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February 11, 2019

Dhodapkar awarded inaugural Anise McDaniel Brock Chair

Madhav V. Dhodapkar, MBBS, director of Winship new Center for Cancer Immunology and professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, was honored as the inaugural holder of the Anise McDaniel Brock Chair at a ceremony held on Feb. 5. He was also named a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cancer Innovation.
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Registration opens for Integrative Oncology Symposium
Sponsored by the Weil Foundation, Emory University, and Morehouse School of Medicine, the Integrative Oncology Symposium will be held Mar. 8 from 7:30am to 1:30pm in Emory's Health Sciences Research Building. Learn about the latest research and clinical advancements in integrative oncology from world-renowned experts in the field.
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Winship teams complete concept design phase for new tower
Multidisciplinary teams from Winship came together for a five-day concept design event Feb. 4-8, helping to define the layout and features of the new cancer tower at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Participants included Winship patient and family advisors, clinicians, front-line staff, technicians, and executive leadership, as well as architects and construction managers.
Winship leaders attend Cancer Advocacy Breakfast
Winship leadership joined colleagues and local policymakers at the Georgia Cancer Coalition Consortium 2019 Cancer Advocacy Breakfast on Feb. 7 in Atlanta. Pictured: Suresh Ramalingam, MD, Kimberly Kerstann, PhD, Georgia CORE CEO Nancy Paris, and Sagar Lonial, MD.
Ansell delivers annual Puri Lecture at Winship
The 4th Annual Surinder K. Puri Memorial Lecture was held Feb. 8 in Winship's Kauffman Auditorium. The annual lectureship focuses on B-cell malignancies and was established by Puri's wife to help accelerate advances in this area. Pictured: speaker Stephen Ansell, MD, PhD with Mridula Puri, MD, Saurabh Puri, and Shaifali Puri.
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Meisel presents at OncLive Science Summit
Jane Meisel, MD, Winship medical oncologist and Glenn Family Breast Center clinician, participated in the OncLive State of the Science Summit held Feb. 2 in Kansas. Meisel (pictured second from right on panel) discussed targeted therapy for triple negative breast cancer.
Bruner named NCORP Women in Science honoree
Winship nurse researcher Deborah Watkins Bruner, RN, PhD, FAAN will be recognized by the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) on Feb. 11, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
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Events focus on compassion-centered spiritual health

Patients, caregivers, and staff are invited to 'Healing and the Arts,' a week of innovative programming taking place Feb. 11-16 on the Clifton Road campus. Sponsored by Emory's Compassion-Centered Spiritual Health initiative, all events are free and include mandala sand painting by the Tibetan Lamas from Drepung Loseling Monastery, lectures, and meditation led by Emory CBCT® instructors offered daily at 7:30am, noon, and 8pm.
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Feb. 11 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Jamie Hamilton and Austin Boese

Feb. 11-16 - Community Event
Compassion-Centered Spiritual Health presents "Healing & the Arts"

Feb. 13 - Grand Rounds
Spero Cataland, MD - "Immune TTP: Advances in Treatment and New Questions"

Feb. 14 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Sean J. Langenfeld, MD - "Balancing Privacy and Professionalism: Social Media and Online Reputation Management for the Modern Surgeon"

Feb. 15 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Sumin Kang, PhD - "Cancer Drug Discovery to Overcome Metastasis and Drug Resistance"

Feb. 15 - 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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