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September 23, 2019

Curran receives ASTRO Gold Medal

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) awarded its highest honor, the Gold Medal, to Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, during the 2019 annual ASTRO meeting that took place in Chicago Sept. 14-18.
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McCullough awarded Komen grant
Lauren McCullough, PhD, MSPH has received a grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation for her study, "Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities: Identifying Multilevel Determinants in GA."
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Georgia oncologists gather for GASCO
Winship physicians presented at the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology (GASCO) Annual Meeting and Best of ASCO® conference held Sept. 20-21. Pictured: Winship Deputy Director and GASCO President Suresh Ramalingam, MD.
Carthon discusses prostate cancer with Coca-Cola employees
Bradley Carthon, MD, PhD was recently at Coca-Cola Company headquarters in Atlanta to speak about prostate cancer during a lunch & learn event with company employees.
Blog: Baer offers advice for dealing with "The Look"
Wendy Baer, MD offers tips in a new blog for WebMD, "Cancer Changed Your Appearance - Don't Let People's Reactions Keep You Indoors."
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Tickets on sale for Winship Cars Under the Stars benefit
Friends of Winship will present Cars Under the Stars on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Emory Clinic Valet Circle. The benefit will feature luxury and antique autos, buffet, open bar, silent auction, and live music.
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Call for proposals: ACS research and training grants
The American Cancer Society (ACS) research grants are primarily focused on supporting early-career investigators. The next application deadline for ACS research and training grants is Oct. 15.
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Imaging shared resource to host meet-and-greet
April Reedy, PhD, the Integrated Cellular Imaging Core's new microscopist at the Winship location, will host a meet-and-greet for Winship Researchers on Sept. 25 at 2pm in the Kauffman Auditorium (C5012, Winship 5th Floor).
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Register: Emory CME event for advanced practice providers
The Updates in Medicine symposium for advanced practice providers (APPs) will be held Oct. 18-19 in the Emory School of Medicine. Expert faculty will present updates on evidence-based and clinical approaches to patient care.
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Calling all volunteers!

The Winship Win the Fight 5K is looking for volunteers to help with pre-event functions on Friday, Oct. 4 and race-day activities on Saturday, Oct. 5. Contact DaVida Lee-Williams or visit the volunteer page on the Winship 5K website for more information.
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Sept. 23 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
James Ross - "Genetic Driver Mutations Define the Pediatric High-Grade Glioma Inflammatory Microenvironment" and Jaquelyn Zoine - "Ligand-based CAR modified T cells targeting leukemia stem cells"

Sept. 23 - Lung Cancer SPORE Meeting
Drs. Suresh Ramalingam, Rafi Ahmed, and Rebecca Pentz - "Project 1: Evaluating stem-like T cells and improving efficacy of checkpoint inhibitors in NSCLC and it's companion study: Ethics of Consent for Window of Opportunity Trials"

Sept. 24 - Basic and Translational Science Division Meeting
Zhong Chen, MD, PhD - "The signaling pathways and oncogenic networks identified in The Cancer Genome Atlas projects"

Sept. 25 - Grand Rounds
David Schuster, MD, FACR - "Molecular Imaging and Therapy" and Ashesh Jani, MD, MSEE, FASTRO - "Molecular Imaging to Guide Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy"

Sept. 25 - Emory Health Services Research Center Workshop
Grant Writing Lunch & Learn

Sept. 25 - Shared Resource Presentation
Integrated Cellular Imaging (ICI) Core presentation with April Reedy, PhD

Sept. 26 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Rachel Rapaport Kelz, MD, MSCE - "The Unspoken Truth About Surgical Education"

Sept. 27 - Symposium
Atlanta-Athens Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Symposium

Sept. 27 - Elkin Lecture
Hongbo Chi, PhD - "Signaling Circuits and Metabolic Control of Adaptive Immunity"

Winship Federal Grant Stream
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