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September 4, 2018
 
 
 

Winship Researchers Receive NCI Grant to Develop Patient Tobacco Cessation Program

Researchers at Winship have been awarded supplemental funding to the Winship Cancer Center Support Grant from the National Cancer Institute that will fund an evidence-based, tobacco-use treatment program for Winship patients. The program addresses Georgia's high rate of tobacco use and the need for a sustainable, multi-modality treatment approach for patients with varying levels of resources.
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Boise Named Interim Leader of CGE Program
Effective Sept. 1, Larry Boise, PhD, will serve as Interim Program Leader of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Research Program as Winship launches a national search for the role formerly filled by Paula Vertino, PhD.
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Winship Invests$ Names Pilot Grant Recipients
Nine Winship investigators are the newest recipients of Winship Invest$ pilot grants. Winship Invest$ is a peer-reviewed program with two annual calls for proposals designed to fund novel, innovative cancer research at Winship.
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Meisel To Lead ASCO Work Group
Jane Meisel, MD, Winship oncologist and Glenn Family Breast Center clinician, has been selected to lead the Women in Oncology Work Group of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The group focuses on ASCO professional development initiatives and programming relevant to women.
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Runners and Volunteers Ready for Winship 5K
The Winship Win the Fight 5K run/walk will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13 on the Emory University Quadrangle on Dowman Drive. Sign up today to participate as a runner, walker, or volunteer and support our effort to raise funds for cancer research at Winship.
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WHSC Launches Website for New Strategic Plan

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) recently launched a website outlining details of its new strategic plan. This site includes stories that illustrate ongoing progress in achieving goals in five areas (constructive culture, interprofessional education & collaborative practice, transforming models of care, innovative discovery, and data science). Please review the website and provide feedback on how we can work together to further these goals.
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Register: Southeastern Ocular Oncology and Pathology Conference
The 8th Annual Emory Eye Center Southeastern Ocular Oncology and Pathology Conference will be held on Sept. 28 on the Emory campus. Winship member Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MBA, is course director for this continuing medical education event.
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Register: FDA Clinical Investigator Training Course
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a Clinical Investigator Training Course Nov. 13-15 in Silver Spring, Md. The course will cover FDA regulations, ethical considerations, key scientific principles, and guidance on preparing a submission for FDA review.
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Swim Across America
The 2018 Swim Across America is Saturday, Sept. 22 at Lake Lanier. Funds will benefit a leukemia research project led by Douglas Graham, MD, PhD, director of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
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Fitness Center Discounts at Blomeyer
In support of the Healthy Emory Initiative, Blomeyer Health Fitness Center is offering free enrollment during September. A complimentary workout is available for faculty and staff interested in gym membership.
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September 4 - Aflac Advances in Research (AiR) Meeting
Robert Sidonio, MD and Glaivy Batsuli, MD
 
 
 

September 4 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Lawrence H. Boise, PhD - "How in the World Did I End Up Here?"
 
 
 

September 5 - IMP & MMG Ethics Seminar Series
Jerry Boss, PhD - "Authorship; They won't let me publish it again!!??"
 
 
 

September 5 - No Grand Rounds
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September 6 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Priya Rajdev, MD - "As Seen on TV: Communicating Medicine to the Masses"
 
 
 

September 6 - Cancer Cell Biology (CCB) Program Meeting
Denis Tsygankov, PhD - "Mechanobiology of Collective Cell Behavior in the Contexts of Vascular Malformation and Metastasis"
 
 
 

September 7 - Elkin Lecture
Kent Mouw, MD, PhD - "Genomic and functional analysis of DNA repair biomarkers in muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC)"
 
 
 

September 8 - Community Education
Educate. Engage. Empower. A Conference for Those Impacted by Breast 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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