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August 19, 2019

The Winship 5K is seven weeks away!

Now is the time to register for the 9th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk. The event, which starts and ends on the Emory University Quadrangle, will be held Saturday, Oct. 5. Nicki Collen, head coach of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream, will serve as Grand Marshal.
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Winship retreat focuses on catchment area impact
Winship's Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Research Program held a retreat on Aug. 16 in Emory's Health Sciences Research Building. The retreat focused on current catchment-area efforts and their impact in the state of Georgia. Pictured: DDT Program member Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD and program co-leader Suresh Ramalingam, MD.
Winship immune monitoring core hosts open house
The Winship Immune Monitoring Shared Resource, directed by Kavita Dhodapkar, MBBS, held an open house and reception on Aug. 15 in Winship's Kauffman Auditorium. Attendees learned about the Helios technology platform and core services to enhance their research. Pictured: Dhodapkar (right) with lead research specialist Deon Doxie, PhD.
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Video offers glimpse inside bleeding & clotting disorders center
The Hemophilia of Georgia Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders of Emory, directed by Christine Kempton, MD, MS, has created a new video that introduces the center and provides information for patients and caregivers.
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Registration open for Winship GI cancer symposium
The 9th Annual Winship Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium, featuring an expert review of the latest procedures, technology, and medical treatments, will be Sept.14 in Emory's Health Sciences Research Building.
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Golfers raise funds for Winship prostate cancer research

The Dunwoody Country Club's Champions Golf Association donated $380,000 for prostate cancer research. The funds were raised during the annual John H. Kauffman golf tournament and will help support new pilot grants at Winship.
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Winship seeks women to mentor patients with gynecologic cancers
Winship has launched a new peer-to-peer support program called Woman to Woman, which allows patients who are newly diagnosed with gynecologic cancers to receive one-on-one emotional support and mentoring from trained survivor-volunteers.
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Celebrating National Dosimetrist Day
The American Association of Medical Dosimetrists is celebrating Aug. 21 as National Dosimetrist Day. Winship salutes all of the dosimetrists who play a key role in the care of patients undergoing radiation treatment. Pictured (from front left): Thuy Nguyen, Amanda Knight, Gifty Arthur, James Bell, and Tosin Kayode.
Marcus comments on the pursuit of game-changing science
Adam Marcus, PhD writes in Winship Magazine about the importance of early investments in high risk, potentially paradigm-shifting research when it is just an idea.
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Medical physics paper highlighted on journal cover
A Winship investigator team-led paper on MRI-based synthetic CT appears on the cover of American Association of Physicists in Medicine's August issue of Medical Physics journal.
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August 19 - Winship Shared Resources Office Hours
Office Hours: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource (BBISR)

August 19 - Meeting
Lung Cancer SPORE Meeting

August 20 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Joellen Schildkraut, PhD - "Controversies in Cancer Epidemiology: Body Powder and Ovarian Cancer Risk"

August 21 - Grand Rounds
Toni Choueiri, MD - "Moving Forward in Kidney Cancer Management"

August 22 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS - "So You Want to be a Leader - Lessons Learned From a Path Less Traveled"

August 22 - Winship Shared Resources Office Hours
Office Hours: Intervention Development, Dissemination and Implementation (IDDI)

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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