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April 13, 2020

Emory Board of Trustees names Gregory L. Fenves as 21st president

The Emory University Board of Trustees announced that Gregory L. Fenves, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected as the 21st president of Emory University by a unanimous vote of the board. Fenves will assume office on Aug. 1, 2020. Fenves succeeds Claire E. Sterk, who announced her retirement in November 2019 after serving as Emory’s president since 2016.
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Langston comments on social distancing for patients
In an interview with Al Jazeera published April 9, Amy Langston, MD describes social distancing practices to protect patients with cancer and their families from COVID-19.
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Lonial discusses COVID-19 impact in virtual panel
Sagar Lonial, MD spoke about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of patients with hematologic malignancies as part of the Oncology Learning Network’s virtual expert panel.
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Winship's Rockin' Enrollers

Winship is committed to accelerating the testing of new cancer treatments through clinical research. The following physicians have enrolled the most patients onto NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) studies at each Winship study site during the last six months (pictured clockwise from top left): Drs. Nabil Saba (Midtown); Wayne Harris and Badi El Osta (Atlanta VAMC); L. Thompson Heffner (Clifton Campus); Jay Shelton (Grady); Robert Klafter and Bruce Hershatter (Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital).
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Kwong receives Sigma Xi Best Faculty Paper award
Gabe Kwong, PhD has received Georgia Tech's 2020 Sigma Xi Best Faculty Paper award for his lab’s study, “Non-invasive early detection of acute transplant rejection via nanosensors of granzyme B activity,” published Feb. 18, 2019 in Nature Biomedical Engineering.
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Winship welcomes spring APP fellows
Olivia DeSena, NP and Nives Keran, PA-C are the Spring 2020 Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Fellowship Program fellows. The one-year program provides structured and supportive training to advanced practice providers in hematology, medical oncology, bone marrow transplant, and radiation oncology.
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April 13 - Cancer Biology Graduate Student Seminar (via Zoom)
Grace Cheng, Rohan Dhansania, Riley Gulbronson

April 15 - No Grand Rounds

April 16 - No Surgical Grand Rounds

April 17 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Keith T. Flaherty, MD - "The Asymptotic Limit of Oncogene Targeted Therapy: Context Matters"

April 17 - No Elkin Lecture

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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