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March 25, 2019

AACR Annual Meeting in Atlanta to feature Winship research, leadership

Nearly 100 presenters from Winship will take part in educational forums, oral platforms, mini-symposia, poster sessions, and other special programming at the 110th annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The conference, which will take place March 29 - April 3, in Atlanta, is expected to attract more than 22,500 scientists, clinicians, advocates, and others from around the world. (Photo courtesy of AACR.)
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Curran to speak at AACR cancer disparities event
Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD is a featured speaker at "Progress and Promise Against Cancer," hosted by Morehouse School of Medicine on March 30. This free community event focuses on addressing cancer health disparities and educating the public.
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Winship lung cancer tool named "Innovation of the Year"
Winship researcher Adam Marcus, PhD and colleague Thota Ganesh, PhD received the Innovation of the Year Award at the Emory Office of Technology Transfer's 13th Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation on March 21.
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Emory Johns Creek Hospital named Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence
Emory Johns Creek Hospital has received designation from the American College of Radiology as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence. It is the first adult facility in the state of Georgia and the first Emory facility to earn the recognition.
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Winship investigators present at USCAP
Emory faculty and trainees had nearly 60 presentations at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) 108th Annual Meeting held in National Harbor, Maryland March 15-19. Pictured: Xiaoxian Bill Li, MD, PhD, director of breast pathology, and Kevin Van Smaalen, MD, pathology fellow, with their poster.
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Winship to host Neuro-Tumor Club Meeting
Winship will host the Society for Neuro-Oncology's 24th Neuro-Tumor Club Dinner Meeting on April 1 from 5pm to 9:30pm at the Emory University School of Medicine. Faculty organizers are Drs. Hyunsuk Shim, Erwin Van Meir, Hui-Kuo Shu, Dolores Hambardzumyan, Renee Read, and Walter J. Curran, Jr.
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Women in Winship to host networking event
The Women in Winship group will host a pre-AACR networking event on March 28 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Double Zero restaurant in Emory Village. There will be discussion of a Harvard Business Review article and topics such as the effect of professional conferences on leadership opportunities and work-life balance.
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Winship Fashion Show raises funds for cancer immunology research

The 7th annual Friends of Winship Fashion a Cure Fashion Show brought in more than $350,000 to benefit cancer research at Winship. Nearly 550 guests attended the luncheon event on March 19 at the St. Regis Atlanta. Models included Winship associate directors Carla Berg, PhD, MBA, LP and Adam Marcus, PhD.
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Winship Shared Resources featured at Core Day
The annual Emory Core Day, held March 12, showcased core facilities and services available to support research. Pictured: members of the Winship Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource.
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Sullivan and Wu hold Facebook Live chat
Winship hosted a Facebook Live on March 21 with surgical oncologist Patrick Sullivan, MD and medical oncologist Christina Wu, MD. The discussion covered colorectal cancer risk factors, treatment, and clinical research.
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Patient Appreciation Week kicks off April 15
Winship Volunteer Services is hosting a variety of events April 15-19 to celebrate Patient Appreciation Week at all Winship locations. Staff are invited to participate in a spring-themed decorating contest. Learn more about the activities and ways to get involved.
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Mammogram screenings for Emory employees
The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship and Emory Breast Imaging are offering extended hours for employee mammograms during National Women's Health Week, May 13-17. Schedule your screening today and receive a free gift at your appointment.
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March 25 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
Joel Zivot, MD, FRCP(C) - "Ethical considerations in end-of-life decisions"

March 26 - Basic and Translational Science Division Meeting
Melissa Kemp, PhD - "Metabolome-wide features of therapeutic responses in head and neck cancer"

March 27 - Grand Rounds
Dean W. Felsher, MD, PhD - "MYC is a Global Regulator of the Immune Response"

March 27 - Radiation Oncology Research Interest Talk
Shuzhao Li, PhD - "Human immunology through the looking-glass of small molecules and big data"

March 27 & 28 - Symposium
Winship Scientific Symposium, Poster Session, and Career Development Workshop

March 28 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Sherry M. Wren MD - "Surgery and Global Health in an Academic Surgery Program"

March 28 - Mentorship/Career Development
Women in Winship Networking Event

March 29 - No Elkin Lecture
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March 30 - Community Education
AACR presents "Progress and Promise Against Cancer" with Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD

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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