've Been and Where We are Going at Aflac"
 
 
 

October 12 - Elkin Lecture
Daniel J. Powell Jr., PhD - "Rational Design of Immunotherapy for Ovarian Cancer"
 
 
 

 
 
 
     
 
 
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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