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May 28, 2019

ASCO meeting to showcase Winship research and leadership

Winship investigators will present high-impact research and lead key sessions at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 31 - June 4 in Chicago. Learn more about featured sessions and download a schedule of Winship presentations. (Photo: ASCO)
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Curran selected for ASTRO Gold Medal Award
Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD will be honored with a 2019 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Gold Medal at the ASTRO Annual Meeting, Sept.15-18, in Chicago. The Gold Medal is ASTRO's highest honor given to members for outstanding contributions to the field.
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Winship members honored as Health Care Heroes
The Atlanta Business Chronicle has selected Emory health sciences faculty and staff as winners or finalists in its annual Health Care Heroes Awards competition. The honorees include Charles Moore, MD, Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD and Sharon Pappas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN.
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Meisel comments on ASCO Women's Networking Center
In a blog for ASCO Connection, Jane Meisel, MD discusses the value of connecting with colleagues who can understand the struggles and triumphs of having a career in oncology. ASCO's annual meeting includes resources such as the Women's Networking Center that features mentoring office hours with Meisel and other faculty.
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Khan joins ACR delegation to advocate on Capitol Hill
As part of the American College of Radiology's Capitol Hill Day on May 22, Mohammad Khan, MD, PhD and colleagues met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues of concern to the profession and the patients they serve. Pictured: Khan and ACR delegates outside the office of Senator David Perdue (R-GA) in the Russell Building.
Thyroid specialists share research at Tbilisi conference
Drs. Natia Esiashvili, Nabil Saba, Amy Chen, Joe Sharma, and Raghuveer Halkar presented at a thyroid cancer symposium on May 24 in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.
Register: Debates and Didactics in Hematology and Oncology
Winship's annual Sea Island conference for hematologists, oncologists, and other professionals will take place July 24-28.
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Faculty educators honored
Emory School of Medicine celebrated Educator Appreciation Day on May 22. Faculty who were nominated by students and peers for special recognition include Winship members Drs. Cecelia Bellcross, Cara Cimmino, Jennifer Felger, Adriana Ioachimescu, Mary Jo Lechowicz, Akanksha Mehta, Merry Sebelik, and Joshua Winer.
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Winship's Cars Under the Stars set for November
Cars Under the Stars, a fundraiser benefiting Winship on Nov. 3, will feature luxury and antique automobiles with a cocktail buffet, silent auction, and live music. Opportunities to support at the patron level are now available. Tickets go on sale in September.
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Winship celebrates Clinic B renovation
A grand opening reception was held on May 22 for faculty and staff to show off their new office space on the 4th floor of The Emory Clinic B. Team members from hematology, medical oncology, and surgical oncology are housed in the newly renovated north side of the building.
Core offers HPLC bioanalytical services
Located in the Woodruff Memorial Research Building, the Emory HPLC Bioanalytical Core provides quantitative analysis of monoamine neurotransmitters, amino acids neurotransmitters, and purines from a variety of biological samples.
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May 28 - Aflac Research Conference (ARC)
Muna Qayed, MD, MSCR - "T Cell Costimulation Blockade with Abatacept for Acute Graft versus Host Disease Prevention: Results of the First Phase 2 Trial" and Anna Kenney, PhD - "Novel Roles for NADPH Oxidase in Cerebellar Progenitor Cell Proliferation and Medulloblastoma"

May 29 - No Grand Rounds
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May 29 - Integrated Cellular Imaging (ICI) Event
Nikon Crest Spinning Disk Demo and Seminar

May 30 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Kendra J. Grubb, MD, MHA - "Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis"

May 31- No Elkin Lecture (summer break; Elkin Lectures will resume in September)
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Winship Federal Grant Stream
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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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