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May 6, 2019

Two Emory hospitals named to Becker's Healthcare "100 great hospitals in America" list

Emory University Hospital and Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital have been named in Becker's Healthcare 2019 list of "100 great hospitals in America". Just three hospitals in Georgia made the list of 100, with two of them being Emory hospitals.
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Study examines immune microenvironment of premalignancies
Winship investigators led by Madhav Dhodapkar, MBBS, Director of Winship's Center for Cancer Immunology, looked at early changes in the bone marrow microenvironment to understand how the host response to premalignancy is maintained and altered during malignant transformation into multiple myeloma. Their findings were published April 23 in JCI Insight. (Photo: Georgia Research Alliance)
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Lam honored with Oski Lectureship
Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD is the recipient of the 2019 Frank A. Oski Memorial Lectureship from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO). Lam delivered his award lecture, "Development and Clinical Translation of Engineered Microsystems for Hematologic Applications" at the ASPHO conference on May 2 in New Orleans. Pictured: Lam (right) with ASPHO President Patrick Leavey, MD.
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Koff and Ip receive Lymphoma Research Foundation awards
The Lymphoma Research Foundation recently announced 21 grant program awardees. Winship hematologist Jean Koff, MD received a Career Development Award and fellow Andrew Ip, MD was named to the 2019 Class of Lymphoma Research Foundation Scholars.
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Paplomata presents research at ESMO breast cancer conference
Elisavet Paplomata, MD presented a poster at the ESMO Breast Cancer Annual Congress May 2-4 in Berlin, Germany. Her poster highlighted the results of a study of combination therapy in pretreated HER2+ unresectable breast carcinoma.
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Register: Emory amyloidosis CME event
"From Neuropathy to Cardiomyopathy: How to Never Miss Amyloidosis," an Emory continuing medical education symposium led by Craig Hofmeister, MD, will take place May 11 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. Attendees will learn how to identify symptoms and explore evidence-based treatments for this rare disease.
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Register: State of the Science Summit on Breast Cancer
Jane Meisel, MD is the program chair of OncLive's State of the Science Summit on Breast Cancer taking place June 19 in Atlanta. The summit is designed to educate health care professionals on the clinical benefits associated with new science driving new thinking in cancer management.
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Facebook Live: Melanoma and Skin Cancer
Winship will host a Facebook Live on May 9 at 3:30pm with medical oncologist Ragi Kudchadkar, MD and dermatologist Benjamin Stoff, MD who will discuss prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
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Urologists gather for AUA annual meeting
Winship urology specialists presented the latest research and clinical updates at the American Urological Association (AUA) 2019 Annual Meeting May 3-6 in Chicago. Pictured: Drs. Christopher Filson, Viraj Master, Martin Sanda, and Mehrdad Alemozaffar.
Winship celebrates National Nurses Week
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday. Winship celebrates our skilled and dedicated nurses who are integral to multi-disciplinary care and research.
Winship team raises support and awareness at Komen walk
The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship raised more than $20,000 participating in the Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta More Than Pink Walk on May 4.


May 6 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
James Ackley, Alyssa Duffy, Yijian Fan, and Emily Greene

May 7 - Aflac Advances in Research (AiR) Meeting
Jennifer Lee, PhD - "Adolescent and Young Adults Treated for Childhood Cancer: Unique Challenges with Self-Management and Opportunities for Intervention" and Courtney Lynn, PhD - "Health Literacy in Pediatric Oncology"

May 7 - Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics (CGE) Program Meeting
Lee Cooper, PhD, MS - "Computational Pathology: Software, Data, and Applications"

May 8 - Grand Rounds
Felix Fernandez - "National Longitudinal Outcomes Following Surgical Therapy for Lung Cancer"

May 9 - Presentation
Integrated Cellular Imaging presents "Nano Talk: Lattice Light Sheet v2.0"

May 9 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Oluyinka Olutoye, MD, PhD - "Fetal Surgery: Past, Present and Future"

May 10 - Elkin Lecture
Heide Ford, PhD - "EMT and the Immune Landscape in Breast Cancer"

May 11 - CME Event
From Neuropathy to Cardiomyopathy: How to Never Miss Amyloidosis

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
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